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HERO IN Our Midst: CORPORAL ROBERT F. BAILEY, U.S. ARMY

HERO IN Our Midst: CORPORAL ROBERT F. BAILEY, U.S. ARMY

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH By: Helen Mooradkanian – June, 2013 In that assault landing on Morotai, 45 LSTs (landing ship, tank) lined the shore. Offshore coral reefs and boulders…

Tom Duggan’s Notebook – Sorting Out the Obama Scandals, Connecting the Dots

Tom Duggan’s Notebook – Sorting Out the Obama Scandals, Connecting the Dots

By: Tom Duggan – June, 2013 In the last few months, the American people have had to endure story after story in the news about the Obama administration’s abuse of…

Hackney Hijinx in Boston

Hackney Hijinx in Boston

By: Stephanie Davis, Investigative Reporter – June, 2013 Boston’s taxicab industry has long been plagued by allegations of bureaucratic mismanagement, petty corruption and general inefficiency. In 1982, Harvard University’s Kennedy…

Bates Motel…. Not What You Think! – TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING

Bates Motel…. Not What You Think! – TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – June, 2013 Bates Motel: Great performances and smart writing make this mysterious and fun show worth watching. I’ll admit, when I first heard that a TV…

Parental Alienation Syndrome

Parental Alienation Syndrome

By: Dani Langevin – June, 2013 When parents are denied the right to have contact with their children you have what is called Parental Alienation Syndrome or PAS. This is…

Why is There a Left and a Right

Why is There a Left and a Right

By: Paul Murano – June, 2013 In considering the great left/right divide of contemporary culture it’s important to ponder beneath the surface on the reasons why. There is much debate…

June is Adopt a Cat Month

June is Adopt a Cat Month

By: Tracey Zysk – June, 2013 What a Purr-fect time to bring a feline into your home. June is National Adopt a Cat Month. Rescue leagues nationwide in collaboration with…

Knowledge vs. Wisdom

Knowledge vs. Wisdom

By: Certified Life Coach, Jeff Katz – June 2013 Visionaccomplished.net Surely you remember that old phrase, “a little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing.” There are very few expressions…

The Right to Keep and Bear Arms

The Right to Keep and Bear Arms

By: D.J. Bettencourt – June, 2013 All persons have the right to keep and bear arms in defense of themselves, their families, their property and the State. ~ Article 2A,…

Speaking In Support of Police Training and Public Safety

Speaking In Support of Police Training and Public Safety

By: Senator Katie O’Connor Ives – June 2013 May was a busy month in the Senate. It was my first budget season and per tradition in the legislature, a new…

The Declaration of Independence vs. City of Lawrence

The Declaration of Independence vs. City of Lawrence

  By: Peter Larocque – June, 2013 According to the Declaration of Independence, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, are unalienable rights of all the people endowed by their…

Another Day, Another Scandal for the White House

Another Day, Another Scandal for the White House

By: Keff Katz – June, 2013 “Another day, another scandal” seems to have replaced “yes we can” and “forward” as the official slogan now employed by the current occupier of…

On Taxes and Transportation in Massachusetts: The Big Picture

On Taxes and Transportation in Massachusetts: The Big Picture

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – June 2013 First I would like to thank Valley Patriot Columnist D. J. Deeb for his label as a moderate Democrat. My colleagues…

Are Statist Leftists Allies of Radical Islam?

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX Winston Churchill when the survival of Great Briton was threatened by Nazi Germany: “We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight…

Valley Patriot Editorial: Why Does Ed Markey Hate Women?

Valley Patriot Editorial: Why Does Ed Markey Hate Women?

We don’t know. Truth be told, we were stunned by the latest spate of TV commercials Markey and his advocates are running, which are highly insulting to women. Especially given…