Tag Archives: Massachusetts

The Shot Heard Round the World

What happened on this day 237 years ago is far to important to relegate to a blurb in the morning “Today in History” post. It was on this day in 1775 that tensions between the colonists in Massachusetts and the … Continue reading

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A Split Decision on Super Tuesday

As I sit down to write this, Super Tuesday has turned out to be the split decision everyone thought it would be.  Romney won his “home state” (another one?) of Massachusetts, along with Vermont and Virginia, where the only other … Continue reading

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Camelot Lives!

Just when you thought the Kennedy dynasty had seen its last days in the political realm of Massachusetts, a grandson of the late Robert Kennedy is running for the Bay State’s fourth congressional district – Barney Frank’s soon-to-be vacant House … Continue reading

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Following Through On Rhetoric

Love him or hate him – Mitt Romney talks a good political ballgame. He’s become the consummate campaigner and knows how to deliver a pretty good victory speech at this point. He’s comfortable in front of large crowds, microphones and … Continue reading

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The GOP Candidate is NOT the Conservative Candidate

Currently leading in most Florida polls by double digits, Mitt Romney appears to be the favored candidate in today’s next primary contest – if you listen to the media and the pollsters. I wouldn’t recommend listening to either for any … Continue reading

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Mitt on Romneycare: “Not Worth Getting Angry About”

During Thursday’s Republican primary debate, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney dismissed Rick Santorum’s claim that people in the Bay State are leaching off the state-mandated health care system by saying “First of all, it’s not worth getting angry about.” Not … Continue reading

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The GOP Nomination: Eeny, Meeny, Miney…Newt?

Republican Candidate for that party’s presidential nomination, Newt Gingrich, was interviewed by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer yesterday afternoon. During the interview, he was not shy about letting his feelings be known about fellow candidate, the cranky old isolationist nutjob himself, Dr. … Continue reading

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Is the Cain Train Coming to the Garden State?

I can’t think of any morale booster more potent than the Cain Train rumbling through New Jersey – especially in light of a CBS/New York Times poll published last night that has the Herminator edging out Mitt Romney by a … Continue reading

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Parrots, Weasels and RINOS…Oh My!

We’re going to the political zoo, zoo, zoo.  How about you, you, you? You can come too, too, too! Things being what they are, the only non-politician in the Republican presidential primary – who also happens to be surging in … Continue reading

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Et Tu, Blimpus?

As much as I love the cadence of the title of this piece,  it is not entirely accurate: whereas Marcus Junius Brutus was the last person Gaius Julius Caesar ever expected to plunge a dagger into his chest, any and … Continue reading

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