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Comment on: 'Poverty concentrated, deepening in Mattapan, Dorchester, and Roxbury'
Posted 11/09/2011 12:16:40 EST
We've been fighting poverty for decades yet it isn't getting any better. Everytime a report comes out someone or some politician says that we need to do this, this, and that. More regulation and gover more »
Comment on: 'Defying orders, hero Marine saved other troops'
Posted 09/15/2011 07:51:09 EDT
Semper Fi Chesty Pulller would be proud. more »
Comment on: 'Christopher Muther goes to an exercise class and learns that acquiring the body of Captain America or another superhero is beyond the abilities of most mere mortals'
Posted 08/25/2011 11:04:32 EDT
If having a phenomenal body, let alone a a average one, was an easy task then we wouldn't have the current obesity epidemic. You have to be willing to change your lifestyle to look like that, not just more »
Comment on: UMass%20panel%20approves%207.5%20percent%20fee%20hike
Posted 06/01/2011 12:38:26 EDT
@HansonbrotherIf they don't like it then let them go work at a private university then. I'll even shake their hands and tell them good luck! more »
Posted 06/01/2011 12:31:19 EDT
@Hansonbrother "wait...shouldn't they make what the market says they should make? Or are you a socialist now? Funny how that works, init?" You're delusional if you think the current pay/benefits scale more »
Posted 06/01/2011 12:24:57 EDT
Lol @ UserName99, do you think you're actually going to pay less? You're delusional because Beacon Hill will always find ways to spend your money in far less equitable ways than public education. With more »
Posted 06/01/2011 12:11:04 EDT
I remember back in 2009 when they increased fees 15% that they said that those were necessary increases and there would be no more. How about we streamline administration, kick out the do nothings, an more »
Comment on: Fewer mothers killing kids - James Alan Fox - Crime & Punishment blog - Boston.com
Posted 05/23/2011 01:19:08 EDT
I would hypothesize that the reason for the divergence is the availability and change in social respectability of abortion. Sure, the women who get pregnant and then decide to get an abortion are stil more »
Comment on: 'Corporate expense? Barriers to women'
Posted 05/13/2011 06:58:00 EDT
If more women want to become Corporate Executives then all they need to do is do what many of their male counterparts did. Start a company. I wonder how many successful men started of in life saying t more »
Comment on: 'Poll finds support for soda tax'
Posted 05/11/2011 03:18:27 EDT
The Boston Globe: a newspaper that never met a tax it didn't like. Speaking of which, why don't we enact a paper tax? Paper isn't very eco friendly and destroys the environment. A tax would put an onu more »
Comment on: Ignatieff learns âHarvardâ a code word in Canadian politics, too - Gatekeeper - Boston.com
Posted 05/09/2011 06:28:59 EDT
Harvard lost it's way a long time ago when they decided to put ideology and politicking over educating quality students. Now before I get jumped all over, let me say this, Harvard is successful becaus more »
Comment on: 'Higher education’
Posted 05/09/2011 12:06:17 EDT
lololol.... Higher eds been shielded from the housing bubble because it is in and of itself a bubble. Consumer over confidence, easy credit, government subsidy, and high price will bring the entire in more »
Comment on: The celebrations of Osama bin Laden's death: a student perspective - The Angle - Boston.com
Posted 05/03/2011 04:08:09 EDT
Wow, what a steaming pile of bull crap this puff piece is. Hey Brett, you and I both know that the real reason 'our generation'- read self-entitled overgrown children - took to the streets was that as more »
Comment on: Has Massachusetts lost its leadership position in education? - Rock The Schoolhouse's blog - Boston.com
Posted 04/28/2011 11:53:54 EDT
Although not about the story, but still related to Massachusetts education, I for one will never understand this states nepotism when it comes to UMass. For the amount of money we spend on Health and more »
Comment on: Mass.%20House%20votes%20to%20bar%20use%20of%20welfare%20money%20for%20alcohol%2C%20tobacco%2C%20or%20lottery%20tickets
Posted 04/26/2011 06:47:10 EDT
@masscom The unemployment rate for minorities was 9% back before the recession. What the excuse now? more »
Posted 04/26/2011 06:44:45 EDT
Wow. It's 2011 and this issue is just being addressed? Only in Massachusetts. more »
Comment on: 'Mass. veteran gets year in jail for woman's death'
Posted 03/24/2011 02:13:47 EDT
@stephsh and @ceelsgood You two have obviously never been in a combat because you would know that post-traumatic stress disorders isn't a cop-out card for our veterans. Imagine having to live each day more »
Comment on: Did I ruin it with March Madness? - Love Letters - Relationships questions, advice and more
Posted 03/21/2011 09:56:56 EDT
@LWhitt58 http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=lets%20be%20realityIt's a figure of speech, not a typo. more »
Comment on: Mass. congressional delegation on Libya - Political Intelligence - A
national political and campaign blog from The Boston Globe - Boston.com
Posted 03/20/2011 08:11:45 EDT
Funny how the Iraq war was also started in order to protect the citizens of Iraq from their evil dictator Saddam. What's the kicker? It was also a broad coalition of international forces. Just goes to more »
Comment on: 'Libyan TV claims 48 killed in allied attacks'
Posted 03/19/2011 09:29:14 EDT
What time is the anti-war rally tomorrow? Are we meeting on the common? more »
Comment on: Put Obama in the game - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/19/2011 09:20:54 EDT
Here's a crazy idea, why doesn't the NCAA pass a regulation that schools are only allowed to recruit players who are able to meet the average GPA requirements for non-athletically recruited applicants more »
Comment on: 'Boston ranks No. 12 in 'Energy Star' buildings'
Posted 03/19/2011 07:54:55 EDT
The GAO created fake products and submitted them to the Dept of Energy for 'Energy Star' approval. They all came back approved, but these took the cake; - Gas Powered Alarm Clock - Feather duster atta more »