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June 16, 2010

Deval Patrick Signs Bill, Avoids DiT's "Yes, I am That Stupid" Award

Well I'll be. Gov. Patrick decides maybe it'd just be better to avoid taking the "you dummy" hit over this one.

The Massachusetts Governor signed a bill on Wednesday afternoon that saves the job of a retired Marine and public high school ROTC instructor who refused to pay teachers union fees.

Gov. Deval Patrick signed a supplemental bill that included language added as an amendment by state senator Richard R. Tisei that exempts Junior ROTC instructors at public high school across the state from having to pay union fees. Juan Martinez, Patrick's press secretary, confirmed that the ROTC provision was signed.

Not trivial, considering the amendment was introduced by the running mate (Tisei is running for Lt. Gov) of Patrick's opponent for Governor.

Wouldn't it be fun to hear Deval explaining to the union bosses how he really didn't need this bullshit from them right now?

I think so.


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posted by Dave In Texas at 11:04 PM

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