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What?!? City Hall’s making sense?!?

Apr 11, 14 What?!? City Hall’s making sense?!?

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Something is very wrong at Boston City Hall.   They’re behaving sensibly. What the hell is going on?   First of all, Mayor Marty Walsh refuses to unleash a regulatory jihad against Uber, the convenient, cheap livery service that’s driving the cab companies crazy, because they are neither convenient nor cheap.   We...

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Sorry, Jeb, we’re not feeling the love

Apr 09, 14 Sorry, Jeb, we’re not feeling the love

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So Jeb Bush thinks it’s an “act of love” for illegal aliens to sneak into the country.   Guess what, Jeb — it’s going to be an act of love for millions of Republicans and independents to vote against you in the Republican presidential primaries in 2016.   “A great country ought to know where those folks are and...

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Gold rush for seats on the bench is on

Apr 07, 14 Gold rush for seats on the bench is on

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There are two kinds of lawyers — those who are competent enough to make a decent living, and those who are starving to death.   This latter group, we call future judges.   Fortunately, if you pass the bar exam (and for many would-be judges, it only takes two or three times) you can purchase yourself a pair of black...

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Surefire hack hall of famer

Apr 06, 14 Surefire hack hall of famer

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John Buonomo should be inducted immediately into the Hack Hall of Fame. Forget the usual five-year waiting period, this is a payroll Charlie of impeccable credentials. In sports, they call particularly versatile athletes “triple threats.” In the hackerama, they’re known as “triple-dippers,” for the number of ways they’re...

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