Even without Thursday’s looming health-care reform ruling, the SCOTUS strutted its stuff this week. We dealt with forbidding life without parole for teens, Arizona’s immigrant laws, and dismissing Montana’s version of limiting Citizens-United style campaign spending.
All threads led to November. We discussed what it might mean for Republicans and Romney in particular trying to walk […]

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MA Races Beyond US Senate Podcast

June 19, 2012 | Comments Off

We weren’t even going to talk about the Brown/Warren US Senate race, but had to lead with it because of his asinine debate demands. We did tunnel down to the Tierney/Tisei US House contest and beyond to the other MA races.
Mike went to the weekend forum for the 3rd Middlesex Dem candidates for MA Senate. […]

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The annual progressive convention Netroots Nation just finished — Providence this year. Ryan was there and spoke of what made the strongest impressions.
One session that struck Ryan was on marriage equality efforts at the ballot box. He disagreed with the Maine campaign using primarily straight allies in efforts to win back the right for same-sex […]

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Warren’s War Podcast

June 5, 2012 | Comments Off

We held forth today on the inevitable manifested — Elizabeth Warren is the Dem nominee to run against GOP incumbent U.S. Sen. Scott Brown. That wasn’t decided until last weekend’s party convention, but this means a main bout with no undercard, a.k.a. primary.
To win, Warren has to kick aside the yipping dogs of both her […]