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Tapper’s graduation speech and Globe’s coverage take the low road

“This was not the time or place for a negative political attack.”

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One tax too far for Amazon?

“The man who’s worth more than $100 billion apparently thinks . . . being taxed $10 million a year to help the homeless threatens his business.”

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Nantucket’s workforce shouldn’t have to endure poor living conditions

“The problem in not allowing . . . the Land Bank’s proposal to advance is that there is no suitable alternative housing to turn to on the island.”

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With harsh light on Fire Dept., a more diverse Boston power structure weighs in

“The hidden takeaway from this story is the impact of voter registration and turnout.”

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Home sweet helipad — of parental advice

Beth Teitell’s portrait of aging boomers and their own helicopter parents hit home with readers.

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Progressives will need a galvanizing figure to turn tide in Congress

“Progressive views must be brought to the public by messengers whom voters can see and feel as real leaders.”

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He fled Uganda in wake of Lively’s anti-gay push — only to witness his rise here

“Lively’s place on the Republican primary ballot would set a dangerous precedent.”

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Those Lively voters have one cause: a more conservative Mass. GOP

“Many who threw their vote his way sincerely thought they were going to make Governor Baker a stronger candidate in November.”

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A dangerous stirring of Mideast tensions

The US embassy’s move to Jerusalem coincides with violent clashes at the Gaza border.

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Casino is at heart of Wampanoag challenge, and Obama was no help

“Residents of Taunton and surrounding areas are right to be concerned.”

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We have to be able to measure the impact of our school spending

We need “to ensure that state funds allocated for needier students are actually spent on those students.”

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The oligarchs have their eyes on the people’s ballot questions

“The Massachusetts Legislature doesn’t get enough done on many things that voters care about.”

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For many, forced retirement is more pitfall than pinnacle

“Those who are not ready to call it a career can be forced to suddenly reinvent themselves.”

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For women, juggling career and family can be a fulfilling feat

A book “provides evidence that women who juggle a career and family are actually happier.”

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Trump, McCain, and the war of words

The Trump White House is a place where cruelty apparently means never having to say you’re sorry.

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We can move toward a more holistic response in police calls

“There are questions that need thoughtful answers if we are to develop treatment solutions.”

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Ride-hailing services doing their part to ease congestion

“As Lyft’s share of cars on the road grows, the total number of cars on the road could come down.”

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State is on wrong path to improve Longfellow Bridge access

Bicycles, “unlike cars, can easily move aside to let emergency vehicles pass.”

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An antidote to the rude ravings found on social media

“How fortunate we are still to have a public forum in newspapers such as yours.”

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The arts as an antidote to loneliness

“[Loneliness] is a public health issue, and art and creative expression should be a part of the cure.” — Matt Wilson

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Pilgrims owed their survival to Native Americans

“Actually the tribe, led by Massasoit, rescued the Pilgrims from starvation and made sure they survived the first years in Plymouth.” — Sarah Blodgett

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Did the Iran agreement make us safer, or not?

Two readers write with opposing views about President Trump ending the Iran agreement.

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This aging boomer misses getting an earful

“Personally, I am glad I had a momma at 100 to tell me what to do.” — Jack Nusan Porter

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High cost of calling from jail is unjustifiable

“Parents shouldn’t have to forgo calls to their children just so the state can increase its revenue.”

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Locked in conflict, US and China present a funhouse mirror image

“China discovered that it could embrace a Western-style market-based economy without absorbing its liberalism.”