OPINION:Vote for Scott Brown

Scott Brown’s commitment to the American people is genuine. He will fight for each and every citizen of the United States

I am writing this letter to endorse Sen. Scott Brown as Republican candidate for U.S. Senate. I'll begin by emphasizing that Scott has been a resident of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts his entire life. He knows first-hand what our citizens of the Commonwealth face as well as Americans across the Country. Job creation is the number one issue on Scott's agenda. Scott knows that businesses need to expand and grow which will undoubtedly generate more jobs. He believes in jump starting the economy again while continuing to keep government spending at a minimum and not raise taxes. 

As for Scott Brown's voting record, he continues to portray his exemplary bi-partisan work in the U.S. Senate. He's not afraid to "reach across the aisle" in support of vital legislation. Scott was present at the White House, as he stood with President Obama, for the signing of three important pieces of job legislation that Scott proposed: Hire a Hero tax credit for businesses that hire Veterans; The repeal of the 3 percent withholding tax on contractors and the crowd funding bill to boost startup companies and reward innovation by allowing entrepreneurs to seek out investors and raise money over the internet (rather than utilize Wall Street banks and government red tape). These are just some of the examples that portray Scott's leadership role as a U.S. Senator.

Scott Brown's commitment to the American people is genuine. He will fight for each and every citizen of the United States in keeping taxes from increasing, continue his efforts in growing the economy (and thus promote job growth) and to keep more of our money within our local communities.  

It is my hope that the citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as well as Americans across the Nation will join me on Nov. 6, 2012 to cast your vote for Sen. Scott Brown for U.S. Senate.

Betty Poirier is the state representative of the 14th Bristol District, which includes portions of Attleboro.

Mark October 11, 2012 at 05:09 PM
What a gross, narrow minded and utterly FALSE piece of republican pandering. Ms. Poirier SHOULD take a teensy bit of time to study Brown's voting record which is laid out in black and white here: http://www.progressmass.org/press/new-study-progressmass-analysis-of-scott-browns-voting-record-reveals-highly-partisan-record-overwhe.html I am ashamed that Ms. Poirier is trying to represent herself as someone who cares about the majority of Attleboro's population, the working middle class struggling everyman (and everywoman) who have suffered for almost 4 years with a deadlocked congress and house, completely caused by republicans who's NUMBER ONE objective (just ask McConnell) is to remove President Obama from office -- NOT to help America recover from the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression (caused by Republican economic policies), which include her own constituents. This shows a shocking lack of compassion and conscience. Shame on you, Ms. Poirier!
Ken Tenglin October 11, 2012 at 06:24 PM
Mark, Your party held control of both the house and the Senate for TWO of Obama's four years. Scott Brown's election broke a super majority in the Senate and caused the end around game that got Obamacare shoved through. Scott Brown has done a good job at working to get good bills passed and bad ones stopped. Most of Obama's policies are bad for this country and he has been a failure in his own right. He is the most uncompromising President we have ever had because of his arrogance and self righteousness. We need Scott Brown for the next six years to keep our country moving in the right direction.
Paul Lasiewski October 11, 2012 at 06:42 PM
I ask this question again, "What has Scott Brown done for the people of Massachusetts??"
Amy October 11, 2012 at 06:53 PM
Gretchn oh, I mean Mark. I wish Betty Poirier was in my district. She's awesome! When the MBTA first started with their yearly rate hikes, Betty was the one that made sure the commuters of Attleboro had a voice and shamed MBTA into a meeting with us. I also remember Betty going with the Veterans from Attleboro, N. Attleboro and all around the area to the WWII Memorial dedication. Let me tell you that "was a big bleeping deal" especially to those guys from WWII. Many accomplishments to mention here. Just because she has an R after her name is no reason to be so judgmental..
DAN DEVINE October 11, 2012 at 07:09 PM
Scott Brown is the best choice. His opponent is a PHONEY!
deb of see-attleboro October 11, 2012 at 07:25 PM
I'm concerned with what Professor Warren and her comrades will do TO us. Scott Brown 2012!!
Mark October 11, 2012 at 10:06 PM
You are egregiously incorrect. While the Senate did enjoy a very brief (only two year) majority, it was still not enough to combat the pig headed ignorance of a Republican/Tea Party controlled House. Get your facts straight. Oh, and by the way, did you bother to read the link posting Mr. Brown's actual voting record? I will bet my last penny you did not. Ignorance in this case is NOT bliss.
Mark October 11, 2012 at 10:07 PM
Oh, my Amy! Yes, she did SUCH a fantastic job! That's why our parking rates DOUBLED and now our commute is 30% higher. Way to go, Betty!
Richard W. Lunt October 12, 2012 at 12:23 AM
Mark, Betty is one of the nicest people that I know. Her work as a State Representative shows that she cares for the people in her district who are struggling with various issues including those that have lost their jobs because of the recession that was caused by poor economic policies that were enacted by the liberal democrats. The deadlocked congress is a result of the liberals not wanting to work with the Republicans on real issues such as job growth and low taxes for everyone. The liberals always have the same rhetoric which is to tax the 1 percenters who are the job creators.
Ken Tenglin October 12, 2012 at 11:51 AM
Mark, it is you that needs to check your facts. Remember Nancy Pelosi? The leader of the House that pushed through Obamacare? The Republicans didn't vote her as majority leader. I did read your biased post from Progress Mass. Get a clue, people with any intelligence can see right through your leftist rhetoric. Note that the Senate is still controlled by the Dems, it is not a super majority anymore because of Scott Brown.
Bobby October 12, 2012 at 07:00 PM
Next time you are waiting in line at the RMV think of Betty,she did squat on keeping N/Attleboro RMV open*
wayne cotti October 16, 2012 at 12:01 AM
scott brown voted against extending unemployment benefits for middle class working class people when they lost their jobs and homes. he also voted against jobs bills, but watered down consumer protection bills. scott brown took over $1,000,000.00 from wall street and under the dodd-frank bill, passed 20 billion dollars of money to carry out the bill onto taxpayers. this money was originally supposed to be paid by the banks. good going scott brown. bring on elizabeth warren who'll truly work for the working class.


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