joeltpatterson

Union Member "We must make our choice. We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both."--Justice Louis Brandeis

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Preserve the Public Good by Voting No in November

A strong argument. It's a morally tricky issue to keep kids in "bad" schools, too -- or even just a school that doesn't serve a kid's needs. How do you square that circle? - promoted by charley-on-the-mta


Massachusetts Needs A Better Governor

Then again, Baker is the most popular governor in the country, with a 72 percent approval rating, according to a recent survey. Bumped, for the excellent discussion in the comments -- barbershop/winter night General Store potbelly stove/friendly bar choose your metaphor politics at its best. And, of course, we do need a better Governor than "last one, sweetheart" Baker. - promoted by Bob_Neer


WSJ: “An Obamacare Plan Beats No Plan”



Rep. Stephen Lynch Steps Up.

And speaking of transparency, bravo to Rep. Lynch. It's high time these documents were declassified. - promoted by david


“I Have A Dream”… updated!

Thanks for posting this. - promoted by david


Elizabeth Warren, What Is Best In Life?

Testimony to Warren's power: bravo! And to the sorry reality that, left to its own devices, the administration will choose Wall Street. - promoted by Bob_Neer


Globe’s Vennochi Relaying Rightwing Noise?

Quoting Breitbart.com is just like quoting the Weekly World News as "the world's only reliable news" (which happens to be its slogan) on their decades-long expose of batboy: it's ludicrous, and diminishes an otherwise interesting piece. - promoted by Bob_Neer


Exciting Numbers In Education Testing



Well-played, Rep. Jim McGovern!

The GOP's supposed concern about fraud is a pretense. Always has been. - promoted by david


Bruins Open Thread