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Democrats: Take Credit Where Credit is Due!

Democrats: Take Credit Where Credit is Due!

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL     In 2007, during George Bush’s term of office, the Democrats took over both houses of Congress controlling a majority in both chambers. On January 3,…

Voters Reject Representative David Torrisi – Voter ID a Factor

Voters Reject Representative David Torrisi – Voter ID a Factor

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL Last month one of the strongest opponents of Voter ID in the Massachusetts State Legislature, David Torrissi (D) North Andover, was defeated by a conservative, Pro Voter-ID…

Freedom of Information: Enforce the Law

Freedom of Information: Enforce the Law

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL   August – 2012 The Valley Patriot submitted document requests to the City of Lawrence under the Massachusetts Public Records Law on February 22, 2012. The documents…

Haverhill Board of Health Disgraces our Freedoms

Haverhill Board of Health Disgraces our Freedoms

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL    July, 2012 This month we had written a 500 word editorial on our views concerning the Haverhill Board of Health’s move to ban smoking in private…

RILEY’S TURNOVER PLAN: MORE MONEY!

RILEY’S TURNOVER PLAN: MORE MONEY!

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL    June, 2012 Receiver Jeffrey Riley’s plan to improve the educational opportunities for the children of Lawrence contains a few ideas that, if fully exploited, may improve performance.…

Phil Laverriere Deserved Better

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL   For nearly 40 years Phil Laverriere served the Merrimack Valley as the head of the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council. In that time, Mr. Laverriere helped…

Tea Party Leaders Defends Gays, Boston News Media Buries Story

Tea Party Leaders Defends Gays, Boston News Media Buries Story

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL May-2012 Last month Christine Morabito, President of the Greater Boston Tea Party called into WCAP’s Paying Attention Radio Program (980AM) to talk about an explosive and divisive…

News Media Racism – Latinos Used as a Football

News Media Racism – Latinos Used as a Football

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL April, 2012 The media coverage of the recent Trayvon Martin case (where a black man was shot to death by a Latino) should have Hispanics in the…

Noose Tightens on Lantigua Admin

Noose Tightens on Lantigua Admin

Feds Serve More Subpoenas in Corruption Probe By: Tom Duggan – March, 2012 Since the days of Willie Lantigua’s first campaign for state representative, The Valley Patriot has reported extensively…

Valley Patriot Celebrates 100th Edition

Valley Patriot Celebrates 100th Edition

  Looking Back at 8 Years And 100 Editions of Exclusive News And Views!   February – 2012 Looking Back On Our First Edition Next month The Valley Patriot will…

Newt Gingrich: The Best Republican Candidate for President

Newt Gingrich: The Best Republican Candidate for President

Only Gingrich Can Institute the Fundamental Reforms Needed to Return America to Its Founding Principles and to the Prosperity That Will Quickly Follow  VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL! Today,America is stuck on…

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL: Cris Allen Should Step Down

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL: Cris Allen Should Step Down

UNBECOMING! 12-07-11 Over the years, embattled School Committee Chairman Chris Allen has worked very hard to help the public school children of North Andover get a better education. But, Allen’s…

Massachusetts’ 209A Restraining Order Law Should Go

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL   November, 2011 The Fatherhood coalition of Massachusetts is trying to get signatures to place a measure on the ballot to abolish the state’s restraining order law often referred…

Booing Gay Soldier Should be Denounced

Valley Patriot Editorial October, 2011 Last month a gay soldier asked a question during a Fox News, Republican presidential debate. While asking his question via satellite, one man in the…

Ron Paul’s Dangerous Ideas

Ron Paul’s Dangerous Ideas

Valley Patriot Editorial   October, 2011 Presidential candidate Ron Paul continues to promote the flawed concept that terrorists should be protected by the constitution. He recently decried the killing of…