Posts Tagged ‘governor’

This reminds one of an ACORN event. Against a green backdrop of overhanging trees and manicured lawns, an army of 1,100 nurses wearing red scrubs descended onto Edge Road in Atherton on Thursday, storming the quiet street where Republican gubernatorial nominee and nurses union foe Meg Whitman resides. Remember? Part of the process ACORN used […]

Is Carly Fiorina crazy? Keep in mind, it is California. In case you haven’t heard, Ms. Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard and ex-John McCain economic adviser, is running for the US Senate in California. Earlier this week her campaign released an ad that depicts former US Rep. Tom Campbell, an opponent in the GOP primary, […]

The Talent


I know that liberals have an amazing Talent – a sixth sense, I suppose you’d call it. They are able to know, intuitively, when a person is motivated by bigotry. But here’s what I can’t figure out – when a victim of bias belongs to more than one protected class, how does he discern which […]



Remember how scary it was when George W. Bush, as guided by his evil puppeteir Dick Cheney, was working to create an imperial presidency? The Obama administration is threatening to rescind billions of dollars in federal stimulus money if Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and state lawmakers do not restore wage cuts to unionized home healthcare workers […]

Smoking Budgets


Before teachers lose their jobs, are they going to cut the tobacco cessation program completely? After sharpening his red pencils and spending long nights squeezing the treasury for every penny, Mayor Michael Bloomberg is set to tell New Yorkers that the budget for the next year will be excruciatingly painful. Are they de-funding the programs […]

Deval’s Doing


Are you at all curious what the Governor of Massachusetts is doing today? Mmmm. Me neither. But I get his press releases, so I figured I’d share. 10:00 a.m.      Governor Patrick makes an announcement about the 2007 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) results for                                              Massachusetts. Manassah E. Bradley School 110 […]

Open Mic Night


Cambell Brown and others are making a big deal out of Ed Rendell’s remarks yesterday. Politicians are supposed to watch what they say – especially when a nearby microphone might be on. But, yesterday in Philadelphia, Gov. Ed Rendell made some blunt remarks that could be construed as insulting, if not sexist, about Arizona Gov. […]