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  • Forum Post: Defunct stores/brands that you miss

    Posted 11/04/2013 12:59:16 EST

    Shopper's World in Framingham - the old one that had a Jordan Marsh and an interior courtyard with reindeer at Christmas and kiddie rides the rest of the year.

  • Forum Post: Government shutdown complaint board

    Posted 10/01/2013 01:00:52 EDT

    Those that think that one-half of one-third of or government can be in charge have not read the Constitution. 


    Extortion is unconstitutional. 

  • Forum Post: What's your take on heirloom tomatoes?

    Posted 07/25/2012 08:18:38 EDT

    Heirloom tomatoes have a lot of taste.  That can't be said about most of the hybrids on the market today, so if taste is important, the price is worth it. Also, I like to support the local farms that more »

  • Forum Post: What do you think of Hilary Rosen's comment about Ann Romney?

    Posted 04/12/2012 10:39:43 EDT

    "Salary.com has estimated the earning power of a SAHM is somewhere upwards of $80K/year." And yet, despite the Republicans' claim of the importance of motherhood, not a one of them is advocating any k more »

  • Forum Post: What do you think of Hilary Rosen's comment about Ann Romney?

    Posted 04/12/2012 10:36:31 EDT

    Rosen is a mother who has a job outside of the house.  She knows how hard it is to raise kids, but also knows that it is MUCH more difficult and stressful to do it while earning a living.  She made a more »

  • Forum Post: What do you think of Hilary Rosen's comment about Ann Romney?

    Posted 04/12/2012 05:51:58 EDT

    Many of us had/have to juggle work and daycare, while also taking care of the house (cookling, cleaning, etc), kids and pets.  Husbands help, but the lion's share still falls to the mom.  For most of more »

  • Forum Post: What did you think of Madonna's halftime show?

    Posted 02/06/2012 06:56:52 EST

    One of the best halftime shows ever. more »

  • Forum Post: No trick-or-treat tonight?

    Posted 11/02/2011 07:12:54 EDT

    Franklin has now been rescheduled to Friday more »

  • Forum Post: Why the GOP War on Voting?

    Posted 09/12/2011 09:20:58 EDT

    'The evidence of actual voter fraud is minimal and irrelevent in its numbers." True.  The only "evidence" cited in this thread turned out to be, on follow-up, mostly unfounded.  Of the 1400 allegation more »

  • Forum Post: Getting away from the computer

    Posted 04/24/2011 11:06:38 EDT

    Why is this difficult?

    Turn off the cell phone.

    Turn off your computer, but if you need it for preparation then turn off Facebook, email, etc.

    It's kind of sad if you need an App for that.
    more »

  • Forum Post: Why do you live in the Boston area?

    Posted 01/29/2011 08:18:29 EST

    I was born in Boston, and have lived in the Metrowest area most of my life, except for a short bit during college.  My family is here, my husband's family is here, and all our memories are here. It's more »

  • Forum Post: If the Republicans can't stand up to whacko insurgents...

    Posted 09/28/2010 12:55:34 EDT

    I hate it when people make up quotes.  That deception colors everything else they say. What Ed Koch REALLY said was " "The Democratic Party just doesn't have the stomach to go after terrorists."  That more »

  • Forum Post: John Kerry: Dumb voters are to blame for the Dems losses in Nov.

    Posted 09/28/2010 12:45:19 EDT

    What Kerry actually said was "“We have an electorate that doesn’t always pay that much attention to what’s going on so people are influenced by a simple slogan rather than the facts or the truth or wh more »

  • Forum Post: Poll: Today's Walter Cronkite is....Bill O'Reilly

    Posted 09/28/2010 12:41:09 EDT

    Walter Cronkite was known and respected for his professionalism and objectivity. 

    Certainly, that cannot be said about Bill O'Reilly - at least not with a straight face.
    more »

  • Forum Post: The Jon Stewart Gospel Choir

    Posted 04/26/2010 12:07:14 EDT

    In Response to Re: The Jon Stewart Gospel Choir: In Response to Re: The Jon Stewart Gospel Choir : So then by your logic it stands to reason that Palin is actually a big deal to the Left since they sp more »

  • Forum Post: The Jon Stewart Gospel Choir

    Posted 04/26/2010 12:04:08 EDT

    In Response to Re: The Jon Stewart Gospel Choir: In Response to Re: The Jon Stewart Gospel Choir : So then by your logic it stands to reason that Palin is actually a big deal to the Left since they sp more »

  • Forum Post: The Jon Stewart Gospel Choir

    Posted 04/25/2010 07:03:17 EDT

    What I thought was funny was Goldberg telling O'Reilly over and over that Stewart wasn't a big deal because he had a small audience.  He spent a LOT of time talking about it, which told me it WAS a bi more »

  • Forum Post: Would McCain ever bow to any leader?

    Posted 04/19/2010 08:26:39 EDT

    Seems to me that diplomacy can take many forms, and showing respect for another can make a huge difference.  I know, I know - it's something we didn't see for years but that doesn't make it wrong.  (U more »

  • Forum Post: "You would think they would be saying thank you."

    Posted 04/17/2010 07:41:38 EDT

    In Response to Re: "You would think they would be saying thank you.": In Response to Re: "You would think they would be saying thank you." : I meant he has accomplished nothing in his life... Aside fr more »

  • Forum Post: The New Rove-Cheney Assault on Reality...........

    Posted 03/15/2010 06:14:03 EDT

    In Response to Re: The New Rove-Cheney Assault on Reality...........: From the article:  "Dana Perino, the former White House press secretary, declared that “we did not have a terrorist attack on our more »

  • Forum Post: What are you reading? (2010 edition)

    Posted 03/14/2010 12:42:16 EDT

    In Response to Re: What are you reading? (2010 edition): ron, thanks.  "Two Redheads" - the title is great. I'm always happy to support a local artist, so I will definitely look for that title.  And t more »

  • Forum Post: Open letter on blogging

    Posted 03/13/2010 09:29:22 EST

    In Response to Re: Open letter on blogging: In Response to Re: Open letter on blogging : There are a couple I wonder about here.  You get the same attitude getting drummed in by (say) three different more »

  • Forum Post: Non-partisan CBO: socialist boondoggle that is health care reform cuts $118 billion from deficit

    Posted 03/13/2010 09:25:51 EST

    In Response to Non-partisan CBO: socialist boondoggle that is health care reform cuts $118 billion from deficit: http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100311/pl_afp/uspoliticsobamahealthcare_20100311185413;_y more »

  • Forum Post: DIDN'T JOHN ADAMS HAVE TO DEFEND THE BRITISH AFTER THE BOSTON MASSACRE? HE'S CONSIDERED A PATRIOT....RIGHT?

    Posted 03/13/2010 09:19:04 EST

    In Response to Re: DIDN'T JOHN ADAMS HAVE TO DEFEND THE BRITISH AFTER THE BOSTON MASSACRE? HE'S CONSIDERED A PATRIOT....RIGHT?:    It's very simple...........either you stand for principles on which t more »

  • Forum Post: Wingnuts try their hand at rewriting history. TX board of Ed cuts Thomas Jefferson out of textbooks.

    Posted 03/13/2010 09:12:09 EST

    In Response to Re: Wingnuts try their hand at rewriting history. TX board of Ed cuts Thomas Jefferson out of textbooks.: In Response to Re: Wingnuts try their hand at rewriting history. TX board of Ed more »

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