I used to be a "moderate Republican." That was before the presidency of Barack Obama, who showed me that moderation and bipartisanship has no place in American politics, not for the foreseeable future, anyway. Democrats and the media (sorry for the...
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By Anonymous

Hello to my fellow citizens and my thanks to Allen for accepting this letter. Acton’s board of Selectmen is to allow discussion next week on making Acton a ‘sanctuary town’. By now, we all know what this means, especially following the coverage of...
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If something isn't broken, you shouldn't try to fix it. Someone needs to explain this simple concept to our representatives on the Board of Selectmen and the AB Regional School Committee, who have chosen to negotiate changes to the health insurance...
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In the Star Trek universe, members of Star Fleet do not get paid; at least, there is no reference to it that I can recall. Everybody seems to work for free and the reward is being able to be a member of the space-faring club and wear the snazzy...
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There was a very strange article last week in the WSJ, written by the editor, Gerard Baker. In it, he argued that Donald Trump told a lot of falsehoods, but they weren't technically lies because a liar needs to know they are lying when they utter...
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President Obama will be leaving office in four weeks. But before he goes, he'd like to remind the world why America's leadership role has been in severe decline, and he found an elegant way to do so by throwing Israel under the U.N. bus. The...
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By Allen Nitschelm and Charlie Kadlec

Almost two years ago, Acton Forum learned that a top School administrator, Elizabeth Huber-O’Connell, was being paid her full salary although she no longer worked for the Acton-Boxborough Regional School District (the "School"). After the School...
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I am a huge supporter of the First Amendment, but I understand why some people are very upset about protesters who burn the flag. Today's article will explain why we can't make it illegal to burn the flag. Clearly, our country believes in, and has a...
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The media has been obsessed with the hacked emails of the Hillary Clinton campaign, and for good reason. What they revealed has been literally disgusting. It includes lots of private disparagement of wide swaths of Americans (to go along with the...
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The Acton-Boxborough Regional School District is starting the process of upgrading the aging elementary schools in Acton, with a projected cost of around $250 million-$400 million. The plan is still very fluid, but the preliminary approaches from...
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