Category: Editorials

GOP’s Opposition to Rachael Rollins

The unprecedented opposition, accompanied by unprecedented vitriol, by the Republican members of the U.S. Senate to the nomination of Suffolk County District Atty. Rachael Rollins for the position of U.S. Attorney for the Massachusetts district has laid bare their driven…

Charlie Baker Will Be Missed

There has been a lot of speculation by the pundits as to the reasons behind Governor Charlie Baker’s decision not to run for re-election in 2022, but we think it comes down simply to this: Gov. Baker is burned-out, similar…

Throw the Book at Them

Another news cycle — and yet another mass shooting incident in America. The horrific murder last week of at least four students at Oxford High School in suburban Detroit and the wounding of several others by 15-year-old fellow student Ethan…

Pearl Harbor Was 80 Years Ago

It was 80 years ago this coming week that the nation of Japan launched its attack on the United States at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941. The very next day, President Franklin D. Roosevelt convened a joint…

Happy Hanukkah

The eight-day observance of Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, started this past Sunday evening and will culminate this coming Monday, December 6. Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days by lighting the candles of the Menorah,…

Guest Op-Ed: Speaking Truth to Power

By Anthony D’Ambrosio As this campaign draws toward Election Day, on December 14th, I recall the instructive words of the illustrious Tip O’Neal- “all politics is local.”  My efforts over the past several months have been designed to convince you,…

Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday, tracing its roots back 400 years to the Pilgrims and Indigenous People, long before there was even a thought of a United States of America. Thanksgiving is the ultimate family-centered holiday. It has no…

Enjoy the Holiday Safely

We would be remiss if we did not remind our readers to enjoy the holiday weekend, but to do so safely. The pandemic still is spreading like wildfire across our nation, claiming the lives of more than 1000 Americans each…