Which has Bibi Netanyahu, surviving neocons and those who [...]]]>
This is exactly how the Massachusetts gaming law is supposed to work. No community is forced to accept a casino in its borders. Applicants must negotiate a [...]]]>
Charlie Baker came by for a visit last week, and we immediately found something to agree on. I complained that I don’t even like hearing from candidates for statewide office more than a year before the election. Campaigns are just too damn long.
He agreed, and explained a one reason campaigns are so long in Massachusetts.
Federal campaign finance laws are organized by election, he said. Donors can give a certain amount before the primary, then can [...]]]>
So I want to [...]]]>
He was saying that big e-commerce companies like e-bay and Amazon are basically rewriting their [...]]]>
A jury was convinced that if you add up all those activities formerly protected by the First Amendment, add a narrative about a “media wing of al-Qaida” – not that Mehanna ever had any contact [...]]]>
First, space exploration is hardly a priority for this nation, and other than ego boosting it has no benefit [...]]]>
Because of that approach – and because I had only 800 words to cover a lot of territory [...]]]>
“Now that we have won the means to express ourselves, our responsibility to ourselves and to the country is paramount….The task for each of us is to think carefully about what he wants to say and gradually to shape the spirit of his paper; it is to write carefully without ever losing sight of the urgent need to restore to the country its authoritative voice. If we see to [...]]]>
The condensed version: The tea party lost, but not so decisively for them to change their ways. If anything, they are going to be more angry at the Republican establishment than before. And they aren’t going to embrace Chris Christie just because he’s shown he can win votes from women and Hispanics. They held their noses to support Mitt Romney, a [...]]]>
1. SAC stands for Steven A Cohen, and well over half the fund’s capital is Cohen’s money. After the fine, the fund still has $9 billion of his money.
2. A tweet from a guy I follow: