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Posted 07/06/2014 12:53:22 EDT
I grew up in a home that used coal to heat it. The snow would turn black after a day or two from the soot emitting from the chimneys. Our paints and gasoline all had lead additives in them. Progressiv more »
Posted 07/05/2014 04:55:19 EDT
President Wilson was the head of Princeton University before he became governor of New Jersey. When you think of "smart" people think of the men who led us and the world into WWI? Fifty million dead, more »
Posted 06/21/2014 07:54:40 EDT
Once the Supreme Court struck down the Michigan case over metropolitan busing to achieve racial integration in the schools, it was understood that a city such as Detroit, which a small minority of whi more »
Posted 06/20/2014 12:43:18 EDT
If you have a cell phone you are tracked, if you drive a General Motors car you have a black box that can be used against you in a court of law. Your phone record can be used by a jury as evidence for more »
Posted 05/19/2014 08:04:55 EDT
Violence or the constant threat of violence between religious groups is terrible indeed. I remember troops on the streets of India after some incident created riots. After living in Rajasthan for t more »
Posted 03/31/2014 09:46:17 EDT
The Heritage Foundation, a Republican think tank floated this concept in the early nineties. It was eventually picked up by Mitt Romney and became Romney Care. The fundamental idea is to force peop more »
Posted 02/25/2014 09:55:10 EST
1908 was the high point of immigration from Southern and Eastern Europe and our experiences with immigration today reflects a similar intensity in feelings. People do not have the information to reme more »
Posted 02/18/2014 09:22:28 EST
For many, death cannot diminish the depth of human emotion and loyalty. This relief is clear evidence for all posterity to witness.
Posted 02/15/2014 08:26:52 EST
Foreign language educators often schedule their European trips during this period and they leave early. That disrupts the entire school and that does not include the exchange period when Europeans ar more »
Posted 02/11/2014 08:41:26 EST
The man people admired was George Romney and he ran in 1968. The GOP blocked him because he did not support the Goldwater ticket in 1964. Their and our loss since the man who prevailed was Richard M more »
Posted 01/31/2014 11:21:59 EST
If middle class people who own coastal homes are driven out by flood insurance increases because they have mortgages, only people who do not have mortgages will be able to own coastal property. If th more »
Posted 01/10/2014 09:56:26 EST
I worked the polls for the mayoral election and only the presidential election had a larger voter turnout.
Posted 01/04/2014 01:31:29 EST
In 1927, the city of Detroit was the richest city in North America and people started a stampede to the city in 1914 when Henry Ford paid $5 for an eight hour day. Many worked 12 and 16 hour days els more »
Posted 12/31/2013 11:25:53 EST
There are many people who used to live in Boston, moved out but kept their property for rentals. Find restaurant in the North End where the owner actually lives there? There is one that I know of. more »
Posted 12/13/2013 10:31:58 EST
With Partners in Assembly Mall and in the Spaulding-MGH Navy Yard, it puts Charlestown squarely within the Mass General-Spaulding-Partners's campus.
Posted 09/09/2013 07:25:25 EDT
Hundreds of millions of Indians do not eat meat in the sub-continent. Eggs, and fish are considered meat in their culture. They have developed the use of spices into a high art to contribute taste t more »
Posted 08/11/2013 08:06:59 EDT
Having seen India from Kashmir to the very tip of the sub-continent and from Calcutta to Western Rajasthan I must admit the Taj was impressive. It is not to be missed.
Posted 07/13/2013 09:00:55 EDT
Our off street parking space costs more than the original cost of our home. Over the past thirty years we have been assessed costs for the repairs to the garage and to the condominium it is located i more »
Posted 07/01/2013 06:00:20 EDT
Urban property is booming and in Paris, the poor are in the suburbs.
Posted 06/06/2013 08:10:49 EDT
I spent thirty-three years working in an airconditioned school. The air quality was terrible. School budgets affect how many blowers function. We had truck exhaust in the building many times. For y more »
Posted 06/04/2013 07:20:06 EDT
The BRA violates its own rules? Our exeriences with the organization were negative concerning zoning issues and fairness. I say this as someone who raised a family in the city and has lived here for more »
Posted 05/10/2013 11:27:03 EDT
You have not lived long enough to see the change I have. Imagine property going up twenty times the price you paid for it? I did not say poor, I said fixed income. Location is the issue and value more »
Posted 05/10/2013 09:55:35 EDT
Remember what Samuel Johnson said about patriotism. Immigrants have always had problems from ignorant people. It does not matter what ethnic group you came from. No need to repeat what the sterotyp more »
Posted 05/10/2013 09:45:34 EDT
Once you take this deduction, it affects the future sale of the property. This is a wonderful deduction for senior citizens who own valuable property, are on a fixed income and do not plan on selling more »
Posted 04/04/2013 07:55:51 EDT
Of course some people make noise, you counter that by remaining silent. Yesterday I saw a navy guy do ten pushups on a bar upside down. You will never see that at Planet Fitness. He was not showing more »
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