Clean Up BPPA

a campaign to remove offensive rhetoric from the Pax Centurion newsletter

What Did Sponsors Think They Were Sponsoring?

We’ve reported on the extraordinary commission rate that Commonwealth Productions earned for selling advertising, which seems to be exclusively for the Pax Centurion, here and here.  We’ve also shown that advertisers … Continue reading

07/19/2012 · 1 Comment

Are Scholarships the Priority of BPPA’s Scholarship Fundraising?

Many Pax Centurion sponsors we contacted have said they thought they were contributing to a scholarship fund, rather than supporting a newsletter. People’s United Bank said their ad was run … Continue reading

07/17/2012 · 2 Comments

The Million Dollar Contractor

In case you missed it, Saturday morning we posted an entry detailing information surrounding BPPA’s advertising. We found that, in 2010, one Commonwealth Productions received a $259,743 commission payment on … Continue reading

07/16/2012 · 1 Comment

Who Gets 77% Commission?

In a recent post we reported that the 2010 BPPA tax form shows a $259,743 commission payment on  $336,494 sales (~77%) to Commonwealth Productions, 264 Raynor Street, Whitman, MA. A … Continue reading

07/14/2012 · 9 Comments

The Phoenix and Universal Hub follow up on BPPA response; more financial questions come to light

From the Phoenix: One week after the Phoenix featured the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association (BPPA) and its racist newsletter on our cover, the union responded with a letter on its … Continue reading

07/13/2012 · Leave a comment

Summary of BPPA’s 2010 Tax Report

Yesterday we posted the 2010 tax returns for the BPPA. We realize, though, that people have different skills and learning styles, and that digging through a 40-page form may be … Continue reading

07/11/2012 · 3 Comments

BPPA’s 2010 Financials: 990 Form

BPPA’s 2010 990 Form. What do you see?

07/10/2012 · 3 Comments

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