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Decriminalize and Tax Pot

In his button-down, white hemp shirt and brown hemp trousers, Martin Long stood before thousands on the Boston Common on Sunday and urged the crown to press lawmakers to legalize cannabis. “We now permit marijuana for medical use. The day is approaching when complete legalization is on the ballot in Massachusetts.” Long is a candidate […]
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They Can’t Silence My Ideas

Martin Long, Democratic candidate in the special primary for the House of Representatives, Fifth District, finally had his say. After 20 minutes of negotiation, the Progressive Democrats of Massachusetts gave him two minutes at the podium. For Long, that was a hard-worn victory. He had been trying for weeks to appear with five candidates, who […]
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Time to Consider a War Surtax

With a few days left before Congress considers President Obama’s request to authorize a “limited and narrow” response against the Syrian regime, it’s an appropriate time to reflect upon the factors involved in choosing to deploy military forces. There are five considerations that should weigh heavily on the president’s mind, as well as in Congress’s […]
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3,194 SIGNATURES (MY NEW FAVORITE NUMBER)

Today is the deadline for submitting signatures  to the Secretary of the Commonwealth for ballot entry as a party candidate (Democrat, of course) for Massachusetts’ 5th Congressional District. The requirement is at least 2,000 certified signatures (which means from registered Democrats or unenrolled voters) within the District.  My final count: 3,194. I personally got over […]
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I Am Now Officially Running for Congress

As of this afternoon, the Secretary of the Commonwealth has certified that I am a Democratic candidate for Massachusetts’ 5th Congressional District. I collected significantly more than the 2,000 signatures required for ballot access. The campaign website, MartinLongForCongress.com will be up in mid-August. Please stay tuned. My book, The Reagan Memes: The Path from Reagan Conservatism […]
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