Author Archives: Patrick

Sometime political guy.

How to win friends and influence people

When I've asked white friends why they posted ab/ Dallas shootings but not shootings of black men, some angry at me — Jamie Eldridge (@JamieEldridgeMA) July 12, 2016 The embedded tweet doesn’t show it, but he’s linking to this: White fragility. It's what you showed up for. — Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) July 12, 2016

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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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