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Comment on: Watertown lessons: Police must learn from hasty gunfire during manhunt - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/16/2014 12:33:52 EDT
Psychological screening should be required before hiring any candidate who'll beinvolved in public law enforcement is hired.
Comment on: New Hampshire should abolish death penalty - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/16/2014 12:00:26 EDT
How can you say the death penalty is not a deterent when it is hardly ever used ? According to your own paper (Globe 1/31/14) since 1988, there were 492 federal cases authorized to seek the death pen more »
Comment on: Intelligence review finds communications gaps in run-up to Marathon bombings - News - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/11/2014 03:59:26 EDT
Government bureaucracy strikes again. The public trust in government is probably on a par with a Las Vegas casino.
Comment on: - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/08/2014 11:48:52 EDT
Surprise, surprise, the environmentalist interests are wary of hyrdopower. It will soon join the Keystone pipleline as the ogre that needs to be the subject of fund-raising, membership drives that fee more »
Comment on: Walmart plans Sept. 3 opening for Saugus store - North - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/03/2014 05:01:35 EDT
Who did the traffic study to grant approval ? Rt. 1 North trafffic backups in that area are
already a disaster in that area. Bad news for commuters. Better pack a dinner,
Comment on: American Academy of Arts & Sciences releases critical report on former president - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/01/2014 12:04:48 EDT
Was this the result of affirmative action and the quest for "diversity" in hiring ?
Comment on: No reason for Jerry Remy to lose his job - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/28/2014 01:51:58 EDT
Anything would be better than hearing Derek Lowe talk endlessly, mostly about himself.
Must be like a day off for Don.
Comment on: Jerry Remy plans to remain on NESN Red Sox broadcasts - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/28/2014 01:27:23 EDT
Spare us any more of Derek Lowe. Never stops talking -usually about himself. For Don, it must be like a day off.
Comment on: - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/28/2014 12:27:07 EDT
Better known as "The Gang That Couldn't Count Straight". From a toxic party platform to this. With an endorsement from a Party like this, a candidate doesn't need to worry about enemies. Coakley or more »
Posted 03/27/2014 10:36:27 EDT
When Jared got a job as a security guard at Fenway, was it through Jerry's influence and
were the previous arrests known ?
Posted 03/27/2014 06:20:16 EDT
Unfortunately, Derek Lowe can't stop talking.
Comment on: US sanctions close Putin associates - Boston.com
Posted 03/20/2014 12:37:40 EDT
The Chinese have a saying, "Don't smile at the crocodile until you've crossed the river".
Comment on: Governor unveils initiative to help more women advance to executive suites - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/12/2014 11:26:42 EDT
Patrick is not running for re-election but he obvioiusly has his eyes on a national office. His following of Obama's game plan of targeting female voters, regardless of the merits of an issue, is pr more »
Comment on: Wilkerson honored as she emerges from prison - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/26/2014 11:35:15 EST
Don't forget she also ran up $1,300 in unpaid parking tickets, was sued by her condo for back fees, pleading guilty in 1997 for failing to pay $51,000 in federal taxes. In 1992, she insisted that in a more »
Comment on: State Republicans vote in platform embracing âtraditional marriageâ - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/26/2014 10:51:21 EST
It was a Pyrrhic victory for the right-to-lifers (Oxford dictionary: "A victory won at too great a cost to have been worthwhile for the victor"). Probably was worthwhile for THEM but it's the final more »
Comment on: Jackie Bradley Jr. out to prove he belongs with Red Sox - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/25/2014 05:06:38 EST
What is with the "Jr."? Nice to honor your father but there must be many athletes who
have their father's name but, in normal use, drop it.
Comment on: Environmentalists worry about raising arsenic and lead levels allowed under building sites - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/23/2014 11:19:43 EST
No doubt, groups like the Conservation Law Foundation and Mass Audobon, constantly in search of fear appeals to recruit members and justfy solicitation of government and foundation grants, would oppos more »
Comment on: Some Mitt Romney supporters suggesting he consider running for president in 2016 - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/15/2014 12:20:57 EST
If Ron Kaufman persuades Mitt to run again, Ron will be 0 for 3 as a "political consultant".
Better, I guess, than being unemployed.
Comment on: Death isnât âtoo goodâ for Tsarnaev - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/12/2014 10:42:21 EST
Note the following excerpt from an AP story published in Globe 6/14/07 - "Research findings could alter debate on death penalty: Among the conclusions: . Each execution deters an average 18 murders more »
Comment on: âTipâ OâNeillâs former caddy spearheads push for legalizing marijuana across country - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/10/2014 05:13:36 EST
In the same issue of the Globe under "Doctors unprepared for medical marijuana it mentions that the "Mass. Medical Society opposed the referendum here for medical use because of lack of oversight by more »
Comment on: Should the government pay you to be alive? - Ideas - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/09/2014 06:11:21 EST
Progressive liberals always have a Polyannish view of human nature. For thousands of recipients in today's culture would the 10 K a year be spent on drugs, alcohol, lottery tickets leaving them back more »
Comment on: Pope Francis softening tone, not stance, Cardinal Sean OâMalley says - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/09/2014 11:18:02 EST
There is no justifcation for claiming that being "faithful to the Gospel and Christ's teaching", applies to abortion. Abortion foes usually cite Exodus 20:13 to justify their position. In many English more »
Comment on: Death is too easy - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/07/2014 10:46:13 EST
No doubt with a life sentence he'll get: 1) more marriage proposals, a walk in the yard
as a hero among fellow Muslim inmates and maybe an interview on TV's "Lock-up".
Comment on: Activists prod Kerry to say no on pipeline - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/05/2014 02:07:02 EST
For groups like the Sierra Club, Conservation Law Foundation, maintaining membership (fear appeals a must) and foundation grants are crucial to their survival. Fortunately, the public has become muc more »
Comment on: Income gap? Not many are worried - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/29/2014 12:49:02 EST
Obama has never wavered from the Saul Alinsky model for society, which he studied in Chicago: Attack the Haves until they are finally defeated. Undermine the system that allows the Gates, Jobs, an more »