Happy Father’s Day (early)

I know I know he is a Democrat…. but Obama speaks about the importance of fathers as being a part of the family unit. Obama calls on fathers to be responsible http://news.yahoo.co… “It’s about to be Father’s Day,” he said. “Let’s admit to ourselves that there are a lot of men out there that need to stop acting like boys;…

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Should RMG Sponsor A MA-05 GOP Debate?

(Let’s discuss this over the weekend… – promoted by Patrick) Anyone paying the least bit of attention can’t fail to notice the amount of media time the MA-05 Democrat candidates are getting due to the various debate formats provided to them. Once in a while a non-Democrat candidate will be part of a forum but more often than not the…

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Winners & Losers

The defeat of the Defense of Marriage Amendment (DOMA) to our state’s constitution which occurred during today’s Constitutional Convention (ConCon) has produced a dramatically altered political landscape. It’s a landscape littered with winners & losers. Here’s my take on the fallout: WINNERS Organized homosexual/lesbian groups Said groups – notably MassEquality – achieved a significant victory with today’s vote. Their respective…

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Let the People Vote – NOT!

(Cross Posted at www.PeterPorcupine.com) The opinion of the Legislature of the people who placed them in a position of authority has been demonstrated – 45 to 151. The Citizen Petition for a vote to define marriage has failed. Senate President Murray deserves a great deal of credit for allowing the vote to happen, as she had promised, demonstrating yet again…

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The Rainbow Connection

Is there a conservative case for same-sex marriage? Some gay-marriage advocates, most notably Andrew Sullivan, have argued that extending the rights, benefits, privileges and responsibilities of marriage to gay and lesbian couples is not “radical” in any way, shape or form, but eminently “conservative.” According to this argument, allowing gay and lesbian couples to participate in the marital tradition will…

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End Social Tyranny

( – promoted by Cool Cal) The question before the legislature, meeting in a Constitutional Convention Thursday, is not whether gays should be allowed to marry. The question is, Should we all get to vote on whether gays can marry? The fact that a ballot initiative would be an ugly, divisive campaign is no reason not to do it. Yet…

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Jamie Eldridge – How much is a Postage stamp?

(Heh – It’s $0.41 Mr. Eldridge. I guess having a franking privilige on Beacon Hill keeps you insulated. – promoted by EaBo Clipper) Last night I was opening my mail and discovered a campaign letter from Mr. Jamie Eldridge.  Jamie is seeking the Congressional seat vacated by Marty “We-don’t-need-no-stinking-term-limits” Meehan.  He is running with a campaign subtitled “Progressive Democrat For…

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