According to David Bernstein, in the Phoenix 25 million went to lobbyists on the record in 2009 which was a minor drop in totals. Who were the big winners, well, per Bernstein: In accordance with these shifting interests, there were winners … [Read more...]
Bernstein pwns “Massachusetts pols who are supposed to be reforming state government”
Yow. David Bernstein has had it with our friends on Beacon Hill, judging from his latest in the Phoenix. The whole thing is well worth a read. Here are a few highlights. First up for a zinger, surely, must be Senate … [Read more...]
Phoenix: Patrick loses for winning
The print edition of this week's Phoenix sports this teaser for Adam Reilly's otherwise very fine story on Gov. Patrick: "GIVE ME NO LIP: Patrick blows off grassroots allies and the press." Hrmm... sounds a little out of date, … [Read more...]
Big interview with SoS candidate Jill Stein @ Phoenix
As usual, the Phoenix's Adam Reilly drills quite a bit deeper than the, uh, "non-alternative" media, and does a long-form interview with GRP Secretary of State candidate Jill Stein. Check it out.UPDATE: I'll just stick a quote from the … [Read more...]
Violence against women: Where was Healey?
The always-excellent David Bernstein has a hard-hitting post at Adam's Phoenix blog. After going through a litany of recent murders of women, all domestic:Hey, Im just getting warmed up -- I know of 31 women murdered in Massachusetts this … [Read more...]
Where’s the beef (been)?
Adam's got a terrific story at the Phoenix, asking how our local media (including chez nous) could get away with covering so little substance in the campaign, so little that would actually indicate what might happen in the next four … [Read more...]
Phoenix shouts out to Blogifaz
John Carroll in the Phoenix reviews the blogs, vlogs, and plogs of the various candidates this year, and finds that one campaign is doing it right:[Sec. of State candidate John] Bonifazs campaign blog has all the proper accoutrements of … [Read more...]