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Comment on: After Germanwings crash, airlines should tighten cockpit rules - Editorials - The Boston GlobeAfter Germanwings crash, airlines should tighten cockpit rules - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/28/2015 05:30:16 EDT
It would be technically trivial to have a remote controlled "unlock" feature for cockpit doors that the air controllers have access to in case of emergency.
Comment on: Tongues wag over Obama's audacity to wear taupe
Posted 08/29/2014 12:08:59 EDT
Isn't this a little bit racist -- like, some people don't like his skin color so now they don't like his suit color either?It's a nice suit, well tailored, looks good on him. What's the problem?
Comment on: Mass. scrapping flawed health insurance website, saying itâs too broken to fix - Health & wellness - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/05/2014 09:06:17 EDT
Let this be a reminder that software development done right is hard.
Comment on: College sports will never rank alongside Bostonâs pro teams - Adam Kaufman - Boston.com Sports
Posted 03/21/2014 11:21:29 EDT
NE colleges/universities compete well academically where it counts!
Comment on: Scott Brown cancels Iowa visit, tells activist heâs running for US Senate in NH - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/14/2014 12:31:35 EDT
Look at all the free press Brown's getting. He team playing the media like a fiddle.
Comment on: Gomez, Markey trade barbs in the opening day of the general election race for Senate - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/02/2013 12:02:12 EDT
Why vote out someone who is competent and represents their consitituents well. The idea of term limits is stupid and only advocated by those who want to get into power.
Comment on: Brown raises 60 percent of large donations in Massachusetts - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/18/2012 08:00:09 EDT
You forgot about the Kochs bankrolling the superpacs for Browbs that got him the seat in the first place. The rsserves in the wings makes the direct contribution count almost irrelevant More important more »
Comment on: 'Elizabeth Warren acknowledges telling Harvard, Penn of Native American status'
Posted 05/31/2012 09:49:08 EDT
This is the equivalent to the Obama birther issue. The Right is trying so hard to de-legitimize Elizabeth Warren. They're also trying to energize the anti-affirmative action folks. Note to the editor: more »
Posted 05/31/2012 09:20:03 EDT
This is such a non issue. Her family lore was that she had Native American ancestory. Let's move on to what it means to have her as an advocate for consumers in the Legislature and what impact she wou more »
Comment on: 'Secret Service culture scrutinized after scandal'
Posted 04/28/2012 05:46:27 EDT
Women would not be a bad thing in the secret service, but this whole scandal has been blown way out of proportion. While showing a moral lapse by our standards, they did not endanger the President, no more »
Comment on: Report: Romney invested millions in Cayman Islands accounts - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/18/2012 10:49:00 EST
This has got to hurt! This will at the very least cost Romney a few points this weekend. more »
Comment on: Rep. Weiner and the Media - Culture Club blog - Boston.com
Posted 06/07/2011 11:28:12 EDT
Thanks Kara. It's amazing that we're wasting so much ink on someone's fantasy. Even though it's a little bazaar that a rep is sending "inappropriate" photos of himself to strangers, there was no physi more »
Comment on: 'Man, son accused of stealing food from church'
Posted 05/23/2011 09:13:12 EDT
When are we going to differentiate between an adult and 11 year old CHILD. The father is the criminal and the child is a victim. Grow a heart. more »
Comment on: Harvard%20to%20sponsor%20bike%20share%20stations%20in%20Cambridge%20and%20Boston
Posted 04/22/2011 03:50:12 EDT
This is a great idea. The only problem I have with it is that it might encourage cycling without a helmet. Riding Boston/Cambridge streets without a helmet is dangerous. more »
Comment on: 'Divided FCC adopts rules to protect Web traffic'
Posted 12/21/2010 01:36:03 EST
This is excellent. It prohibits Comcast and Verizon from throddeling the bandwidth and hence the quality of competitors like Netflix for video. Thanks for keeping the pipe open! more »
Comment on: 'GOP says it'll block bills until tax cuts extended'
Posted 12/01/2010 03:55:01 EST
It's incredible how the conservatives have managed to deceptively frame this argument. If we let the "tax cuts" expire on those making over $250k, what it actually means is increasing the tax rate by more »
Comment on: Brandeis%20plans%20daylong%20celebration%20in%20anticipation%20of%20Westboro%20Baptist%20Church%20protest
Posted 12/01/2010 01:40:01 EST
Unfortunately, the bigots, I mean main principals of the Westboro "Church" are the Phelps family. They're a bunch of lawyers who goat organizations to try to block their hate speech, then sue them for more »
Comment on: 'High court allows gay military ban for now'
Posted 11/12/2010 02:19:43 EST
President Obama is making sure that all the "i"s are dotted and "t"s are crossed so the rabid right won't make an issue of "activist judges." Most of us see descrimination against military staff with more »
Comment on: 'GOP dumps another $1.4M into Mass. gov's race'
Posted 10/27/2010 08:40:47 EDT
So the GOP is going to spend another $1.4M to give us the false narative of how terrible life is in our State and how we should go back to the leadeship that brought us Swift, Romney and Cellucci. Goo more »
Comment on: What%20if%20the%20GOP%20loses%20seats%3F
Posted 10/27/2010 01:47:56 EDT
AMERICANPatriot2012, That's such a crock! MOST people are not mad (unlike the lipton crowd). They are concerned about their economic future,yes, and a bit frustrated that the world around them might b more »
Comment on: Harvard%20poll%20finds%20waning%20interest%20among%20younger%20voters
Posted 10/21/2010 04:17:44 EDT
Unfortunately the hysterical rabid right and media affiliates like Fox have been successful in disenfranchising the youth vote. Make them feel like everything is awful and that it just doesn't matter more »
Comment on: 'Challenger seeks to use discontent to beat Coakley'
Posted 10/13/2010 11:18:13 EDT
In response to whatnow3 Massachusetts has weathered the economic storm much better than most of the country and the quality of life is excellent here thank you very much. There has been some corrupt p more »
Posted 10/13/2010 09:49:05 EDT
The "throw out the bums" conservative movement reminds me of the arsonist who set his house on fire and demands sympothy because he's homeless. Are you kidding me!!! How short is the collective memory more »
Comment on: 'Mass. officials assess Supreme Court gun ruling'
Posted 07/01/2010 12:25:20 EDT
Fine, just keep guns legal, but ban bullets ;) more »
Comment on: 'Mass. about to enter world of virtual schools'
Posted 05/05/2010 11:26:20 EDT
This is a bad idea for HS students. Even on the university level it has its limitations, but on the HS level students need the physical and social interaction of a class room. To be able to have break more »
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