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Comment on: Heat to cause delays on Framingham-Worcester commuter rail line - Framingham - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 05/30/2013 09:27:01 EDT
In New Jersey, like most states, the legislature ultimately controls the budget. Anyway, the money that was earmarked for the Trans-Hudson Express ARC Tunnel went to improve roads in New Jersey. Sayin more »
Posted 05/30/2013 06:51:48 EDT
The CSX lines use continuously welded rail. Very long strips of rail are brought over on railcars (the bundles of rails are so long that they span across several cars) and are dumped out along the sid more »
Comment on: Tanker rolls over near Lowell Connector spilling fuel - Boston.com
Posted 05/19/2013 02:36:33 EDT
Again, what does the Tea Party have to do with this? And what does the Tea Party have to do with the fact that one entity owns the truck, the other owns the trailer? This is truely bizarre.
Posted 05/19/2013 02:34:57 EDT
What does this legislation entail, exactly? Common-sense reform or is it a "screw the dirty hazmat industry" type of bill? What is the bill number? And to narfrolyat, I don't think the tea party had a more »
Comment on: Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy - A&E - Boston.com
Posted 05/14/2013 07:52:25 EDT
You labor under the old misconception that cancer develops "local," grows "local" then, eventually, metastasizes once it is "large enough." Unfortunately in the case of breast cancer, it can develop a more »
Comment on: Revenue gain could lead Mass. to restore some cuts - News - Boston.com
Posted 05/12/2013 12:03:36 EDT
The state's coffers are brimming. In fact we are third overall for savings, and first among blue states (only Alaska and Texas have more cash on hand). When people wonder why Massachusetts isn't going more »
Comment on: Mass man charged in NH extortion case - News - Boston.com
Posted 05/12/2013 11:49:56 EDT
While on the one hand it is possible that all those comments were spam, the fact that 11 out of 13 comments have been removed is still suspicious. What's the story, Boston.com?
Comment on: Minn. man gets most severe charge in teens' deaths - News - Boston.com
Posted 05/12/2013 11:47:11 EDT
As a responsible firearms owner, I laud the decision to prosecute Mr. Smith. He was in the right to defend himself initially, but only with the amount of force needed to repel or defuse the threat. I more »
Comment on: Police catch driver clocked in excess of 120 mph - News - Boston.com
Posted 05/12/2013 11:31:14 EDT
As someone who, in fact, had to race to the hospital to see a dying relative, I extend my thanks to you.
Comment on: DAs discontinue third-party check program - News - Boston.com
Posted 04/14/2013 12:03:02 EDT
I never said the collectors were above the board, in fact I said repeatedly that they were not. You have seen this already, so your question "but the colection agency's obvious violation of the laws i more »
Posted 04/14/2013 11:54:02 EDT
I like how I am getting disliked all up and down this post. I am also getting liked too, but the dislikers are out in force. What is the problem, guys? Was I underscoring an inconvenient truth? Pointi more »
Posted 04/14/2013 11:51:37 EDT
Merchants like to offer customers convenience, and the current system offers at least some protection for merchants from small minority of customers who seek to defraud them (through malice or neglige more »
Posted 04/14/2013 11:40:18 EDT
austin108, I have personally seen people deliberately write bad checks. But that isn't the point. They are still responsible for their actions, even if they didn't mean it. If I accidentally kill some more »
Posted 04/14/2013 11:38:05 EDT
Only one of the wrongs is getting the press, while the other wrong gets couched in terms like "allegedly" and "mistake." The sentiment "two wrongs don't make a right" can't be used to paper over the s more »
Posted 04/14/2013 11:06:19 EDT
Being unsophisticated is not an excuse to commit fraud. Yes, it is also not an excuse for someone else to defraud the unsophisticated, but stop painting them as innocent victims.
Posted 04/14/2013 11:04:30 EDT
It is lamentable that the DAs were in bed with some shady characters. Having said that, the justice system is supposed to protect everyone. Including merchants who get stiffed by cheaters. What do you more »
Comment on: State Rep. Tom Stanley intends to vie for Waltham mayorship in 2015 - Waltham - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 04/08/2013 06:43:00 EDT
One of the few Democrats I'd consider voting for.
Comment on: Boston Police Commissioner hopes to cut gun violence in half this summer; promotes officers in ceremony - Boston.com
Posted 04/05/2013 08:10:03 EDT
We have enough gun control. We are clearly lacking in the thug control department.
Posted 04/05/2013 08:09:21 EDT
Thank you for sharing your story. It is truely bizarre that in Massachusetts you can't even get pepper spray without a permit. Taking a firearm is a personal choice. In contrast to the other side of t more »
Posted 04/05/2013 08:05:27 EDT
Rational people know that the NRA had nothing to do with these crimes. The criminals aren't NRA members, and the NRA does not condone this behavior. Low information voters, meanwhile, are very quick t more »
Comment on: Former Mass. US senator not ruling out run in NH - News - Boston.com
Posted 04/04/2013 09:35:47 EDT
What exactly is stupid and disproven about Brown's native american line? We are well aware that members of Congress maintain a second home near Congress. Key word: second home. As in, not spending the more »
Posted 04/04/2013 09:32:56 EDT
But what is YOUR point, jangles? That it is fine to hop from state to state if you are a democrat? Or that calling out such double standards is bad?
Comment on: Gun-rights rally draws 1,000 to Boston Common - Boston.com
Posted 04/04/2013 09:12:50 EDT
. "If you look at a crowd of black people, that looks exactly like the gang members who commit 95% of the shootings in the country. " That is also racist. See the parallel. Liberals are the bigots in more »
Posted 04/04/2013 08:00:37 EDT
They do have jobs, and at great sacrifice they came to demonstrate anyway. Gun owners are the backbone of our country, what have you done to support our liberties? What are you doing to dismantle them more »
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