Keller @ Large
Here’s hoping the current owners, or new ones, can come to see Suffolk Downs as a new opportunity.
It’s become a familiar, recurring element of the pop-culture news cycle – a merchant peddling an item so exploitative and tasteless that “bad taste” isn’t sufficient to describe it.
Don’t patronize us, Mr. Secretary. Americans being killed, our military mobilizing – we know what that is.
The city council president asked for a 24 percent pay raise for Boston’s councilors.
After several years of what has seemed to be growing public complacency and waning memories of exactly what that 9/11 was all about, Thursday was a reminder that Americans haven’t forgotten.
I cannot understand why otherwise intelligent folks would put their brains on hold so they can move in lockstep with others in support of a corrosive, divisive ideological contest that promotes distortion and falsehood and shuns compromise and conciliation.
Maybe the most telling voter statement Tuesday was that of the 85-percent of registered voters who didn’t bother to vote.
I’ve been hearing all the predictable, tired excuses for why people don’t vote.
I do think there’s a yearning for more telling it like it is and less baby talk, in politics, and in other parts of life.
What is it in the water here that makes every moderately-successful political figure picture themselves in the Oval Office?