Comment on: Three-alarm fire tears through South End apartment building
Posted 11/16/2014 12:29:28 EST
Reminds me of an old joke: "What's the difference between a porcupine and a BMW?""The porcupine has the pr*cks on the outside."
Comment on: Police in riot gear respond to crowd near Keene State College Parties spin out of control in Keene, N.H.
Posted 10/18/2014 08:41:40 EDT
"...it almost felt like a war zone," said a Keene State sophomore. Which war was that like?
Comment on: Footnote in mouth - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/12/2014 07:17:02 EDT
Well put--and love the footnotes!
Comment on: With stores adjusting, Market Basket regulars face mix mixed bag at competitors - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/30/2014 12:01:51 EDT
I'm not a business expert, but isn't all the publicity about Marketbasket going to generate thousands of new customers who are curious about their appeal and check them out, once they're back in full more »
Comment on: Plagiarism â or just banality thatâs contagious? - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/29/2014 12:03:41 EDT
Yes, how different someone like Obama is from George Bush, who took full responsibility for everything that happened during his eight years as president: the war in Iraq that unfortunately went on a b more »
Comment on: Jury cracks down hard on Beacon Hillâs corrupt culture - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/24/2014 09:54:55 EDT
Yes, Democrats lie and cheat and steal at the public's expense. Republicans, on the other hand, let their friends plunder businesses, gutting the savings of thousands of hard-working Americans, and ex more »
Comment on: What have they done to the Clark Art Institute? - Columns - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/24/2014 02:40:32 EDT
Well, if you're making a trip to that area for art, a 20-minute drive from Williamstown up Rt. 7 is the 17th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Show in N. Bennington VT, with several dozen fun--and quite good-- more »
Comment on: Pastor's defrocking for officiating gay son's wedding overturned - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/24/2014 04:57:26 EDT
"Schaefer was charged after a member of his congregation complained to the church about his officiating his sonâs wedding." On an all-too-human note: The "member of his congregation" who complained more »
Comment on: Why long weekends are better than long vacations - Magazine - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/11/2014 07:00:36 EDT
Lots of other ideas, too, for weekend vacations: Having a backup plan or two for inclement weather--or great weather: a local craft outlet or museum, an Audubon sanctuary, a beach, etc.). Having a goo more »
Comment on: City of Oakland to look into FBI agentâs pension - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/22/2014 05:55:33 EDT
Not sure which is worse: the scamming of the CA pension system at the expense of fellow workers or the FBI in Boston hiring someone with his past record and supposed debilitating "injury" and then put more »
Comment on: Bruins, Canadiens continue minor war of words - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/06/2014 06:26:15 EDT
Boston.com homepage says game is on NBC. No right, is it? NBCSN. Any editors on duty? more »
Comment on: Wegmans to open in Chestnut Hill on Sunday - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/23/2014 07:20:42 EDT
Jack123987: I agree with you. My thought exactly: a lead Globe article on a large supermarket simply opening a store in the GBA. Not even in the business section. more »
Comment on: If SJC allows casino repeal on the ballot, gaming law may go from job creator to job killer - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/22/2014 10:07:50 EDT
The writer argues that casinos are a bellwether for all enterprises? So, say, a manufacturer or high-tech company won't come to MA because most of its citizens don't want gambling casinos? That seems more »
Comment on: Pipeline protesters arrested at White House - Business news - Boston.com
Posted 03/02/2014 09:23:45 EST
Winners. So there, nyeh-nyeh. Losers sit on their butts and, well, do nothing. Ever. Get it?
Posted 03/02/2014 09:21:50 EST
I would guess that many of these protestors do exactly those sort of jobs the other six days of the week. Do you?
Posted 03/02/2014 09:16:00 EST
Don't these "morons" know we need more and more oil and nothing else matters more? Why don't they go sit around on a Sunday afternoon like everyone else?
Comment on: Rider rescued after horse tumbles down snowy embankment in Newburyport state park - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com
Posted 02/24/2014 10:51:11 EST
Oops: horses are mentioned--in last three words of article.
Posted 02/24/2014 06:20:07 EST
Yes--I'm not a "horse person"--but the article doesn't mention what happened to the horse at all. Wow. No editors anymore? (from a former journalist).
Comment on: Ariz. inmate makes Valentine's escape - News Nation - Boston.com
Posted 02/15/2014 01:30:26 EST
Jeez, I won't even drive from Watertown to Alston to meet someone if it's snowing.
Comment on: Scientists discover a new, simpler way to make stem cells - Science - Boston.com
Posted 01/29/2014 04:58:05 EST
No just people with other religions.
Posted 01/29/2014 04:56:21 EST
"...devise ways to use the cells to treat diseases in which tissues are injured or lost, such as juvenile diabetes or heart failure." Good stuff. I just wish articles about stem cells would spend a fe more »
Comment on: Man allegedly wielded pickaxe in robbery of Quincy Dominoâs - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com
Posted 01/29/2014 03:04:44 EST
Exactly: if the guy had had an assault rifle instead of a pickaxe, someone would likely be dead. It is interesting, though, how if you're against any control of firearms, you can see any situation as more »
Posted 01/29/2014 03:00:48 EST
If the deranged kid who killed--was it 27 kids and teachers--in CT had had a pickaxe instead of assault rifled, what you do think, BleedGreen4Ever?, he might have killed three or four people instead o more »
Comment on: Fall River prepares to swear-in new fire chief - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com
Posted 01/25/2014 06:35:26 EST
Should be no hyphen in title: "swear in." Just saying.
Comment on: Police confirm shooting at suburban Baltimore mall - News Nation - Boston.com
Posted 01/25/2014 12:35:12 EST
Is every violent incident in the U.S. now going to warrant a banner "Breaking News" headline on the boston.com. website? It'll end up with news items about shootings--and of course the "50 scariest mo more »
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