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Makin' It In Massachusetts
Grand Rants ^ | 10-06-10 | Stoutcat

Posted on 10/06/2010 9:02:26 AM PDT by Stoutcat

"The wife of US Representative John F. Tierney is poised to plead guilty today to federal tax charges for managing a bank account that her brother allegedly used to deposit millions of dollars in illegal gambling profits raked in from an offshore sports betting operation in Antigua."

Of course Big Brother’s not really mad at Mrs. Tierney for dabbling in illegal offshore gambling… They’re just pissed it’s being done where they can’t get their cut...

...In other Massachusetts news, perhaps you thought the Beer Summit of 2009 and all its attendant brouhaha had finally faded out of public consciousness.

[Cambridge] spent upwards of $100,000 to commission an independent report on the incident. Now that the commissioned report is out (it actually came out in June, but the City Council finally got around to reading it), it’s time for more outrage!

While the report mentioned missed opportunities to “de-escalate the tension” and ascribes blame to both the professor and the police, City Council members are not amused...

(Excerpt) Read more at grandrants.wordpress.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Local News; Politics
KEYWORDS: beersummit; hudak; massachusetts; tierney

1 posted on 10/06/2010 9:02:33 AM PDT by Stoutcat
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To: Stoutcat

I read that Obama’s beer at the summit was non-alcohol beer.

Is this correct???


2 posted on 10/07/2010 8:22:58 AM PDT by DontTreadOnMe2009 (So stop treading on me already!)
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