About Me: Multi-faceted points-of-view; progressively moderate and/or moderately progressive
Comment on: And%20the%20%26%2339%3BDWTS%26%2339%3B%20champion%20is...
Posted 11/24/2010 09:48:19 EST
Cue the typical whining, hysteria, complaints about "hollywood librul elites" and death threats from the palin-cult-mob in 3...2...1....
Comment on: Mass. unemployment rate drops to 8.1 percent
Posted 11/18/2010 04:18:30 EST
Funny...it almost seems as if some people here are hoping that the economy doesn't improve, that people don't find jobs, that businesses don't create more opportunity for our commonwealth. I guess som more »
Comment on: Portland, Maine makes least attractive list - Globe-trotting - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/08/2010 12:29:19 EST
I would choose Portland, ME over Manchester, NH any day of the week. NH is indeed the "Land of The Fuglies"...nary a crease nor crevice among granite staters escapes view. On the other hand, Burlingto more »
Comment on: Patrick%20to%20unveil%20changes%20to%20the%20state%26%2339%3Bs%20highest%20court%20today
Posted 11/04/2010 01:21:09 EDT
Ridiculous that some people think judges should be elected - when their jobs are centered on the defense of the minority against the majority. Term limits are fine, but elected judges amount to judici more »
Comment on: 'Tale of two Devals'
Posted 11/03/2010 08:32:57 EDT
Massachusetts - an island in the sea of silliness more »
Comment on: Patrick wins reelection
Posted 11/02/2010 03:51:25 EDT
My ballot: 2 Rs, 4 Ds, 3 Is, 2 Yes, 1 NoVote the issue, not the party. more »
Comment on: 'Smug Democrats'
Posted 10/27/2010 07:00:12 EDT
Only a weakling would never bring himself to admit that people do indeed get scared and let emotions rule the debate... ...and only an idiot would never bring himself to admit that certain parts of th more »
Comment on: 'Inside Job movie review -- Inside Job showtimes'
Posted 10/15/2010 01:30:16 EDT
Right...Left...all are to blame, and no one is innocent. Anyone who attaches a partisan spin to what was essentially a global financial crisis is either a liar, a dolt, or both. The truly sad part is more »
Comment on: 'Baker takes time out to show a softer side'
Posted 10/01/2010 01:00:29 EDT
Maybe it's his constant contradictions - purporting to create jobs (w/o saying how) while laying off 5,000 workers (w/o saying why) doesn't make much sense. The fact is that Massachusetts is weatherin more »
Comment on: 'New sex ed funding ends decade of abstinence-only'
Posted 10/01/2010 10:51:56 EDT
And btw, abstinence is fine, but it is only ONE kind of contraception among many. It should be taught alongside other methods, but NEVER on its own. If we're not teaching our kids ALL conceivable face more »
Posted 10/01/2010 10:46:12 EDT
Finally!! Common sense prevails over the superstitious ramblings of overwrought flying spaghetti monster worshippers.... Condoms should be available to everyone, everywhere without fail or bias. Stude more »
Comment on: 'Police set for start of texting ban today'
Posted 09/30/2010 12:05:46 EDT
I would like to see a law that properly cites at-fault drivers for causing accidents during rush hour. The time lost in productivity as well as the increase in gas consumption should be worth it. Oh y more »
Comment on: 'Census finds record gap between rich and poor'
Posted 09/28/2010 04:38:35 EDT
= Reagan's legacy. more »
Posted 09/28/2010 04:37:38 EDT
Hmm...no comments...So, either people don't care, or they just don't want to accept some harsh facts of life in america.Both choices leave something to be desired. more »
Comment on: 'Michael Douglas is in top form as he returns to the 'Street''
Posted 09/24/2010 11:09:04 EDT
Not surprising, as Douglas' performance was the best thing about the original film (along with Martin Sheen as Mr. Fox). more »
Comment on: Report warns of dire consequences from Question 3 tax-cut proposal
Posted 09/22/2010 01:26:48 EDT
Sales tax is a consumption tax, first and foremost. Consume less, and you'll pay less tax. Pretty simple - even for the usual band of simpletons here. That said, if the voters elect to cut it via refe more »
Comment on: 'Republicans block bill to lift military gay ban'
Posted 09/21/2010 04:01:23 EDT
@ 11-2-10: you're just another kool-aid drinking foxnews bigot, so your opinion matters least. Just understand that you are advocating for hate perpetrated at the hands of our government. First the bl more »
Comment on: 'Man chosen to lead Marines against lifting gay ban'
Posted 09/21/2010 02:23:24 EDT
Here come the angry right-wingers, thinking that homosexuality is only about sex. No surprise that they "don't understand" something about which they're quite content to be ignorant. And proudamerican more »
Posted 09/21/2010 02:07:36 EDT
Posted 09/21/2010 01:22:22 EDT
Once again, gays are treated as second-class citizens by our government. And Republicans prove once again they are the enemies of equality and will refuse to do the right thing. They talk about hurtin more »
Comment on: Mass.%20unemployment%20rate%20drops%20to%208.8%20percent
Posted 09/16/2010 03:23:43 EDT
Yup, even more amazing that Bush "confiscated" over 700 billion "from the private sector" to bail out the banks and brokerage firms and prevent them from collapsing and sending many more thousands int more »
Posted 09/16/2010 01:32:04 EDT
Amazing that people still actually think the government has any substantial control over unemployment, OR that they can create jobs out of thin air. All I read and hear is about government, good and b more »
Comment on: Lessons of the Koranâs non-burning - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/15/2010 09:41:14 EDT
There is no logical connection between Park51 and an idiot pastor burning the koran. Period.Apples and oranges, indeed. more »
Comment on: 'Two-day Life is good Festival proves fun for all ages'
Posted 09/14/2010 10:38:52 EDT
Great tunes and a totally positive vibe all around. Haters need not apply...how anyone could criticize such a worthy cause/event, I really don't know. Is there anything in the world better than toddle more »
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