Tag Archives: Boston Globe

Over 20 Guns, Hundreds Of Ammo Rounds Found At Home Of Man Who Vowed To Kill Journalists [VIDEO]

Courthouse News reports: California man who made a series of calls to the offices of The Boston Globe threatening to kill journalists was ordered released on bond by a federal judge Thursday despite the objections of prosecutors who painted him as a danger to his community. While waiting to be called before Magistrate Judge Paul Abrams, 68-year-old Robert Chain sat ...

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Feds Arrest Man For Vowing To Murder Boston Globe Staffers Over Trump Editorials: “Still There Faggot?”

Just in from the Department of Justice: A California man was arrested today and charged with making violent threats against Boston Globe employees in retaliation for the newspaper’s editorial response to political attacks on the media. Robert D. Chain, 68, of Encino, California, is charged with one count of making threatening communications in interstate commerce. Chain will appear in federal ...

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The Boston Globe Calls On All Newspapers: Denounce Trump’s “Dirty War” On The Free Press On August 16th

The Associated Press reports: A Boston newspaper is calling for a coordinated editorial response to President Donald Trump’s frequent attacks on the news media. The Boston Globe has appealed to newspapers across the U.S. to publish editorials on Aug. 16 denouncing what it calls a “dirty war against the free press.” The Globe says it’s appealing to editorial boards to ...

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The Boston Globe Calls Out Six Senators Who Could Help Swing Tide On Gun Control: MAKE IT STOP

From the Boston Globe: Greed, legislative cowardice, advanced technology — that is how we got here. The United States has been pummeled by gun violence since the assault weapons ban expired in 2004. This year, mass shootings have already claimed 61 lives. One class of gun, semiautomatic rifles, is largely responsible. But this nation cannot be a hostage of fear. ...

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Trump Slams “Stupid Worthless” Boston Globe [VIDEO]

“How about that stupid Boston Globe? It’s worthless. Sold for a dollar. Did you see that story? The whole front page — they made up a story that Trump — they pretended Trump as the president. And they made up—the whole front page is a make believe story, which is really, no different from the whole paper for the whole ...

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The Boston Globe Trolls Trump With Fake Front Page

See the full front page below. The Hill reports: What would the daily news under President Donald Trump look like? The Boston Globe imagines a screaming “Deportations to begin” headline in a fake issue designed as a critique of the GOP front-runner. “Markets sink as trade war looms;” “U.S. soldiers refuse orders to kill ISIS families,” other headlines read. The ...

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Times Company Sells Boston Globe

Yesterday the New York Times Company agreed to sell the Boston Globe to Red Sox owner John Henry for a mere $70M.  Twenty years ago the Times Company bought the Globe for $1.1B. Times spokeswoman Eileen Murphy confirmed the planned sale of the Globe and other media properties to Henry. The Times said the all-cash sale, expected to close in ...

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BOSTON: Dreamworks Studios Buys Rights To Catholic Sexual Abuse Scandal Story

Dreamworks Studios has contracted with the Boston Globe for the movie rights to the Catholic sexual abuse scandal story that the paper broke ten years ago. DreamWorks Studios and Participant Media announced their acquisition Tuesday, expressing the intention to create a drama with Tom McCarthy tapped to direct and co-write with Josh Singer. Holly Bario, DreamWorks President of Production, said ...

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The Big Picture

The Boston Globe has devoted its regular Big Picture feature to numerous photos of what people are facing in the wake of Sandy. The UK’s Daily Mail has many photos as well.

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Boston Globe Endorses Tisei

Today the Boston Globe endorsed homocon GOP House candidate Richard Tisei over eight-term Democratic Rep. John Tierney, whose campaign has been saddled with a financial scandal involving his wife. Over the years, the voters of Massachusetts have generally been reluctant to turn out incumbent members of Congress; the implicit bargain has been that, in exchange for being granted long tenure, ...

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Venus In Flight

Yesterday the Boston Globe’s long-running Big Picture photo essay featured numerous shots of Venus crossing between the sun and the Earth. That won’t happen again until 2117.

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Tea Party Patriots Declare From Podium: “We Will Not Be Silenced By Faggots”

The Tea Party rally I mentioned early this morning was a lot rowdier than even that story suggested. Visit Scott Wooledge’s exhaustive report at Daily Kos for more. One charming highlight came when the speaker at the podium shouted, “We will not be silenced by FAGGOTS!” It also looks like there will be an investigation in the above Boston police ...

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Top Ten Reasons For Gays To Vote GOP

A snippet from the Boston Globe’s sarcastic piece: Michele Bachmann’s husband might be gay.This is quite a stretch, but at least some people’s gaydar is going off when it comes to the lisping Dr. Marcus Bachmann. This may seem particularly odd since the unlicensed therapist offers “reparative therapy,” which allegedly helps homosexuals move toward a heterosexual orientation. But that may ...

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The Year In Pictures

Above is the first image in the Boston Globe’s annual Year In Pictures feature. Hit the link for some amazing shots.

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Freep This Boston Globe Poll

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley will hold a DOMA press conference at 3:30PM today. In the meantime, you know what to do.

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Photo Of The Day – Solar Eclipse

The Boston Globe’s Big Picture blog has a great series of photos of Tuesday’s solar eclipse. The above image was taken by a telescope on a low-orbit satellite. RELATED: The Big Picture has been named to Regator’s Top Ten Blogs Of 2010. And so has this here website thingy.

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Boston Globe Profiles Scott Lively

The Boston Globe has published a lengthy profile of Pink Swastika author Scott Lively, who is attempting to reinvent himself as some kind of savior to the homeless of Springfield, Massachusetts. An excerpt: Scott Lively says he is toning down his antigay rhetoric and shifting his focus to helping the downtrodden. And he’s found a home and a receptive audience ...

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BOSTON: Rachel Maddow Takes Out Full-Page Ad Against Sen. Scott Brown

Rachel Maddow took out a full-page ad in today’s Boston Globe in which she derides Sen. Scott Brown for his claims that she is going to run for his Senate seat. “I’m not running against Scott Brown,” Maddow said. “I never said I was running against Scott Brown. The Massachusetts Democratic Party never asked me to run against Scott Brown. ...

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Boston Globe On The Brink

It looks like the end may be near for the Boston Globe. The New York Times Co. said last night that it is notifying federal authorities of its plans to shut down the Boston Globe, raising the possibility that New England’s most storied newspaper could cease to exist within weeks. After down-to-the-wire negotiations did not produce millions of dollars in ...

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