Monthly Archives: December 2014

Mark Wahlberg, meet Nam Phan

Mark Wahlberg, star of box office hits Boogie Nights, The Perfect Storm, The Departed, Lone Surivor and more, and executive producer of Entourage and Boardwalk Empire, was one vicious dude in his teens.    His rap sheet from the 1980’s reads like … Continue reading

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Rosenberg’s partner makes mess for incoming Senate president

It’s not the same story as Steve “Hot Buns” Gobie  undermining the reputation of Congressman Barney Frank. That 1985 scandal involved Gobie’s illegal prostitution activity based in Frank’s apartment, of which the Congressman was ignorant.  But it was also a liaison just before … Continue reading

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Pay hikes for top state officials no laughing matter

Governor-elect Charlie Baker said in no uncertain terms that “now is not the time to be talking about pay increases on Beacon Hill.”  No doubt a majority of the public  agrees with him. The trouble is: There’s never a good … Continue reading

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Boko Haram: social media gimmicks not enough

Where has all the outcry gone?  Last April, when the radical jihadist group Boko Haram kidnapped 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, politicians and celebrities here and abroad protested their treacherous act.  “Where are our girls?” became the social media cause de jour, but this wasn’t … Continue reading

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