the MSM Montana vs Manchester or: “Why do they hate us?”

Lt. Seymour Head of the Court: You've heard Captain Vere's account. Is it or is it not as he has said? Billy Budd: Captain Vere speaks the truth. It's just as Captain Vere says. But it is not as the master-at-arms said. I've eaten the king's bread and I'm true to him. Captain Vere: I … Continue reading the MSM Montana vs Manchester or: “Why do they hate us?”

Gomez/Markey What I saw at the Polls Today Update: It’s Markey

I drove around a bit today visiting campaign location. Here is what I saw. I also called around to contacts and I seemed to be hearing the same message over and over. Democrats not all that enthused about Markey Not much of a Hispanic Turnout A very low turnout expected but in some areas not … Continue reading Gomez/Markey What I saw at the Polls Today Update: It’s Markey

Gabriel Gomez Campaign: A campaign among rocky ground

Other seed fell on rocky ground where it had little soil. It sprang up at once because the soil was not deep. And when the sun rose, it was scorched and it withered for lack of roots. Mark 4:5-6 Today is election day and Gabriel Gomez faces an uphill battle to win what should be … Continue reading Gabriel Gomez Campaign: A campaign among rocky ground

The GOP Senate Candidates Dan Winslow in Leominster

Yesterday the three candidates for the GOP nomination for the senate seat being vacated by John Kerry were scheduled to appear at the Leominster Elks hosted by several local GOP committees When I got there the Winslow folks had their signs at the ready I saw signs inside for Gomez (along with a few Gomez … Continue reading The GOP Senate Candidates Dan Winslow in Leominster

Tewksbury GOP Senate and Local Candidate forum

Yesterday after a rather excellent show, I traveled to Tewksbury Ma Cover the first candidate forum between GOP contenders for the Senate seat vacated by John Kerry. The event, which included a large amount of local candidates for offices from Library Trustee to Selectman was sponsored by the local GOP I spoke to the Chairman … Continue reading Tewksbury GOP Senate and Local Candidate forum

Meanwhile in Ca-36

I thought that politics in Massachusetts was Byzantine, then I read this piece by Ladd Ehlinger Jr. on the special election in the 36th. A sample: They are professional politicos, and make their living off both sides of the aisle. Ordinarily they screw things up for local constituencies in California, but they've got their beady … Continue reading Meanwhile in Ca-36