Monthly Archives: September 2012

Bait and switch

I received the bid specifications for windows today.  Remember that my original question to the Selectmen was why are only looking at Pella windows at $2,000 average per window?  Their response was to say they would put it out to … Continue reading

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Here we go again

The big news, buried in the minutes of the last CIP meeting, is that the Selectmen are planning to make another run at a $4 million restoration project. Last March, there was a non-binding referendum question on the ballot.  It … Continue reading

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Done Deal

Couldn’t make the BOS meeting last Wednesday, so I just got to watch the finale of the Boat Trailer parking issue.  Can you guess? A very articulate island resident got up to make a few points about their plight: 1) … Continue reading

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Doing you proud

The overwhelming theme in the Grunter this week is the destruction and stealing of Obama/Biden signs around town.  For a party that wears “old fashioned values” on their sleeves, Romney supporters must be so proud.

Posted in National Politics

18 Pages!

The latest dis of the Affordable Health Care Act is that it took 18 pages to define what constitutes a full time employee.   The other complaint is that the criteria is 30 hours per week instead of 40. So why … Continue reading

Posted in National Politics

Tax equity

At the last Selectman’s meeting, there was a public hearing for a proposed changed to town code to provide free boat trailer storage to island residents from May to October.  I blogged about it here. One of the reasons Sarah … Continue reading

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Shameless

Here’s what I’m talking about.  If there was any substantive rational for repealing the Affordable Health Act, they wouldn’t have to put out stuff like this: Forget about the fact that the Affordable Care Act is nothing even remotely similar … Continue reading

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Cui bono?

Who benefits?  Follow the money.  Wise old principles that lawyers use to cut through the smoke to see the truth.  While we as Americans are not a uniquely greedy bunch, we have refined the art considerably in our political process. … Continue reading

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