I check the Meetup events 5 miles around Cambridge for my weekly Energy (and Other) Events list at Hubevents (http://hubevents.blogspot.com) every week. Lately, the Greater Boston Tea Party has become more active and their last two meetings … [Read more...]
Latest Budget Deal Just Another Setback For The Far Right
In what is shaping up to be a year of setbacks for the Republican Party's far right, last Friday's budget deal can only be seen as yet another defeat. Senator Ted Cruz labeled the deal “a slap in the face to conservatives.” … [Read more...]
On the Road to Political Irrelevance with Rudy Giuliani
Another famous New Yorker, Yogi Berra, once said, “We may be lost but we’re making good time.” That pretty much sums up the current state of Rudy Giuliani’s political reality and doesn’t bode well for his future. When it comes to Rudy … [Read more...]
Is it Time for Rand Paul to Meet Miss Manners?
If you happened to be, watching CNBC’s on Monday afternoon and saw the rude performance by Rand Paul in his interview with anchor Kelly Evans than you are more than familiar with this abysmal excuse for public discourse. If you missed it, … [Read more...]
Miraculously the Republicans Rediscover the Average American
As if by magic, the Republican Party has rediscovered most of the rest of us. My neck is still stiff from the political whiplash I sustained when the Grand Old Party radically made its 180-degree course change back to the political middle. … [Read more...]
Cliven Bundy: Conservative’s Pig in a Poke
Ostensibly, Cliven Bundy’s cattle grazing controversy could not have come at a more opportune time for conservatives. The perceived momentum heading into November’s elections had begun to lose some of its steam prompting one Republican … [Read more...]
Tea Party’s Fisher Would Be MA Gov.
Small business owner, erstwhile unemployed guy, and self-identified MA Tea Party Republican Mark Fisher wants to be governor here. He spoke with me today about his vision of what government should and should not be about. On his campaign … [Read more...]
Jackie Gingrich Cushman and the Epitome of Anti-Obama Animus
I was scrolling through the various commentaries on offer at TownHall.com yesterday when I spied one written by Newt Gingrich’s daughter Jackie Gingrich Cushman titled “Are We Sick of Him Yet?” Being all too familiar with the anti-liberal, … [Read more...]
Does Anyone Seriously Think the Tea Party Isn’t in Decline?
My recent post ” For the Tea Party, Another Election, Another Defeat” has some disputing what I consider the established fact, that the Tea Party is in decline both in terms of overall popularity as well as in the numbers of people who … [Read more...]
For the Tea Party, Another Election, Another Defeat
Ever since the high water mark of the Tea Party movement in 2010 the path forward nationally has been nothing if not downhill. The net number of seats held by movement members on Capitol Hill has declined overall. Twice they have cost the … [Read more...]
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