Forum Post: Worst experiences with travel
Posted 05/02/2012 11:37:39 EDT
This is Air Canadas fault? You are leaving the country and you never checked your kids passport? In Response to Re: Worst experiences with travel: Planned weekend in Toronto. Show up at Logan - my son more »
Forum Post: Well we have another Indicted Mass Dem on Corruption Charges
Posted 04/03/2012 03:02:43 EDT
Good riddance, if he dropped out of the race when he was polling at 9% while baker was at 25% we would have a real governor and not this clone of Obama. The problem I have with it is this will cost us more »
Forum Post: AME/ One united mortgage
Posted 03/05/2012 11:30:44 EST
I cannot believe the audacity of the local black leaders calling for a boycott. The church asked for and got a mortgage with the church as collateral. The church failed to pay so they are losing the c more »
Forum Post: My IRA - RIP!
Posted 08/15/2011 02:13:49 EDT
I rolled my IRA (not my company 401K) into an IRA that invests in different reits. You have to have a certain net worth but nothing to crazy. (working man with home). It pays dividends on the huge off more »
Forum Post: 19 bus article in Sunday's paper
Posted 07/18/2011 10:04:10 EDT
The Globe did not allow comments to this article so I am opening a discussion. How long has she been on disability? how much does she get for section 8, how much food does she get for free? This lady more »
Forum Post: League of woman voters should be ashamed.
Posted 05/04/2011 04:32:21 EDT
It is on this very discussion page as I type this. Go globe editors! more »
Posted 05/04/2011 01:09:36 EDT
Their adds they are playing are ruthless and juvenile. They are always about voting on rights and letting their vote count. The current add is evil and completely one sided. Scott brown took the high more »
Forum Post: Who has a Kindle, Nook or other e-reader and do you miss the "real book"?
Posted 04/01/2011 11:23:45 EDT
I am at about 30 books on the first edition kindle. I still read books but I never buy new hardcovers anymore. The one thing I do miss is the sharing of the books. I cannot share my Kindle books, I ca more »
Forum Post: What are you reading? (2010 edition)
Posted 03/15/2011 12:56:31 EDT
The hunger games was a good trilogy to get lost in. The girl with the dragon tattoo series was some of the best reading I have ever experienced. Unbroken: this was a story about a olympic runners life more »
Forum Post: What happened to home delivery?
Posted 02/05/2011 09:52:02 EST
I get the globe home delivered Thursday to Sunday because of my work schedule. I thought I had a really bad paper girl/boy/man but it looks like it is the globe home delivery attitude to me now. walkw more »
Forum Post: Do you still go to book signings?
Posted 01/26/2011 06:34:31 EST
As long as I can get a first edition signed. Hardcovers are going by by. more »
Posted 01/06/2011 11:46:01 EST
I married up in the compassion department. I complain about the costs of mass health and section 8 and welfare at home and I get a rebuttal on how these people were raised. They didn't have decent par more »
Posted 01/03/2011 06:06:02 EST
I quit 3 years ago but around my 40th @ june I started having one after drinks or at BBQ's. The first hit was a cigar then bum a butt then pack to payback my friends I was mooching off. It has been a more »
Forum Post: Raise Taxes on the "Rich" = Less Gov't Revenue
Posted 12/03/2010 10:22:21 EST
A flat tax would work if congress worked out what economic levels the tax pertains to. 1. Family of 4, $35,000 income no tax. 2. Single $35,000 5% The break point would be $60,000 for a family and it more »
Forum Post: Holding true. Less than 250k, you're taxes are not going up
Posted 12/02/2010 03:42:36 EST
If they take away deductions my taxes are going up way up. If I work hard and take the risk and make a little on a stock deal or real estate transaction I should pay way more than that transaction cal more »
Forum Post: education is a joke; always has been; always will be
Posted 11/29/2010 11:15:07 EST
The "white" or more wealthy parents are way more involved in their kids lives. The govt can throw 15 trillion dollars into the poor school systems but nothing will work until the parents in those scho more »
Forum Post: Dealing with new bank fees
Posted 11/27/2010 04:52:20 EST
All these fees add up to profits for the banks. I will give this advice, take out 1000+ (whatever you can afford) go to scotttrade and buy the banks stock with it. The stock is at 11.13 for bank of am more »
Forum Post: What should our Govt do about N Korea attacking S Korea??
Posted 11/24/2010 11:42:55 EST
the best thing we could do is figure out how to get the masses internet access. They will see how the rest of the world (democracy's) are living and revolt. The citizens are used to their own governme more »
Forum Post: Ooops? Economic harm from AZ bill may be greater than any "gains"
Posted 11/19/2010 03:08:57 EST
I don't see the part mentioned where more than 100,000 illegal aliens left Arizona. They also left with their kids that ate free in school, took seats in much needed affordable daycare and used public more »
Forum Post: oz 1000 joints
Posted 11/16/2010 12:03:35 EST
The DA and Menino are holding press conferences blaming the new marijuana laws on the increase in killings. The law still allows for the conviction of dealers. The DA stated you can roll a 1000 joints more »
Forum Post: SURPRISE! Democrats in CT find mystery bag of uncounted ballots just like in MN
Posted 11/05/2010 02:26:30 EDT
I agree that both sides are guilty of voter shenanigans but if these votes are not discovered within a time limit of 24 hours of the polls closing they should be disqualified. I also think the area wh more »
Forum Post: When GOP Say No to InfraStruc, They Are Also Saying No to Creating JOBS!
Posted 10/26/2010 05:31:09 EDT
It takes a team of 3 guys to lay pipes with the machines we have now. In the late 40's it was a ton of guys with shovels and if they were lucky some type of machine. They talk about this like history more »
Forum Post: Repeal of alcohol tax and reduction of sales tax from 6.25% to 3.0% is the signal Beacon Hill needs to hear!
Posted 10/21/2010 11:01:09 EDT
We can cut the brady bill and mandate what construction sites require flagmen instead of police. I have not seen one construction site with flagmen yet. Cops don't get hired if they don't have at leas more »
Forum Post: Freedom-Loving Republicans Run Ad Attacking Reid's Exercise of Personal Freedom
Posted 10/20/2010 10:44:02 EDT
I could care less about his personnel fortune. It is the flights to and from washington, the food, clothing, free rides around town, assistants to get him everything that bothers me. (bi partisan I mi more »
Forum Post: Why should I vote for Charlie Baker?
Posted 10/14/2010 04:32:40 EDT
stolen equipment, job delays, non union show up union walk off but still get paid, concrete was poor union guys that work with concrete everyday didn't know that?, overtime, phantom jobs, stolen fuel, more »
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