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Comment on: Views clash on naming Boston officers in drunken driving cases
Posted 12/30/2014 01:28:16 EST
The solution is simple: Just assume they *all* have been arrested for drunk driving.
Comment on: New law on domestic violence shields abusers - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/08/2014 02:28:07 EDT
Maybe the editors meant to write this instead of what they did: "Like anyone else accused of a crime, they should be presumed somewhat innocent until finally proven guilty."
Comment on: Making âBig Dataâ work for customers - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/02/2014 01:51:35 EDT
This editorial is a bit of the pot calling the kettle black (an old saying). I am a researcher in the arena of digital personalization, and such research definitely has a strong ethical component, as more »
Comment on: John le CarrÃ© â the Herman Melville of the 22nd century - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/31/2014 12:18:39 EDT
No. more »
Comment on: A death blow for Obamacare? - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/18/2014 09:21:45 EDT
This sort of debate disappoints me. For those desperate to see this law overturned, I would invite you to look carefully at your humanity. more »
Comment on: Wedding gift registries tell guests itâs not the thought that counts - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/22/2014 01:15:38 EDT
Isn't ALEC like a wedding registry and conservatives like the happy couple? more »
Comment on: Koch brothers are targeting a fair bankruptcy deal in Detroit - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/02/2014 09:33:12 EDT
My vote: donate the art to the Louvre and Musée d'Orsay. It stays with the public and not the plutocrats, and sending it to France keeps it out of the clutches of the greedy. Detroit can take a good-s more »
Comment on: Death does not transform a baby into âclinical wasteâ - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/30/2014 03:21:00 EDT
Hey, Jeff: "The answer used to be self-evident: Human beings are more than mere flesh, more than just one organism among all other organisms. Death doesnât transform us into âclinical waste,â su more »
Comment on: Democratsâ Obamacare albatross - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/27/2014 11:24:12 EDT
To the dismay of many conservatives (I'm sure), I admit I have friends in Europe. Several of them are visiting right now. One of them developed severe back pain yesterday, and they asked me about seei more »
Comment on: - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/24/2014 08:07:57 EST
The proposed plan's pre-existing condition provision is how they accomplish ACA's "individual mandate" requirement. No one is required to buy something they don't want. But if later they need the insu more »
Comment on: Court hears buffer-zone argument - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/26/2014 03:22:42 EST
Another way to think of it is this. Suppose the statement is "you should be put to death." What is the difference between the situations where Samuel Alito says that to the guy whose dog has pooped on more »
Posted 01/26/2014 03:04:01 EST
You might want to consider the entire statement of the exception in Section 120E1/2 (b) (2): "(2) employees or agents of such facility acting within the scope of their employment;" This means only emp more »
Comment on: Clinton deserves Christie-level scrutiny - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/19/2014 01:54:08 EST
Hi, Joan. You ought to read more newspapers or watch cable or listen to the radio more. To get the comparison right, the statement should be "Christie deserves Clinton-level scrutiny."
Comment on: Mass killings proliferate as Congress blocks gun control - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/31/2013 01:31:05 EST
Do you suppose that when a child is shot and killed a bell rings at NRA headquarters?
Comment on: Boston teacher ratings beggar belief - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/30/2013 04:07:56 EST
Successful learning requires several ingredients: * good teachers * good students * a culture that values learning * a family and neighborhood that value learning, teachers, and students When you meas more »
Comment on: Obamacare crisis canât be fixed; flaws are fundamental - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/25/2013 12:01:18 EST
Sununu is simply being honest. Most of the ideas in Obamacare were created by Republicans and conservatives, so naturally they cannot work.
Comment on: âRedskinsâ foes take offense where none is intended - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/23/2013 07:47:25 EDT
"Disapproval isnât an argument, let alone a definitive one." Words conservatives live by, certainly.
Comment on: End the shutdown by compromising with Republicans, not demonizing them - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/09/2013 01:42:27 EDT
You forget that in the last presidential election the candidate who originated the form of healthcare that became Obamacare was defeated. Romney is an architect of the template for ACA, and he lost. I more »
Comment on: Words to transform the world - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/03/2013 12:11:54 EDT
ombudsperson, why isn't your name ombudsperchild?
Comment on: Obama takes on âpatent trollsâ â but who qualifies as a troll? - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/10/2013 11:38:00 EDT
Sununu doesn't read with comprehension well. He wrote: "A patent is a property right, written into the Constitution by the Framers to encourage innovation. The trolls have legally bought and own their more »
Comment on: Mass. should abolish lieutenant governor office - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/26/2013 03:21:37 EDT
"...an anachronistic holdover from Colonial days." Reminds me of a section of a document related to the number between one and three.
Comment on: The essence of Thatcherism - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/10/2013 07:13:50 EDT
I suppose if one were wealthy the changes she made seemed good; otherwise, as is the case here, there is a measure of despair. As far as the Cold War is concerned, I would prefer to think that the ine more »
Comment on: Rob Portman, gay marriage, and political imagination - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/23/2013 03:34:39 EDT
The lack of imagination discussed is also known as Narcissistic Personality Disorder in DSM-IV.
Comment on: Maine governor cuts Medicaid as some GOP colleagues choose expansion - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/23/2013 12:57:15 EST
Evil comes in many shapes.
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