Posts Tagged ‘deval’

Quality Killers

17Jul10

Corrupt Democrats continue their effort to make education worse. It sounds like an outrageous accusation, but it is, in fact, business as usual for the party that puts union demands in front of the needs of the children. The state’s commissioner of elementary and secondary education will recommend that Massachusetts replace its highly regarded academic […]


What’s a portrait of a liberal darling look like when you scrape off the top layer? Wilkerson, a native of Pine Bluff, Ark., raised herself up from poverty, burst onto the political scene as a crusading lawyer for the NAACP in Boston, and championed good government causes as a liberal legislative powerhouse and the lone […]


Deep End Deval

24May10

The Governor of Massachusetts seems to have gotten in over his head. Governor Deval Patrick, even as he decried partisanship in Washington, said today that Republican opposition to President Obama’s agenda has become so obstinate that it “is almost at the level of sedition.” The Democratic governor, who is close to the president, made the […]


There are some people I’ve talked to who just can’t understand what the big deal is about letting illegal immigrants into the country. “What difference does it make?” they ask. An informal money-exchange network known as “hawala’’ — a centuries-old system that operates outside conventional banking networks — is at the center of the investigation […]


ICY Vigilance

13May10

Just yesterday, Governor Deval Patrick (Lefty, Massachusetts) thought racism was the only possible motive for cracking down on illegal immigrants. Governor Deval Patrick yesterday blasted Arizona’s new immigration law, accused his gubernatorial opponents of grandstanding on the issue, and said supporters of such crackdowns were “trying to invent a villain for political purposes.’’ Today, after […]


Clear Cut

23Apr10

If an environmentalist falls in the woods, does anyone hear?


If you lined up all the governor’s in the country, which would be the least popular? The five least popular Governors we’ve tested are Bill Richardson, Deval Patrick, Jim Doyle, John Baldacci, and Jon Corzine while he was still in office. And the lowest rated of those is Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, at 22%! But […]