A few observations on the parade in South Boston today. SoBo is a thing. In the spirit of trend following and inclusivity it is time we put South Boston behind us and embrace SoBo. This year’s parade is a celebration of gay pride. Ostensibly it’s a celebration of SoBo and Irish heritage, and maybe St. Patrick. Marty Walsh may…Read More »
Secretary of State William Galvin: Gov. Charlie Baker’s budget would eliminate presidential primary BOSTON – Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin said that under Gov. Charlie Baker’s budget proposal, he will not have enough money to run a presidential primary in 2016. “Apparently, the governor only wants 49 states to vote. He doesn’t want this one,” Galvin, a Democrat, told…Read More »
Baker leads state GOP in pro-gay-marriage brief Joining Baker, organizers of the effort said, are Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, former governor William F. Weld, former acting governor Jane Swift, along with Republican National Committeeman Ron Kaufman and Beth Myers, two longtime advisers to 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney, himself an opponent of gay marriage. The amicus brief, to be submitted…Read More »
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?…