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Comment on: Barney Frank should be interim Senator - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/05/2013 08:54:27 EST
So his qualifications are that he's irascible, egotistical and he makes people squirm. Is that what we want/need in a U.S. senator?
Comment on: Despite great gains, is there now a Title IX stall? - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/02/2012 06:34:57 EDT
What do FBS and FCS refer to in the article? These acronyms are used but not explained.
Comment on: 300-pound calf on the loose in Rehoboth; fugitive may be looking to hang out with other cows - Boston.com
Posted 07/11/2012 09:11:25 EDT
This article was written by someone unfamiliar with bovines. I grew up on a dairy farm. A cow is an adult female bovine, a bull is a male bovine. A calf is a young bovine that weighs up to 100 pounds. more »
Comment on: 'New impetus for goal-line technology at Euro 2012'
Posted 06/20/2012 08:42:50 EDT
I watched the replay several times, but did not see for certain that the entire ball had crossed the entire line. The decision is much easier if the ball bounces, since replays or an extra official ca more »
Comment on: 'SORRY, WE JUST DON’
Posted 05/30/2012 08:59:11 EDT
Many of these comments are simply bashing an unliked entity- Republicans, Democrats, parents, government, young people, businesses. The bottom line is that we all share the planet and the economy, we' more »
Comment on: Curt Schilling a hypocrite about smaller government - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/18/2012 04:21:04 EDT
The author misses the point. Yes, Schilling the baseball player readily offers opinions about things about which he knows little. But it was Schilling the neophyte businessman who lacked the knowledge more »
Comment on: Dustin Pedroia steps up to voice support for Youkilis - Extra Bases - Red Sox blog
Posted 04/16/2012 02:26:37 EDT
Vermonter, Consider what would happen if you and I had a microphone stuck in front of our faces 162+ times a year? I don't know about you, but I'm sure that I would say a few things that might rankle more »
Comment on: Gisele Bundchen shares the wealth - The Names Blog - Boston.com
Posted 01/12/2012 07:56:40 EST
I applaud these donations, but for some of these folks, their donation is a drop in the bucket. I would call them "Generous" but not the "Most Generous". more »
Comment on: Mike Milbury assault case set for hearing today in Brookline courthouse - Metro Desk - Local news updates from The Boston Globe
Posted 12/23/2011 11:38:07 EST
An earlier article reported that there was ongoing taunting between the two players. What amazes me is that with the crackdown on bullying and taunting (at the high school and above level), there is n more »
Comment on: Mormons on center stage - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/05/2011 08:34:35 EDT
I don't think anyone's religion is going to play a big part in the next presidential election. With budget issues, the wars, and national healthcare decisions to be made, the American people are looki more »
Comment on: Whereâs the outrage over drunk drivers? - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/27/2011 08:39:47 EDT
Many years ago, I traveled to Norway on business. At the end of several days of meetings, the manager of the hosting company had a beer and pizza party at his house, attended by us and a few of his em more »
Comment on: 'Men and their sex scandals'
Posted 06/13/2011 11:51:47 EDT
No real insights here. The only interesting thing was the author sharing about the fantasy life of 16 year old boys. Didn't know she was an expert in that area. At the end of the article, she suggests more »
Comment on: Foolishness on the GOP presidential debates - Less Is More blog - Boston.com
Posted 05/16/2011 03:58:57 EDT
This article is a waste of virtual space. It boils down to Quinn criticizing Hewitt who was criticizing something. Is this the best we can do in American journalism? Start by coming up with a construc more »
Comment on: 'Obama mocks Republican position on immigration'
Posted 05/10/2011 04:18:35 EDT
My complaint is not whether he has a good or bad plan, but that he takes it personally when someone has an opposing view and uses every opportunity to chastise or insult those who disagree with him. T more »
Comment on: Ex-Miss USA says TSA 'violated' her in patdown - Globe-trotting - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/28/2011 12:36:04 EDT
Reading a sampling of comments is alarming because many people cannot relate to this person as a person who has to travel frequently as part of her job. They're not going on a vacation. They have to t more »
Comment on: 'One step forward, half-step back on deficit'
Posted 04/15/2011 02:35:01 EDT
Good article! The less time that the parties spend calling each other names, the more time they can spend fixing the problem. If we could all just bite the bullet and accept that we need both spending more »
Comment on: 'Julien behind the 8-ball'
Posted 04/13/2011 01:45:01 EDT
Silly article. Players lose a game when they don't have the heart/drive/ability/luck or if the other team is just plain better. Yes, the coach can lose the game with enough poor decision making, but I more »
Comment on: The budget battle reality check - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/09/2011 11:43:35 EDT
There's certainly nothing like a balanced, objective discussion of the issues. And that's what this article is ("nothing like ...) more »
Comment on: Put Obama in the game - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/20/2011 06:50:46 EDT
Good article! more »
Comment on: Bowker Overpass on Storrow Drive reopened after temporary repairs made
Posted 03/11/2011 10:31:45 EST
satis,Why are we depending on federal funds to repair Massachusetts roads? Storrow Drive isn't an interstate. more »
Comment on: 'The unwed mother paradox'
Posted 03/08/2011 08:11:43 EST
jayman6018, I agree completely with your statement about the writer and her twisted logic, but I am in the dark about why Huckabee should be in jail. Are you implying that Planned Parenthood providing more »
Comment on: For Mankins, it might be time to accept the facts of life in the NFL - The Tony Massarotti Sports Blog, featuring Red Sox, Bruins, Patriots and Celtics analysis
Posted 02/15/2011 09:53:54 EST
Weak ending to the article. You can't forget if you haven't forgiven. more »
Comment on: He%20needs%20a%20real%20job
Posted 08/27/2010 08:58:15 EDT
I am much older than many of the other responders, so consider this as advice from an uncle. I think the key to the question is whether you will ever want kids. If not, then you and your boyfriend may more »
Comment on: He blew it on my birthday - Love Letters - Relationships questions, advice and more
Posted 08/11/2010 12:39:49 EDT
Mere, Great advice! I can relate to this guy. I don't forget birthdays, but in 30 years of marriage, I've done plenty of things to tick my wife off (rarely on purpose). We are just wired different fro more »
Comment on: We need it, but whoâll pay for a longer school day? - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/14/2010 01:57:25 EDT
There are lots of other factors that enter into the picture. When charter schools first started, there was an emphasis on parents volunteering to assist in the educational process. If that's still the more »