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Guess Who’s Running for US Senate? (Hint: MA-5, Added Vine. . . )

This just in, posted on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/frank.addivinola Frank Addivinola, born in Malden, working in Boston, is running for US Senate against Ed “Where do I live? Somewhere Maryland” Markey. I was a big supporter of his run for Markey's Congressional seat in the Malden/Medford region last December. http://www.golocalworcester.com/politics/arthur-schaper-gimme-five-addivinola/ Now, he can run against Markey himself. Addivinola has some (no, many!)…

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A SEAL doesn’t hide behind human shields.

This post is about the differences between Gabriel Gomez, Scott Brown, and Charlie Baker. During the phase Gomez was defending his “Klan” remarks about Christopher Pinto and Rob Eno (we’ll call it “the morning” to distinguish it from “the afternoon,” where he apologized for language, not content) he suggested the problem was with activists questioning whether he, Charlie Baker, and…

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Republican Reformers and the Big (Collapsible) Tent

Does anyone remember the spectacle of the “unity” event after the 2008 Democratic primary was over? Does anyone remember the various calls for a Republican “unity breakfast” as recently as last year? I start out with these questions, because it has become readily apparent that whatever the goals of the people who make up our party, “unity” is an ideal…

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Hello, Establishment Republicans, this is what Conservative leadership looks like.

http://www.nationalreview.com/… In The Conservative Mind, Russell Kirk observed that “conservatives inherit from [Edmund] Burke a talent for re-expressing their convictions to fit the time.” That is precisely what the conservatives of the late 1970s did. The ideas that defined and propelled the Reagan Revolution did not come down from a mountain etched in stone tablets. They were forged in an…

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