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This is spiraling out of control. Thank god we have secure borders in case we need to close them. Thank god we have a possible treatment due to a for profit genetic engineering (GMO) drug company based in the US. CDC Director: Ebola Outbreak ‘Is Spiraling Out Of Control’. http://atlanta.cbslocal.com/2014/09/02/cdc-director-ebola-outbreak-is-spiraling-out-of-control/ ...(full comment)

Experimental Ebola drug heals monkeys in study

good question. ...(full comment)

Couple causes disturbance at Herrell’s in Northampton, throws ice cream in direction of staff

"I scream, you scream..." ...(full comment)

Couple causes disturbance at Herrell’s in Northampton, throws ice cream in direction of staff

Berwick will get my vote, and I urge others to support him. Seeing him speak in Northampton last week was uplifting. He's someone that I can get really excited about, and he would make a great governor. ...(full comment)

Joel Spiro: Gubernatorial candidate Don Berwick is right choice, not only for Massachusetts

Reread the article. All your questions are answered. ...(full comment)

Double fatality victims identified as Edward D. and Brittany D. McGrath; possible crash cause cited in court records

According to the today's Boston Globe - Baker now leads Coakley. Maybe a tidal wave against progressive democrats is really building. A triple play in New England - Maine, Connecticut and Mass will have governors who are on the people's side in 2015. And Scott Brown - only 2 points behind that lap dog 99% votes for whatever Obama wants and a BIG supporter of Amnesty for Illegals - Senator Sheehan in NH. http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/08/28/baker-catches-coakley-new-poll-shows/E9TjCDPnGt0S4KrupRED7N/story.html ...(full comment)

GOP’s Baker stockpiling money in race for governor

Gazette, Please let us know if the SUV driver was texting, drinking, or drugging. Every day we all encounter these super-human morons who think they could text at highway speeds. Please, State Police, attack this with fury beyond the drinking checkpoints--- distracted drivers are killing innocents daily. ...(full comment)

Double fatality victims identified as Edward D. and Brittany D. McGrath; possible crash cause cited in court records

I wasn't here when the BID process was done, but I've learned to generally assume that almost anything Eric Suher is for, I'm against. ...(full comment)

Civil lawsuit opens with testimony by opponents of Northampton Business Improvement District

We had the best healthcare system in the world until Obamacare. Do people who can afford any healthcare go to Cuba or Canada or the UK when they need care? No - they come here. What company makes the retroviral drugs that keep millions of HIV infected people alive - Gilead - an American company. The list goes on and on showing how a for profit healthcare system works better than a socialzed one for everybody. Medicare and Medicaid are bankrupt or soon will be. I like the idea of a voucher I would get one from my employer and then I would go out and find the plan I want. I really think the idea of buying the health plan I need that will suit my needs is a great idea - instead of a bureacrat central planner making that decision and providing less for more money on top of it. ...(full comment)

Fran Volkmann: Berwick would help state shape ‘Medicare for All’

Well then, what's YOUR plan? The fact is, Medicare works. Despite the propaganda we've all grown up with, America is LAST among industrialized countries in the world when it comes to providing healthcare for its citizens. Nevermind math test scores! Pay attention to the human cost of what our country is NOT doing for its citizens compared to every other industrialized nation. That is not propaganda, it's a fact. Look it up. Yes, there is waste in government. Yes, there is fraud in every program invented by mankind. Dr. Berwick is currently our best hope for an informed, less corrupt state government. Martha Coakley is a career politician, no doubt on her way to a senate race if she lands on the Governor's square this time around. Don't continue to roll the dice when it comes to how we move forward in this state. She is not the answer. ...(full comment)

Fran Volkmann: Berwick would help state shape ‘Medicare for All’

go back to n.c. ...(full comment)

Mary Alsentzer: Williamsburg must confront shooting range safety

We don't want medicare for all. We don't want socialized medicine or a single payer system. Look at the VA - thats what you get with that model of health care delivery. An unresponsive government bureacracy that wastes enormous amounts of taxpayer money, is bloated and inefficient and in the end may kill you from neglect. No thanks! And no thanks to Obamacare. ...(full comment)

Fran Volkmann: Berwick would help state shape ‘Medicare for All’

Maine is likely to keep its GOP governor. Connecticut is painted red by most political websites. Gov. Malloy is going to lose there to a Republican according to most polls (thats why the TV ads by Malloy we see on CT TV stations are getting so nasty - he's going down big time). It would be great if we can make MA a red state too. Baker is only a few points behind Coakley in the recent polls (about 7 points). She is not unbeatable - even though the government labor unions who depend on her for freely spending tax dollars and the radical environmentalists will start spending soon big time to push for her. ...(full comment)

GOP’s Baker stockpiling money in race for governor