Obama loses on immigration, for now; Executive actions panned by 5th district ct.

According to the Associated Press: It seems the Supreme Court is Obama’s last option. A federal appeals court has ruled against President Barack Obama’s plan to protect an estimated 5 million people living in the United States illegally from deportation. In a 2-1 decision Monday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a Texas-based federal judge’s injunction blocking…

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Paul Ryan’s honeymoon: How long will it last?

According to Gallup, Paul Ryan is enjoying a honeymoon like most new speakers assuming the gavel. How long can the reluctant policy-wonk-turned-House speaker sustain this kind of favorable rating?  What the public knows that Ann Coulter doesn’t. PRINCETON, N.J. — Speaker of the House Paul Ryan begins his term with generally positive ratings from Americans — 42% have a…

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WASTEFUL AND WRONG: Governor Baker expands Patrick era “diversity” program.

It came to my attention last week that Governor Baker signed an executive order expanding a Patrick Administration program called the “Supplier Diversity Program.” Link: http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/zachary-leshin/massachusetts-gop-governor-mandates-affirmative-action-lgbt-contractors   Baker touted the “first-in-the-nation LGBT-owned business certification partnership” between the state and the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). The SDP was established in 2010 to promote affirmative action…

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MassGOP Civil War: The Establishment Strikes Back

The moderates are coming! The moderates are coming!!! The Globe reports: Governor Charlie Baker, seeking to draw the Massachusetts Republican Party closer to the ideological center as a presidential election approaches, has started backing candidates for the state GOP committee, imperiling conservative activists who have come to dominate the body. The maneuvers once again pit Baker, a socially moderate…

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Transparency and Accountability in the MA GOP

The fourth debate proved notable as the candidates actually debated on substantive issues and clearly separated themselves as establishment and full- or nearly-full platform conservatives. The moderators stayed in the background for the most part and even let Ben Carson hold the press accountable by explaining the lies they told about him, while giving Hillary a pass on the lies…

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I just got polled.

I thought the person on the phone said he was from FL Strategies. Nothing came up on Google for that. There is an ML Strategies. It doesn’t appear they do polling. Maybe they do now? The questions were geared toward judging whether a Romney entry into the race would make sense. One question had some phrasing of “Would Mitt…

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