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Comment on: Clergy take on commuter rail bidder - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/19/2013 05:43:48 EST
Disqualifying any European company for Nazi ties 70 years later is a stretch. Virtually every company that existed had some connection. By that logic we should never do business with any German compa more »
Posted 12/19/2013 05:35:32 EST
They probably don't give the employees July 4th as a paid holiday.
Comment on: Stalking the wild cranberry for Shabbat - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/02/2013 01:42:32 EST
Chiam18 - I was one of those "hard working" members and after almost 30 years, you know what I go? Shown the door! I was told, we do things differently now and you aren't needed. What does "accredit more »
Comment on: State to begin innovative rail service between Seaport District and Back Bay - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/06/2013 08:24:45 EDT
dotrat, More buses are not the answer. Light rail is a much better solution. If you look at the map you will see that track 61 by itself doesn't go where anyone wants to go. It is the connection wi more »
Comment on: The rules of grammar - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/22/2013 10:53:02 EST
I can handle the sportcaseters, because I rarely listen to them. What about the actual newcasters, those that are supposed to be journalists. The hair on the back of my nect rises everytime one of t more »
Posted 02/22/2013 10:44:52 EST
And sometimes it is a simple spelling mistake: "Here's where we're at." I here so many people speaking this way, that it drives me crazy, ..." (Insert smiley face here!)
Comment on: Mitt Romney flunks his foreign-policy tryout - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/02/2012 04:41:52 EDT
Why do I want anybody's medical records? Academic records? Are we having another "birther" crises? Do we really need to see someone, anyone's, grades from 30 years ago? To what end?? In that case can more »
Comment on: MBTA aims to crack down on fare evaders, but sluggish fare gates beckon scofflaws - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/26/2012 09:10:56 EDT
As a monthly pass holder, this irks me more than delayed trains. Why is this a noncriminal offense? It is theft of service and the last time I checked, stealing was a crime. Make it $500 a fine or 30 more »
Comment on: 'Appeals court upholds Obama health care law'
Posted 11/08/2011 12:17:52 EST
macflinn & cynic22, The issue is that people do make poor choices. They take the "health insurance" money and buy that plasma TV and when they get sick go to the emergency room and we all pay - A LOT more »
Comment on: 'MBTA redraws winter storm schedule, vows for better year'
Posted 11/04/2011 08:31:03 EDT
So, I give up my car and pay over $160 a month for the privilege of riding the train and they want to cancel service when I need it most? This makes sense, how? Perhaps the T should run MORE trains wh more »
Comment on: You write the caption - The Source - Latest news and updates from Boston.com
Posted 12/03/2010 10:06:44 EST
Mama told me there'd be days like this. more »
Comment on: 'Turner outlines strategy to keep City Council seat'
Posted 11/01/2010 08:59:17 EDT
Excuse me?? Convicted of taking a bribe while acting in a public capacity and he wants to remain in the job? If this was the private sector, he would have been fired long ago. No wonder there is more more »
Comment on: A cut we canât afford - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/28/2010 10:35:45 EDT
Whatever the merits of cutting the fat and wastefulness, and I am in favor of that, it remains that the sales tax is less regressive than most other taxes. Most necessities, food and clothing, etc., a more »
Comment on: 'Greenway conservancy to build its own carousel'
Posted 09/15/2010 09:44:25 EDT
I echo rcolonna. I am just back from a trip to southern France and every little town or village has a carousel in the town center. They also have significantly more pedestrian only streets. It does ma more »
Comment on: Giving thanks in secular, holy ways - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/23/2009 04:03:20 EST
To those of us questioning and trying to define (or redefine) our relationship with the Universe, I only have one thing to say to Mr. Carroll, THANKS. more »
Comment on: 'Memorial 'ghost' bicycle appears at Longwood fatal accident scene'
Posted 10/12/2009 11:08:38 EDT
She was not wearing a helmet. There is no value in asking "what if," it does not lessen our loss. FYI, this is not an isolated memorial, Ghost Bikes have appeared around the world. See: ghostbikes.org more »