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POST-GAZETTE, JULY 13, 2012 Page 3 Pamela Donnaruma, Publisher and Editor 5 Prince Street, P.O. Box 130135, Boston, MA 02113 6"17-227-8929 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-GAZETTE - 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. 28 Friday, July 13, 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 NO MORE MR. NICE GUY MITT by Edward P. Shallow The irascible Leo Durocher said, I come to win. I never did say that you can't win. I said that if I was playing third base and my mother rounded third with the winning run, I'd trip her up. Nice guys finish last. I urge Mitt to aspire to Leo's ideals of the spirit to win. At all costs. There is an immediate need for Mitt to show anger when Obama lies about his very successful achieve- ments at Bain Capital. Throw a few punches Mitt you will be pleased at the results. It is interesting to note Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, a Democrat, no supporter of Mitt Romney made the statement on Fox 25, July 5; "RomneyCare works in Massachusetts." It confirms Romney's conviction health care is an issue for the various states to solve. I am aware that Ohama will push treaties through Congress that will prohibit U.S. exportation of hand guns and small arms to other countries, (back door gun con- trol). In past articles I reported "Fast and Furious" was to be the bait against the Second Amendment. It is with a heavy heart I report the coup de grace the blow that will kill America's health care and devastate the taxpayers of the nation. ObamaCare raises taxes and adds 17 new taxes that will affect all Americans and will heavily impact the middle-class the most. The Wall Street Journal revealed that 75% will be paid for by families making under $120,000 -- so much for Obama's promise to not raise taxes on the middle-class. The unemployment figures are just in for this period. As of this writing 23 million Americans are unemployed (Continued on Page 13) Auctioneers JJManning to Conduct Accelerated Sale of 9.9A Charter Street. North End. Boston Jerome J. Manning & Co., Inc, d/b/a "JJManning Auctioneers" is a family-owned business that has successfully sold high end real estate at auction since 1976. Our niche in the real estate industry is in conducting "non-distress" auction sales of high value real estate on behalf of the ownership. We do not have fire-sales, we do not have give- aways, rather, we market your asset strongly, create unparalleled competition and drive the price as high as the market will pay. A JJManning auction is different than the foreclosure and bankruptcy "auc- tions" that you see out there these days. The property is sold "as is, where is" to the group who will pay the most, with no strings attached. Our process is truly the best way to sell your property quickly and efficiently and with no contingencies. JJManning's current offering is the prop- erty located at 9 Charter Street, North End, Boston, Massachusetts (The San Giuseppe Society building) to be held on August 2, 2012 at 11:00 am. Reasons for choosing Accelerated Sale Methods JJManning will be spending over $25K in marketing Buyer pays commission (no cost at all to St. Giuseppe Society) This is a non-distressed sale (property will not be undersold!) All brokers are welcomed Seller sets the terms of sale "AS IS" - No contingencies - 45 day closing. A massive marketing campaign has already started. The property is being exposed to millions of potential bidders who will compete with their bids to own the prop- erty. In addition, all real estate brokers are being alerted of this sale. No groups are being ignored in this process. Buyers and brokers will be able to tour the property at the scheduled previews. Most importantly, the buyer will pay all commissions and JJManning is handling the entire upfront advertising expenditure of over $25,000. For additional information, you may contact Charles D. Gill, Vice President of Sales at JJManning 1-800-521-0111 or 978-815-5036 or by the internet at The Annual Squantum 4th of July parade went off without a hitch. The rain stopped and the sun came out. A large turnout as usual through this Quincy neighborhood. Shown in photo (L-R): District Attorney Michael Morrissey, Quincy City Councilor Margaret LaForest and U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch now appear- ing in a South Shore com- munity near you. This was Lynch's first march in the Squantum parade and he loved every moment of it. (Photo by Sal Giarratani) Remembering Hollywood Legend A PERFECT SUMMER DAY IS WHEN THE SUN IS SHINING, THE BREEZE IS BLOWING, THE BIRDS ARE SINGING, AND THE LAWN MOWER IS BROKEN. -- James Dent by Sal Giarratani 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 This past Sunday, my friend Lisa Cappuccio catled me to let me know that actor Ernest Borgnine had passed away hours before at age 95. Borgnine has been out of the limelight for a while and I actually told her, I thought he was already dead. Then, we talked about his career as a great Hollywood actor who in 1956 won the Best Actor Oscar for his leading role in "Marty." I recall seeing that movie over at the Lancaster below North Station on Causeway Street. Borgnine became an actor late in life and is best known as playing a heavy in all kinds of westerns and gladiator movies. He looked like a tough guy and with his raspy voice got typecast as a bad guy. However, he also could come off as a good guy too. Eventually, he became typecast as a regular guy. He was the son of Italian of TV history when Italian roles seemed banned from television. "The Untouchables," which ran on TV during the same time period never had a gangster with an Italian name. Of course, it seemed silly to see Borgnine playing an Irish-American skip- per, huh? You always knew whether he was a gladiator, a passenger on a "Wagon Train" episode or an outlaw in that explosive 1969 "The Wild Bunch" movie that he had definite Italian roots. He always reminded me of an Italian uncle with his loveable roughness always making you root for him even when he played a bad guy. As a baby boomer back when Italians were barred from TV, it didn't matter whether he was a Roman centurion, an Irish guy in the U.S. Navy or fighting side by side with Lee Marvin, Telly Savalas and Jim Brown in "The Dirty Dozen," I knew him as an Italian- American actor and my pride showed when I saw him either on the big screen or in my living room on the TV set. He will be missed!