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Gonzalez targets colleges to pay for his proposals

The Democratic gubernatorial candidate aims to raise revenue by taxing the state’s richest universities.

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Looking beyond Senate hearing, to the backlash

In a rush toward a vote on Brett Kavanaugh, the Republicans could alienate women.

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When it comes to the T, we get what we pay for

“We can blame whom we want, but the real problem is us and our toxic, anti-tax, anti-government culture.”

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Putting the brakes on tribe’s casino bid

Readers differ with an editorial arguing in favor of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe’s casino bid.

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Doctor’s fatalism does a disservice to those who are obese

“Learning to maintain a healthy diet despite unhealthy distractions is empowering.”

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For King memorial, a mirror where we can all see ourselves

“The sculpture ‘The Embrace,’ by not making any reference to the obvious, might effectively subvert racism and hate.”

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We are witnesses to an accusation — one that hinges on uncertainty

Readers examine their own memories and beliefs as Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination hangs in the balance of an upcoming hearing.

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Kavanaugh controversy is clearly a job for the FBI

The Senate should heed requests for an FBI investigation into the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, readers argue.

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It shouldn’t take a disaster to draw focus to National Grid lockout

“For three months, the Baker administration has been silent.”

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Yes, we need an Airbnb tax bill, but Baker’s changes pose problems

“Two major problems . . . are the weakening of universal registration and the move not to collect full addresses of registrants.”

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Peering out at the ocean with growing unease

Recent shark attacks and sightings have increased concerns about the area’s seal population.

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All the latest moves (even in the 18th century)

“I was surprised and tickled to realize that ‘dabbing’ went on at that time.”

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Blackjack — a game you play to win, unless you’re too good at it, in which case, ‘Get lost!’

“The house admits that card counting is legal but that it has the right to refuse players who are too good at the game.”

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And now, we await a ruling on Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court is now nearly buried in controversy.

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In bid to hold off on prosecutions, Rachael Rollins is deserting her post

“The duty of the office of the district attorney is to enforce the laws.”

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Bay State commuters beset by MBTA’s woes

Massachusetts transit users are finding their patience wearing thin.

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When the humans leave, the pets pout

“It simply had not occurred to me how painful my move was for the cat.”

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Trump doesn’t need help looking bad

He’s doing it all by himself.

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A sea change in the Seventh District

Somerville is not all that has changed in the Seventh District.

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Let’s follow California’s lead against fossil fuels

“With this federal administration AWOL on the environment, it is the states that need to step up and fill the void.”

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Colleges’ career services have evolved

“A new kind of college experience . . . combines the best elements of traditional liberal arts education with 21st-century career preparation.”

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Holy Cross leader had just one game in mind

The Rev. John Brooks “had only one goal in 1986 when he ended what was already a lopsided football rivalry with Boston College.”

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Readers’ pulse taken on Baker’s reelection bid

Readers peer ahead to November in response to the Globe’s look back at its 2014 nod to Charlie Baker.

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We need to learn more about what church is doing now to prevent abuse

“While incidents of abuse have dramatically decreased since the mid-1980s, even one abusive priest is too many.”

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In a storm, Trump is our 2-ply president

“There is still time for every good citizen to send a roll of paper towels to the White House.”