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Pro-life means all lives
The fight to protect life should be about much more than abortion. In fact, the fight to protect life should go on long after children are born.
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More reason to vote in the Philly election
As I speak to young black voters about Tuesday’s primary elections, I am struck both by their cynicism and their hope.
We need more mothers
Mothers bring life to a world where death too often holds sway. They bring authenticity to a world where relationships are often fake.
Will Jim Kenney follow the Flyers lead?
If the mayor promised to remove the Rizzo statue from public property, he should make good on that promise.
As the nation files taxes, Trump still hides his
Today is tax day, and millions of Americans will have to show the government everything — their salaries and their expenses, their profits, and their losses.
A frank discussion of safe injection sites
Tonight, in a church on Allegheny Avenue, I’ll moderate a forum on safe injection sites with community members and city officials.
Time for the Democrats to refocus
Just like John Gotti, nothing sticks to Donald Trump. That’s a shame, because anyone watching saw circumstances indicating that the Trump campaign had extensive ties to Russia
SNL and the President
With all that’s going on in the world—from climate change to wanton violence and political turmoil—I simply don’t have the energy to watch Saturday Night Live.
Big dollars do not equal big brains
Rich people are no smarter than the rest of us. They’re just better at cheating.
Examining Ilhan Omar
I watched with interest as Democrats targeted freshman Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar—a Muslim who came to America as a Somalian refugee—as the new face of anti-Semitism.
Believing Michael Cohen
Cohen’s words were harsh, but in looking back at the first two years of Trump’s presidency, there were glimpses of the traits Cohen described.
Jussie Smollett’s act of betrayal
When Jussie Smollett alleged he was attacked because of his race and sexual orientation, the story didn’t make me angry. It made me numb. But a lot has changed in three weeks.
A cry for more bridges
The president used the State of the Union speech, which typically focuses on unity, to warn political adversaries that investigations are tantamount to war.
Brazen corruption and pettiness hurts the most vulnerable
For years I’ve opposed the Kenney administration’s soda tax because studies showed such a tax would affect poor people of color disproportionately.
Treat Roger Stone like Al Capone
Roger Stone is just another entitled rich guy who’s too weak to take the heat.
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