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POST.(AZE'r'I"E, JULY 6, 20i) Page POST-GAZETTE Pamela Donnaruma, Publisher and Editor 5 Prince Street, P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 617-227-8929 617-227-8928 FAX 617-227-5307 e-mail: Website" Subscriptions in the United States $30.00 yearly Published weekly by Post-Gazette, 5 Prince St., P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 USPS 1538 - Second-Class Postage paid at Boston, MA POSTMASTER: Send address changes to the POST-GAZEITE - P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 James V. Donnaruma Caesar L. Donnaruma Phyllis F. Donnaruma 1896 to 1953 1953 to 1971 1971 to 1990 Vol. 116 - No. 27 Friday, July 6, 2012 OUR POLICY: To help preserve the ideals and sacred traditions of this our adopted country the United States of America: To revere its laws and inspire others to respect and obey them: To strive unceasingly to quicken the public's sense of civic duty: In all ways to aid in making this country greater and better than we found it. GUEST EDITORIAL OBAMA GOAL MARXISM FOR AMERICA by Edward P. Shallow In 2009 I wrote that America was on a course to European Welfare State. In the article I asked, how many Maoists in the White House does it take to convince the American people that we are on a transition from our Democratic Republic to one of a Communist state? The 35 czars comrade Obama has surrounded himself with are out of the mold of the former emperors of Russia, all seeking great or unlim- ited power over freedom loving American citizens. They want a complete reversal of the free enterprise sys- tem that has made America the envy of the world. In a later article I indicated that the man President Obama most admired in history was Karl Marx, father of Communism. Writing in the Washington Times, June 21, 2012, Jeffrey Kuhner authored Obama's Socialist Designs. Kuhner was unbending in his assessment of how Obama is transforming America. I quote in part. President Obama is gradually transforming America into socialist authoritarian state. This is the real mean- ing of his recent decision to grant backdoor amnesty to young illegal immigrants. Mr. Obama is behaving like a Latin America strongman, who asserts arbitrary power and ignores the rule of law. He is assaulting the very pillars of our constitutional republic. The administration announced that it will stop deporting young illegal aliens. The shift affects as many as 800,000 illegals. The order lifts the fear of deportation and grants them work permits. Obama waved his magic wand and converted the immigra- tion status of countless aliens, flipping them from illegal to legal residents. The policy change is a blatant attempt to bribe the Hispanic vote prior to the November election -- a key constituency Obama must win. Mr. Kuhner continues, Mr. Obama lacks the legal authority to grant amnesty. He is not a monarch or tyrant with unlimited discretionary authority. The constitution is clear: Congress has the sole power to craft immigration policy. (Continued on Page 15) LETTERS POLICY The Post-Gazette invites its readers to submit Letters to the Editor. Letters should be typed, double-spaced and must include the writer's name, address and telephone number. Anonymous letters are not accepted for publication. Due to space considerations, we request that letters not exceed two double-spaced, type-written pages. This newspaper reserves the right to edit letters for style, grammar and taste and to limit the number of letters published from any one person or organization. Deadline for submission is 12:00 noon on the Monday prior to the Friday on which the writer wishes to have the material published. Submission by the deadline does not guarantee publication. Send letter to: Pamela Donnaruma, Editor, The Post-Gazette, P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 "A Day with Boshman and The Champ" Free Admission Includes Wine Tasting, Entertainment and Bocce "A Day with Boshman and The Champ," fundraiser event for Chris Boshar with special guest, former undis- puted welterweight cham- pion, Tony DeMarco. Enjoy an afternoon of wine tasting, bocce, and fun at the beautiful Zorvino Vineyards while contributing to a great cause. North Andover resi- dent Chris Boshar has in- spired thousands with his positive spirit and determi- nation since he was para- lyzed on July 2, 2011 in a boating accident while on vacation with his family in Meredith, New Hampshire. Now 26 years old, Boshar faces the enormous chal- lenges ahead with an unbro- ken spirit and a zest for life. His mission is to provide in- spiration and resources to those suffering from spinal cord injury. Boshar wants to inspire walking and non- walking individuals to pur- sue a strong commitment to health through diet and exercise. His ambition is to recover -- his aspiration is to run. Sponsored by The Sicilian Corner Radio Show, WCCM 1110AM, "I Know A Guy Pro- ductions" DJ, and Zorvino Vineyards, "A Day with Boshman and The Champ" on Saturday, July 21, 2012 from I I:00 am to 4:00 pm will feature bocce, wine tasting, a live auction, a 50/50 raffle every hour and special guest Tony DeMarco, former un- disputed Welterweight Champion who will be on hand to greet fans and sign copies of his new book Nardo: Memoirs of a Boxing Cham- pion. The Champ will donate a portion of the proceeds from all books sold that day to the Christopher Boshar Trust. The guys from The Sicilian Corner Radio Show, Tom Zappala, Mike Lomazzo and Lou Blasi, will emcee and record the event which will be aired on Friday, July 27, from 10:00 am to noon on WCCM 1110AM. Ad- mission is free and includes bocce, wine tasting, parking and music by professional disc jockey John Savastano's audio company "I Know a Guy Productions." Sandwiches and other refreshments will be available for purchase. The lifetime costs for the care of someone with Chris' injury are estimated to be nearly $2.5 million in today's dollars. All proceeds from the live auction and the 50/50 raffle will benefit the Christopher Boshar Trust. This event is an op- portunity to show support for Chris while enjoying a sum- mer afternoon in a beauti- ful vineyard setting, located at 226 Main St., Sandown, NH. Zorvino Vine-yards is a magnificent, 80-acre prop- erty that produces many dif- ferent varietals of award- winning wine, and brings a taste of Italy to the Merrimack Valley. For further information about "A Day with Boshman and The Champ" call 978- 346-9496. For more informa- tion about Chris Boshar go to www. For further information about Tony DeMarco go to and for more information about Zorvino Vineyards go to John DePinto Announces Candidacy for State Representative in the 3 ]st Middlesex District Dear Editor/Resident: In the last four years, My name is John DePinto Stoneham has seen its and I am formally announc- local aid drop from $8 million ing my candidacy for State per year to 86 million, a se- Representative in the 31 st vere cut that has hurt our Middlesex District, which town. includes Stoneham and In Stoneham, a town in Winchester. which the Commonwealth In my eight years on the owns 1/3 of all land, the Mas- Stoneham Board of Select- sachusetts Water Resources men, I have consistently Authority bought approxi- used my training and expe- mately $5 million worth of rience as a Certified Public land for new tanks, thereby, Accountant to focus on bud- effecting ratepayers in both getary issues and to ensure that the town Winchester and Stoneham and removing uses taxpayer money smartly, efficiently and $90,000 in available tax revenue. Stoneham properly. I have long held to the idea that deserved greater mitigation payments from elected officials must give breaks to the MWRA to compensate for this lost tax homeowners and business owners when- revenue -- mitigation payments that the ever possible -- and it's that idea that drove town would have received if I had been me into this race. across the negotiating table from that Stoneham and Winchester need a tough agency's officials. and persistent advocate on Beacon Hill- I look forward to speaking with resi- an advocate that our towns don't have now dents and local business owners about with the current incumbent. Stoneham and my candidacy, and I invite anyone to Winchester are hurting and they need contact me directly at 781-322-2281 or different representation that is more to discuss issues concerned with being effective, rather than and concerns. just "progressive." Together, we can make a difference. Sheila E. Smith JULY 24, 1944 - JUNE 22, 2012 Shella Smith of Chelsea, formerly of East Boston passed away on June 22, 2012 after a lengthy illness. Devoted mother of Joan Smith and mother-in-law of Gordon Dwyer of Chelsea. Cherished grandmother of Jennifer Dwyer of Wakefield, Christina and Steven Dwyer of Chelsea. Great-grandmother of Victoria Salas of Wakefield and many nieces, nephews and the boys. Daughter of the late Christina (Whalen) and Richard Smith of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. Beloved sister of John Smith and his wife Luisa of Bellevue, Ontario, Canada; Robert and Dora Smith of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada and David Smith and his wife Elizabeth of London, Ontario, Canada. Sister of the late Christina "Doll" Smith- Ratkai, brothers Richard "Duz" Smith and Joseph Smith all of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. We sat beside your bedside, Our hearts were crushed and sore; We did our best to the end, 'Til we could do no more. In tears we watched you sinking, We watched you fade away; And though our hearts were breaking, We knew you could not stay. You left behind some aching hearts, That loved you most sincere; We never shall and never will Forget you Mother dear.