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Propaganda: You are consuming it and don’t even know it

By Michael Gaffney You’ve seen, probably shared or even “liked” the articles about how great your city is. Such articles are always being shared on your city’s website and by the various influential groups trying to convince you of how awesome the city policies and businesses are. It’s all propaganda designed to deceive you. If [...]

By | March 11th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Propaganda: You are consuming it and don’t even know it

The Empire Strikes back: U.S. Rep McGovern calls in the T&G

By Michael Gaffney The other day, we ran an article about Congressman McGovern’s support for an amendment to the H.R. 1 bill that would allow 16 year olds to vote. The idea was universally rejected and has been rejected by voters everywhere it has been put to vote. Apparently, McGovern and company didn’t like his [...]

By | March 10th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on The Empire Strikes back: U.S. Rep McGovern calls in the T&G

U.S. Rep Jim McGovern: Voter fraud? Violate the 1st Amend? As long as I maintain power!

By Michael Gaffney On Friday, I detailed U.S. Rep Jim McGovern’s support for an amendment to the democrat’s H.R. 1 aka the “Democrat Politician Protection Act” that would lower the voting age to 16. McGovern is pretty used to busing in voters and protestors, so busing children to the polls would be old hat. Here [...]

By | March 9th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on U.S. Rep Jim McGovern: Voter fraud? Violate the 1st Amend? As long as I maintain power!

U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern: Fair elections? Hahaha, shut up peasants!

By Michael Gaffney Yesterday I detailed U.S. Rep Jim McGovern’s support for an amendment to the democrat’s H.R. 1 aka the “Democrat Politician Protection Act” that would lower the voting age to 16. McGovern is pretty used to busing in voters and protestors, so busing children to the polls would be old hat. Here is [...]

By | March 8th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern: Fair elections? Hahaha, shut up peasants!

U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern: Voting age? We don’t need no stinking voting age!

By Michael Gaffney U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley is apparently feeling left out of the stupid that has been the democrat controlled House, so she added an amendment to the H.R. 1 aka the “Democrat Politician Protection Act.” Poor thing has seen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the “cow fart” girl, and her anti-Semitic pals Reps. Rashida Tlaib and [...]

By | March 8th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern: Voting age? We don’t need no stinking voting age!

Catching up on the happenings in Worcester 3/6/2019

The Worcester Shuffle: Way back in the 1990s we used to refer to going to the bars on Millbury Street as the “Millbury Street shuffle.” It wasn’t a negative connotation, just our plan for popping in and out of several places during the evening. Well, it seems that others are doing a form of the [...]

By | March 6th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Catching up on the happenings in Worcester 3/6/2019

Donna Colorio is running for Worcester City Council

Donna Colorio announces her candidacy for Worcester City Council. Here is her statement: I am excited to announce my candidacy for Worcester City Councilor-at-Large, voting day - November 5, 2019. The City of Worcester is special to me; as a lifelong resident, I went to school in Worcester and raised my three children here. As [...]

By | March 5th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Donna Colorio is running for Worcester City Council

Local elections and what you need to know – corruption in Worcester (Part 2)

By Michael Gaffney Last week’s editorial on the corruption in City Hall discussed the termination of an employee in the Elections Department, Brittany Legasey. As per the article by Brad Petrishen in the Telegram and Gazette Judge Hillman stated in his opinion concerning the case Legasey brought against the City of Worcester: “There was ‘sufficient [...]

By | March 4th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Local elections and what you need to know – corruption in Worcester (Part 2)

Lessons yet to be learned by our failed drug policies – supervised injections sites?

When at first you don’t succeed, double down and make things worse. Let’s take a real look at the failed drug policies of the last decade and a half. First, the legalization of hypodermic needles. Second, the needle exchange programs. Finally, the proposal for Massachusetts to allow supervised injection sites for drug users. Decriminalization of [...]

By | March 2nd, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Lessons yet to be learned by our failed drug policies – supervised injections sites?

Why is Planned Parenthood involved in local elections and why you should ask your local politician if they are endorsed by Planned Parenthood

Local elections used to be a sleepy affair. Planned Parenthood has been playing on the lack of attention local elections get to inject their poison at every level of government. Unfortunately, the Democratic Party has embraced the most radical positions of Planned Parenthood. In Worcester, Massachusetts, Planned Parenthood actually endorsed candidates for City Counsel. It [...]

By | March 1st, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Why is Planned Parenthood involved in local elections and why you should ask your local politician if they are endorsed by Planned Parenthood