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In Appreciation of Governor Deval Patrick

I have only known one Democratic Governor of Massachusetts growing up here in Massachusetts, Deval Patrick. Since I was born in 1984, I would not remember anything about the Governorship of… 320 more words

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Plans for a North Adams-Williamstown Cultural Corridor advance

In Hamburg, Germany, the oversized railroad museum is a major attraction.

North Adams Heritage Park may get new life.

The Marquee is lit, but one day the theatre itself may come to life again. 2,201 more words

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Dukakis Turkey Soup a la North-South Rail Link

TransitMatters, one of the leading transit advocacy groups in Boston, brought former Massachusetts governor Michael Dukakis to its regular Beer and Transit event in October… 514 more words

Boston

Requiem for a Candidate: Bobby Jindal

November 19, 2015

Bobby Jindal dropped out of the race on Tuesday.  It wasn’t immediately expected, but it also wasn’t news.  The descent from wildly popular governor and presidential prospect to wildly unpopular governor and presidential never-was is now complete. 1,316 more words

2016 Republicans

"Hoodwinked": Rumsfeld, Cheney, And A Bush-Family Drama

There’s something oddly Shakespearean about all of this.

Former President George H. W. Bush has ignited Republican infighting by alleging in an upcoming biography that former Vice President Dick Cheney formed his “own empire” within the White House and evolved into an “iron-ass” on foreign policy while serving in George W. 372 more words

Republicans

George Bush Sr.'s no-class putdown of Michael Dukakis

While you are enjoying George H.W. Bush’s putdowns of Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld and, yes, George W., pause for a moment and consider his vicious characterization of Northeastern’s… 140 more words

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"Jeb can fix it"

By Tom Quiner

The Jeb Bush campaign has come up with a new campaign slogan:

“Jeb can fix it.”

Mistake.

Let’s start with the obvious. Fix what?

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