Tag Archives: Elizabeth Warren

The Line, the Hall, and the Senator

Vineyarders are notorious for not RSVPing, signing up early, or buying tickets in advance. Case in point: Last Tuesday evening I shucked my soggy shorts and T-shirt for a crisp, presentable summer dress and headed into Vineyard Haven to see I … Continue reading

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Voter Seeks Information

In the midst of what has to be hands-down the most bizarre presidential election campaign of my lifetime, I’ve had a “compare and contrast” track running in my head: How are national and regional politics like and unlike politics on … Continue reading

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Dear Senator Warren

Dear Senator Warren: A lot of people I know want you to run for president. I don’t. I really hope you won’t. The bottom-line reason is that you’re too valuable a U.S. senator to be wasted on the White House. … Continue reading

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Changes a-Comin’

Regular readers of this blog will notice that I haven’t been posting much lately. I’ve noticed this too. There are reasons for this. Reasons, I say! Not excuses! Hah. But seriously — in February I started Write Through It, a blog “on … Continue reading

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Inaugural

In my 11 years (1969–72 and 1977–85) as a resident of Washington, D.C., I never went near an inauguration. The inaugurations that took place during my residency were for Nixon (one) and Reagan (two), which is to say nothing to … Continue reading

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The Year That Was: Politics

As 2012 coasted to a close, I had the feeling that for me it had been a marking-time year, a pretty good year, but one in which I was pretty much standing still. Reviewing a year’s worth of blog posts … Continue reading

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My Lord, What a Morning!

I’m stealing the title of my 2008 post-election blog. This morning is even better. In 2008 I went to bed before the results were all in. Around 5:45 a.m. I woke up. From my election day blog: 5:45 a.m., November … Continue reading

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Primary

I’m sorry to report that Sam Sutter lost his Democratic primary race to represent the new Massachusetts 9th District in Congress. The upside is that Bristol County gets to keep its hardworking and effective district attorney. I blogged last month … Continue reading

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Elizabeth at the Library

Saturday mornings in summer, downtown West Tisbury is as jammed as down-island with people and cars. The Farmers Market draws a mob scene to the Grange Hall every Saturday and Wednesday. This morning the mob scene was augmented by those … Continue reading

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This Hope Thing

Sorry for the prolonged silence. The jerk who schedules my jobs booked me for two “crashes” — that’s publishing lingo for super-rushes — both of which had to be done yesterday. The hardcopy proofread made it to the UPS Store … Continue reading

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