The Boston Globe Calls for Business as Usual on Aug 16th

The Boston Globe as Called on the Press United as a whole to go After Trump on August 16th over daring to call them out: The Globe has reached out to editorial boards nationwide to write and publish editorials on Aug. 16 denouncing what the newspaper called a "dirty war against the free press." As … Continue reading The Boston Globe Calls for Business as Usual on Aug 16th

If Only They Weren’t Baking Gay Wedding Cakes in Lynn…

...then I suspect that Yvonne Abraham would be dancing over the corpse of the White Rose Coffeehouse in Lynn On Monday, the cafe was mostly deserted. Many of the people who came in were friends, offering condolences and dropping $10 or $20 into the tip jar. She couldn’t survive more than a few days like … Continue reading If Only They Weren’t Baking Gay Wedding Cakes in Lynn…

Are You Kidding Me: Donald Trump and the Willing Blindness of Michael Cohen & the Boston Globe

Reminder: In 2009, President Barack Obama “Joked” About Auditing His Enemies. Glenn Reynolds Instapundit (repeated meme) On Sunday Morning as a perused the net while Dawife resisted waking, I saw this headline at Memeorandum In an age where CNN honestly fact checking Hillary Clinton draws a "Wow!" an opinion piece at the Boston Globe hitting … Continue reading Are You Kidding Me: Donald Trump and the Willing Blindness of Michael Cohen & the Boston Globe

John Allen Nails it Twice on the Church and the Pope

You know the Boston Globe has for years had the best coverage of Baseball period, with John Allen they now have the best Catholic reporter in the world and he proved it again: Pope Francis can be understood as a living, breathing embodiment of the “both/and” instinct that’s so much a part of Catholic DNA, … Continue reading John Allen Nails it Twice on the Church and the Pope

e-cigarettes Science by Polls

Don Fanucci:  This is my neighborhood. You and your friends should show me some respect. You should let me wet my beak a little. I hear you and your friends cleared $600 each. Give me $200 each, for your own protection. And I'll forget the insult. The Godfather part 2 1974 Monday evening I was grabbing … Continue reading e-cigarettes Science by Polls

Hell Freezes Over Boston Globe Endorses Republican for Gov

Sir Humphrey: Bernard, what would you say to your present master as the next Prime Minister? Bernard: The Minister? Sir Humphrey: Yes. Bernard: Mr Hacker? Sir Humphrey: Yes. Bernard: As Prime Minister? Sir Humphrey: Yes. [notes Bernard checking his watch] Are you in a hurry? Bernard: No; I'm just checking to see it wasn't April … Continue reading Hell Freezes Over Boston Globe Endorses Republican for Gov

John Allen Jr: The Best Hire the Boston Globe Ever Made

It's not often that the Boston Globe's news coverage is worthy of praise, but their acquisition of John Allen Jr. to cover the Vatican is producing some of the most informative and professional coverage the Globe has even seen Can it really just be diplomatic happenstance that the date set this week for the prayer … Continue reading John Allen Jr: The Best Hire the Boston Globe Ever Made

John Henry’s Believe it or Not

John Henry spent 2874 words explaining to readers of the Boston Globe today why he bought the paper. Among those words are these: The Globe will never be the prisoner of any ideology or political agenda. You are perfectly welcome to believe those words but before you decide remember this: In 2011, the Times turned … Continue reading John Henry’s Believe it or Not

Keeping the Neighborhood Pure The Sale of the Boston Globe

Archie Bunker: You wouldn't then turn around and do what McNabb was trying to do, would ya? Jim Bowman: You mean sell to Jews? Archie Bunker:   Yeah. Jim Bowman: Oh NO!...These people are Baptists. All in the Family Lionel Moves into the Neighborhood 1971 At Breitbart they are talking about the sale of the … Continue reading Keeping the Neighborhood Pure The Sale of the Boston Globe

Welcome to Realville: Media reality vs Reality Reality

The Simpsons have been on TV for a very long time. A lot of people have seen this scene of Homer voting for Obama: But registering for McCain And while 29 Million plus have seen this fictional account there is a little bit of reality that has not gotten the same attention: For some reason … Continue reading Welcome to Realville: Media reality vs Reality Reality

When even the editorial board of the Boston Globe …

By the authority granted to me by his Imperial Majesty Kaiser Wilhelm the Second I pronounce you man and wife - proceed with the execution. The African Queen 1951 ...is hitting the Mayor of Boston over his Chick-Fil-A stance which part of the First Amendment does Menino not understand? A business owner’s political or religious … Continue reading When even the editorial board of the Boston Globe …

Sun rises in east, Globe endorses democrats

This really isn't worth a post except for one point. The Globe's willingness to endorse Tierney simply shows that there is no level of corruption or illegality that a democrat can do, oh I'm sorry be "ignorant" of that would cause them to endorse a conservative republican. Michael Graham notes this and Opines: My favorite … Continue reading Sun rises in east, Globe endorses democrats

Bad news for the “Loud Liberal”

I've been having an ongoing debate in twitter with a fellow from my district named LoudLiberal about republicans chances in Massachusetts in general and Bill Gunn's chances in ma-1 in particular. He's a nice guy but I think he would not enjoy Stacy McCain's post about the Frank/Bielat debate on WRKO: It was blindingly obvious … Continue reading Bad news for the “Loud Liberal”

Larry Bird & Magic Johnson When the Game was Ours: Amazon Vine Review

My Amazon Vine review of Larry Bird & Erwin Magic Johnson: When the Game was Ours by Jackie MacMullan is available at Amazon.com here. I am a baseball guy but this book was excellent, it's a story of respect and hard work and most importantly respect for the game and how it should be played. … Continue reading Larry Bird & Magic Johnson When the Game was Ours: Amazon Vine Review