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Hey, Mumbles, where are my props?

Oct 01, 14 Hey, Mumbles, where are my props?

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Where’s the gratitude, Mumbles?   Here I am, the guy who coined your most, indeed your only enduring moniker, and you can’t even bring yourself to mention my contribution once in your book, “Memoirs of Mayor Mumbles Menino.”   Okay, that’s not the title of your new book, but it should be. “Mayor for a New America” –...

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Deval under oath — if only

Sep 28, 14 Deval under oath — if only

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Gov. Deval Patrick never wanted to be the next attorney general – he’s too busy at the State House settling “all family business,” as the Godfather once put it. He’s making a list and checking it twice, and Deval knows even better than Santa Claus who’s been naughty or nice, naughty mostly. You’re fired, Sex Offender Registry...

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EBT card bonanza

Sep 26, 14 EBT card bonanza

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Another day, another anecdote, as Gov. Deval Patrick likes to call any arrests of any of his core constitutents, EBT card holders. Today’s “leakage,” another of his favorite phrases, involves one Gary Bond. No relation to Gary “U.S.” Bonds, famous r&b singer of the 1960’s. Gary U.S. Bonds had at least one million seller –...

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G’night, sweetheart

Sep 25, 14 G’night, sweetheart

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What’s the difference between when Charlie Baker calls a female TV reporter “sweetheart” and Barack Obama calls a female TV reporter “sweetie?”   If you’re Charlie Baker, NOW immediately denounces your “dismissive behavior… condescending… blatant disregard of women.”   If you’re Barack Obama… crickets.   Oh, I...

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