Comment on: Adams terror case the latest in series with ties to Mass.
Posted 06/07/2015 09:48:29 EDT
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was sentenced to death not life. An important, but unfortunate difference.
Comment on: Patrick says tuition breaks are just first step toward wider immigration changes - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/19/2012 03:09:42 EST
er deferred I mean.
Posted 11/19/2012 03:08:23 EST
These kids won't be illegal once they obtain Deffered Status. They will be legally present, with work authorization. Patrick's right to recognize them as Massachusetts residents, deserving of in-sta more »
Comment on: State to widen tuition breaks to include immigrants - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/19/2012 10:53:13 EST
Your headline is misleading. Once these kids gets deferred action status, they are no longer illegal. They are here legally, with work authorization. They still don't have a full path to citizenshi more »
Comment on: When the middle man is the new radical - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/01/2012 10:45:11 EDT
A vote for Tisei feels like a vote for moderation in the Republican party, but it's not. A vote for Tisei strengthens the Republican majority in the House, which gives more power to the extreme right more »
Comment on: Donald Trump goes on YouTube, makes President Obama an offer - The Source - Latest news and updates from Boston.com
Posted 10/24/2012 05:57:51 EDT
This is pathetic. Trying to diminish the President by suggesting he's only where he is because of affirmative action. This is plain stupid, Donald.
Comment on: Police warn of dire consequences if medical marijuana legalized - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/07/2012 10:07:02 EDT
Just legaliize it.
Comment on: Clint Eastwoodâs speech backfires on the Republicans Eastwoodâs speech backfires on the GOP - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/31/2012 11:19:58 EDT
Eastwood debated an empty chair and lost. It didn't make anyone's day. more »
Comment on: Romney-Ryan Medicaid plan would burden Massachusetts - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/27/2012 08:46:19 EDT
Mitt Romney would do well to remember how great a role Medicaid played in his health care reform package. RomneyCare could not have been nearly as successful, if it weren't for Medicaid, particularly more »
Comment on: Mass. health centers awarded $34 million - Health & wellness - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/02/2012 08:34:13 EDT
Great news! Long live ObamaCare! more »
Comment on: Mass. unemployment rate falls to 6.5% in March, down from 6.9% in February - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/19/2012 12:00:13 EDT
While this in undoubtedly good news for Massachusetts, it is not necessarily good news for those who are still unemployed. Federal extension of unemployment compensation benefits terminate when the st more »
Comment on: Led by the child who simply knew
Posted 12/11/2011 09:01:38 EST
Great job telling this important story. I am impressed by the Mainses' family trust of a very good reporters respectful storytelling. more »
Comment on: 'Advocates ask SJC to call health care exclusion unlawful'
Posted 05/24/2011 11:32:27 EDT
Thanks to sens. Chang-Diaz & Eldridge. You make me proud to be from a state that understands that we're all in this together. more »
Comment on: 'Budget plan will not restore immigrants’
Posted 05/19/2011 09:52:49 EDT
I hope that the Senate will reconsider Sen Brewer's position. The SJC decision was quite clear, the lawful immigrants who have been denied access to Commonwealth Care deserve equal treatment under the more »
Comment on: 'Massachusetts lawmakers propose 20 percent cut for child nutrition program'
Posted 04/16/2011 12:47:28 EDT
What part of infants and children are so many of these commenters not getting? Good Lord! Where is your humanity. more »
Comment on: Census finds sharp increase in Mass. minority population
Posted 03/22/2011 02:02:41 EDT
Anyone with an open mind, who rides the T knows that the complexion of our great city has changed and grown. Languages are spoken from every corner of the world. And what's remarkable is that we seem more »
Comment on: Potential Senate candidate flubs SF mayor question - Political Intelligence - A
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Posted 03/22/2011 09:06:08 EDT
There is nothing obscure about knowing that Dianne Feinstein is alive and is a sitting US Senator. And if you have any sense of History, you would know that the Mayor was Moscone more »
Comment on: 'Why Lent must rise again'
Posted 03/16/2011 01:37:24 EDT
I used to be a Christian, now not so much. But Lent seems to me a useful period for reflection over what is working and not working in our lives. We need periodic reminders that our time on this plane more »
Comment on: Advocates say proposed cuts would force many into nursing homes - White Coat Notes - Boston.com
Posted 02/23/2011 08:28:45 EST
There has to be a better way. Time to look at a progressive income tax that allows us all to live as a Commonwealth. But in the meantime, we need to scour every alternative to increase our tax base. W more »
Comment on: 'Hawaii's governor signs civil unions into law'
Posted 02/23/2011 08:19:33 EST
There is an constant arc towards justice. Many set backs, but the future belongs to those who celebrate love. more »
Comment on: Patrick: Protecting transgender workers - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/22/2011 07:16:37 EST
Thank you, Governor Patrick. You're a good man. more »
Comment on: 'More listed in state as same-sex couples'
Posted 02/08/2011 07:15:25 EST
fartfergnugen.. you're well named. I'll keep my public displays of gayness to a minimum when hell freezes over. Oh wait after this winter that my be too risky a promise. more »
Comment on: 'Patrick taps first Asian-American for Supreme Judicial Court'
Posted 12/22/2010 06:20:45 EST
Just what is so wrong with noting that the SJC should reflect the diversity of our COMMONwealth. This state belongs to all of us. Thanks, Governor Patrick,. more »
Comment on: '$50,000 bail for Wareham dentist over drug charges'
Posted 12/15/2010 09:32:49 EST
I knew a dentist who was generous with Quaalude prescriptions, back in the day. Oh well. more »
Comment on: Gratuitous shot at public servant - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/15/2010 07:20:50 EST
I'm so sick of folks referring to people who find their life's work as public servants as "Hacks" They mostly deserve our admiration and respect. Okay, some not so much. more »
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