GOP Senator: “This is the most incompetent White House I’ve seen”

From yesterday’s David Ignatius column in the Washington Post: I spoke with a half-dozen prominent GOP operatives this past week, most of them high-level officials in the Reagan and Bush I and Bush II administrations, and I heard the same devastating critique: This White House is isolated and ineffective; the country has stopped listening to President Bush, just as it…

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Ogonowski Announcement – First Impressions

Although I wasn’t able to attend Jim Ogonowski’s announcement to run as a Republican candidate for the MA-05 seat, I’ve checked out the transcript of his announcement (thanks Dracut Forum!) & spoke with a few people who had the chance to check out the “O-Man”. From these different allbeit complementary sources, the following impressions have begun to gell: Whether scripted…

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The Hive Mind Awakes!….

…is the title of the latest Porcupine post, and I am putting a link HERE as it is VERY long – and has pictures! I wanted you to read it though, because I have worked on more than half-a-dozen budgets, and the Borg is the best metaphor I can come up with for the experience of Budget Week. (My personal…

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Ogonowski for Senate

I do not want John Kerry to continue being my senator. I say this as a liberal Democrat who supports him on most of the issues, but personally I have consistently seen him as the arrogant, incompetent, dangerously ambitious politician he is. My parents who are also liberal democrats have never voted for him, we were a Weld household in…

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OpenMass.org

(This site is great. I played with the beta last week. Thanks Jim. – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Today I am launching OpenMass.org, a non-partisan and non-profit effort to help inform and empower civic engagement in Massachusetts. OpenMass.org brings together government data with news and blog coverage to give you the real story behind what’s happening on Beacon Hill.…

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Join Team RedMassGroup for Doug Obey

(We’ll be out again this weekend at 9 am in Dedham on Saturday. There is a BBQ after door knocking. Come on down! – promoted by EaBo Clipper) We have a real chance to win the 11th Norfolk District.  There are two left of center candidates from Dedham who will be splitting the liberal and democratic vote in this election. …

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Fired Professor Speaks Out

( – promoted by Patrick) The Boston Herald reported yesterday on the firing of an Emmanual College professor who reenacted the Virginia Tech shooting in his classroom: Nicholas Winset said he was terminated and permanently barred from campus following a Wednesday lecture in which he dramatized the massacre to show that deranged gunman Cho Seung-Hui could have been stopped if…

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