Tag Archives: warren

The Conversation, Episode 1 – Heidi Who?

New project here. Let me know if you guys like it. In this first episode I talk with Heidi Wellman, one of the lesser-known Republicans campaigning for Liz Warren’s senate seat. It’s a far-roving conversation that takes us from Marlborough to Moscow to Pyongyang then back again. What do you think of Heidi’s chances? What should I be doing better?…

Read More »

Libertarian Republican Eric Dondero is excited by a quote from Senator Hedlund

The tendentious Eric Dondero, self-proclaimed Libertarian Republican, is intrigued that state Senator Robert Hedlund is “the go-to guy” for a quote in the Boston Herald. The Hedlund quote: “They are freaked out,” state Sen. Robert Hedlund (R-Weymouth) said after U.S. Sen. John F. Kerry, Victoria Kennedy and the party’s Senate campaign committee all rushed to back Markey, a consummate Washington…

Read More »

Warren’s radical voucher plan

One of the most enduring paradoxes in the American ethos is the way that Americans simultaneously regard higher education with reverence while viewing intellectuals with suspicion. American anti-intellectualism is based in the notion that the universities in which our greatest thinkers thrive are singularly free from the practical tests of real-world viability that are needed in order for great thoughts…

Read More »