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Page 2 POST-GAZE&apos;I-rE, DECEMBER 23, 2011 i i S,ire J Aos00u00,,<o by Prof___ Edmund Turiello Nostra Aweeklycolumnhighlightingsome byDavidThtmbull of the more interesting aspects of our .,, ancestry.., our lineage.., our roots. ' , :' 6% of Voters Pick Senator in Special Election, ........... Republican Voters Disenfranchised AURELIAN YARD SALE On Tuesday Massachusetts will represent all voters in the During his civic adminis- from evil and urging them to Verus, Marcus Aurelius Representative William district was restricted to vot- tration, Marcus instituted do good. He was generous in Antoninus now became the Brownsberger won the spe- ers who were Democrats or many reforms. Most note- his rewards and always was sole ruler of the empire and eial election for Senator to not enrolled in any party. worthy are those which eager to forgive. It was said his conduct became even replace Democrat Stephen Republicans were effec- Tolman. The district, Second tively disenfranchised when required names and regis- that his nature helped to more noble and virtuous tration of all free-born ehil- make bad men good and than in the past. He showed Suffolk and Middlesex is the Republican Party failed ' made up of the towns of to run any candidate. Green dren, rewriting laws dealing good men better, more concern for those in Belmont and Watertown and Party voters, likewise, were with money-lenders and Once again the tranquility the provinces, and waged a parts of the cities of Cam- excluded due to that party's public sales, investing more of the State was disturbed successful war against the bridge and Boston. failure to run a candidate. The judicial power in the Senate, by the Mareomannie war Germanic tribes. The cost of Representative (soon to be final election will be in Jan- and setting a statute of limi- (Germanic border tribes), prosecuting this war in Senator) Brownsberger won uary, but, by law, Mr. Browns- tations in investigations They originally occupied Germany was very high and with about one-third of the berger's name is the only one concerning the deceased, the territory between the it drained his treasury; but total votes in the four-man permitted on the ballot. He enhanced the prestige of Elbe and Oder Rivers. A pact even then he could not bear race. Since turnout, overall, Congratulations to Mr. Wil- the Senate by granting them was signed with Tiberius the thought of imposing new was about 18 percent that liam Brownsberger. You won the power to settle civil dis- in 6 A.D. but in later years taxes. He chose to gain new means that about 6 percent, in a hotly contested race and putes, appointed only men of they began to invade Roman revenue by holding a public a little under 5,000 of the my analysis is not intended high caliber and integrity to territory, and were attacked sale in Trajan's Forum, the approximately 84,000 regis- to in any way diminish the the Senate, and always at- by Domitian. Hostilities likes of which will never be tered voters in the district, significance of your victory. tended Senate meetings ceased during the reigns of seen again. The sale lasted voted for the man who will However, an election in whenever he was in Rome. Trajan and Hadrian .but for two months and included be their senator. Given the which 5,000 voters decide for He extended court calendars flared up again under gold goblets, flagons, crystals, history in Massachusetts, 84,000 who will be the sena- te a maximum of 230 court- Marcus and Verus. It was paintings, gold-embroidered where incumbent senators tor and in which several thou- days, appointed special during the pursuit of this clothing, and every kind of almost never are defeated for sand registered Republican or judges in charge of the prop- war that Lucius Verus died jewelry imaginable. Later, at re-election, it is safe to say Green Party member had, ef- erty of wards, and appointed from a stroke while riding in the conclusion of the war, he that the man that 6% voted fectively, no vote, points to guardians for all youths a carriage with Marcus. even permitted buyers to for will be senator for as problems with the system without parental guidance. After the death of Lucius return their items for a full long as he wants. Tuesday's here in Massachusetts. . election was a Democratic First,. SHAME on the Repub- lic even caused the city f refund. streets and highways to be eason's ree/z'nffs - Party primary and under lican Party and the Green NEXT WEEK: Massachusetts law no one Party for failing to run any maintained with the great- Adoration of Aurelius can vote in a party primary ff candidates. Why should any est care. DIAMONDS registered as a member of voter in this district choose Marcus Aurelius Anton- R O i EX another party. That means inus treated the Roman ESTATE JEWELRY the decision regarding who (Continued on Page 13) people on a par with those of . Bought & Sold J-Ioliday a free state. He always en- Jewelers Exch. Bldg. deavored to treat men rea- Jim (617) 263-7766 Greetings sonably, restraining them ,, i to00dU Al Sal Na ta le Happy Holiday Season and a Wonderful New Year! LaMattina The Classic CARt ,0 & Family Swing Orchestra BASILE Season's Greetings from Hoppy Holidays from AARON MICHLEWITZ STATE REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT 3 errt Congressman State Senator MIKE CAPUANO Anthony PETRUCCELLI