Anyone But Mayor Willie Lantigua

By: Peter Larocque – August, 2013 When I get into discussions concerning the election for Mayor in The Great City of Lawrence, far too many times I hear, “anybody but Willie!” Unfortunately, “anybody but Willie” will not be on the ballot. “Anybody but Willie” is not a candidate! Yes, I understand the frustration among the […]

Legislators have Ignored the State Constitution

By: D.J. Bettencourt – APril 2013   The Mercatus Center, on the campus of George Mason University, is billed as an “education research and outreach center” and does something incredibly rare for an institution within higher education. It thinks seriously about freedom and how states can protect and expand it. Not ironically, Mercatus takes its […]

It’s time to take out the meat cleaver!

It’s time to take out the meat cleaver!

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX     By: Dr. Charles Ormsby – January, 2011 Our current national debt exceeds $13.9 trillion and is increasing at nearly $2 million per minute. We are headed straight for the cliff at high speed. Life seems fairly normal now and it will continue to feel normal until we go over […]

We Support the Haverhill Firefighters

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL   June, 2009 Haverhill Mayor James Fiorentini is planning to close the Bradford Fire Station in June and we find that unacceptable. Even more unacceptable is how Fiorentini blames the firefighters for racking up overtime and exhausting the city budget. But the firefighters we talked to showed us hard facts and figures proving that the fire […]