Author Archives: Patrick

Sometime political guy.

33 Vote Against EBT Reform, 7 Have Challengers

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) GoLocalWorcester hits State Rep. James O’Day over the head for his vote against EBT reform. State Rep. James O’Day, D-West Boylston, was one of 33 House members voting against a budget amendment that would tightened the rules on the state’s Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) system. “It’s just another example of how he…

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Is Scott Brown guilty of using the heckler’s veto?

Apparently, there is a conference going on at Harvard that discusses a subject matter many people don’t like.
An upcoming conference at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government on the “one-state solution” to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is drawing ire from organizations who believe it promotes the elimination of Israel. The “One-State Conference,” which will take place this weekend at the John…

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Titanic (1912) vs Costa Concordia (2012)

Interesting.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/new… Survivors from the Costa Concordia spoke angrily yesterday of the nightmare evacuation from the stricken ship as women and children were left behind. In the terrifying moments after the giant vessel began to list, fights even broke out to get into the lifeboats. Men refused to prioritise women, expectant mothers and children as they pushed themselves forward to…

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Newt Belly Flop in Iowa

New PPP poll:

http://www.publicpolicypolling… Newt Gingrich’s campaign is rapidly imploding, and Ron Paul has now taken the lead in Iowa.  He’s at 23% to 20% for Mitt Romney, 14% for Gingrich, 10% each for Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann, and Rick Perry, 4% for Jon Huntsman, and 2% for Gary Johnson. Let’s see, I recall an earlier RMG post where a…

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