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MALE, Waltham, MA
Posted 04/05/2014 07:13:49 EDT
I agree with the four previous comments, nothing is more frustrating than trying the impossible; and achieving "peace now" is unattainable. If there is any hope, it is in working to lay foundations fo more »
Posted 03/29/2014 07:58:22 EDT
As a nation we seem to believe that the harsher the punishment, the more effective it is; and ignore all the evidence showing that beyond some threshold we reach a point of diminishing returns. It is more »
Posted 03/25/2014 11:41:38 EDT
It is always easier to avoid stepping in a quagmire, than it is to get out of one. Let's accept for the sake of the argument that at the critical moment the agents had no choice but to shoot to kill; more »
Posted 03/24/2014 07:55:06 EDT
Churchill is reported to have said that "democracy is the worst form of government, except for all other forms of government." Likewise, examinations are the worst measure of competency, except for al more »
Posted 03/14/2014 05:33:13 EDT
Should not students be also provided with theie job prospects, depending on what they major in?
Posted 03/10/2014 06:14:02 EDT
William A. Ackman could be charged with trading using inside information. This does not clear Herbalife of being a fraus.
Posted 03/05/2014 06:53:44 EST
I accept the premise that constant play at pretend shooting may eventually lead some children to regard real shooting as acceptable. But before we suspend a child for such behavior, it would behoove u more »
Posted 02/28/2014 02:21:02 EST
" Mayâs reported compensation decreased nearly four percent in 2013 ". It's heartbreaking. Let's start a collection to support Tom May.
Posted 02/07/2014 05:55:43 EST
As a nation we seem to be unable to make up our minds. On one hand we object to the issuing of identity cards, considering these an intrusion on privacy. On the other hand we recognize the need for on more »
Posted 02/07/2014 05:33:25 EST
Massachusetts has wisely abolished the death penalty, and joined the enlightened world.
Posted 02/06/2014 11:36:07 EST
I use Walgreen as it is closer to my home. However, if Walgreen does not follow CVH's example, I might switch to CVH.
Posted 02/01/2014 07:25:35 EST
It is unconscionable to glorify a "sport" that scores points by causing a concussion in he opponent.
Posted 01/25/2014 11:15:59 EST
Shall we then see drug company execs buying groceries with food stamps?
Posted 01/10/2014 06:42:53 EST
The FBI had reason to believe that Todashev was somehow involved in terrorism. Instead of getting there with sufficient force and taking him into custody for interrogation, they interrogate him in HIS more »
Posted 01/08/2014 10:03:15 EST
As the article makes clear, lawyers actually accrue MORE BILLABLE HOURS in death penalty cases.
Posted 01/08/2014 10:00:48 EST
The legal profession has a legitimate interest in having laws that are effective, and workable. Just as civil engineers have an interest in building codes that reduce the risk of buildings collapsing, more »
Posted 12/30/2013 10:21:51 EST
Last year we were visiting Vancouver, Canada and I needed an extra pair of pants. I had to scour the city in search of a pair of pants with a 38" waist, (I am 5'9" tall); in most stores the largest si more »
Posted 12/17/2013 01:28:39 EST
We seem stuck with the 19th century notion of "kill all germs." Disinfecting everything in sight, is seductive in its simplicity and the illusion of "doing something" to promote health. This is neith more »
Posted 12/09/2013 07:19:34 EST
Dr. Regina Benjamin was conspicuously absent from public view, and presumably from government deliberations, since her trophy nomination. She might as well have been a poster argument for eliminating more »
Posted 11/29/2013 07:37:33 EST
Our addiction to war is the original sin, not a side effect of our addiction to the military-industrial enterprise.
Posted 11/25/2013 07:06:15 EST
As was explained in the article, a degree of unpredictability is included in the system on purpose, as a security measure.
Posted 11/24/2013 06:20:20 EST
"...Wind has also attracted fierce critics, who argue its industrial installations are out of place in remote, natural areas, destroying landscapes and property values. Some blame the rotating turbine more »
Posted 11/16/2013 08:12:00 EST
What a waste of resources! Whitey is going to end his life in prison; it would best if in oblivion. People need to keep in mind that to a psychopath, airing the pain they have caused is a source of sa more »
Posted 11/14/2013 07:19:27 EST
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