Tag Archives: 2008 Presidential Election

Thoughts on the AFL-CIO Democrat forum

Not sure if anybody watched the Democrat forum held by the AFL-CIO last evening, but it proved entertaining.  I imagine most people were watching Barry Bonds muscle his 756th homerun out of the park in San Francisco.  That aside, I caught the majority of the forum and here are my thoughts. Joe Biden:  Coming off as an angry old man…

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Tumbling Down

There will never again be a Republican Party landslide in a Presidential election. It’s been nearly 23 years since Ronald Reagan completely decimated Walter Mondale to secure a second term. Looking at the elections that have taken place since then, it seems that the Democrats have only been gaining strength. George H. W. Bush won the 1988 contest, but he…

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MASSACHUSETTS Straw Poll!

As far as I know, there hasn’t been another straw poll held here in Mass.  One was held at the Black Rock Country Club in Hingham, sponsored by the GOP-8, a group of eight South Shore towns (pretty much all that RED area on the RMG logo).  Also, Charlie Baker spoke about health care for about a half hour, and…

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Newt Drops Bombs!

Newt Gingrich went nuclear on the Republican Presidential field today.  This is probably a pre-emptive strike to gauge the reaction.  Make no mistake, Newt is going to enter this race and it is going to be great.  Newt is probably the smartest most articulate conservative we have right now.  He’s also got a pragmatic streak to him, this is something…

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