Author Archives: Patrick

Sometime political guy.

MassGOP Civil War: The Establishment Strikes Back

The moderates are coming! The moderates are coming!!! The Globe reports: Governor Charlie Baker, seeking to draw the Massachusetts Republican Party closer to the ideological center as a presidential election approaches, has started backing candidates for the state GOP committee, imperiling conservative activists who have come to dominate the body. The maneuvers once again pit Baker, a socially moderate…

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NewBostonPost, Welcome to the Internet!

( – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) The NewBostonPost:
Founded in 2015 by Tina McCormick, a European immigrant with a PhD in cultural history, and a group of Boston-based entrepreneurs, the NewBostonPost is an on-line newspaper providing its readers with aggregated content, original reporting, insightful commentary, and thought-provoking blogs. NBP provides coverage of politics, breaking news, culture, entertainment, and…

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In-State Tuition Debate: Linda Dorecena Forry vs Marc Lombardo

( – promoted by Paul R. Ferro) From last night’s Greater Boston show.
Senator Linda Dorecena Forry (@ldforry), who wants to expand eligibility to many undocumented immigrants who meet certain criteria, and Representative Marc Lombardo (@MarcTLombardo), who wants to restrict in-state tuition eligibility to U.S. citizens and permanent residents, discuss the debate over whether undocumented immigrants…

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