Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Setti Warren for Governor?

The sun shone brightly on Saturday’s Beaumont Avenue block party in Newton, complete with kids, dogs, tee shirts and balloons.  Setti Warren, the Garden City’s two-term mayor, was announcing for governor  in front of the house in which he grew … Continue reading

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An open letter to my grandson about the election

Dear Jacob, This is your first Presidential election, and I know you understand the importance of your vote – especially since you’re casting your ballot from college in Ohio rather than in Massachusetts. You, as did so many of your … Continue reading

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Hillary chooses morning over mourning in America

Last night’s historic moment almost seemed anti-climactic. I had shed my tears at the historic milestone when Hillary Clinton had clinched the Democratic nomination. I held my breath for weeks thereafter until Bernie Sanders had endorsed her, making it clear just … Continue reading

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Sanders risks undoing his contribution

Bernie Sanders deserves credit for putting issues of economic inequities, Wall Street greed, Citizens United distortions, and the self-serving Washington establishment on the front burner. His  cranky old man persona was even mildly endearing when he was railing against the rigged system, … Continue reading

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Some advice for Clintonites: lay off Sanders

If I feel sick to my stomach at the thought that Donald Trump is the presumptive nominee of the Grand Old Party, I can’t fathom how I will feel on the morning of November 9 if he is the President-elect … Continue reading

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Can you say President Trump?

I hope Les Moonves is happy.  The head of CBS said that Donald Trump is great for business.“Donald’s place in this election is a good thing,”  Moonves said at a conference Monday in San Francisco. Trump’s circus-like antics have been … Continue reading

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Democratic race a battle of heart versus head

Bernie Sanders has given Democrats what they needed and what many wanted: a healthy debate on issues. Not just stock positions on this or that, because he and Hillary Clinton agree on most goals. His willingness to take on the presumptive nominee … Continue reading

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