Massachusetts you did this to yourself (continued)

As a resident of Massachusetts rather embarrassed by this story: With his wife still under house arrest until August, U.S. Rep. John F. Tierney will be going stag to Friday night’s major Women Taking the Lead for Tierney fund-raiser, spokesmen for the couple confirmed yesterday. emphasis mine Just a reminder of what cost her that … Continue reading Massachusetts you did this to yourself (continued)

A clue for the press corps and Ted Rall

Reading this story via Glenn I have one thing to say to our press corps: If you treat someone as your feudal Lord then you have no business complaining if you are treated like a petitioning serf. And amazingly, you know who agrees with me on this? None other than Ted Rall: The Nation and … Continue reading A clue for the press corps and Ted Rall

The NYT gives credit to Matt Drudge today

What the article itself is not bad as it tries to disect why Drudge has succeeded the best evaluation comes from a commentator named Parker1227 from Seattle : One of the great leftist laments in comments sections is, "Here comes the Drudge zombies!" Of course, Drudge is now linking this article. It goes without saying … Continue reading The NYT gives credit to Matt Drudge today

The most viewed story that no longer exists at Wonkette

There are several things that went missing while I did some laundry at the Wonkette page. If you go to the main page and scroll down you will see this: Now you might not be able to make out that screen shot so I'll zoom in on the right corner: It lists the most popular … Continue reading The most viewed story that no longer exists at Wonkette

The final result in Wisconsin is…

A long drawn out lawsuit that will help paralyze the state and the government With 206 votes separating the candidates out of over 1.4 million (a difference of .00013%) with one precinct still left to report (My guess it is narrows the distance by anywhere from 89 to 110 votes with the final difference being … Continue reading The final result in Wisconsin is…

What a shock 300k Fitchburg appropriation gone

When I wrote about Massachusetts getting the government it deserves I included this paragraph to the voters: Maybe it will be the shock when you discover that all these democrats that you returned to congress are now in the minority and all of those tax dollars taken from you that they returned in lump sums … Continue reading What a shock 300k Fitchburg appropriation gone

Yet another post election story…

...that might have made a difference if it was reported in October: A jobs commission ordered almost two years ago by Gov. Deval Patrick and the Legislature to find ways to create and maintain jobs in Massachusetts has never met, causing some to view the panel as a missed opportunity during a period of high … Continue reading Yet another post election story…

Not all on the left were silent!

Glenn linked to one other interesting piece today from one of the few people on the far lets on my blogroll, the Reclusive Leftist who said this: Nobody has ever apologized to me. Not that it would make a difference, but still. Not one of those people who accused me of being a racist and … Continue reading Not all on the left were silent!

The Globe discovers that Massachusetts has shot itself in the foot…AGAIN

The Boston Globe reports that things are looking grim for Massachusetts: Massachusetts could lose more than $200 million in funding this year — and quite possibly similar amounts each year for the foreseeable future — as the incoming Republican congressional leadership and President Obama take aim at earmarked spending projects. At risk are a host … Continue reading The Globe discovers that Massachusetts has shot itself in the foot…AGAIN

Good thing we elected Deval or otherwise layoffs would come, oh wait

If you looked at Deval Patrick's ads, they were all about Jobs, however did the message have some help: U.S. defense contractor Raytheon announced a series of layoffs Tuesday just days after Gov. Deval Patrick denied asking it to delay terminations until after the state elections. The announcement follows three other rounds of layoffs announced … Continue reading Good thing we elected Deval or otherwise layoffs would come, oh wait

Massachusetts gets the government it deserves

This has been a good day for the country and a disastrous day for Massachusetts. We wasted the best opportunity we've had to make effect actual change in the state in years. This requires several messages to several different groups so I will state them in order. 1. To the Democratic Machine: Congratulations, you managed … Continue reading Massachusetts gets the government it deserves

One word for Democrats in Massachusetts FEAR!

If you have to describe the mood in this state for democrats FEAR is the best word to describe it. It is palatable, sitting democrats tout their conservative records, statewide office holders duck debates and people who have had term after term spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to try to keep seats that they … Continue reading One word for Democrats in Massachusetts FEAR!

I understand why Stacy likes Dave Weigel so much…

...after this first rate piece: The Great Recession has done wonders for the Republican Party. Two years after being tossed out of power at every level, it's about to waltz right back in, kicking aside the corpses of Democrats foolish enough to go along with the designs of Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid. This is … Continue reading I understand why Stacy likes Dave Weigel so much…

Yes Plouffe is trying to spin at 70, but they were spinning at 50 too

Today on the Hill Obama partisan Plouffe is trying to set unrealistic expectations to give the left the chance to say: Republicans fell short. White House senior adviser David Plouffe — Obama's 2008 presidential campaign manager — said that a bevy of races were in play, from the national to local level. "There are a … Continue reading Yes Plouffe is trying to spin at 70, but they were spinning at 50 too

The New York Times reports on Obamacare’s death panels…

...they are for democratic congressmen that voted for it: In the next two weeks, Democratic leaders will review new polls and other data that show whether vulnerable incumbents have a path to victory. If not, the party is poised to redirect money to concentrate on trying to protect up to two dozen lawmakers who appear … Continue reading The New York Times reports on Obamacare’s death panels…