Editorials

The Protesting Football Players are Not Disrespecting the Military

October 12, 2017
By

The silent protest that was begun last season by former San Francisco 49er quarterback Colin Kaepernick, in which Kaepernick took a knee during the National Anthem before football games, exemplifies what freedom of speech and freedom of expression mean in our country. Kaepernick, and his fellow players who have joined him this year, have...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | 1 Comment »

The Art of the Nickie-Name

October 5, 2017
By

If you’ve been in Boston for longer than a winter’s afternoon, then you’ve probably been pinned down with some sort of nickname either from your friends, family or those within the daily circle. It’s as much spontaneous as it is well thought out. Things are so informal one on one in our city and...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Letter to the Editor

October 5, 2017
By

LOOKING AT THE DRUG PROBLEMS Dear Editor: I am a concerned resident and owner of two properties in the South End. One property is in Worcester Square and another in the Ellis neighborhood where I currently reside. I have been reading the Boston Sun articles on the homeless and drug problems, especially in the...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

“There’s Pandemonium On the Field!”

October 5, 2017
By

It was 50 years ago this week that the Boston Red Sox completed their Impossible Dream on the last day of the 1967 season to win the American League pennant. The Red Sox were playing the Minnesota Twins at home on that Sunday afternoon in October. The two teams were tied for first place...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Trump is Moving US Closer to War

September 28, 2017
By

We were listening to the segment on 60 Minutes Sunday night in which Oprah Winfrey was interviewing pro-Trump and anti-Trump voters from Michigan, and we were struck by the comment of one man as to why he voted for Trump. He voiced a common refrain that many Trump supporters expressed during the campaign: The...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

How We’re Recognizing Recovery Month

September 21, 2017
By

By Mayor Martin J. Walsh I wouldn’t be where I am today without the recovery community — and I know many other Bostonians have had the same experience as me. That’s why it’s so important we create strong pathways to recovery, and why I’m proud Boston recognizes September as Recovery Month here in our...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Fall is Here Make the Most of It

September 21, 2017
By

Although those of us who are fortunate to live near the coast may choose the summer as our favorite time of year, fall is the top choice of many of our fellow New Englanders — and a close second for the rest of us — when we are asked what is our favorite season....
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

The Thing We Can’t Say

September 15, 2017
By

Social media is a dangerous space. When one talks about “safe spaces” on our college campuses and various villages, they certainly aren’t talking about the digital world – where aggressive agenda-setters live to ruin the lives of others and complicate the simple. A colleague of mine recently related a frightening story about good intentions...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

When Will We Be Next?

September 15, 2017
By

The superstorm hurricanes of the past two weeks, Harvey and Irma, that have ravaged the southern part of our country, have made us all aware of two things. First, climate change is for real. The record rainfall that inundated Houston and the winds that obliterated the U.S. Virgin Islands and other islands in the...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Remembering the Heroes of 9/11

September 15, 2017
By

For every generation of Americans for the past near-century, there have been seminal events for which those who were of a certain age can recall “where they were” when they “heard the news.” Every member of the Greatest Generation could recall with vivid clarity the announcement by President Roosevelt of the Day of Infamy...
Read more »

Posted in Editorials | No Comments »

Newsletter

Full Print Edition