USE THE FORCE, DUMMY!

FULL DISCLOSURE: This is being simulcast on RedMass, BlueMass and chimpschumpspolitics, and in a modest number of North Left Coast Newspapers. “May the Force be with you.” This line, from the Star Wars series of films, has long resulted in various plays on words, and tongue-in-cheek advice to various officials. Herewith, I trot it out and aim it at Dubya.…

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Greater Boston

Has “Greater Boston”, the WBGH show hosted by Emily Rooney, had Jim Ogonowski on its show yet?  They have had many shows with the Democratic candidiates, it would seem only fair to have JO highlighted.…

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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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