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Keller @ Large

Officials discuss 'the scientific and technological roadmap that will lead to the discovery of potentially habitable worlds among the stars' July 14, 2014 at NASA headquarters in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Welcome Note For The Aliens

I’ve drafted a short welcome note that NASA is free to use with no fee or credit required.

07/16/2014

House Speaker Robert DeLeo. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Federal Prosecutors Smear House Speaker DeLeo

Federal prosecutors continue to smear House Speaker Robert DeLeo as casually as internet trolls drop their slander in an online comments section.

07/15/2014

Brock Holt. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: How Red Sox Teach Us About Life

I see my Red Sox coffee mug half-full, not half-empty.

07/14/2014

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Keller @ Large: Proud To Be An American

I’m mighty glad I’m an American, and wouldn’t want it any other way.

07/02/2014

The U.S. Supreme Court.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Contraception Ruling Prompts Idiotic Rhetoric On Both Sides

If you take the time to read both the Supreme Court’s ruling on contraception coverage for workers and the dissenting opinion, you will see that this was a narrowly-focused, sober, complicated adjudication of a complex case.

07/01/2014

A general view shows the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Boston Shouldn’t Follow Brazil’s Misplaced Priorities

It’s fun to watch, but let’s be honest – none of us will be watching when the tournament is over and Brazil is stuck with billions of dollars worth of stadiums that will rarely, if ever, be used again.

06/30/2014

Buddy Cianci. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: We Tend To Forgive

Short of the most egregious crimes, we humans tend to be a forgiving bunch.

06/26/2014

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Keller @ Large: Casino Decision Not An Easy Call

Because believe it or not, Beacon Hill doesn’t always know best.

06/25/2014

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Keller @ Large: Casinos Could Dominate Campaign Season

Now that the SJC has ushered casino repeal onto the November ballot, there are more unanswered questions to mull over than choices at the roulette wheel.

06/24/2014

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Scott Brown. (Photos by Allison Shelley/Getty Images and WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Residency Attack Ads Don’t Work

There has never been a correlation between length of residency and quality of representation.

06/24/2014