Monthly Archives: March 2009

The Globe Delivers a One Two Punch to Governor Patrick

Today’s Boston Globe furthered the political misery surrounding the Patrick Administration, with two stories culled from internal emails putting the Administration in a very bad light. Contradicting a series of steadfast denials, internal e-mails show that Governor Deval Patrick’s top … Continue reading

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Donna Byrne in Methuen

The great Donna Byrne performing at last summers Great Court Concert Series with the Marshall Wood Quartet. She put on a great show!

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Obama Responds to Disaster in Dakotas

President Obama has been bringing federal disaster relief to North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota, and spends this week’s address talking about that situation. A nice job done professionally. Who says that being President is all about ideology?

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Republicans and Budget Writing Part Two

I know I already posted on this but it was worth a second post. A budget without numbers? The Democrats pounce, and John Boehner ends up with more egg on his face. How long before the Republican caucus sacks this … Continue reading

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Read Across America in Methuen

The first week in March was celebrated as Read Across America week in Methuen. I had the great pleasure of reading to students at the Timony, the Marsh, and the CGS. It was a great experience for me, and we … Continue reading

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House Republicans File “Detailed Budget”

House Republican’s yesterday filed a “detailed” budget blueprint in response to continued needling from President Obama that they were offering no alternatives. I have posted that document here so you can all see what is meant by detail. Glenn Thrush … Continue reading

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Governor Patrick Responds to Suffolk Poll

Governor Deval Patrick responded today to the Suffolk/Channel 7 poll with a statement. The Governor essentially tells us that his job requires long term planning and he cannot be distracted by short term political considerations. From the Governor: Governor Patrick … Continue reading

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