He came from an environment where success is difficult, and has succeeded brilliantly.He took on the tough task of improving the environment in companies that had/have a poor history of corporate citizenship.He is a masterful, charismatic … [Read more...]
Time better spent — Ma-Gov or RI-Sen?
In this first section, I want to look at the 7 races that are for governor or senator in neighboring states, and pare away the probable blowouts. In the states bordering Massachusetts, we're looking at 3 governor's races (CT, RI, and … [Read more...]
There were some good points offered in between those insults, and sadly the attacks too often drowned them out.Look, I don't support Deval Patrick. And I think a lot can happen over the next month. Shockingly, since I support … [Read more...]
How Deval should say it about taxes
I'm not writing this diary to attack Deval Patrick. Though I don't support him (though I'm not pro-rollback), I'm writing this mainly to look at Deval's answer to the question about rolling taxes back to 5%.I do it because his current … [Read more...]
The campaign so far in three easy sentences.
"Reilly characterized Healey's criticism as 'the same-old, same-old, pointing fingers and blaming someone else.'...'Everybody in the country, maybe with the exception of Kerry Healey, realizes that this requires a national solution.'"Who's … [Read more...]
Isn’t the primary really about beating Kerry Healey?
We have the luxury of three great candidates, any of whom would make a better governor than Healey. (Heck, a rock would make a better governor than her, even a really dumb rock, like bedrock or something). All three have … [Read more...]
The convention stunt worked
I have to admit that I snorted out loud when Deval's whips started passing out instructions for his speech during the convention. "Stand up when" this and "don't speak" that. No way could a cheap stunt look decent. Too … [Read more...]
MCAS: Schools aren’t just for education anymore…
I don't mean agenda in a negative fashion. I think that, as Will alludes, schools now attempt to produce citizens -- but more than that -- they seek to produce healthy individuals. People who are given opportunities and a level … [Read more...]
Convention react and predict and what doesn’t matter
We're a very long way from September.CONVENTION REACTI agree that Patrick and Gabrieli have some passionate supporters, and they were all pretty much in that convention center. I agree that Reilly got schooled at the caucuses and … [Read more...]
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