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Lurching towards 2016

Seems to me that inequality, lack of opportunity, and the sale of democracy to the highest bidder are likely to be the big issues domestically. Our candidate-who-shall-not-be-named will do well to simply heed the Zeitgeist embodied by our senior Senator. ISIS and the Middle East will continue to dominate the news in 2016, which will be a problem for Dems: Perversely, it's politically "neater" to talk about war and boots-on-the-ground than about how to extract ourselves from that hornet's nest. Will "tough talk" on ISIS carry the GOP to victory in 2016? - promoted by charley-on-the-mta

Bay State Banner asks “Are the Olympics a City Planning Opportunity?”, Walsh Says Yes, Chris Dempsey and I say NO

The winner of 72,514 Boston votes against two strong opinions. - promoted by Bob_Neer

Remembering Brian Murphy, a Cambridge Public Servant

Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone Outlines How the Boston Bid Should Go Forward to Benefit The Entire Region

A good discussion-starter. - promoted by david

The Universal Christmas Message

‘Our Policy of Isolation has Failed’-President Obama Normalizes Relations with Cuba

"This is a big f$%&ing deal." --Joe Biden, probably. - promoted by david

One step closer to Bush v Hillary

Converging the Fight for Racial and Economic Justice-it’s all one fight

Fox News Just Loves the Safety Net (rehires Scott Brown)

Jim Webb Announces Exploratory Committee for 2016 Run

Well, here goes... - promoted by david