How long before some raises the name of David Vitter? From Reason's Hit and Run. …Read More »
(RonTV! – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The man will not rest! God bless him!…Read More »
( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) A GOP success story from California. It took a lot of shoe-leather and the sound of Spanish. There’s got to be a lesson in here for Massachusetts. According to the logic of politics, Leticia Perez should have handily won the heavily Democratic and Hispanic district in California’s central valley, and her failure…Read More »
( – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) All those Massachusetts patrons (and perhaps a few Vermonters and Mainers) buying liquor help propel this year’s record sales of $603 million for state-owned liquor stores. Commission Chairman Joseph Mollica said relocation and renovation of 13 outlets, promotional campaigns, aggressive sales efforts and enhanced customer service practices contributed to setting the sales the…Read More »
This evening on Nightside with Dan Rea, Democratic lawyer and activist Marisa DeFranco will be running against incumbent Congressman John Tierney. DeFranco is the second Democrat to announce a candidacy for the seat which long-time incumbent Tierney barely won in 2012. Quick analysis: DeFranco will once again go up against the Democratic machine that denied her a slot in last…Read More »
Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute skews the GOP and rightfully so. But in passing the farm bill, Republicans demonstrated that they are just fine with bloated welfare programs as long as those welfare payments go to well-healed special interests. In 2011, the last year for which full data is available, the average farm household had an income of $87,289,…Read More »
Not that Governor Chafee is a welcome commodity in any party. Born on third base he never was a conviction politician. But this morning’s dispatch from Political Intelligence should reinforce the sad fact that the national GOP brand is toxic in the Northeast.
“It is a regional problem,” said Rhode Island Republican Party chairman Mark Smiley. “We have to make…