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Comment on: Lack of 311 drives Hub barking mad - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/13/2014 07:44:55 EDT
Whiney articles like this remind me why I did not and will not vote for Mike Ross
Comment on: What would Irving Berlin say about the children spilling over the border? - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/30/2014 07:54:52 EDT
A problem I have with this column and many of the others that are written about this topic is the lack of facts. Assertions are made with no facts to back them up and opponents are dismissed with ad h more »
Comment on: MFA hit with spray-painted graffiti - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/26/2014 12:07:31 EDT
When a public space is tagged it is "street art"; when it is a museum it is vandalism. Be consistent. more »
Comment on: Boston police arbitration award: A suckerâs game for taxpayers - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/02/2013 06:35:31 EDT
No public employee has the right to strike yet they manage to negotiate contracts. The pulic safety employees should be no different. more »
Comment on: 6 Massachusetts beaches for 6 kinds of trips - Boston.com
Posted 07/13/2013 08:59:05 EDT
IAfter reading this article I am left to wonder if the author visited the beaches. Nantasket beach is very nice but it disappears at high tide, a fact that should be mentioned. Carson beech is walkabl more »
Comment on: Worcester man: Send Tsarnaev body to Russia - News - Boston.com
Posted 05/06/2013 09:49:40 EDT
Every person deserves the dignity of a simple burial. It need not be public, the grave needn't be marked, but everyone is treated the same after death. Assassins, rapists mass murders were all buried, more »
Comment on: Paul Ryan, Ayn Rand, and ideas made irresistable - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/20/2012 02:29:11 EDT
perhaps you should actually read the book before commenting more »
Comment on: Boston School Superintendent Carol Johnson took no action when OâBryant headmaster charged with assaulting his wife - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/08/2012 01:32:38 EDT
At what point is it fair to characterize Superintendent Johnson as an abject failure. She hires a principal at English High who given all the power he could possibly fail completely She rewards anothe more »
Comment on: Americans do not always use their allotted paid vacation days. Why is that so? And is it a good thing? - Lifestyle - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/16/2012 08:59:53 EDT
The issue here is simply what is more important; family or job? While the company is always happy to have you work all day every day what is the cost to you and your family? The company will always be more »
Comment on: Menino rips teachers union - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/28/2012 08:04:50 EDT
The failure of the Superintendent to attend any of the bargaining sessions is indicative of her top down management style. She apparently has decided that she does not need any more information about more »
Comment on: Catholic Churchâs unfair attack against Obama - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/02/2012 09:03:51 EST
The belief that abortion, even in the form ofa morning after pill, is morally wrong is a fundamental doctrine of the Catholic Church. The opposition to birth control is also a matter of church doctrin more »
Comment on: Menino to nonprofits: Pay up! - Lifestyle - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/28/2011 07:11:20 EDT
What I cannot understand is why I, as a resident of the City of Boston, am expected to subsidize all of the non profits in the city. Many of them have huge budgets and endowments yet they feel entitle more »
Comment on: 'Treasured islands'
Posted 07/17/2011 08:44:29 EDT
Is it really necessary to write a column with a major focus that the boat was late. You do not know , or at least did not tell us , if this is a regular occurence. Over the past years there has been a more »
Comment on: 'Teachers say they’
Posted 05/26/2011 12:39:31 EDT
At what point is it acceptable for a union to stand together and say "No ". The teachers ratified a very reasonable contract, 0%, 1.5% and 2.5%. An increase that barely keeps up with inflation. The sc more »
Comment on: 'House votes to limit bargaining on health care'
Posted 04/27/2011 08:48:29 EDT
Helolo its me wrote: Easy answer - just like the rest of us in the private sector - pay based on market conditions, experience, competence. Three things the union thug bosses hate talking about. If it more »
Posted 04/27/2011 07:11:09 EDT
A simple question: How much should a public employee be paid? It is easy to sit and complain that all public employees earn to much, have generous benefits and generally suck money out of the taxpayer more »
Comment on: 'City properties added to Boston ban on sugary drinks'
Posted 04/08/2011 11:07:28 EDT
This is absurd. Perhaps Tommy could also cut the crust off my bread and tuck me in at night.Adults have the right to make adult choices. more »
Comment on: 'Library patrons pan a proposal to close on Sundays'
Posted 03/28/2011 01:42:23 EDT
Perhaps one of the many colleges that pay no property tax and make no payment in lieu of taxes could actually help the iuty by picking up the tab. I note that many of the people interviewed are from t more »
Comment on: 'City to ask more from nonprofits'
Posted 12/22/2010 08:47:56 EST
When you look at the total amount of tax exempt property in the city, much of it in prime downtown locations it seem to me that the non profits are geting a very good deal. Suffolk University and Emer more »
Comment on: 'Sail Boston sends mixed signals on tall ships festival changes'
Posted 04/04/2009 05:40:18 EDT
It is well past tiem for the city to stand up to all of these groups that plan events and then tell the city: we're coming,take care of us while we are there and clean up after us when we leave. We wi more »
Comment on: 'Menino says city won't back Tall Ships'
Posted 04/02/2009 09:19:03 EDT
The mayor is right. For too many years people have come into the city to attend events such as this which cost the city a great deal of money but bring no revenue. The sales tax and the meals tax are more »
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