The Suffolk Journal

Trump is stronger than the leaks

Patrick George

March 1, 2017

President Donald Trump’s claim to fame may be his ability to create an extraordinary amount of jobs, in the political comedy and punditry industry.  For the last two years, Trump has enraged the general public for both his comments— preference for heroes who aren’t prisoners of war, lewd comments ...

Letter to the editor: Stop both Clinton and Trump

Donald Moskowitz

September 29, 2016

Recently, the New Hampshire Union Leader ran a front page editorial endorsing the Libertarian ticket of Johnson/Weld. Thank you for the foresight and intelligence to realize this is the only way a Fiscal Conservative can be elected President. The demographics in this country favor electing a Democrat to of...

Reevaluating the progressive strides with marijuana

Haley Clegg

September 28, 2016

Lately, it seems as if everyone has hopped aboard the “legalize marijuana” movement. In November, Massachusetts voters will make the decision about whether or not to legalize marijuana for recreational use. Question 4 on the ballot will allow for those 21 and over to use, growand possess it. Currently...

Trump’s honesty serves him well as a candidate

Jarad Maher

February 24, 2016

The Presidential race changed forever on June 16, 2015 when Donald Trump announced he was going to run. Since that day, it has come to my attention that most people have voiced their own opinion of Trump. Moreover, it seems that we only hear from the two completely different ends of the spectrum; peo...

GOP presidential hopeful Cruz faces insurmountable odds for candidacy

Senator Ted Cruz.
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April 1, 2015

By Ian Kea Texas Senator Ted Cruz on March 23 announced before a crowd at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia his intention to seek the Republican nomination for president. The Canadian-born U.S. legislator is the first major candidate to officially enter the presidential arena on both sides of the ai...

Rand Paul making the leap to 2016 GOP frontrunner

Rand Paul
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March 25, 2015

By Ian Kea Looking to reclaim the presidency after two terms of Democratic control, Republicans will have a considerable pool of candidates to choose from in 2016. One group is related to former presidents, and others have years of experience as leaders in the GOP. But currently, the only clear-cut...

Jeb Bush’s potential problem with his potential run

Alexa Gagosz

January 7, 2015

Jeb Bush has bigger issues than being part of the “Bush” family tree, if you can think of such a thing. Yes, the “average American” is sick of the same family legacy tirelessly running for a political office, and certainly doesn’t want a third Bush member up on the hill as president. Unfortunatel...

Baker has experience, pragmatism the state needs

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Sam Humphrey

October 29, 2014

Republican Charlie Baker finally surpassed Democrat Martha Coakley in the latest Boston Globe poll of the gubernatorial race, proving that Massachusetts voters want a no-nonsense leader with experience piloting complex organizations. In a time of skyrocketing government spending and a plethora of...

Charlie Baker for Governor

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Sam Humphrey

March 26, 2014

Over the past few months, I have covered the Rappaport Center’s Governor roundtable series and watched six of the nine candidates introduce themselves and outline their principles. The only one who truly impressed me was Republican Charlie Baker, who unfortunately lost to Deval Patrick four years...

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