Category: Politicians

What do you hear?

I’m going to ask for about 20 minutes of your time with this post. I want you to listen carefully to these three videos and tell me what you hear. And I’ll tell you...

To Progress or not to Progress

Back when I started the second phase of this blog, I wondered if I was a Progressive. I didn’t even know what a Progressive was – although I have since read two definitions that I did not understand. Well,...

My Vote Goes to Healey

Maura Healey, Massachusetts Attorney General, held a Town Hall last night in Lowell. She is yet another super impressive representative of our state. Massachusetts has an embarrassment of riches. I wish other states were...

A Trifecta

First Warren, then Markey, and now Representative Niki Tsongas from Massachusetts’ 3rd district. She had a town hall, and I went with my friend Susan. This time I was the dragger, not the draggee....

It Always Starts Here

Last night was date night. We planned on appetizers and a drink before a “concert” with one of my rock stars. The particular rock star in this case was Senator Ed Markey, and this is how the...

My Newest Rock Stars

Before all of this mess, before 11/9, I knew very little about our U.S. Senators and Representatives, including those from my own home state of Massachusetts. Now, so many of them are my rock...

Quotes from the Persistent One

It’s a little alarming how much I’ve been hanging out with people lately.  People I don’t even know. And I’m learning their names. I think I’ve learned more names over the past few weeks...

Meetings

Guys. I’ve been going to meetings. With people. That is just so far outside my comfort zone. The first one was a virtual town hall with Niki Tsongas. Virtual meaning it took place over...

Republican Senators Have To Go

As a result of these confirmation hearings, I have developed a deep loathing for Mitch McConnell and the Republican Senators. Oh, how I would love to “nevertheless” McConnell. The New York Times is maintaining...