The Baystate Objectivist

The Baystate Objectivist

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

da vinci

This morning all that remained of yesterday's snow was this sheet of ice at the end of my back steps leading into the street, creating a hazard that might cause me to fall and break my neck!

To the disappointment of some politicians, that didn't happen. The kids are back from their Thanksgiving break. Here is the UMass Belly Dancing Club strutting their stuff for charity in the campus center.

Yesterday the last lunch was served in the old school house used by the Amherst Survival Center for over three decades. On Monday they reopen in their new location across from Cowls Lumber.

Let's talk about Massachusetts politics. Let's talk about hypocrisy. But I repeat myself.

When it looked like John Kerry might be elected president in 2004, when Massachusetts had a Republican Governor (Mitt Romney) the Democrats hastily changed the law so that a vacant senate seat would not be filled with an appointment by the governor, but require a special election which the Democrats felt sure they would win. Now a mere eight years later there is speculation that Kerry might leave the senate for a post with the Obama Administration, thereby creating a special election which many observers believe would be won by Republican Scott Brown. Surprise! Now there is talk circulating that the Democrats want to change the law back! And they wonder why people have no respect for politicians.
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Leonardo da Vinci Park in the South End of Springfield.

Angelina Jolie as seen by Leonardo da Vinci

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