A brand new podcast tackles our public transportation travails: The blizzards of 2015 wiped out MBTA service and any doubt that greater Boston’s transportation system needs huge changes. Jeff Semon and Ed Lyons talk about what can be done and what can be learned from private transportation successes such as Bridj.…Read More »
It’s clear that some people are feeling safe now that the election is behind them: The Bluest Republican.
During the summer border crisis, Baker endorsed housing migrant children in Massachusetts, to howls from the right wing. In the words of his spokesman, Tim Buckley, the campaign focused from the beginning on “showing he could say ‘screw you’ to the…
Kirsten Hughes says, “We did nothing wrong…” Mark Fisher was alleging criminal activity. On a list to be deposed were Kirsten Hughes, Charlie Baker, and Ron Kaufman. The never to be released tally sheets from a convention that occurred a year ago were thought to expose pre-primary collusion between the Baker campaign and the state party. Not an absurd …Read More »
MassLive has the story: In a blog written for the conservative website BarbWire, Lively revealed that he is considering mounting a challenge to longtime Springfield Rep. Richard Neal, who is up for re-election in 2016. “The day after the November election I switched my enrollment from Independent to Republican and am contemplating a run for Congress against Richard Neal,”…Read More »
Hot on the heals of the GOP Congress’ full retreat, the White House has released this:
Map: Here’s How the President’s Actions on Immigration Will Impact Your State
Massachusetts will see a $9,000,000,000 increase in GDP due to the President’s actions on immigration.
How do you think amnesty for illegal aliens will effect MA?…
(Cross posted at red.ma.altercate.net)
That campaign promise ended quickly.
http://www.thevalleydispatch.c… Baker last week allowed dozens of fee increases, proposed by the Deval Patrick Administration, for recreational activities at state parks run by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) to take effect. Hikes include an increase in camping fees from $15 to $22 per day for residents and from…
(Cross posted at: red.ma.altercate.net) This past week the RNC released a presidential debate schedule that includes most of the mainstream media and the Spanish language channel Telemundo. Noticeably absent is a move to reach out to African Americans. In 2008, there was such a debate on PBS hosted by Tavis Smiley that was attended by Ron Paul, Mike Huckabee,…Read More »
Again there was a convention of Republicans, and Mark Fisher did not fare well. Mary Lou Daxland bested Fisher in the election for President of the Massachusetts Republican Assembley, which was held this past Saturday. Interesting take aways:
Both Mark Fisher and the newly elected MARA President voted for Scott Lively in November
Just like at the Mass GOP
Adam Reilly and Peter Kadzis are in agreement on this one.
http://blogs.wgbh.org/scrum/2015/1/2/lightning-round-charlie-baker-mass-legislature-love-story/ Video embedded in post.…
Politicians Supporting the “Buffer Zone” Should be Scorned
Marty Walsh moves to annex Brookline
Joe Malone Discusses Fisher vs MassGOP on Greater Boston
Para Bellum: RNC ‘Prepares for War’ with new ‘startup’
More MassGOP Confusion: U.S. Senate Edition
Mark Fisher on Broadside with Jim Braude
Fisher on Broadside: MassGOP Faced with Criminal Proceeding?
Juliette Kayyem’s telling favorite words: