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Comment on: A pope for the environment Editorial: A pope for the environment
Posted 06/19/2015 08:41:57 EDT
Sorry, I meant the story of The Emperor's New Clothes.
Posted 06/19/2015 08:36:01 EDT
The Pope is right on. As in the story of The Prince and the Pauper, he has only stated the obvious for those unwilling to see.
Comment on: State audit finds Medicaid spent $500m needlessly
Posted 06/17/2015 06:43:21 EDT
Whoa! Whoa! Whoa! Whoa! Talk about negative spin! Read this article again and note the third paragraph: "The $500 million amounts to about 1 percent of total Medicaid spending over the five-year perio more »
Comment on: Paulson?s $400m gift to Harvard is school?s largest ever
Posted 06/03/2015 09:55:01 EDT
If any university does not need another $400 million, it's Harvard. Do the math: the returns on investment of Harvard's endowment alone last year, just the interest, not touching the principle, would more »
Comment on: Headlights on, insurance surcharge out - Editorials - The Boston GlobeHeadlights on, insurance surcharge out - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/25/2015 06:03:59 EDT
Excellent point! I think many people don't realize this, that the DRLs are only for the front; the taillights are not on until the headlights are on. Another thing I have noticed is that many times it more »
Comment on: Special program smooths path to visas for overseas investors Creating jobs can speed US visas, for a price
Posted 04/15/2015 09:43:09 EDT
For whatever it's worth, this type of arrangement is hardly unique to the USA. I know that at least two countries, Canada and China, have similar programs for those willing and able to invest a lot of more »
Comment on: Put limits on the border patrol - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/04/2015 02:19:09 EST
Just a couple of weeks ago I was traveling in southern Texas and Arizona. I've lost track of the number of times I was stopped at Border Patrol checkpoints. I had no problems personally, white older g more »
Comment on: Diesel truck enthusiasts âroll coalâ to protest environmental regulations - Health & wellness - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/27/2014 11:02:46 EDT
That's all we need, morons like this to give diesels a bad name. As a longtime diesel car enthusiast, I have a hard enough time convincing people that diesels can be as clean and quiet as gas cars, an more »
Comment on: A Muslim citizenâs US passport gets him everywhere but home - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 07/09/2014 12:52:03 EDT
The point I haven't seen mentioned yet is that this is exactly the kind of injustice that can actually breed terrorism where there wasn't any before. How many times do people have to endure this kind more »
Comment on: The âI, Too, Am Harvardâ photo campaign and stage event highlights black studentsâ frustrations with racial stereotypes on campus - Style - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/06/2014 09:58:51 EST
Why is affirmative action a bad thing when it is applied to minorities but invisible when it applies to white elites? Does anyone honestly believe that George W. Bush, to take one example, got to Ando more »
Comment on: National Rifle Association calls for armed police in all US schools - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/21/2012 08:21:23 EST
You are joking, right? Right?
Posted 12/21/2012 08:21:22 EST
Comment on: NRA calls for armed police officer in every school - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 12/21/2012 01:02:38 EST
The NRA has completely lost its mind.
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