Scott Brown's post It is worth a read. My query is - can Scott Brown resurrect the extinct breed once known as "The New England Moderate Republican"? It would be strange to have two viable parties carrying on an … [Read more...]
HEY – why DO they run for office?
1. I need a job (not true for Smulowitz, who was already employed as a physician); some say that was true of Harry Truman; if so, he was not alone. 2. A passion for governance, and desire to make a difference. 3. Family … [Read more...]
Some musings about what government is FOR, with POLL!
As one of the wealthiest states in the wealthiest nation the reality that a local motel has 75 families, one to a room, with more than 150 children between them nauseates me. As to what government is "supposed to do" here is a first pass at … [Read more...]
President-elect Obama creates web site to open the transition process
Here is the link: http://change.gov/ Rather a simple link for a major improvement in open transition work on the national level. I strongly suggest a visit to this site. It does include a blog, and the ability to provide … [Read more...]
Donnelly is a policy oriented candidate who cares about governance
As some of you know, before 2003 I was not active in Massachusetts politics at all. My time and energy was totally taken up with both earning a living and being a wife - and mother of two very demanding special needs kids. When … [Read more...]
Brief report on yesterday’s State Democratic Committee Meeting and elections
Yesterday's State Democratic Committee Meeting was called to order at 11:00 AM and adjourned at 9:45 PM. 200 candidates gave their one minute speeches. 80 elected members, two per state senate district were "certified". In the first … [Read more...]