Deval Patrick

It seems we just can't escape the wingnuts. From this afternoon's presser in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, the first question out of the box was from an InfoWars "reporter" who asked "Is this another false flag attack staged attack to take our civil liberties?" Read more...
(h/t Scarce) Oh Congress, Barney Frank just can't quit you! Although he announced that he would not seek re-election in 2012, Barney Frank didn't say that he would fade quietly into private life. To that end, he has made an intriguing proposal Read more...
Barney Frank: I'm interested in being temporary Mass. Senator Read more...
Day One of the Democratic National Convention started right out of the gate at a gallop, which is great unless you've got blisters on your feet and are schlepping around a tripod and camera along with the backpack. It's definitely an exercise in Read more...
Hmmm...because I'm still riding high from the power, effectiveness and raw emotion of the speeches on the first night of the Democratic convention, I'm just going to give Politico the benefit of the doubt that this was just a careless error in Read more...

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Change.org|Start an Online Petition » Boston has made one mistake too many in trying to enforce federal immigration law. The city is currently enrolled in the federal program with the Orwellian name Secure Communities (S-Comm), which Read more...
According to Village protocol, the only permissible "debate" on the deficit is over how much do we cut, and how? Should we cut into the veins, arteries or capillaries? Should we use a hatchet, a knife or a scalpel, or all of the above? On Read more...
This isn't a new idea, and it's not limited to Massachusetts. (When I first read about it, it was called "tiered" coverage.) I expect we're going to Read more...
This is probably the most important new today for the future of healthcare reform, and I'm glad to say it looks like Gov. Patrick will be making a q Read more...