Posts Tagged ‘Sen. Scott Brown’

Marching Orders

26Jul12

I love a parade. I’m especially fond of the Wakefield, MA Independence Day Parade, having attended most of them since the Eisenhower Administration. Over the years, I became less interested in the clowns and more interested in the politicians. In other words, my tastes haven’t changed very much. The 2012 Wakefield Independence Day Parade featured […]


PAC Attack

05Dec11

The attack ads currently airing against Sen. Scott Brown aren’t anything new. They started as soon as he was declared the victor in the 2009 Special Election to complete the US Senate term left vacant by the death of Teddy Kennedy. Brown’s win set off a period of deep mourning and hand-wringing in the “progressive […]


A grateful town paid tribute to its veterans on Friday, especially those who fought in World War II, as a huge crowd packed Veterans’ Memorial Common for the unveiling and dedication of the new granite World War II Monument. The Veterans’ Day crowd, which some estimated at more than 1,000, included World War II veterans […]


On March 11, 2011, Scott Brown, the United States Senator who grew up in Wakefield, Massachusetts will be inducted into the Wakefield High School Alumni Hall of Fame. Even Sen. Brown, whose time growing up here was often far from idyllic, would probably concede that Wakefield wasn’t a bad place to grow up. Just after […]


Party Games

25Feb11

The release of his new book, an interview on last Sunday’s edition of 60 Minutes and assorted other media appearances to promote his book have thrust Scott Brown in front of the national media spotlight once again. Not since his upset win over Martha Coakley in a special election just over a year ago to […]


“Tell Scott Brown to stop obstructing progress on global warming.” “Tell Scott Brown to stop voting with Wall Street.” “Tell Scott Brown to Release $700 million in Federal Relief Money to Massachusetts.” “Tell Scott Brown to Extend Unemployment Insurance.” Those are just a few of the advertisements that have run on TV, radio and the […]


“In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes,” may well be the most famous quote of the 20th Century. First uttered by Andy Warhol in 1968, it has taken on various forms. We refer to someone’s “fifteen minutes of fame,” or note that another’s “15 minutes are up.” But Warhol’s remark proved to […]