Posts tagged "Massachusetts"

The multiple failures of healthcare reform

A must read: How other states tried healthcare reform and failed dismally because costs weren’t controlled. Just like Obamacare. This is a troubling perspective.

Political ad worth watching

Here’s a good, effective and mostly positive political ad. It might even help explain why what happened in Massachusetts happened. A hat tip to BlitheSpirit, the blog.

Is Illinois the next "Miracle in Massachusetts?"

Illinois Republican Chairman Pat Brady thinks so. But, I’m not so sure. In a statement Wednesday, Brady said of the election in which Republican Scott Brown pulled off a stunning upset: “Illinois is next. Like Massachusetts, Illinois is under control of the single-party rule Democrats who have had unbridled control of the State of Illinois for... Read more »

Dems in full-blown panic

More personal messages from the Obama camp. This one is breathless in its panic. Democrats could lose the Massachusetts Senate seat occupied for years by Ted Kennedy. Democrats can’t help themselves, calling it “Kennedy’s seat.” Here’s news for Democrats: It not his seat, or a Democratic seat. It’s the people’s seat, and they–whatever they decide–will... Read more »
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