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Archive of posts tagged Tea Party

A Mass. sheriff’s hiring problem

By Laura Crimaldi, board member, New England First Amendment Coalition Is another shoe about to drop in Barnstable County where the sheriff’s office is on the defense after hiring anti-patronage crusader Jeff Perry to the long-vacant position of “special sheriff”?

Liberal Maine blogger attends LePage inauguration despite press credential denial

By Gerald Weinand, Dirigo Blue blogger, Rockland, Maine In November, Maine elected its first Republican governor in 16 years. Tea Party darling Paul LePage, after a surprising primary win, won with just 38 percent of the vote, one and a half points ahead of independent Eliot Cutler, and nearly doubling the vote tally for Democrat […]