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Comment on: 'Boston teen allegedly kills based on address'
Posted 09/14/2011 08:46:41 EDT
"Sierra had no gang ties." Really. You're 100% sure about that, Globe reporter? Even if it *is* true, how is it relevant? The key word per usual is allegedly, but the majority of Boston's gangs today more »
Comment on: 'Ex-Harvard professor may lead Pentagon’
Posted 08/27/2011 09:24:29 EDT
A paper outlining how "Star Wars" was useless? Great. SSDI was designed to be useless -- but, if you see it as a spectacular bluff designed to ramp up military spending in the USSR and hasten the fall more »
Comment on: 'Man wanted in 1989 Salvadoran war crime found in Everett'
Posted 08/17/2011 05:31:57 EDT
Here's one for the "no human being is illegal" crowd. more »
Comment on: '7 on lottery staff face questions from AG team'
Posted 08/08/2011 08:49:12 EDT
Gee, whodathunk the guy the state picked to run its numbers racket would be anything but upright and honest. more »
Comment on: 'The case for Elizabeth Warren for senator'
Posted 07/29/2011 08:49:59 EDT
I'd love to know what East Boston plumber or Brockton auto mechanic has ever spent time with, dined with, visited the mansions of Mr. Kuttner or Ms. Warren, working class heroes. Ms. Warren's apologis more »
Posted 07/29/2011 07:40:47 EDT
Why yes, yes Kuttner's living in a mansion atop Beacon Hill is indeed relevant if he thinks he can alternately dispense bromides about what he imagines is best for the hoi polloi. The gentleman clearl more »
Comment on: 'Setti Warren’
Posted 07/21/2011 08:49:02 EDT
Oh please oh please run this guy, please please please run this guy. more »
Comment on: 'Gays, lesbians draw comfort, support from Catholic Mass'
Posted 07/11/2011 11:54:31 EDT
LBlanca wrote: "...to question the dogma of a primitive culture" Christianity was not brought about in a primitive culture and is not primitive today. "Primitive" is usually defined as something in it more »
Posted 07/11/2011 10:20:39 EDT
Sacred Fire: Not trying to give a lesson, just posted that there so people can have direct reference to what the Catechism states. I don't particularly care what people do in the privacy of their own more »
Posted 07/11/2011 10:06:30 EDT
Sacred Fire: You don't have to buy anything and I'm not trying to sell you anything. The Church says what it says, and has said since the early Church, and you can accept it or not. It has nothing to more »
Posted 07/11/2011 09:58:09 EDT
Relevant points from the Catechism: 2357: Homosexuality refers to relations between men or between women who experience an exclusive or predominant sexual attraction toward persons of the same sex. [. more »
Posted 07/11/2011 09:48:37 EDT
SacredFire: It's not intolerance of people, it's intolerance of the actions they choose to pursue. Attacks on individual members of the Church who fell short of what the dogma demands of them - beside more »
Posted 07/11/2011 09:11:36 EDT
"Did not Christ teach tolerance of all?" No, no he did not. He welcomed murderers, prostitutes, and social outcasts into His fold, but the catch was that they had to renounce their sins in order to fo more »
Comment on: 'A clear success, Metco deserves more support from Beacon Hill'
Posted 07/07/2011 09:06:00 EDT
Riddle me this: How many of the assembled editorial staff send their children to Boston Public Schools? How many of the assembled editorial staff send their children to Boston Public Schools, which ar more »
Comment on: Trusting your instincts - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/03/2011 08:37:22 EDT
obviate1 says: "And to my compatriot joekleine, you are quick with a smug self-satisfied statement yet you allow that you may have no idea how long I have spent down this road undoing what to me were more »
Posted 07/03/2011 03:36:09 EDT
obviate1: I suppose your criticism extends to, say, Erasmus, Shakespeare, T.S. Eliot, and several thousand of others who I feel privileged to say were and are as if not more subtle and accomplished th more »
Posted 07/03/2011 01:29:08 EDT
I think rather that liberals tend to fancy themselves as being more morally sound agents, without any particular evidence to back it up. I'd like it if this purity-measuring gyrometer could also facto more »
Posted 07/03/2011 01:03:26 EDT
...Has Mr. Cook finished undergrad? *J.S. Mill was born in 1806, which unless he was a ~truly~ remarkable man would necessarily disqualify him from arguing anything in the 18th century. *Aristotle was more »
Comment on: 'Here’
Posted 07/03/2011 12:26:28 EDT
Nobody better to be writing about this case. Where's the book, Cullen? more »
Comment on: 'Justice, finally, for Boston'
Posted 06/24/2011 08:36:16 EDT
Where's Cullen on this? He's probably the most qualified Globe staffer to comment on this wild twist of fate and I look forward to it. more »
Comment on: 'Lobbyist’
Posted 06/21/2011 08:10:00 EDT
B-b-b-, buh buh buhBut George Bush!!! GEORGE BUSH! more »
Comment on: 'Boston fan gets some backup deep in enemy territory'
Posted 06/16/2011 11:27:07 EDT
I greatly enjoyed reading this. more »
Comment on: 'A toast to Pride Week in Boston'
Posted 06/09/2011 08:47:28 EDT
When the left have no apparent enemies, they turn on each other, and often without a moment's notice! Have fun devouring your own, little egos. more »
Comment on: 'Defense to begin in Mass. corruption trial'
Posted 06/05/2011 06:01:59 EDT
PREPARE TO GET SLIMED. more »
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