bestnom1000x50
  • February 05, 2007
    By David S. Bernstein
    The oversight committee I wrote about recently kicks off its hearings tomorrow with former Coalition Provisional Authority administrator Paul Bremer, who will be testifying for the first time since leaving that position. According to the committee:
    He will answer questions about an audit report issued in 2005 by the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction that concluded that more than $8.

    Read More

  • February 05, 2007
    By David S. Bernstein
    Yes, Mitt Romney has launched his official Facebook site, where under "Interests" you can learn that "Besides my family, I have great interest in strengthening this country and our economy.... and, most importantly, winning the war against the jihadists." And his favorite book is Huckleberry Finn, and his favorite music is Roy Orbison.



  • February 05, 2007
    By David S. Bernstein
    So, if -- and it's still a big if -- if Marty Meehan really does leave Congress for UMass Lowell, who wins that seat?

    I think that over time we would end up with one Lowell-area candidate, one Lawrence/Andover/Haverhill candidate, and one northern-Middlesex candidate.

    If Niki Tsongas really runs, she becomes the de facto Lowell candidate I think, dooming the candidacies of several strong contenders like Eileen Donoghue.



    Read More

  • February 01, 2007
    By David S. Bernstein
    ...for US Senate in Minnesota. So says the Minneapolis Star Tribune. No surprise -- he's been publicly "considering" this for an awfully long time.

    The incumbent, republican Norm Coleman, is beatable. I think Franken could be a more formidable general-election candidate than some think -- but he needs a vigorous primary challenge, to hone his campaigning skills and to convince people that he's a serious person.

    Read More

  • February 01, 2007
    By David S. Bernstein

    Tom Menino is right to say that Turner Broadcasting bears some culpability for the cost and stress of yesterday’s Mooninite-induced bomb scare. But is that corporation really deserving of the fury that he’s unleashing at them?

    Consider that when the city has screwed up in the past, Menino has frequently reacted with misdirected vitriol.

    Read More

< Previous | 1 | 2 | 3
ADVERTISEMENT
 Friends' Activity   Popular 
All Blogs
Follow the Phoenix
  • newsletter
  • twitter
  • facebook
  • youtube
  • rss
ADVERTISEMENT
Latest Comments
ADVERTISEMENT
Search Blogs
 
Talking Politics Archives