James P. Freeman

James P. Freeman is a former columnist with The Cape Cod Times. He writes on public policy, finance and culture, with a focus on greater-New England. His work has also appeared in The Cape Codder, The Providence Journal and newenglanddiary.com.

Items by James P. Freeman

Conservative Millennials Are Waging the Wrong Wars. Here’s Why 

A Deval Patrick Presidential Run in 2020 A Gift for the GOP 

Beth Lindstrom:  Curling Towards GOP Victory

Gina Raimondo: Rhode Island’s Little Engine That Can

Bitcoin’s Fantasy

‘Jingle All the Way’: The War on Christmas Began in Boston. And Continues in Boston

The Year 2017: ‘Out, Out Brief Candle!’

Why the Feds Should De-Fang the Ticketmaster Monster, and How An Insider Can Help

Taylor Swift and Ticketmaster Are Coming To Get You

Democrats Are the Beneficiaries of the Weinstein Scandal. ‘Identitarianism’ Returns 

Talk of Mayor Marty Walsh Going National is Prematurely Foolish

The Rise of Thought Leaders Like Bono and Trump (Yes, Trump)

Mark, Misfits, and Malcontents at MSNBC:  ‘This is Who We Are’ 

Twenty Questions for Beth Lindstrom and John Kingston

Why Opioid Solutions Are Emerging from the Private Sector 

Why Are Tuesdays Big Opioid Overdose Days on Cape Cod?

The Agony and Defeat of Entertainment and Sports Political Network

Baker and Trump Actually Share One Attribute:  ‘Nixonian Habits’

This Summer, Progressive Culture Has Trumped Conservative Politics

Why Conservatives Should Watch More MTV

Boston Stood for Suppression of Free Speech and Free Press

How Geoff Diehl’s Conservative Crusade Will Lead to the U.S. Senate

When Boston Progressives Abandoned Diversity 

Will Trump Use The Espionage Act Against Journalists?

‘Overstored’ and Overwhelmed, Let Retail Perish

Today’s Banks Resemble Zuzu’s Petals (Break Them Up) 

The Summer of Love: Hippie Culture’s Lasting Legacy

Charlie Baker’s Dispiriting Drift Left as Strategic Planning

Elizabeth Warren Needs a Version 2.018

Providence College Turns 100

Student Loans Now Part of Victimhood Culture

‘Crumbling Infrastructure’ A Euphemism for ‘Big Government’

Guess Who’s Right About Charter Schools?

Will Newspapers Go the Way of the Sailboat?

CPAC’s ‘Laugh-In’

Boston’s Broadcast News Overload

Can U2 Save America from Donald Trump?

Thank You for Being Late… Care to Dance in a Hurricane?

Baker’s precarious popularity

The complex Catholic vote

An old-fashioned election in Maine, thankfully

Curt Schilling for Senate, seriously?

What happened to Occupy Boston?

HoJo’s end and boomer nostalgia

‘Can’t find any heroin anymore’

Charlie Baker’s quiet revolution

GOP, here’s your ‘19th Nervous Breakdown’

Government aside, Happy Days still at Arnold’s

FOX News: Conservatives’ fickle friend

Attorney General Healey should resign

The wrecking ball of Romneycare: A retrospective

Top 10: A conservative’s summer reading list

Will Massachusetts’ diverse economy blunt a looming recession?

Why Clinton will choose Deval Patrick as vice president

Massachusetts: In debt we trust

Will Boston resist New York’s progressive lurch?

Michael Dukakis: The last Progressive

Will Trump learn from Romney’s mistakes?

New Hampshire’s results as predicted, explained and questioned

Weather as entertainment

Baker’s noble restoration of state government

The Year 2015 and the ‘Peril of Hope’

The language of the Left

No to Massachusetts ‘weed greed’

Patrick Kennedy and the politics of honesty

A Biden-Patrick ticket as a return to novelty 

Pilgrim Nuclear and the paradox of green energy

Heroin and heroism

Blue state gone purple: Is Massachusetts liberalism in decline?

Cape Cod needs third bridge, but who will pay?

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