Author Archives: Peter Porcupine

The Hive Mind Awakes!….

…is the title of the latest Porcupine post, and I am putting a link HERE as it is VERY long – and has pictures! I wanted you to read it though, because I have worked on more than half-a-dozen budgets, and the Borg is the best metaphor I can come up with for the experience of Budget Week. (My personal…

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Spring Cleaning

Porcupine received this email from his friend Wild Bill, who writes the blog Passionate America: Alright I am starting the Fantasy Republican League so we can go ahead and get all the conservative we secretly hate out of the party. Go here to add your picks to the list: While We Are Cleaning House Who Else Needs To Be Ejected…

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Busy, busy busy!

( – promoted by Patrick) Our new Governor is attending the National Governor’s Association in Washington, D.C. and has brought with him his Chief of Staff, an additional aide, his wife’s Chief of Staff, and Mrs. Patrick, who will be ‘investigating issues that she will be working on that the Administration will be backing’.  The fact that Mrs. Patrick is…

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Two Out of Three is a Start….

( – promoted by Patrick) So.  The Cadillac DeValle will be paid for partly by Governor Patrick.  His excuse that the old Crown Vic that Mitt Romney drove ‘has 80,000 miles on it and the heater doesn’t work!’ merely increased my respect for Mitt’s frugality, if it’s true.  Now, the $595 per month difference in the leases will be paid…

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