Comment on: Deflategate: 10 Biggest Winners and Losers - Obnoxious Boston Fan - Boston.com
Posted 01/23/2015 08:37:17 EST
Correction: just because the balls held up in the second half doesn't mean nature didn't play a part. We saw the refs inflate footballs on the sidelines. We know the Patriots balls were inflated indoo more »
Comment on: Boston, city of champions - Adam Kaufman - Boston.com Sports
Posted 11/01/2013 10:20:06 EDT
Well, consider that if we just subtract those championships of this decade Boston is STILL #2 in total championships per city in the United States, just edging Chicago. The truth is, it was lame to wh more »
Comment on: After one week, some thoughts on training camp - Extra Points - Boston.com
Posted 08/03/2013 02:09:59 EDT
It's FLESH out not FLUSH out. Please Boston.com, improve your grammar standards.
Comment on: Having doubts
Posted 08/01/2013 02:28:23 EDT
Well, in this case, she is cheating while she is out late. I can't believe someone would fault the guy for being suspicious when his girlfriend is actually cheating on him. Wow.
Comment on: Report: Colleges should pay for late-night T service - Local news - Boston.com
Posted 07/23/2013 08:51:48 EDT
Boston doesn't need 24hour service. Just draw down the frequency a little after 12am, but run them through 3am. The small hours between 3 and 5 won't kill the evening. And they should do it monday thr more »
Posted 07/23/2013 07:56:32 EDT
The college ride share guarantees a minimum level of ridership at those hours. There is no guarantee everyone would pay $10 a ride. In fact, the Globe ran a poll on this, and most people lost enthusia more »
Posted 07/23/2013 07:55:05 EDT
The greatest savings would be in wear and tear. If you actually did shut down the highway at night they would last a lot longer before needing repairs/improvements.
Comment on: 'Activists, entrepreneurs determined to make Boston more appealing for young professionals'
Posted 06/07/2012 07:16:12 EDT
Not really sure what cities this group is comparing Boston to. Outside of New Orleans, Memphis, and New York, there aren't too many metros that have a later last call that Boston. 2:00 is pretty much more »
Comment on: 'Prosecutors: Zimmerman ignored dispatcher warning'
Posted 04/12/2012 04:00:34 EDT
Yeah. He really looks like a guy who had a broken nose, and had his head smashed into the curb repeatedly. What a load. And yeah, murder two will stick. There is plenty of intent already here ... he f more »
Comment on: 'Higher jobless rates could be new normal'
Posted 10/19/2009 11:31:49 EDT
"The United States has the second highest corporate tax rate in the world; the only one higher is Japan. [data from the Tax Foundation- 2006] Where are you getting your information? Your gut?" Did I s more »
Posted 10/19/2009 03:27:40 EDT
The United States already has (and has had) the lowest corporate tax burden among advanced nations. For basically the last thirty years taxes on corporations have been cut and slashed. Yet, the econom more »
Comment on: The extreme Republican Party - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/12/2009 01:38:35 EDT
Mass and most blue states are in debt because they essentially subsidize red states at the federal level. If Mass got a 'tax refund' on the federal dollars that flow to conservative garbage states the more »
Posted 09/12/2009 01:31:08 EDT
Arrendt is pretty good stuff, although her views on the 'atomization' of mankind in the post-modern era are dated and quite frankly were overshadowed even in her heyday by the perplexing fact that bas more »
Comment on: 'Polaroid may give it another shot'
Posted 09/04/2009 07:58:05 EDT
There is still a niche for consumers I feel. Kids can still dig the novelty of polaroid. I *know* having several years of experience i photography and plenty of photographic artists as friends and col more »
Comment on: 'Opposition scrambles to create transition team'
Posted 08/30/2009 03:32:33 EDT
"There's more than one country out there other than the US that so-called "conservatives" bankrupted and drove into the ground." YEah, look at Iceland and Ireland for good examples. The most conservat more »
Comment on: 'Drug industry backing Obama's health care plan'
Posted 08/08/2009 12:28:23 EDT
"Let me guess: the whiny thumbsucking pill poppers who run to their SSRIs whenever a "disease" emotion happens after any less than positive life event?" Noooo. Rush Limbaugh isn't footing the bill for more »
Comment on: 'In good sign, job losses slow as unemployment dips'
Posted 08/07/2009 12:20:08 EDT
Fannie and Freddie don't issue mortgages. Learn about the actual corporations instead of listening to conservative blather. F&F BUY securities from smaller banks to keep liquidity moving. Without F&F more »
Comment on: 'GOP activists pack town-hall meetings, shake support for healthcare bills'
Posted 08/06/2009 11:55:58 EDT
Page 16: States that if you have insurance at the time of the bill becoming law and change, you will be required to take a similar plan. If that is not available, you will be required to take the gove more »
Posted 08/06/2009 10:41:09 EDT
TAD,You are 100% correct. I am positive there are people here for just that reason. In that last story about this, there was actually a guy who worked for an insurance company in here. LOL. more »
Posted 08/06/2009 10:39:22 EDT
The Postal Service is amazing. I give someone some pocket change and my letter is there the next day. It would cost UPS 10x as much to deliver the same thing. Amtrak has nothing wrong with their servi more »
Posted 08/06/2009 09:45:34 EDT
Social Security is only broken because Reagan started the grand tradition of "borrowing" the surplus to pay for wars or defray the staggering debts his corporate handouts accumulated. Between Reagan, more »
Posted 08/06/2009 09:21:42 EDT
Stop them. Whatever it takes. These aren't protesters, they are paid PINKERTONS coming to bully people into believing that their "cause" is not the fringe. To be honest, I don't give one whit what som more »
Posted 08/06/2009 08:56:24 EDT
Are all of you getting checks from Dick Army? I hope so. Because otherwise you are wasting your time. Americans want this bill, and a disgruntled 15-20% isn't going to overturn it. more »
Comment on: 'A tale told by an idiot'
Posted 08/04/2009 02:19:29 EDT
mcpu40: Look up the word trite. LOL. And look up the word journalism. Neither is this trite, because Shakespearean writing is fairly uncommon, nor is it journalism, because they weren't reporting a st more »
Comment on: The doctor is in ... Bangkok - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/02/2009 10:06:28 EDT
Reagan turned this nation into a banana republic. Obama is the solution. This article shows why. Globalization is killing America. All it is doing is creating a new class of robber-barrons that cal Am more »
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