The Greater Blackstone Valley Dems were well represented at Kate Donaghue’s Holiday Party this afternoon, with myself, Lisa Mosczynski, Jay Gilchrist, Kim Hall, and Brett and Jeanette Belanger in attendance. We had a chance to talk with Elizabeth Warren: In addition to Professor Warren, several other Democratic candidates for Senate were present: I saw Marisa DeFranco and Herb Robinson, and I believe Tom Conroy was there as well. Other political luminaries were everywhere – Congressman Jim McGovern, Lt. Governor Tim Murray, Treasurer Steve Grossman, Attorney General Martha Coakley, Secretary of State Bill Galvin and many more were in attendance. I had a chance to have a talk with AG Coakley, and I made sure to tell her that I was proud of her for suing those 5 banks for their illegal foreclosure practices. My friend Bob took a picture of us: All in all, it was a great party – if you were there, please tell us about it in the comments. Enjoy the holidays!! The Greater Blackstone Valley Dems is a registered political action committee working in the geographic area of the Worcester Norfolk state Senate district. It includes the towns of Blackstone, Bellingham, Douglas, Dudley, Hopedale, Mendon, Milford, [...]
I just got back from my most recent occasional sojourn to Red Mass Group, and as always, I came back with some terrific finds. The place really is a gold mine. First was this, buried deep in a comment thread: I won’t be a resident of MA for much longer though so my vote most decidedly doesn’t count. This would be unremarkable, except that the comment was authored by “CVarley,” which is the screen name of Christen Varley, the head of the Greater Boston Tea Party. Varley has become the go-to spokesperson for the Massachusetts tea party crowd; Google searches on her name bring up dozens of mentions in the Globe, and hundreds in the Herald. With Varley out of the picture, to whom will the media turn for tea party commentary? Second, you will be pleased to know that good old John Howard, long since banned from BMG, continues to hijack comment threads at RMG with his lonely quest to turn every political issue into a referendum on same-sex reproduction. Also, don’t miss this bizarrely self-referential post, which itself generated a couple dozen comments. And finally, you should check out RMG proprietor Rob Eno’s endorsement of Newt Gingrich for president. [...]
Glenn Beck: if you’re a tea partier who is pro-Gingrich but anti-Obama, it must be about Obama’s race
Wow. Offered without comment.