The Globe’s a Mac
Congratulations to MA-09 candidate Mac D'Alessandro for snagging the Boston Globe's endorsement in next week's primary! Sometimes, lone-wolf stances can be admirable. But after nine years in Congress, there's little evidence that Lynch's … [Read more...]
Mac Wants Traction
He seems to us to like the anti-incumbent, giving Dem primary voters a distinct option. The oddly formed 9th runs from South Boston West to Norfolk and South to Plymouth.The electorate is mostly white and white-collar, with a range of … [Read more...]
MA-09: D’Alessandro makes the ballot
Press release (no link): Mac D'Alessandro, Democratic candidate for Congress from Massachusetts' 9th district, submitted nearly 4,000 certified signatures to the Secretary of the Commonwealth today, officially earning a spot on the … [Read more...]
Rasmussen Poll:MA US Senate Race
Last night I was polled by the Rasmussen Report (1st time ever) about 7:30 PM. The questions centered on the US Senate race but also included job performance on the MA Governor and US President. It also asked numerous questions about Curt … [Read more...]
Boston Health Care Rally – Surprise!
The rally was organized by Organizing for America, President Obama's group. I wasn't too excited about going, and at first it was dispiriting. The signs by the organizers said nothing about a Public Option, let alone a robust … [Read more...]
Gutless Healey Takes a Pass
This is cross-posted at Marry in Massachusetts, with cutesy art. As much as I join in the easy ridicule of the local GOP party-ette, this is a grand chance to put it out there for party and principle...if only she had either. Healey, … [Read more...]
Four Frozen Pols in the Race for Senate
But Lynch really isn't really fooling anyone. Like the three other current or former Congressmen mulling a race are waiting for a smoke signal from the Kennedy compound. It's like Lynch, Congressmen Ed Markey, Mike Capuano and former … [Read more...]
Dear Friends, Do it right.
The last two House vacancies that I recall in MA each had primaries with multiple progressive candidates and the candidate who won was decidedly not. Admittedly I haven't watched what Niki Tsongas has done since that election happened … [Read more...]
The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 must be enacted.
So Reps. Delahunt and Lynch (hopefully Rep. Tierney has come to his senses) if you still plan to vote no and the bill fails, lets hope that all the economists and financial brainiacs are wrong about the expected financial devastation. … [Read more...]