Author Archives: Patrick

Sometime political guy.


The Worcester Telegram is reporting that Beth Lindstrom, best known as Scott Brown’s campaign manager during his successful U.S. Senate run, is a potential candidate for lieutenant governor. Interestingly, the Telegram also mentions former Shrewsbury state Rep. Karyn Polito as already being a candidate for Lt. Governor. Two other names floating around of potential candidates are state Rep. Shauna O’Connell…

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Shaunna O’Connell Nominated “Political Entrepreneur of the Year”

From Professor Maurice Cunningham, Chairman of the UMass Boston Political Science Department, blogging at MassPoliProfs: No elected official has pushed EBT card reform harder than Republican State Representative Shaunna O’Connell of Taunton. In recognition of her efforts I nominate her for “Political Entrepreneur of the Year.” I made the award up but entrepreneurs are important in politics. As John…

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Veterans Day – Open Thread

– – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On Veterans Day, America pauses to honor every service member who has ever worn one of our Nation’s uniforms. Each time our country has come under attack, they have risen in her defense. Each time our freedoms have come…

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