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Medicare for all, a “$32 trillion boondoggle”

National Republican Congressional Committee spokesman Michael McAdams calls the “Medical for all” bill as “$32 trillion boondoggle”.  As if the $93 trillion “Green Deal” wasn’t enough to bankrupt America, the democrats made sure there would be nothing left should they ever be placed in power.  While the bill was introduced by Reps Pramila Jayapal (D) [...]

By | March 1st, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Medicare for all, a “$32 trillion boondoggle”

While President Trump was securing America’s future, democrats were acting like spoiled children

While the democrats were busy undermining America and insulting fellow members of Congress, President Trump was negotiating billions in trade deals with Vietnam, making progress with peace talks with North Korea, and visiting our troops in Alaska. The democrats have now devoted two days of hearings with a convicted felon, Michael Cohen who was charged [...]

By | February 28th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on While President Trump was securing America’s future, democrats were acting like spoiled children

The Worcester crime family fixing elections? Say it isn’t so, Joe… If I had told you that city officials fired people, went after donors, and played games with the 2015 election, most of you would have thought I was engaging in conspiracy theories. The local “news media” would have attacked me as badly as they [...]

By | February 25th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on

How to waste $500,000 in classic Worcester style…

By Michael Gaffney On December 13, 2018, Discover Central MA posted an article about “a number of small businesses” on Main Street claiming downtown shouldn’t look like a highway. There were five businesses mentioned. None of them were new businesses. Considering the taxpayers of Worcester pay $500,000 per year for Discover Central MA’s services, this [...]

By | February 6th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on How to waste $500,000 in classic Worcester style…

Sex Education and Infanticide: Planned Parenthood and Worcester’s elected leaders

By Michael Gaffney   Last cycle the following City Councilors and School Committee member received the endorsement of Planned Parenthood: Joe Petty (Chairs City Council and School Committee) Morris “Moe” Bergman (City Council) Khrystian King (City Council) Sean Rose (City Council) Candy Carlson (City Council) George Russell (City Council) Dante Comparetto (School Committee) Many will [...]

By | January 31st, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Sex Education and Infanticide: Planned Parenthood and Worcester’s elected leaders

Representative James O’Day and why reporters should ask why

By Michael Gaffney One thousand, eight hundred, and ninety-three words. That’s how much ink the Telegram & Gazette devoted on January 5, 2019 to Representative James O’Day’s (indefinitely postponed) bill to impose a tax on opioid pain relievers for the purposes of funding “treatment of substance abuse, including opioids, in the commonwealth and establishing programs [...]

By | January 8th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Representative James O’Day and why reporters should ask why

Hanover Insurance’s future in Worcester and why reporters should ask why

By Michael Gaffney On January 1, 2019, the Telegram & Gazette published an “article” pertaining to the sale of Hanover Insurance’s interests in Chaucer Holdings Ltd. The “article” was clearly a press release with some commentary. Disclosure: I hold a minor amount of Hanover stock ($25,000) and my wife was a former employee. Much to [...]

By | January 8th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Hanover Insurance’s future in Worcester and why reporters should ask why

New Year’s Eve snack and beverage ideas, Part 3

By the Gaffneys Continuing this series of articles about planning your New Year’s Eve party, we have additional food and drink ideas. For food: Mini Grilled Reubens This next recipe is a fun take on a very popular sandwich that appears to have first gained notoriety when it won a competition in 1956….the Reuben. In [...]

By | December 29th, 2018|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on New Year’s Eve snack and beverage ideas, Part 3

New Year’s Eve snack and beverage ideas, Part 2

By the Gaffneys Continuing this series of articles about planning your New Year’s Eve party, we have additional food and drink ideas. Not that getting the tradition Chinese food take out isn’t a great option, but order early and plan on a long wait for cold food.   For food: Buffalo Chicken Dip or Bites [...]

By | December 27th, 2018|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on New Year’s Eve snack and beverage ideas, Part 2

New Year’s Eve snack and beverage ideas, Part 1

By The Gaffneys   Whether your New Year’s Eve celebration is small or large, appetizer foods are a great choice. They can be relatively easy to make and don’t require a lot of prep time, which allows you to enjoy time with family and friends. Also, you can make a variety of them to please [...]

By | December 26th, 2018|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on New Year’s Eve snack and beverage ideas, Part 1