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Rep. McGovern and WDCC campaign staffer calls union, teachers, and city “very racist”

By Michael Gaffney He couldn’t help himself. It’s not unexpected as anyone that has been reading this blog has been made well aware of his continuous bashing of the people and city he represents. School Committee Member Dante Comparetto decided that he would not run for office again and sent a vicious screed to Worcester [...]

By | May 13th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Rep. McGovern and WDCC campaign staffer calls union, teachers, and city “very racist”

Rep. McGovern’s BFF Rep. Omar goes all in for killing Jews and Christians, he continues to support her

By Michael Gaffney As we know Rep. Jim McGovern has never supported the Jewish people. It’s not surprising, because he hates Americans too. Remember this: In response he tweeted “We have your back, @Ilhan” when Rep. Ilhan Omar was called out for tweeting that the attack on America on 9/11 was just “some people did [...]

By | May 7th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Rep. McGovern’s BFF Rep. Omar goes all in for killing Jews and Christians, he continues to support her

Losing thousands of jobs and one-tenth of a percent growth in this economy is almost impossible, but somehow Worcester’s leadership did it

By Michael Gaffney Whenever you want to find out news that news organizations don’t really want to print, but have to, look to your Saturday papers. Last Saturday was no exception, in an article published in the Worcester Telegram and Gazette by Lisa Eckelbecker titled Worcester Economic Index: 4,600 jobs lost in year, we were [...]

By | May 6th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Losing thousands of jobs and one-tenth of a percent growth in this economy is almost impossible, but somehow Worcester’s leadership did it

Worcester’s gambling addiction: the failures and the ballpark

By Michael Gaffney Lots of news being pushed out about by the administration about the Worcester ballpark development. Grant Welker over at the Worcester Business Journal, April 29, 2019, in an article titled: Worcester ballpark costs going for further approval, reported as follows: “The City Council voted last fall to borrow $101 million for the [...]

By | May 2nd, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Worcester’s gambling addiction: the failures and the ballpark

Losses mounting Rep. Jim McGovern gets angry and vicious in his tweets

By Michael Gaffney Things haven't been going well for Rep. Jim McGovern over the past two weeks. The Mueller report flopped, the Trump economy continues to destroy expectations with 50 year lows in unemployment and growth rates that beat all forecasts. As a result, McGovern's tweets have gotten more and more dark and vile along [...]

By | April 30th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Losses mounting Rep. Jim McGovern gets angry and vicious in his tweets

Claiming nurses kill black women is okay, just don’t say they play cards!

By Michael Gaffney A powerful democrat candidate for president can claim nurses kill black women without a peep from the nurses’ union, but a republican politician nobody in nowhere Washington State says they play cards, and all hell breaks loose. Yet another story of hypocrisy and double standards. If you know any nurses, you’ve probably [...]

By | April 29th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Claiming nurses kill black women is okay, just don’t say they play cards!

The Never Trump crowd wants to hand the presidency to the democrats

By Michael Gaffney One would think that with a list of accomplishments a mile long, an 88% approval rating with republicans, and the total vindication of the Mueller witch-hunt that the Never Trump losers would finally shut up: Best economy ever Supreme Court Justice Gorsuch Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh Energy Independence Tax cuts Record stock [...]

By | April 25th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on The Never Trump crowd wants to hand the presidency to the democrats

Trash-talking Worcester, MA

By Michael Gaffney Let’s be honest about what makes the other two-thirds of Worcester unattractive to live in. It’s trash. I’m not writing about the west side with the manicured lawns where the majority homeowners’ biggest complaint about trash is when it blows out of a recycling bin or the cheaply made, but overly expensive [...]

By | April 25th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Trash-talking Worcester, MA

Dropping in the polls, Senator Warren goes off the reservation

By Michael Gaffney Just last week, noted that Senator Warren wasn’t getting any love in Worcester. A recent granite state poll put her at 5% in New Hampshire, a drop of 12% from the prior poll. If she can’t win New Hampshire with its Boston media market, she’s done and she knows it. Hence her [...]

By | April 24th, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on Dropping in the polls, Senator Warren goes off the reservation

West Boylston, a case study in political neglect

By Michael Gaffney Editor's note: Earlier article listed $25 million to Lawrence from Senator Chandler, updated to the proper amount of $35 million. West Boylston, MA – You know your town has problems when your state representative is this brilliant piece of work: He’s on a hunt to find those jobs that are hiding somewhere, probably [...]

By | April 23rd, 2019|The Worcester Independent Leader Blog|Comments Off on West Boylston, a case study in political neglect