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Comment on: Donald Trump, the unrivaled braggart Scot Lehigh: Does Donald Trump really think he?s this great?
Posted 09/01/2015 06:58:19 EDT
The current rise of Trump and Sanders in their respective parties shows how ideologues have completely taken over the nomination process.
Comment on: Walsh proposes 13.7 percent City Council pay hike
Posted 09/01/2015 12:51:06 EDT
I Wonder how many For Sale signs sprouted up after seeing this photograph.
Comment on: Many Boston councilors attend few hearings Some councilors seeking pay raise attend few hearings
Posted 08/31/2015 07:26:52 EDT
Even the best attendance percentages are low. Perhaps there are too many committees which are not relevant to local governance. Cut those out and focus on core matters directly impacting Boston reside more »
Comment on: Pay raise debate demeans City Council Editorial: Pay raise debate demeans City Council
Posted 08/25/2015 06:18:03 EDT
when will TBG ask Michelle Wu why she backed Linehan? more »
Comment on: Boston turns to costly, fierce attorney in casino fight
Posted 08/25/2015 06:16:28 EDT
Interesting how this guy was handed a sweetheart deal by Walsh crony OâFlaherty. And donât think OâFlaherty did it without Walshâs OK. That disclosure in the report may be the bigger story as more »
Comment on: Bill Linehan is priceless
Posted 08/23/2015 06:09:37 EDT
Michelle Wu...This one's on you. more »
Comment on: The changing politics of charter schools Scot Lehigh: The changing politics of charter schools
Posted 08/19/2015 08:22:57 EDT
Letâs not be surprised by Walshâs silence. His embrace of Connollyâs position during the campaign was purely political pandering for the general electorate. Behind closed doors he and the BTU we more »
Comment on: Contract keeps BPS staff stuck in school, with little work to do
Posted 08/19/2015 08:13:55 EDT
The BPS is a big money vacuum. more »
Comment on: Failed 2024 Olympic bid slammed in state-backed report Failed 2024 Olympic bid slammed in state-backed report
Posted 08/18/2015 07:16:52 EDT
Be prepared for Walsh and his operatives to attempt to rewrite recent history. He was led around by the nose by Boston 2024 without doing the due diligence that a seasoned leader should have exhibited more »
Comment on: LA comfortable with Olympic bid in ways Boston wasn?t LA comfortable with Olympic bid in ways Boston wasn?t
Posted 08/13/2015 08:03:20 EDT
Could it possibly be the LA organizers do a better job of communication with the public? more »
Comment on: Steve Wynnâs blunt message for Bostonâs mayor Joan Vennochi: Steve Wynnâs blunt message for Bostonâs mayor
Posted 08/11/2015 11:32:44 EDT
Not all taxpayers of Boston did... more »
Posted 08/10/2015 07:53:30 EDT
What do you expect, just a boyo from Dot. Nothing more. more »
Comment on: Atyia Martin hired as Boston?s ?resilience officer?
Posted 08/10/2015 01:09:25 EDT
While her salary/benefits are funding by the grant. Who will fund the operating budget for the function she heads? Admin expenses and the like. Unless of course she is an individual contributor. more »
Comment on: Should millionaire earners pay a higher state income tax?
Posted 08/09/2015 07:52:45 EDT
A BG report a few weeks ago stated that $300M of MA tax credits were sold by film producers to millionaires and corporations so they could offset tax obligations across the country. Let's start there. more »
Comment on: When it comes to patents, Massachusetts is a big player When it comes to patents, Mass. is a big player
Posted 08/07/2015 06:55:50 EDT
This is a big deal and economic advantage that our politicalleadership squanders. They are more comfortable talking about commercial real estate and casinos. more »
Comment on: Did busing slow Boston?s desegregation?
Posted 08/07/2015 05:47:39 EDT
It may be eye opening for those who want to cling to the segregated Boston neighborhoods narrative to do some simply Google searching on demographic data for your own town and compare. Most of the whi more »
Posted 08/07/2015 04:24:36 EDT
From current Quick facts US Government census fact sheets that are easily found with a Google search. Here are the major groupings (my rounded %): Boston (the actual city, not including the metro area more »
Posted 08/07/2015 04:00:56 EDT
âThis is one reason Boston remains one of the most segregated major cities in the country.â I believe you are factually incorrect on using this study as a citation in support of your claim that th more »
Comment on: Judge chides Boston on lawsuit over Everett casino
Posted 08/03/2015 03:23:42 EDT
Walsh is in over his head in this job. more »
Comment on: Naming this era of racial contradictions Naming this era of racial contradictions Farah Stockman: Naming this era of racial contradictions
Posted 08/02/2015 08:30:12 EDT
In my opinion, the fatal flaw behind school busing, regardless of where it is implemented, is the belief that economic laws somehow magically disappear. Those who did not support busing and had the ec more »
Comment on: City rife with untracked development tax breaks
Posted 08/02/2015 07:45:39 EDT
Least we believe itâs only developers who push for tax breaks, labor unions also strongly push for these breaks under the desire to provide jobs. The question however is how many of those jobs which more »
Posted 08/02/2015 07:35:07 EDT
We are no longer in the 60âs and70âs. The city needs to improve its use of leverage over development. Property tax credits are back door tax increases primarily borne by the residential property t more »
Comment on: Why doesn?t Boston have a better zoo? Why doesn?t Boston have a better zoo?
Posted 08/01/2015 05:33:11 EDT
Funding two zoos within 30 miles of each other doesn't make sense. more »
Comment on: Walsh fight with Wynn escalates
Posted 07/31/2015 04:33:30 EDT
Just a boyo from Dot, nothing more. more »
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