Background Noise

( – promoted by Cool Cal) Is fear an artificial barrier preventing potential Republican candidates from running for major offices in Massachusetts? Despite the relatively small number of Republicans in this state, there’s no real reason why there shouldn’t be a sizable group of potential challengers for John Kerry’s seat in 2008 (not to mention Deval Patrick’s seat in 2010).…

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Cadillac Deval’s paux pas du jour

(Veterans vs. Banking – Priorities are becomeing clear! – promoted by Peter Porcupine) Pick one. Today’s could be his endoresment( a clear conflict of interest) of the sleaze bag ‘loan sharks” “Ameriquest” “Pawn shop” he worked for ( that somehow got “downplayed” by the liberal media) OR would you prefer his “booting out the door” of the Secretary of Veteran’s…

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Spring Cleaning

Porcupine received this email from his friend Wild Bill, who writes the blog Passionate America: Alright I am starting the Fantasy Republican League so we can go ahead and get all the conservative we secretly hate out of the party. Go here to add your picks to the list: While We Are Cleaning House Who Else Needs To Be Ejected…

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Understanding Coulter

There was a term that came into vogue a few years ago which describes Ann Coulter aptly, she is a “South Park” Conservative. A coinage of Andrew Sullivan’s, the South Park Conservative is, like the hit Comedy Central show from Matt Stone and Trey Parker, opposed to political correctness and more likely to ridicule than observe the guidelines of…

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The Two Faces of RMG

(Let’s discuss – promoted by Patrick) Red Mass Group turns a big 17 days old today and already some trends are starting to develop on this blossoming page.  As I see it, there are two faces of RMG that are starting to emerge.  One face that is people who are here with a sincere interest in trying to rebuilding the…

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My CPAC Roundup

(Good place to ask questions about CPAC – promoted by Patrick) For the second year in a row, I was proud to be part of the Massachusetts Alliance of College Republicans  attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington D.C. for the past few days. While the funding for the 2008 elections will come primarily from the older crowd,…

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A century and a half later, McClellan influences another war

(This is a brilliant piece of comparative journalism! – promoted by Peter Porcupine) Transcript of  remarks on “Meet the Press” appearance by Michigan Senator George B. McClellan, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, as conveyed by telegraph from NBC’s Washington bureau … Tim Russert (voiceover intro): our issues this Sunday … staggering carnage on the battlefield … rioting in…

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