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Posted 12/17/2014 10:44:53 EST
We can do both, but this really isn't about immigration.
Posted 12/16/2014 07:33:19 EST
Some of us actually support economic growth.
Posted 12/13/2014 10:51:17 EST
Not only are you jumping to conclusions about who did this, but you fail to understand the reasons behind the protests. People are protesting unnecessary police violence. You're setting up strawmen.
Posted 12/12/2014 03:50:27 EST
We'll be fine without you.
Posted 12/12/2014 03:49:36 EST
I'm pretty sure the holiday concert in question will consist of 80-90 percent Christmas songs. War on Christmas indeed.
Posted 12/12/2014 03:48:42 EST
"In a letter sent Thursday, principal Jennifer Ford informed parents that Santa would not be paying a visit this year. She said, however, that Santa would be making an appearance at the end of a famil more »
Posted 12/12/2014 07:26:48 EST
The residential tax rate is alreadyuch lower than the commercial rate. more »
Posted 12/09/2014 08:43:48 EST
Alternatively, TheVastConspirator, the city could encourage developers to move in and build as many housing units as possible to meet demand. more »
Posted 12/03/2014 10:29:19 EST
To be fair, they could barely find people who actually live in the city proper. more »
Posted 11/28/2014 10:29:26 EST
Moderate income people need housing that won't break the bank and good public transportation that can get them to work. But nice try. more »
Posted 11/24/2014 05:21:10 EST
Being held on $100,000 bail is considered a liberal activist position these days? Okay. more »
Posted 11/24/2014 09:18:14 EST
That strategy might not work for Forever 21. http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertwood/2014/02/15/think-under-50-employees-means-no-obamacare-think-again/ more »
Posted 11/24/2014 09:16:36 EST
There's actually an error in this story. The Affordable Care Act does not force businesses with more than 50 full-time employees to offer health care coverage. Rather, it penalizes businesses with mor more »
Posted 11/23/2014 10:56:48 EST
I agree that rent control isn't the answer, but it would be nice if these companies made a better effort to hire Cambridge residents for their low-skill positions (janitorial staff, secretaries, etc.) more »
Posted 11/23/2014 10:53:54 EST
Do these companies not need janitors? There are plenty of low-skilled jobs that could be set aside for Cambridge residents. more »
Posted 11/21/2014 08:43:01 EST
Sorry, but as my link above shows, the courts have already lent support to similar moves. This is not illegal. There is precedent. If Congress doesn't like it, they have the option to provide more fun more »
Posted 11/21/2014 08:40:23 EST
Richmond12, for the last time, the Administration is not writing any new laws unilaterally. Existing immigration laws only provide funding to deport a small percentage of illegals. The president can't more »
Posted 11/20/2014 11:08:54 EST
We're not the only country that uses birthright citizenship. Not even close. Anyway, you want to repeal the 14th Amendment? Good luck with that. more »
Posted 11/20/2014 08:56:53 EST
It's important to remember that the courts have repeatedly recognized the validity of prosecutorial discretion in immigration law. (http://www.newrepublic.com/article/120328/obama-immigration-executiv more »
Posted 11/18/2014 08:40:55 EST
Observer08, because it raises the barrier of entry for smaller, up-and-coming brewers to the point where it is difficult for them to sell their beer, thus stifling innovation. more »
Posted 11/13/2014 11:12:02 EST
I don't like it when the press does this for presidential races (the second the 2012 election wrapped up everyone started speculating about 2016) and I don't like it now. Could we at least wait a few more »
Posted 11/13/2014 11:08:53 EST
No, the Globe is trying to say that Massachusetts doesn't have a governor's mansion, and look at all these cool ones. Don't read too much into it. more »
Posted 11/13/2014 05:23:29 EST
pdrom, it's like how the IRS only audits a certain number of taxpayers every year. Technically, it should audit everyone to make sure that the law is being obeyed, but this is logistically impossible, more »
Posted 11/13/2014 05:21:36 EST
Obama also can't fund initiatives without Congress. Opponents keep forgetting that part of the reason for this executive action in the first place is due to limits on funding for intercepting and depo more »
Posted 11/13/2014 05:18:38 EST
Tamara-Jade, it's actually the 14th Amendment that grants birthright citizenship. And since you asked, this exists in a number of different countries (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jus_soli). In fact, more »
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