You may well have guessed this was the case: After 12+ years, our co-founder, co-editor, and great friend David Kravitz has moved on from the blog. Here is his statement: If you had told me back in 2004, when we started Blue Mass Group, … [Read more...]
Pat Jehlen for State Senate
Pat Jehlen represents the democratic wing of the Democratic Party in Medford, Somerville, Winchester, and Cambridge. We are are delighted to endorse her for re-election to the state Senate. Jehlen gets results. Her equal pay bill made … [Read more...]
BMG Fundraiser Party Friday 1/23!
Dear BMGers: You are most cordially invited to our official, extra-special Blue Mass. Group 10th anniversary Propaganda Propulsion Pizza Party! It's Friday January 23rd, starting at 6:30 pm, at Bertucci's on Route 16 in Medford. Why there? … [Read more...]
BMG’s ballot question endorsements: No, Yes, Yes, Yes
It's that time of year again, when everyone from newspaper editors to neighbors to your cranky uncle is telling you how to vote on November's ballot. Herewith, your humble editors' submission with respect to the four statewide ballot … [Read more...]
BMG endorses Don Berwick for Governor
Finally it's time for the BMG editors to show our cards in endorsing a candidate for Governor. It should come as no surprise that we're endorsing Don Berwick. He is prodigiously qualified, and evinces a universal humane empathy and passion … [Read more...]
BMG endorses Marian Ryan for Middlesex DA
The most dispiriting race of this primary season is the one for Middlesex District Attorney. Middlesex County is huge, and the District Attorney’s job is crucial. He or she is on the front line of investigating and prosecuting actual crimes … [Read more...]
BMG endorses Maura Healey for Attorney General
We want an attorney general who will concentrate as a priority on the professional, rather than the political, aspects of the position, which is why we endorse Maura Healey over Warren Tolman in the Democratic primary next … [Read more...]
Passing the Hat for Charlotte
Massachusetts will be well-represented at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte this year. John Kerry, Deval Patrick, and Elizabeth Warren all have significant roles ... and then there's BMG. We're sending only one of us this … [Read more...]
BMG 3.0 is coming! Help us make it work.
Key Features of BMG 3.0 Pretty much everything that Soapblox does. The whole point of this redesign was to improve and increase BMG's functionality, so we naturally didn't want to lose what we've already got. To that end, we've … [Read more...]
With government shutdown imminent, John Boehner … goes golfing??
Demonstrating that he is, among other things, colossally tone-deaf, Speaker of the House John Boehner decided to hit the links the other day during a trip to Florida. This photo (HT Kos) is apparently not of that precise event, since … [Read more...]
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