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OPINION | Barry Richard: MA Needs Political Revolution In 2018
Massachusetts voters have an opportunity to really shake things up this Fall by opting for change rather than the status quo.  Are we up for the task?  I am worried that we are not.
Our liberal policies that make doing business here as difficult as anywhere in the nation are the things that…
OPINION | Barry Richard: MA Dems Stall $15 Minimum Wage Bill
If legislation to raise the minimum wage in Massachusetts to $15 an hour is not enacted in coming weeks there will be plenty of people to blame and they are all Democrats.  A bill to increase the minimum from the current $11 has been languishing in committee all year and is facing a rapidly app…
OPINION|Brian Thomas: Getting Your Money’s Worth??
When it comes to government school teachers, do you feel you're getting your money's worth? Let's start with a little non-Common Core mathematics.
These salary figures come courtesy of the U.S. Labor Department, by way of MassLive.
The average New Bedford teachers salary is about $77,28…
OPINION | Barry Richard: Jackson Lee Is Queen Of The Swamp
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) is a prime example of what is wrong with government.  Lee's sense of entitlement and self-importance is legendary dating back to 1994 when she was first elected to Congress.
Jackson Lee, who has a history of throwing her weight around to get her way with air…
Opinion|Ken Pittman: Drugs Come to USA With Top Powers Involved
Ninety percent of the world's supply of opium is grown in Afghanistan. The United States is 90-percent of the consumer market for opiates. We have had a strong military presence in Afghanistan since early 2002. There isn't a square mile in that nation we couldn't enter with just a few…
Bright Green Meteor Passes Over New Bedford
I saw the meteor that passed over the New England region last night.
I have always read about weird sightings and occurrences in the night sky but have never actually witnesses anything with my own eyes.  Until yesterday that is.
It happened at around 5:50pm as I was driving north on Ashley …
Learn Your Community’s Rules Concerning Snow Storms
Snow and ice season is here again.  Yuck!
Just a reminder, there are some rules to follow concerning winter weather to make it a bit easier for us all.  The City of New Bedford has a link to specific information you should know about snow storms, including where and how to park an…
OPINION | Barry Richard: Ready For Gov. Controlled News?
As if the progressive, liberals don't control enough of the news media, "moonbat" Mayor Bill de Blasio is proposing using taxpayers money to fund a government controlled media outlet for New York City.
Medium.com says de Blasio endorsed the concept during a closed-door mee…

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