Tumbling Down

There will never again be a Republican Party landslide in a Presidential election. It’s been nearly 23 years since Ronald Reagan completely decimated Walter Mondale to secure a second term. Looking at the elections that have taken place since then, it seems that the Democrats have only been gaining strength. George H. W. Bush won the 1988 contest, but he…

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Deval Patrick and Margot Botsford have a plan

( – promoted by Cool Cal) By now you have heard that Governor Deval Patrick has chosen Superior Court Judge Margot Botsford to fill the Sossman vacancy on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.  The Boston Herald’s Howie Carr reports (link below) that Botsford has a long history with the liberal elites of Bean Town as her husband gave questionably large…

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Down East from Down East

What’s Down East of Down East Maine?  The Maritimes of Canada, land of my Mother’s birth.  That’s where I’ll be over the next 12 days starting tomorrow.  So you’ll all have to amuse yourselves.  I’ll be on Prince Edward Island for 7 days and in the beautiful Acadian Coast of New Brusnwick for three days at a family reunion.…

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Suicide Attacks Losing Its Luster With Muslims

(The following is an excerpt from the latest report done by the Pew Research Center) Global poll finds Muslims increasingly reject suicide bombings WASHINGTON_Muslims around the world increasingly reject suicide bombings and other violence against civilians in defense of Islam, according to a new international poll dealing with how the world's population judges their lives, countries and national institutions. A…

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Another American Muslim Attacks Islamofascism

(The following Op-Ed piece was published in newspapers across the country this week via The Los Angeles Times-Washington Post News Service)  Terror plot violated profession, religion; Muslims of all stripes must vow to immunize young people against mutant radicalism The enormity of what happened in London and Glasgow, Scotland, last month dawned upon me slowly. First there were the two…

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MASSACHUSETTS Straw Poll!

As far as I know, there hasn’t been another straw poll held here in Mass.  One was held at the Black Rock Country Club in Hingham, sponsored by the GOP-8, a group of eight South Shore towns (pretty much all that RED area on the RMG logo).  Also, Charlie Baker spoke about health care for about a half hour, and…

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