Why would someone in the prime of his life enter the buzz saw of local politics … particularly in a state as corrupt as Massachusetts? Beats me. But there is such a person and his name is William Callahan ... and he is running for the State House here in the place aptly named a “Commonwealth” after the left-leaning politics of its inhabitants. For generations this state has been run by Democrats to the point that it is assumed to be their birthright. Yes, Governor Romney did govern his state for four years, but he could but make a small dent in its political hackery caused by this state’s one party rule … 87 % of its legislature is Democratic … and this has resulted in its last three Senate Presidents being convicted of felonies … stay tuned for possibly more. Generations of Democrat legislative rule here in Massachusetts has created a miasma of political privilege and disdain which, in turn, has led to fiscal irresponsibility and creeping moral corruption. We can ill afford this long ethical slide to continue. It may very soon become irreversible.
Enter William Callahan, a recently retired Colonel in the National Guard (as the National Guard’s Fiscal Officer for all of
Will Bill win ... in a state whose citizens first consider the “D” or “R” following a candidate’s name before voting? It certainly is an uphill slog. But I cannot count out someone who has won two Bronze Stars for his service for his country in a hostile foreign land ... and is endorsed by U.S. Senator Scott Brown and the Natick Police Patrol Officers' Association. But then again Massachusetts has its own form of IEDs. I am doing my small part to help this good man avoid being blown up in his attempt to make things better. And I would appreciate anyone who might help in this effort to pass this message along.
(Title quote is attributed to the former Speaker of the U.S. House from Massachusetts, Tip O'Neill.)