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Springfield Election 2013 (Sigh): You Get What You Vote For

Springfield Election 2013 (Sigh): You Get What You Vote For

Well, the 2013 elections are finally over, and the damage has been done. It’s been some weeks since I posted here at the Intruder. I know I mentioned I would be returning to regular posts after taking the summer off, but once again life intervened and before I knew it, it was a couple days […]

Random Thoughts: High-Speed Rail, Casinos, and Science Fiction

HIGH SPEED RAIL – SORT OF News that the federal government is forking over $121 million to support a proposed high-speed rail line running from New Haven, CT to St. Albans, VT is good news for Western Massachusetts cities nestled along the Connecticut River. This would provide an alternate means, beyond using I-91, to traverse […]

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Random Thoughts: Exploring Mars, Springfield Trash Fee Funding, Crime in the City

The tagline for the Twitter user account @Springfield_MA reads, “All Spfld, All The time.” The last of its 18 tweets was posted on December 31, 2010. – - Back in 2010 President Obama announced his desire to have a human mission to Mars by the 2030s. The 2030s?! I believe there’s a good possibility I’ll […]

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* This is the first of a recurring series of posts entitled “Random Thoughts.” These posts will essentially be random comments on anything and everything, whether the topic be about something in Springfield or on the other side of the Milky Way.

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