Aaron Goldstein

Aaron Goldstein began his political life as a socialist. But following the attacks of September 11, 2001, he gradually embraced the wisdom of conservatism. He uses his poetic license (which has been suspended on numerous occasions) to write about politics, music, clam chowder and anything else he darn well pleases. Born in Canada, Aaron has lived in Boston for over a decade.

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Hillary Throws Colin Powell Under The Bus During FBI Interview

 

A couple of days ago, Congress received notes of last month’s FBI interview of Hillary Clinton. During the course of the interview, Hillary noted that former Secretary of State Colin Powell had encouraged her to use private e-mail shortly after she assumed that role. However, an excerpt from Joe Conason’s forthcoming book on Bill Clinton […]

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There’s Only One Thing Trump Regrets

 

Yesterday, during a rally in Charlotte, North Carolina, Donald Trump claimed that he regretted some of his conduct: Sometimes, in the heat of debate and speaking on a multitude of issues, you don’t choose the right words or you say the wrong thing. I have done that, and I regret it, particularly where it may […]

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Syrian Refugees: Images & Reality

 

One would have to possess a heart of stone not to be moved by the image of 5-year old Omran Daqneesh, sitting on a chair in a Lebanese medical facility covered in blood and dust lucky to be alive as the building he lived in Aleppo was struck either by the Syrian government or the […]

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I Wouldn’t Want Jill Stein as My Physician Let Alone My President

 

I made a point of watching the Green Party Town Hall on CNN featuring Jill Stein and her running mate Ajamu Baraka on Wednesday night. As a resident of Massachusetts, I am familiar with Stein. She’s run for Governor twice, run for Congress and serve a stint on the town council in Lexington. I met […]

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Arthur Hiller, R.I.P.

 

Movie and TV Director Arthur Hiller has passed away of natural causes. He was 92. Born to a Jewish family in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Hiller was reared on Yiddish theatre by his father who sold second-hand musical instruments. Hiller served with the Royal Canadian Air Force and participated in bombing raids in Nazi held territory. […]

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Thoughts on The Trump Campaign Shake Up

 

The fact that Donald Trump has tapped Steve Bannon of Breitbart to take over his presidential campaign (along with Kellyanne Conway) is quite telling. I think it is fair to say that no one is more enthusiastic about Trump than the folks at Breitbart, even more so than our own Jeff Lord (and that is […]

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John McLaughlin, R.I.P.

 

John McLaughlin, the host of the syndicated political talk show The McLaughlin Group has passed away at the age of 89. McLaughlin had hosted the program from its inception in 1982 until missing the show for the first time this past Sunday due to illness. It was a program that my family watched regularly. When […]

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Curt Schilling Says He Could Challenge Elizabeth Warren in 2018

 

In an interview with WRKO Radio in Boston, former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling indicated that he is interested in challenging Elizabeth Warren in her Senate re-election bid in 2018. “I would like to be one of the people responsible for getting Elizabeth Warren out of politics,” said Schilling. “She’s a nightmare. The left’s holding […]

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Choo-Choo Coleman, R.I.P.

 

Clarence “Choo Choo” Coleman, alumnus of the 1962 New York Mets (the worst team in modern MLB history), died on Monday of cancer. Although his biographical information lists him as 78, his family states he was 80. Either way he will not see his birthday which would have come on August 25th. Coleman’s major league […]

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Two Questions About Trump’s Terrorism & Immigration Proposals

 

Donald Trump is due to deliver a speech in Youngstown, Ohio later this afternoon detailing his counterterrorism strategy & his immigration proposals. Based on the details of the speech which have been released by the Trump campaign, I have two questions. First, Trump is expected to state that the United States needs to align with […]

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