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Comment on: State robocalling thousands demanding repayment of undeserved unemployment benefits - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/22/2014 08:40:02 EDT
Poke a sleeping giant in itâs soft underbelly and retribution is bound to appear anywhere. They were caught with their hands in the cookie jar.
Comment on: As roads crumble, allow tolls on interstates - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/12/2014 10:58:35 EDT
Most are too young to remember, but, the Interstate Highway System was the creation of President Eisenhower as a strategic military tool. It began as a free service and should remain a free service (a more »
Comment on: Russia acts like any other superpower - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/12/2014 10:43:06 EDT
Stephen Kinzer has astutely reprised the age old double standard issue of why do we approve of what the United States does while we disprove of what others do.This has often puzzled me about our natio more »
Comment on: Broken City: The role of partisan media - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/07/2013 09:37:48 EDT
The only unbiased section of the Globe is Sports and yes, maybe the want ads.
Comment on: Treatment for little-known brain disorder can reverse symptoms of dementia, gait, and incontinence - Health & wellness - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/12/2013 11:28:08 EDT
I wish I understood what you meant by your commen t. For me, Iâve discovered there are too few doctrs able to correctly connect the dots and come up with the proper diagnosis. To a great extent, thi more »
Comment on: Utility CEO Thomas May earned $3.8 m in last three months at NStar - Boston.com
Posted 03/14/2013 11:27:31 EDT
This is the future generation. Iâm old enough to remember a salary for a top position in a large corporation just topped $100,000 and a union pay rate was under $3. Perhaps, one should think about h more »
Posted 03/14/2013 11:16:15 EDT
If Martha Coaply believes that Mays earns too much and is thereby cheating the rate payers and a lower pay would grant them some relif, she should also investigate the Union pay scale. I suspect there more »
Comment on: Harvard University administrators secretly searched deansâ email accounts, hunting for media leak - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/10/2013 01:45:56 EDT
Wouldnât it be better to fix the problem rather than the âNew England Wayâ by fixing the Blame?
Comment on: Brown should stop silly Twitter talk if heâs serious about a governorâs run - Boston.com
Posted 02/21/2013 08:49:57 EST
Joan: in Massachusetts, honesty is not compatable with politics. Just consider the number of politicos either charged or in prison for corruption. Iâll leave party affiliation to you.
Comment on: President Obama to focus on jobs, troop withdrawal, in State of the Union Address - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/13/2013 09:00:19 EST
Trying to raise the middle class is an impossibility. Every time they get a raise, thereâs a price increase that takes it away.Likwise, taking money from the rich reduces jobs. It is the wealthy, no more »
Comment on: New Red Sox manager John Farrell has some built-in advantages - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/07/2013 08:23:21 EST
I donât know baseball, but I do know management. There can only be one person in charge. Top management (aka owners) need to keep there fingers off the day to day deaingswith the team. Otherwise, th more »
Comment on: For Scott Brown, what a difference a few years make - Letters - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/07/2013 09:04:24 EST
This letter confirmed two concerns that I had during the recent election. First, Massachusetts is a NAME state. Itâs either Democrat or it doesnât count. Second, That while Brown might vote for wh more »
Comment on: Massachusetts AG Martha Coakley reaches $1.6 million settlement with company tied to `robosigningâ - Boston.com
Posted 02/01/2013 11:38:11 EST
Whatâs the big deal? Our peoples choice President does it all the time. Does this case indicate that the POTUS is guilty of fraud?
Comment on: Congress passes $50.5b hurricane aid bill - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/31/2013 11:21:37 EST
Where is the Senate going to find the money to pay for this? Oh, thatâs right, it ainât their job to worry about money, they only do good things for people.
Comment on: Senator John Kerryâs confirmation hearing for secretary of state post begins with bipartisan praise - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/25/2013 10:23:58 EST
Controlling the Climate is a non-issue. Apparently, many have forgotten the truism âitâs not nice the fool Mother Natureâ. What a display of arrogance if one believes we can control the weather.
Comment on: In new book, Terry Francona says Red Sox owners do not love baseball the way he does - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/16/2013 10:33:03 EST
I guess itâs really true. âYou donât have to explain to your friends and your enemies wouldnât believe you anyhowâ.
Comment on: Menino living at the Parkman House, trying to make a mansion like home - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/13/2013 10:26:44 EST
It would appear, his honor has been living off the fat of the land. Perhaps a diet is in order.
Comment on: Patrick seeks to curtail retiree health costs - - Boston.com
Posted 01/11/2013 09:31:26 EST
Hasnât our government learned that the more you regulate, the higher are the prices and the greater the (unforeseen) problems.
Comment on: Kerry issues statement supporting Markey, while Victoria Kennedy, DSCC endorse him - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/29/2012 11:21:25 EST
You ask about Vicky? The in crowd in Massachusetts literally salivates over anything Kennedy.
Comment on: MBTA officials weigh $700 million investment in Green Line safety - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/24/2012 08:50:14 EST
Why spend all that money just so the T operators can legally sleep on the job. Why not make them do their job? Wouldnât it be cheaper? Surely, the Union wouldnât object. Or would they?
Comment on: Menino blasts NRA reaction to Conn. killings - - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/21/2012 09:44:21 EST
Tell me, just what has Menino done to get the guns out of Boston? It is easy to throw rocks, it another thing to do something constructive.
Comment on: Years later, Washington still struggles with bailouts - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/17/2012 09:58:46 EST
We should cease calling it a bailout of the banks. The government gave to the banks what the borrowers didnât. Now the government is trying to get the rich to reimburse it. It should be called what more »
Comment on: As high-profile House career ends, Barney Frank looks forward to next phase - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/07/2012 11:59:04 EST
Esfsdfsdf: Did even occur to you that it was a group picture?
Comment on: Israelis Mobilize for Potential Ground Assault on Gaza - World - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/17/2012 11:53:33 EST
I agree that a blood bath between the Arabs (Palestinians) and the Israelis would be long and damaging to the worlds stability. However, before you rush to praise or condemn our Presidents posture, as more »
Posted 11/17/2012 11:36:49 EST
It makes me wonder what I would do if my neighbor vowed to kill me.
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