Your View: Conundrum
Oh, what a tangled web we weave — if it wasn’t so tragic, we might laugh at it as a soap opera. Guns, laws, mental illness. What to do?
Our View: Creating a fairer market
When you buy flowers this week for your mother through your local florist, you will be charged sales tax, which in turn is dispersed into city, county and state coffers.
Phill Brooks, columnist: Egg bill an example of legislative tactics
It started as a simple, seemingly humorous bill in the Senate to expand the legal definition of an egg.
Our View: Looking outside himself
Before he died, Cooper Vocelka was studying the philosophy of Dr. Seuss and told his father, Ron, about the Sneetches — the star-bellied and plain-bellied creatures who pay all their money to look like the other.
Other Views: Escaping the job slump
For the past four years, the job market has suffered a spring slowdown. But maybe that cycle ended this April with a really solid government report on employment.
John Sullivan, guest columnist: Fancy building can’t hide Bush blunder
They say that hindsight is 20/20. If that’s the case, since history involves hindsight — or at least post-transactional analysis of what worked and what did not — then history should be the judge of a presidential term of office.
Carol Stark: Immigrant's story an American Dream realized
At a time in our nation when the word “immigrant” is automatically — and wrongly — linked with the word “illegal,” I’d like to introduce you to Juan Guerrero.
Your View: ‘Ag-gag’ laws
“Despicable, unconstitutional, ridiculous, immature, idiotic, and mendacious.” And that’s just how Tennessee newspapers characterized the state’s “ag-gag” bill, now awaiting the governor’s signature.
Your View: Voting for Roy
In answer to Bob Noel’s letter (Globe, April 24) criticizing Sen. Roy Blunt for voting against the gun bill, it is interesting that Mr. Noel seems to think that nine out of 10 favor the bill.
Steve Cottrell, guest columnist: Radical differences will plague generations
The recent Boston Marathon bombings caused me to suddenly realize a cultural difference (as opposed to a religious difference) that will continue to be a problem as we suffer through the continuing conflicts that we have endured since the 9/11 massacre.
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