Mass. State Politics

Kevin on July 8th, 2012

Had a great time with 18 year old Evan Kenney (@evankenney) in studio tonight. He’s an impressive young man, just getting interested in politics and starting to get involved. That is, until he ran into the insiders that run the state GOP, such that it is. I’ll let the Herald’s Michael Graham explain, Mass. GOP [...]

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With Fauxcahontas-gate entering month number two, we welcomed back to WRKO William Jacobson, an Ivy League law professor, to talk about Elizabeth Warren and her, ahem, authenticity problem. In the new media, this scandal has been advanced in two places, Breitbart, and Legal Insurrection, Professor Jacobson’s outstanding blog. The fact that Elizabeth Warren is still [...]

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This was a double treat for our eight anniversary show on WRKO. One of my favorite guests has been Eric Maddox, author of Mission: Black List #1: The Inside Story of the Search for Saddam Hussein—As Told by the Soldier Who Masterminded His Capture. This book was fantastic and the story of how Staff Sergeant [...]

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From today’s Boston Herald in a story by aptly named Laurel Sweet and Chris Cassidy, Parents: Rule’s half-baked: State’s junk food ban could take bite out of school fundraisers State Sen. Susan Fargo (D-Lincoln), chairwoman of the Joint Committee on Public Health, said the problem of overweight children has reached “crisis” proportions. “If we didn’t [...]

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We classed up the show last night by welcoming Professor Maurice Cunningham to the WRKO studio. While he may be the chair of UMASS Boston political science department, more important to us, he’s a terrific blogger, and yes, tweeter! In addition to some great columns for Commonwealth Magazine, Professor Cunningham writes at a great group [...]

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Rep. Dan Winslow brings a ton of great experience to Beacon Hill, including 15 years involvement in local government, he served as a Judge at the Wrentham District Court and as chief legal council to Gov. Romney. He has hit the ground running on Beacon Hill, looking for people of good faith to reform our [...]

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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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