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Forum: Development Projects Yesterday, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 498,383
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Assembly Row (Assembly Sq Redevelopment) | Assembly Square | Somerville

What this area needs badly on the weekends is some traffic cops, lights and stop signs concerning the main street between Assembly Square mall building to Assembly Condo developments retail stores.
Forum: General Yesterday, 12:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,522
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Local Politics Thread

Thank you for having an open mind to ideas and opinions.
Massive Investment into TRANSIT to help relieve Traffic and Transportation issues. I would even consider being taxed for having a car...
Forum: Design a Better Boston Yesterday, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 337
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: The next BIG skyscraper to BLOCK

This is very true. I don't like what is going on with the outside of the surroundings of Boston.
Everything is getting ripped up.

They should have built a giant SEAPORT PARK in the middle of...
Forum: Development Projects 04-19-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 498,383
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Assembly Row (Assembly Sq Redevelopment) | Assembly Square | Somerville

I remember going down to Good Times--only to fend for your life.
Stabbings, fights, fights in the cage basketball. Pool Table brawls.

The good ole Boston Days.

We will never see those...
Forum: Design a Better Boston 04-19-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 711
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: The next BIG skyscraper proposal that rises above 600'.....

Since Boston is becoming cosmopolitan at this point.

Why not Trumpanize the rest of the developments in the city.
Forum: General 04-18-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Boston and surrounding areas housing crisis

So I have an idea.
Instead of me paying taxes: I have an idea that will help create jobs. Can you pay more in taxes this year instead of the average 28%-- can you pay 60% more to cover my share?...
Forum: General 04-18-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Boston and surrounding areas housing crisis

If tax incentives create jobs then why not issue tax incentives to all companies by a certain percent across the board?
Every state is always in the hunt for jobs and in competition with each other....
Forum: General 04-18-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Boston and surrounding areas housing crisis

Then why not issue them to for all developments in sometype of percentage instead of the selective group?
Forum: Development Projects 04-18-2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 239,271
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

The Springfield casino=(Biff's Casino) scene in Back to the Future II this is how this will play out for the surrounding areas in a decade when this casino comes into fruition.
Forum: General 04-17-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Boston and surrounding areas housing crisis

How could Somerville try to pass a bill for a transfer tax on the sellers of residential property. When Boston which is down the next city over is giving away millions of tax dollars on prime...
Forum: Development Projects 04-13-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 498,383
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Assembly Row (Assembly Sq Redevelopment) | Assembly Square | Somerville

A much better class of people and a massive upgrade from the old GOOD TIMES

No cage basketball or volleyball courts?
Forum: Development Projects 04-13-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2,032
Views: 498,383
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Assembly Row (Assembly Sq Redevelopment) | Assembly Square | Somerville

Assembly Row development connectivity is better than the Seaport and Greenway for some reason.
Forum: General 04-13-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Boston and surrounding areas housing crisis

I think the proposal is home sales and that 1% will go to affordable housing fund. The problem is that landlords are renting their places to young vibrant professionals or students. They do not...
Forum: General 04-12-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 395
Posted By TheRifleman
Boston and surrounding areas housing crisis

http://somerville.wickedlocal.com/news/20180405/somerville-considers-submitting-home-rule-petition-for-real-estate-transfer-fee

I think this picks up steam in the surrounding areas of Boston...
Forum: General 04-11-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 661
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Capitalism vs Not Capitalism

First you have to reset your brain to understand their are no republicans vs democrats. They are owned by the same group. The republicans and democrats are actually ONE PARTY. The corporation...
Forum: General 04-11-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 661
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Capitalism vs Not Capitalism

Anybody can generate a useless graph and portray those numbers to their agenda.

Try using this criteria since 1990.
-Interest rates
-Healthcare costs, Energy, Housing, Organic Food costs ...
Forum: General 04-10-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 661
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Capitalism vs Not Capitalism

Since you said the Internet has eroded the barrier I just wanted to state the overall data points for where I get my factual information.
If you notice the media never talks about America debt...
Forum: General 04-10-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 661
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Capitalism vs Not Capitalism

Our nation has a 20+Trillion dollar national Debt
Federal Govt runs a 735 Billion dollar budget deficit
Unfunded Liabs are at least 115+Trillion owed to seniors.
The United States Govt is the #1...
Forum: Development Projects 04-10-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 239,271
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

This is exactly what I was talking about.

http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2018/04/09/wynn/qiv5Ng3klBag9UC1rjHtEN/story.html

"Any sale would need approval from the Massachusetts Gaming...
Forum: Development Projects 04-10-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 913
Views: 137,358
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: What's Happening With Project X?

Looks like my source was good. I actually heard Tim Cook loves the Greenway. (Already envision the BIG A--on the Greenway)
...
Forum: General 04-10-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 661
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Capitalism vs Not Capitalism

http://time.com/373/congress-is-now-mostly-a-millionaires-club/
They are not representing the best interest of our nation or humanity that is the resentment. No-one gives a shit if your a...
Forum: General 04-09-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,522
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Local Politics Thread

WHY LIMIT Tax breaks/incentives to certain GROUPs in the city. Either spread the wealth or don't at all.
Amazon
Vertex
Fallon (developer)
Liberty Mutual (Backbay)
Millennium group (Downtown)...
Forum: Development Projects 04-09-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 239,271
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

Bugsy Seigel (The Dreamer & investor) ended up dead on the brink of bankruptcy--The project was over in the millions but in the end the Mob made their money back in time.

Bugsy (the Pioneer) --...
Forum: General 04-09-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,522
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Local Politics Thread

BINGO-- Well worded. WHY LIMIT THIS JUST TO THE SEAPORT GROUP. Either spread the wealth or don't at all.

The city/state officials have been utter failures at investing or understanding the needs...
Forum: Development Projects 04-09-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,457
Views: 239,271
Posted By TheRifleman
Re: Encore Boston Harbor Casino | Everett

That's what they thought about the Pink Flamingo Hotel and Casino that was built by Bugsy Siegel. We all know how that ended for the original investors.
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