Author Archives: Patrick

Sometime political guy.

Ford Hall Forum: Fall Lecture Schedule

Ford Hall Forum is a wonderful free lecture series.  Past lectures have been both interesting and unpredictable.  Who would have guessed that just before Garrett3000 got an opportunity to question Barney Frank about the economy that a shouting match would occur between the Congressman and 9/11 Truthers? Mark your calendars if you see anything of interest. Wendy Kaminer with…

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What Would Churchill Do?

( – promoted by DD4RP) There was an interesting article published a day ago at Salon that drags Winston Churchill into the healthcare debate.… Winston Churchill was a Bolshevik Guess who helped launch socialized healthcare in the U.K.? The ultimate conservative icon — and he was proud of it The argument isn’t very complex.  1) Conservatives love Churchill, 2)…

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Breaking News: Infamous Abortionist Murdered

( – promoted by Garrett) From WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Media outlets are reporting that late-term abortion doctor George Tiller has been shot and killed at his church in Wichita, Kan. Anonymous police sources told The Wichita Eagle and other media that the 67-year-old doctor was killed Sunday morning at Reformation Lutheran Church. Just last week I was watching…

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NY20 – It’s Over.

From Politico: Republican state Assemblyman Jim Tedisco conceded the New York special election this afternoon to Democratic businessman Scott Murphy, giving the Democrats a key off-year victory in a race that both parties aggressively contested. Tedisco called to congratulate Murphy on his victory earlier this afternoon, according to a Democratic official familiar with the call. “Earlier today, I called…

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Cambridge-1, Homeless-0

(Anyone know how long he’s been selling books? – promoted by Cool Cal) “The law, in its majestic equality, forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal their bread.” – Anatole France Not sure what to make of the Boston Globe article about the apparent end of the City of Cambridge’s…

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