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Black Lives Matter ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

Black Lives Matter ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – December, 2014 As I witnessed a bit of the mayhem of protesting the latest fatal police action within the black community – the rioting, the peaceful…

Anti-Police Hysteria, Media Lies: The Lesson of Ferguson – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL 12-14

Anti-Police Hysteria, Media Lies: The Lesson of Ferguson – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL 12-14

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson fought off his would-be killer Michael Brown, who attacked him in his cruiser, tried to shoot Wilson with his own gun, and eventually was killed…

PODCAST of the Paying Attention Radio Program – Racism, Ferguson, Eric Gardner and more!

PODCAST of the Paying Attention Radio Program – Racism, Ferguson, Eric Gardner and more!

  DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2   Paying Attention is hosted by Valley Patriot Publisher Tom Duggan. Tom’s, Co-host is Paul Murano. Paying…

Tom Duggan’s Post Election Notebook, November-2014

  CHANNEL 5 DEBATE – Of all the debates this political season, Channel 5’s debate between Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley was by far the worst. It was so awful…

Physicians Harm Patients to Avoid Being Denounced as Disruptive ~ Medical Corruption

Physicians Harm Patients to Avoid  Being Denounced as Disruptive ~ Medical Corruption

By: Bharani Padmanabha, November, 2014  Most patients assume that physicians protect the patient’s interest come what may. In the US sadly that isn’t realistic, though that standard lasted longer here than elsewhere…

“Remembering the Lessons of History as We Honor America’s Veterans”

By: Kenneth Willette – November, 2014 I have always deeply valued the honorable service and sacrifices rendered by veterans throughout our beloved nation. These veterans came from vastly different backgrounds,…

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan ~ The Madness in Ferguson (11-29-14)

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan ~ The Madness in Ferguson (11-29-14)

DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1  DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 One of the most frank discussions you will ever hear about race, Ferguson, American culture, the second amendment,…

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Comes to Massachusetts

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Comes to Massachusetts

By: Linda Dean Campbell – November, 2014 Very recently, I was afforded the opportunity to have a discussion with our new national Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald. Wisely, he…

Health Care Rationing and the Politics of Hepatitis C

Health Care Rationing and the Politics of Hepatitis C

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan, MD Back in April, I wrote about anticipated new treatments for Hepatitis C viral infection. The first all-oral treatment was FDA approved on October 10, with additional…

After Defeat, Lantigua Plans Beacon Hill Agenda (Satire)

After Defeat, Lantigua Plans Beacon Hill Agenda (Satire)

By: DJ Beauregard, Satirist November, 2014 In the days following this year’s elections, former Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua has been preparing to take the oath of office as Lawrence’s new…

Homework Wars – BABIES AND BRIEFCASES

Homework Wars – BABIES AND BRIEFCASES

By: Cheryl Hajjar – November, 2014 ‘Tis the season for homework. Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy. If you have grade school children, even mentioning the word homework is like dragging your…

New Hampshire’s Federal Delegation Should Lead on the World Stage by Emulating Bush

New Hampshire’s Federal Delegation Should Lead on the World Stage by Emulating Bush

By: DJ Bettencourt – November, 2014 Few presidents upon leaving office have kept a lower profile than George W. Bush. Where other presidents have sought to bolster or define their…

A Tale of Three Cities – Lawrence, Haverhill and Methuen: Comparing Voter Registration Lists by the Numbers

A Tale of Three Cities – Lawrence, Haverhill  and Methuen: Comparing Voter Registration Lists by the Numbers

By: Kathy Runge – November, 2014 I’ve been writing programs to look for duplicate registrations on the voter registration list in Lawrence for a few years. This list can be…

The West Wing: A Look Back at TV’s Best Political Drama ~ TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING

The West Wing: A Look Back at TV’s Best Political Drama ~ TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – November, 2014 November is election month, and it made me think of TV shows that dealt with the political arena. There have been quite a few.…

Redefining Marriage ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

Redefining Marriage ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By: Dani Langavin – November, 2014 Allowing same-sex marriage has not redefined marriage. Marriage has been redefined over and over and over again. It is constantly transitioning and to blame…

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