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Comment on: 'Towns south of Boston asking whether to elect or appoint'
Posted 08/04/2011 09:14:35 EDT
Kingston had a Treasurer/Collector, although it was an elected position, George Cushman was the Treasurer/Collector for many years. Then the powers that be, determined the positions needed to be separ more »
Comment on: 'Central Falls bankruptcy case begins in court'
Posted 08/04/2011 09:03:45 EDT
Buddy 40, Central Falls is to Rhode Island, what Chelsea is to Massachusetts! Approximately the same geographic size, and same demographics...if you catch my drift. more »
Comment on: 'Man sues Registry after license mistakenly revoked'
Posted 07/17/2011 08:50:02 EDT
âA driverâs license is not a matter of civil rights. Itâs not a right. Itâs a privilege,ââ she said. âYes, it is an inconvenience [to have to clear your name], but lots of people have th more »
Comment on: 'Expert warned lights a danger'
Posted 03/26/2011 09:44:52 EDT
Is everything in these multi-billion dollar tunnels, just stuck together with glue, duct tape, and velcro? Just wondering...I know the Big Dig was a bargain and all, but do we have to endure concrete more »
Comment on: 'State’
Posted 03/20/2011 06:03:12 EDT
PragmaticAmerican wrote: "Why should I, and others like me, be punished for the mistakes the poor planners and haters made?" What a totally illogical statement. In your world, then if every person too more »
Posted 03/20/2011 11:55:47 EDT
PragmaticAmerican wrote... "The "bad career choices" nonsense you posted is just that...nonsense. The problem isn't union "overstretch" paid from our tax dollars, it's people "making poor career "choi more »
Posted 03/20/2011 11:27:22 EDT
Much of the problem we are currently hearing about with regards to the amount of money the State Pension System is underfunded, can be attributed to former Gov. Michael Dukakus. When Gov. Dukakus was more »
Posted 03/20/2011 10:50:49 EDT
gpurnell1 wrote: "I only wish I worked for the state with 30+ years. I just didn't have a political hack in my back pocket." It must suck to be you! This is just the kind of bad career and retirement more »
Posted 03/20/2011 10:38:11 EDT
Jayboat wrote: "From a white paper on Masachusetts Pension system - "One important distinction between public and private sector workers in Massachusetts is that public sector workers are not eligible more »
Comment on: 'Former nurse facing stage 4 cancer has health insurance cut off by company'
Posted 09/19/2010 09:12:48 EDT
What ever happened to Mass Health and ObamaCare? Wasn't all this foolishness of insurance companies not covering people who need the coverage for serious medical conditions supposed to come to an end? more »
Comment on: 'Critical Mass rider says officer pushed him off bike'
Posted 09/01/2010 02:46:39 EDT
Here in Fl., the cyclist, or anyone for that matter, who failed to follow the lawful command of a Law Enforcement officer, would have been tased and arrested for Resisting Arrest With violence, or Res more »
Comment on: 'More will be asked of Hub teachers'
Posted 08/25/2010 08:16:00 EDT
So Celtics Fan, when your boss comes to you, and says he expects you to work more hours each day, and he's not going to pay you for those hours, no overtime, no additional days off, don't tell me you' more »
Comment on: 'Mass. home values down, but tax bills rise'
Posted 08/22/2010 06:11:55 EDT
JerkOfAllTrades wrote: "Prop 2.5 isn't just a good idea. It's the law." JOAT It may be the law, but it doesn't work. Limiting tax increases, doesn't keep tax rates low. Controlling spending keeps tax more »
Comment on: 'Wonderland Park shuts down, rekindling debate over casinos'
Posted 08/20/2010 09:39:42 EDT
Curt, you would think differently if it was your job that was either going to be saved, or or lost! more »
Posted 08/20/2010 09:36:42 EDT
It seems the voters were more concerned with "animal rights" than human and employee rights.I hope the business you're employed in JoeJohoba, is never targeted for extinction by some fanatical group. more »
Posted 08/20/2010 09:16:47 EDT
I'm just wondering how long it will be, before the group that hoodwinked the voters into outlawing dog racing in the Commonwealth, will pull the same stunt, and convince the voters, horse racing is cr more »
Comment on: 'Plan to raze drawbridge raises hackles'
Posted 08/16/2010 07:36:13 EDT
If the residents of Chatham don't want a new modern bridge built, don't build it. There are many other bridges in the Commonwealth in need of replacement. Replace one of those bridges. There is one in more »
Comment on: 'Lawrence fires raise concerns over department’
Posted 08/09/2010 01:22:29 EDT
REALmaven...Are you out of your mind? Privatize firefighting??? I can hear the 911 call now...... Privatech Fire 911, What's your emergency? Caller: My house is on fire. Privatech Fire call taker: Cal more »
Comment on: 'Governor Patrick walks political tightrope with stand against slots'
Posted 08/02/2010 08:18:07 EDT
It sounds like the Governor has managed to p!$$off everybody. The taxpayers who were expecting tax relief. The labor unions who were expecting jobs. The police because of flagmen. And now the casinos. more »
Comment on: 'Casino showdown goes to the wire'
Posted 08/01/2010 08:04:28 EDT
Bye...Bye Deval.Don't let the door hit 'ya in the a s s!BTW....Where's my property tax relief you promised? more »
Comment on: 'A casino deal, but Patrick balks'
Posted 07/31/2010 09:57:50 EDT
So it comes down to this... The Governor says he only wants one slot parlor at a race track. The Legislature pushes the cards, and puts two slot parlors into the bill. The Governor can't line item vet more »
Comment on: 'Boat tax saga hurts Kerry
Posted 07/29/2010 08:09:01 EDT
Oiznor...how many times are you going to brag to us about the "yacht" you own in Fl. and haven't paid Ma. taxes on? It's not remotely in the same league as what John Kerry did. I retired from a Civil more »
Posted 07/29/2010 07:20:47 EDT
He is out of touch with the people he "represents". Most of the people he represents couldn't afford a yacht that cost as much as the taxes he owes on the one he bought, never mind, buying a 7 million more »
Comment on: 'Kerry’
Posted 07/24/2010 09:22:23 EDT
Top Cop, you're right on target about the Commonwealth turning a blind eye on the Senior Senator from Massachusetts docking his New Zealand built boat in Rhode Island to avoid Ma. sales and excise tax more »
Posted 07/24/2010 08:36:15 EDT
Sen. you should change the name of the boat to...KISS MY HEINZ! more »
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