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POST-GAZETTE, JUNE 22, 2012 Page 7 Mrs. Murphy... As I See It The Lombardo private sector are doing fine. in Welfare cheats. When family contin- Is he for real? Obama, the electing a candidate, we need ues to invest pro big government presi- to know what the candidate j! ;  , in East Boston dent wants to control it all, is prepared to do to fight their favorite and does nothing to encour- this perpetual type of fraud. city! Liberty Plaza is sched- uled to be remodeled soon! Complete with new facade, new lighting, new store- fronts, etc. And with the new Central Square renovations planned by the city, the whole area will have a new look we can be proud of. Also, in response to requests from the community and this city, the huge Liberty Plaza pylon will be coming down to be replaced with a new smaller, up-to-date sign on the streets! ... The Chelsea Street Bridge looks attrac- tive, but complaints about the bridges opening sched- ule is already underway. The bridge is supposed to open at 5:00 am every morning, but according to complaints, the bridge opens anywhere from 5:00 a.m. to 20 minutes later. Another comment is the bridge takes too long to close once it opens for a ship! ... Obama doesn't get it! In a recent speech Obama stressed businesses in the age small private business! All his giveaway programs have destroyed our economy. And now, El Presidente is asking for more stimulus money! How much damage will he do before leaving office? With Hollywood ultra liberals throwing him parties raising millions for his campaign I'm afraid the Socialist will come in again! Some actors and actresses don't know what it's like to live in the real world. There's a list of stars with whom I believe are commu- nist inspired. The most vocal are George Clooney, Sean Penn, Susan Sarandon, Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks .... East Boston resi- dents will soon have the opportunity to vote for whether they want a Casino built in their community! We're ripped off every year by Welfare fraud, but the Commonwealth does very little about it. This year it cost taxpayers $2.8 million Massachusetts known for its corrupt politics attracts con artists, thieves and all sorts of criminals to try their hand in getting a quick fix! ... Granny Liz Warren continues to make the news by defending her Indian background. She's a real loser! ... Whatever hap- pened to Hillary Clinton's thirst for the White House? When asked by students at Wellesley College if she would run for President in 2016, she shrugged her shoulders as if to say NO! ... Deadline to sign up for Boston's Garden Contest is July 13. The contest recog- nizes gardeners who have landscaped, planted flowers, trees and shrubs around their property in the process to beautify their neighbor- hood. To enter the contest call the Parks Department at 617-961-3Q51 for an entry form .... Wednesday was the first day of summer. Enjoy! ... Till next time! You can email your questions to to the attention of Freeway. Don't forget folks, Freeway is not a vet, so please keep the questions light-hearted! Thanks. I received an interesting email that I would like to share with my pooch friends and their human companions and all my readers: "Take Your Dog to Work Day." Businesses across the country are increasing the "canine employment rate" on Friday, June 22. A recent study released by Virginia Commonwealth University touts the benefits of dogs in the workplace, citing reduced perceived stress and increased job satisfaction for employees with their dogs at work. Busi- nesses across the United States and abroad will experi- ence these benefits firsthand and promote the urgent need for pet adoptions on Friday, June 22 as they participate in the 14  annual celebration of '"rake Your Dog to Work Day." (TYDTWDay) created by Pet Sitters International (PSI). There are thousands of organized pet adoptions events each year, but TYDTWDay is one of the longest running online campaigns and the only event that focuses solely on celebrating dogs and educating pet owners in the work- place. If you go online, you will find Adopt a Pet and enter the official 2012 TYDTWDay Photo contest. To learn more about the event creator PSI visit This should be very interesting, so take a minute and check it out. I am certain you will enjoy this and also visit PSIStore online, the largest specialty retailer of products for pet sitters and pet-sitting business owners. That's all for howl Remember to keep our streets clean pick up after your pet. Bay State Chapter of Freedoms Foundation Annual Membership Meeting L to R: Buddy Mangini, Carmen Rullo, President Joseph Ferrino, Jr., Lino Rullo, Francine D'Andria, Sal Bramante, Richard Ferrino, Dottie D'Onofrio and Matthew O'Brien. The Annual Membership Meeting was held on Satur- day, June 9, 2012 at Spinelli's Function Hall in East Boston ... The Installa- tion of officers along with the general Board members took their oath of office with President Joseph Ferrino, Jr. pledging to make this coming year 'Membership on the Move.' We welcomed two new members. Ed Colleta, Educational Chair, intro- duced the young recipients who were on hand to share their experiences while vis- iting Valley Forge, PA in April for the annual Youth Leadership Conference. Each year the Bay State Chapter sends high school students who have excelled in their respective studies. They join forces with stu- dents from all across the country to share in the edu- cational and inspiring awareness of the Principles upon which America was founded and the responsi- bilities of citizens in a free society. History is brought to life at the conference with work- hops J ec.t_tllc.s i altl .s,pciill.. Executive Board: L to R: Judge Joseph V. 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