Author Archives: Patrick

Sometime political guy.

Wheel of Fish

Have you seen this?  Have you heard about this?

http://www.boston.com/business… The Globe collected fish from 134 restaurants, grocery stores, and seafood markets from Leominster to Provincetown, and hired a laboratory in Canada to conduct DNA testing on the samples. Analyses by the DNA lab and other scientists showed that 87 of 183 were sold with the wrong species name –…

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Breaking News: Chris Christie Still Not Running

From Politico: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is officially not running for president, despite repeated wooing from Republican elites and major donors who remain unhappy with the GOP presidential field and have refused for months to take no for an answer. Christie’s emphatic no was reported by Fox News, as well as the Newark Star-Ledger, which quoted his brother…

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Is Mandarin an example of crazy spending?

My town has begun to spend it’s override money and some examples of outrageous spending have come to light.  A local email list alerted me to the fact that the high school has hired a full time Mandarin teacher.  Crazy, right? Everyone on the email list seems to agree it is crazy except for me.  I look at the Mandarin…

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Has Romney been reading too many Taliban press releases?

Can’t resist knocking Romney on this. 2008:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22… Romney drew mixed boos and applause from the audience when he criticized Texas Rep. Ron Paul for saying the United States must avoid another war. Romney said Paul had been reading “too many press releases by (Mahmoud) Ahmadinejad,” the Iranian president. “Make fun buddy,” muttered a clearly irritated Paul. 2011:

http://articles.boston.com/201… When…

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A few interesting links.

Jon Stewart interviewed by Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday

http://washingtonexaminer.com/… Military Drone Attacks Are Not ‘Hostile’

http://yro.slashdot.org/story/… Former state senator who once battled Fluff quits advocacy job over new sticky situation

http://www.universalhub.com/20… Popular Catholic Priest John Corapi Calls It Quits, Blasts Church Leaders On His Way Out

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/… Mitt Romney receives ‘backing’ from Al Gore over climate change stance…

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Hats Off to the Arlington Moonbats

A month or so ago there was some question on RMG as to whether the Arlington war protestors who ordinarily hold signs in Arlington Center had given up or were just hibernating during the winter.  I can report that they are still around.  I forget what day it was, but I witnessed anti-war sign holding from the window of a…

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“These kids are not going to have a place to go.”

Lots of wailing and gnashing of teeth over Menino’s decision to close community centers.

http://bostonherald.com/news/r… Ayana Green, an O’Bryant junior, said she dances, plays basketball and learned how to eat better at Madison Park. “It’s just wrong,” Green said last week at a fiery four-hour City Council hearing on the closures. GET A JOB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www2.mcstate.com/jobs/m…

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