Let's face it. The U.S. has always been a nation of immigrants. Our history books are filled with stories of immigrants who flocked to our borders, many seeking asylum from torture, discrimination and poverty in other countries. They came to the U.S. wanting to live in a country where democratic self-government exists and they could be safe. Democratic self-government assumes fidelity to law, even when one disagrees with it. Otherwise, self-government would dissolve into anarchy. In a democracy, everyone is free to attempt to change the law by persuasion, argument and making a case to the electorate. But what we are not free to do is thumb our nose at the law and choose to do what is politically convenient. … [Read more...] about Immigration Policies Are A Convenient Political Football
What's saddening is that the campaign has barely begun, and already Mr. Day has chosen to engage in the politics of smear campaigns and name calling, accusing me of trying "whip-up anti-immigrant rhetoric," rather than justifying his position in favor of releasing potentially dangerous individuals … [Read more...] about Colarusso: Stop the Name Calling, Let’s Debate
Caroline is a refreshing change and not a typical politician. She is the longest serving member of the Board of Selectmen in Stoneham and is one of the most authentic people I have ever met. Her commitment and breadth of experiences with all age groups is refreshing. Her professional work boasts over 25 years as a senior manager which won her many awards and promotions. But there's more to Caroline … She played and coached girls high school ice hockey in Stoneham. She is well suited for the job as State Representative. I think she deserves equal access and a level playing field. … [Read more...] about Why Can’t Colarusso Speak At Jenks Center?
As our Selectwoman in Stoneham, Caroline brings a practical common sense approach to solving problems. At the end of the summer of 2016 when Stoneham had experienced 3 fatalities due to opioids, Caroline didn't speak words. She acted to establish a confidential position to help families deal with a son or daughter caught up in substance abuse. Most politicians talk in empty words. Caroline takes action to help solve problems. … [Read more...] about Colarusso Brings Common Sense Approach To Solving Problems
After listening to his response, I told him that I wanted to know how he felt about it and not whether it would happen. Mr. Day again replied "It would never happen." I told him that Caroline Colarusso had visited our booth that same day and when I asked her the same question she directly replied that she was against Massachusetts becoming a Sanctuary state. I explained to Mr. Day that I wanted to know his position and for the third time he evaded my question by answering "It will never happen." … [Read more...] about Why Did Michael Day Avoid My Simple Question?