Author Archives: D. R. Tucker

Mob Rule

I don’t usually make recommendations for gifts (other than gift cards!), but this year, I can think of one gift that would be most appropriate this Christmas, er, “holiday” season. It’s the best political book I’ve read this year–Michael Graham’s That’s No Angry Mob, That’s My Mom. The WTKK-FM host’s book should be considered the first great book about the…

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Props to Patrick

You know, I’ve got to give the guy some credit. Gov. Deval Patrick pulled off an impressive reelection victory Tuesday. Let’s put aside all the complaining about Tim Cahill and bickering about Charles Baker, and note for the record that Patrick proved capable of withstanding the Tea Party tide that swept away so many of his fellow Democrats across the…

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This Masquerade

How much will Deval Patrick and Tim Cahill bill this state for their power trip? The governor and the treasurer have become fast friends, haven’t they? They’re like twin brothers from different mothers, seeing the world through the same eyes, looking down on Massachusetts voters with the same scornful faces. When you think of the Deval Patrick-Tim Cahill partnership, you…

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Why We Cannot Wait

(Thanks D.R. this is brilliant – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Can you hear their voices? The voices of those who have suffered economically these past four years, the voices of those who wonder if they can still make it in Massachusetts. The voices of parents who wonder if they’ll have enough to pay this month’s bills, to say…

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