Kevin on January 31st, 2012

Another fun hour of radio by inviting someone I follow on Twitter to WRKO to talk politics, the old fashioned way, in person. Peter Ubertaccio, @ProfessorU on Twitter, is the Director of Joseph Martin Institute for Law & Society at Stonehill College and a blogger at the excellent MassPoliticsProfs. It was great to meet the […]

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Kevin on June 22nd, 2009

Salem News reporter Chris Cassidy has done it again, making my morning espresso that much more enjoyable. In recent weeks it has been his reporting on pension abuses by the Essex Regional Retirement Board. By the way, the Globe’s Sean Murphy joins the party with his own report on the shady dealings at the ERRB. […]

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In my daughter’s backpack yesterday came this notice… Dear Families, Happy Spring! Hopefully you will have lovely weather this special weekend. This year, we have decided not to make special gifts for Mother’s and Father’s Day. The composition of families has changed over the past few years. In order to be sensitive to the needs […]

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I don’t blame Barack Obama for sending his kids to an elite private school in Washington DC. Who wouldn’t want to send their kids to someplace better than DC public schools? Why does President Obama take that choice away from other inner city parents in DC who don’t have the luxury of paying any price […]

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Kevin on January 26th, 2009

Thank you Colby College for the best laugh I’ve had in 2009. From the excellent alumni magazine, Racial Controversy on Campus A series of racially and culturally insensitive events stirred controversy on campus this fall, precipitating a sit-in in Pulver Pavilion and a series of demands presented to the Student Programming Board, the administration, and […]

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Kevin on May 10th, 2008

Michelle Obama has spoken frequently on the campaign trail about the amount of student loans she and Barack had to take out to get through Harvard and Princeton. Worse yet, she had to pay them back! As she has many times in the past, Mrs. Obama complains about the lasting burden of student loans dating […]

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Kevin on February 29th, 2008

Did you know that “Julius Caesar proclaimed the last day of February as Leap Year Day, skipping it three out of four years. Back then, February 30th was the last day of the last month of the year, which is why he picked it.” Here are 50 fun facts about Leap Year.

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