How to Debunk a Socialist with a Few Easy Questions … Or … What I learned at Bread and Roses

How to Debunk a Socialist with a Few Easy Questions … Or … What I learned at Bread and Roses

Originally published on Tommyduggan.com, 09/09/03 Socialists, Communists, Marxists and other liberty hating ideologues were out in full force at Lawrence’s Bread and Roses festival again this year. It is a festival rooted in celebrating the formation of unions in Lawrence and is usually hijacked by political groups with very unrealistic ideas. This is a real […]

Council to Hear from Public on Voter ID

Council to Hear from Public on Voter ID

  By: Tom Duggan (originally published on tommyduggan.com 05/19/03) The Lawrence City Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday night on a proposal to require all Lawrence residents to show photo identification before they vote … just as Lawrence residents who are Dominican citizens must show n ID when they vote in Lawrence for the […]

Slight of Hand With Taxpayer’s Property: Exactly Where Are Those City Computers Going?

PAYING ATTENTION! WITH TOM DUGGAN Originally published on tommyduggan.com (3-3-02)      Before there was a Valley Patriot (established in 2004) there was tommyduggan.com, a blog before there were blogs, a news webpage before there were news webpages. Long before there was an Eagle Tribune web page or a boston.com there was a tommyduggan.com. Valley Patriot […]

Approving menorah shows tolerance

PAYING ATTENTION WITH TOM DUGGAN Originally Published in the North Andover Citizen November 29, 2001     By TOM DUGGAN  North Andover selectmen took a courageous stand this week when they approved the placement of a menorah on public property to celebrate the holidays. Surprisingly, there was no opposition to the selectmen’s vote. There was […]

Hack Squad Comes Out for Mike Sullivan

By: Tom Duggan – August, 2001 Originally published on line on www.tomyduggan.com  Mayoral candidate Mike Sullivan held a fund raiser last week at the Lawrence British Club on Cambridge Street. Almost every political hack in the city was in attendance. City workers from almost every department in city hall packed the club in order show […]

Lawrence Attorney, Anthony DiFrucia Accused of False Advertisement

  Originally Published 01/22/01 on tommyduggan.com and Rumbo newspaper Lawrence Lawyer and Windham, New Hampshire State Representative, Anthony R. DiFruscia, took out an ad profiling his law firm in the Andover Townsman. The advertisement listed the names and expertise of three lawyers, Paula Porten, Michelle Barret, and Dolores Campbell as his employees. Attorneys often tote […]

Why Lawrence High School Really Lost Accreditation

Originally published on tommyduggan.com (02-08-00) PAYING ATTENTION! WITH TOM DUGGAN   Before there was a Valley Patriot (established in 2004) there was tommyduggan.com, a blog before there were blogs, a news webpage before there were news webpages. Long before there was an Eagle Tribune web page or a boston.com there was a tommyduggan.com. Valley Patriot Publisher […]

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