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Monthly Archives: September 2012
The Native American issue is at issue again in the Massachusetts Senate race, with the local dailies taking different angles, as usual. Details at IGTLTDT. Advertisements
The Barack Insane Obama crew is at full (throated) throttle right now, thanks to the schlockumentary 2016: Obama’s America. Full-page ad in Sunday’s New York Times: Movie trailer: Nut (no pun intended) graf: Obama has a dream. A dream … Continue reading
The local dailies are all over the debate beat. Details at IGTLTDT.
From Politico’s Morning Score: NOTABLE: It looks increasingly likely that Romney and Ryan will be the first ticket since 1972 to lose both their home states: http://goo.gl/IuG3O. Said Huffington Post piece: Romney-Ryan Ticket Could Be First To Lose Home States Since 1972 As new … Continue reading
It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Town (Asbestos We Can Tell, Herald One-Sided In Warren Travelers Coverage)
The Boston Herald is all over Elizabeth Warren’s asbestos cleanup for Travelers Insurance. All over one side, anyway. Details at IGTLTDT.
Massachusetts junior Sen. Scott Brown (R-Not R) has been a leading opponent in the tug of war over the Volcker rule, which keeps banks from investing in risky hedge funds. New York Times report: Behind the Scenes, Some Lawmakers Lobby … Continue reading
Fun fact to know and tell: The last Major League baseball player to win the Triple Crown (highest batting average, most home runs, most RBIs – for those of you keeping score at home) was Red Sox icon Carl Yastrzemski in … Continue reading
Rep. John Tierney has a gambling problem (his wife and brothers-in-law). He’d like to make it go away, at least in his debates with challenger Richard Tisei. Details at IGTLTDT.
The hardworking staff is begging the organizers of the next Massachusetts U.S. Senate debate between Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren to implement this rule: The candidates can only utter the same sentence or statistic twice in the course of the … Continue reading