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Comment on: Haverhill spending $150,000 to perk up its parks and playgrounds - Your Town - Boston.com
Posted 08/05/2013 11:31:56 EDT
An increase of about $3 per person.
Comment on: Springfield mayor to call for tougher gun laws - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com
Posted 08/02/2013 01:48:57 EDT
Anti-gun folks should stop lobbying for laws to take away people's second amendment rights. The effect is that civic minded people are in fear that their rights are going to be taken away by a tyrann more »
Posted 08/02/2013 11:34:43 EDT
How about making the State's existing gun laws uniform across all municipalities before we start adding yet more irrational hoops for civically minded gun owners to jump through. We should be making more »
Comment on: Dear Inspired: What do you think of "trash the dress" shoots? - Blissfully Inspired - Boston.com
Posted 07/31/2013 03:23:51 EDT
Yes, bad. Very immoral to buy something expensive like that, use it once and then rip it up. Next rich, or wannabe rich, people will start rolling their wedding limos off of cliffs after the cerem more »
Comment on: For sale: Boston Harbor lighthouse, 10 acres, 2 bedrooms; ladder access only, needs some work - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com
Posted 07/31/2013 02:22:03 EDT
They offered the place to non-profits first, but nobody could come up with a viable plan for restoration and public use.
Comment on: Bill would study possible Mass. 2024 Olympics bid - News Local Massachusetts - Boston.com
Posted 07/31/2013 11:03:43 EDT
The Boston Metropolitan Area is actually sixth largest by population in the US, so Boston isn't too small unless you limit your thinking to just the City limits. Boston is unlike most large cities in more »
Posted 07/31/2013 10:54:08 EDT
All said, yes Boston could do it, but it should be done right by not wasting taxpayer dollars and that should be the number one requirement signed on to by all our political leaders. That no taxpaye more »
Comment on: Delay of employer penalties will cost gov't $10B - Health care - Boston.com
Posted 07/30/2013 05:22:15 EDT
So, by their own math 20 or 30 million people will be left without coverage... and everyone else will be forced to buy their own coverage or face a big tax penalty... great system of "Universal" healt more »
Comment on: Boston detective who failed to follow up in case tied to Edwin Alemany is demoted - Boston.com
Posted 07/30/2013 10:13:47 EDT
Actually, check the record of the cop who was supposed to be doing the investigation. How many overtime hours were spent on a construction detail babysitting a hole in the ground?
Posted 07/30/2013 10:11:36 EDT
Blaming the Detective is appropriate, but putting all the blame on the detective is not.
This is a bigger problem with lack of follow through on anything short of murder.
Posted 07/30/2013 10:07:03 EDT
Actually, I think you are missing the bigger issue. Just one murderer and thief is going to jail, but the bigger issue is that the Boston Police Department and the Suffolk County DA needs to be follo more »
Posted 07/30/2013 09:57:13 EDT
His supervisor(s) should also be demoted or fired.
Comment on: âWhiteyâ Bulger begins defense by calling FBI agent who wanted to shut him down as FBI informant - Boston.com
Posted 07/29/2013 04:19:26 EDT
Hate to agree with a mass murdering criminal, but the more and more I have heard about it it seems like the FBI was working for Bulger in Boston and not the other way around. I think "informant" is a more »
Comment on: In editorial, New York Times calls on Anthony Weiner to quit NYC mayor's race - The Source - Latest news and updates from Boston.com
Posted 07/24/2013 11:41:25 EDT
Don't really care about the Weiner, but he sounds like a real jerk.
Comment on: Obama says Martin 'could have been me' years ago - News Nation - Boston.com
Posted 07/19/2013 03:06:23 EDT
A tragic situation with a history of black men being disprespected and viewed with suspicion. No disagreement there. But "has the right to use those firearms even if there is a way for them to ex more »
Comment on: Obama questions wisdom of 'stand your ground' laws - Boston.com
Posted 07/19/2013 02:53:00 EDT
Just to be extra clear, if you are pinned on the ground by a larger person and you are screaming for help and begging the guy to stop, then you do not have an opportunity to retreat.
Posted 07/19/2013 02:50:30 EDT
George Zimmerman did not stand his ground, he was on the ground. With Martin on top of him beating him. Stand your ground just means you don't have an obligation to try and retreat before using de more »
Comment on: State Police photographer releases bloody Tsarnaev photos to Boston Magazine - Boston.com
Posted 07/19/2013 10:25:29 EDT
The release of this picture serves the public interest.
Comment on: Rachel Jeantel responds to anonymous juror - The Source - Latest news and updates from Boston.com
Posted 07/16/2013 11:47:00 EDT
George Zimmerman wasn't "standing his ground" he was on the ground with Martin on top beating the crap out of him.
Posted 07/16/2013 11:40:19 EDT
"who was simply walking back home from a store ... no matter how many "punches" he threw."
Or who was on top?
Comment on: ABC's hiring of Jenny McCarthy: a decision that could cost lives - MD Mama - Boston.com
Posted 07/16/2013 11:15:25 EDT
I think there is plenty left to discuss as long as there are questions about what actually causes some forms of autism. Research should continue to be done including factors relating to trips to the more »
Comment on: Patrick calls Zimmerman trial verdict âsadâ - Boston.com
Posted 07/15/2013 05:51:33 EDT
"an unarmed black teenager" who was pummeling a hispanic jewish guy with his fists.
Comment on: AG calls Martin killing an 'unnecessary shooting' - News Nation Washington - Boston.com
Posted 07/15/2013 05:20:07 EDT
All untimely deaths are unneccessary and there are things to learn from every tragic loss of life whether that be on the battle field, in a car or on the neighborhood street.
Comment on: Lynn man accused of beating 3-month-old son to - Flash Player Installation
Posted 07/10/2013 04:52:18 EDT
How is a 100% disabled veteran jumping out of a chair? What are the nature of his service related injuries?
Comment on: Marathon bombing suspect Dzhohkar Tsarnaev pleads not guilty - Boston.com
Posted 07/10/2013 02:49:39 EDT
I have to agree with you. Globe is just flamebaiting to catch some eyeballs and provoke people. A couple attention whoring people with signs that say idtiotic things is not news.
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