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Comment on: For thousands, dedication to duty outweighed stormâs obstacles
Posted 01/28/2015 10:38:59 EST
A friend of mine, a Boston firefighter, rode his bike to work yesterday. Really.
Comment on: Hero of Korean War, 90, honored at Hanscom air base
Posted 12/05/2014 01:19:05 EST
Astonishing that the guy is 90. He looks like a healthy 70-year-old.
Comment on: Grim reality amid optimism ahead of climate talks - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/02/2014 12:28:25 EST
You can't spell, either.
Comment on: CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon forms response team - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 10/20/2014 12:06:13 EDT
If we ban flights from the affected countries, people who want to come here from there will just fly through another country, allowing them to bypass the monitoring systems set up at airports that rec more »
Comment on: Obama taps Ron Klain as Ebola czar Obama taps Ron Klain as Ebola czar
Posted 10/17/2014 02:28:50 EDT
RWL, so it was okay to let them die? more »
Posted 10/17/2014 01:38:07 EDT
May I just note that in the 80's, about 20,000 Americans died of AIDS before Reagan bestirred himself to address the issue, and Republicans worship the man. Now we have one fatality who contracted the more »
Comment on: Dorchester man to face murder charges in shooting of Dawn Jaffier at parade - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/26/2014 11:47:52 EDT
Sure, and there's been a string of sexual assaults on the Esplanade. So you think we should shut down the Esplanade? more »
Comment on: Rick Perry indictment may be a âbadge of courageâ as he makes the case to New Hampshire activists - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/20/2014 09:12:05 EDT
It was not her finest hour, and everybody, including her, knows it. The reason she didn't resign, and the reason Perry extorted her to do so, was that if she had, he would have appointed her successor more »
Comment on: Texasâs Perry indicted for coercion for veto threat - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/16/2014 09:19:31 EDT
The reason Perry wanted Lehmberg to resign was so he could appoint her successor, who would then oversee corruption-related prosecutions in the state. Given Texas Republicans' problems in that area, w more »
Comment on: Rick Perry indicted on charges of abuse of power - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/15/2014 09:28:48 EDT
And RJ, would you please explain how to stack a grand jury? more »
Comment on: Despite notice, more travelers taking weapons to airport checkpoints - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/11/2014 12:50:02 EDT
Seems to me it begs another question, too -- is somebody dim enough to forget a loaded gun in his or her carry-on really somebody we want owning firearms in the first place? more »
Comment on: Protesters rally against plan to house immigrant children - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/26/2014 09:07:44 EDT
First time I've heard Tea Partiers express any concern for homeless people or hungry children in Massachusetts. more »
Comment on: BSO, Fleming uncork new season at Tanglewood - Music - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/07/2014 03:42:36 EDT
Well, not the same people who enjoy standing in a crowd screaming at their friends because it's the only way they can hear each other, with people throwing up on their shoes. Enjoy yourself, and stop more »
Comment on: Supreme Court limits warrantless cellphone searches - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/25/2014 01:50:15 EDT
It's called a search incident to arrest. And yes, if you're arrested, you're fair game for a search, and always have been. more »
Comment on: Collapse of parts of West Antarctica ice sheet has begun, scientists say - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/13/2014 04:14:05 EDT
Willow2, as far as I can tell from this and your other posts on this thread, you're making two arguments: (1) Some scientists were wrong about the earth's future climate fifty years ago, so the 97% of more »
Comment on: Dead German studentâs father slams US gun culture - World - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/02/2014 11:06:11 EDT
Burglary isn't a capital offense, last I heard. more »
Comment on: Voices crying for help stop in Washington mudslide - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/24/2014 09:34:00 EDT
Oh, for heaven's sake. People are people.
Comment on: Here comes El Nino; good news for US weather woes - Science - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/07/2014 10:49:22 EST
Don't you bore yourself sometimes?
Comment on: Ukraine accuses Russian forces of surrounding airport - World - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/28/2014 11:51:40 EST
So what do you suggest?
Comment on: Bode Miller defends NBC interviewer after âemotional momentâ - Sports - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/17/2014 09:36:33 EST
Ms. Cooper's interview of Bode reminded me of Howard Cosell's 1972 interview of Stan Wright, the track coach who accidentally told two of his athletes the wrong start time for their race. He was upset more »
Comment on: A city turned desolate, all because of 10 inches of snow - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/06/2014 09:04:05 EST
Or maybe about your spelling.
Comment on: Benghazi Attack Called Avoidable in Senate Report - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/16/2014 12:22:47 EST
How about if we fire the Republicans who cut the budget for embassy security and are now frothing at the mouth because their action had consequences?
Comment on: Filibusters weakened, Senate Democrats move Obama picks - Politics - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/11/2013 11:03:19 EST
Judge Zobel is on the federal district court. That's a trial court, not an appellate one. Probably more important to get the DC Circuit Court to full strength. It does enormously important work, and t more »
Comment on: Texas county adopts policy to protect LGBT inmates - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/15/2013 05:33:46 EST
People tend not to realize that Houston has an openly gay, Democratic second-term mayor, or that Obama carried every major city in Texas in both 2008 and 2012. The rural and small-town vote is still b more »
Comment on: More doctors learning the art of stress management - Health & wellness - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/04/2013 03:48:53 EST
It seems to me that the bottom line is not whether insurance companies are going to be paying for stress-reduction treatment on top of conventional treatments, but whether they'll have to spend less o more »
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