‘Tis a gift to be civil

The awful moment in Tucson a week ago has spawned a national conversation about … the national conversation.   A rough c ...

8 years ago

Blood on all hands

It’s too soon to know what drove the Arizona gunman. That hasn’t stopped some from leaping to blame extreme political rhetori ...

8 years ago

A light to follow, but not a GPS

Read any good letters of marque lately? What, you don’t know what a letter of marque is? Haven’t you read your Constitution? ...

8 years ago

Meehan gains Congressional clout

With the New Year, 111 new members will be sworn into the House of Representatives.  One local newbie is already establishing himsel ...

8 years ago

One-party town? Not exactly

Here’s a quote from last week, spoken by a politician angry at a reporter: “You’re a liberal paper aren’t you? You ...

9 years ago

Philly feels a chill

You know what they say about payback. The city of Philadelphia is about to feel the sting of a smackdown that’s been building fo ...

9 years ago

Two weeks, many voices

My radio commentary this week is sort of an update on the “Welcome to NewsWorks” post I did when this site debuted, so I̵ ...

9 years ago