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Counter punch by Cruz
Jonathan Ramos accused him and his associates of widespread voter intimidation.
But before Cruz suffered any consequences, he spur
11 years ago
WikiLeaks – brought to you by the U.S. Congress
Politicians demanding the prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under American espionage laws should listen to this week’s in
A sign of weakness
If Barack Obama winds up losing his re-election bid in 2012, we may well identify his December ’10 debacle as the beginning of the
Princess of a political dynasty takes a hit
What a rich political story lies beneath yesterday’s news that deputy city commissioner Renee Tartaglione had resigned and agreed to pa
Bush v. Gore, age 10
Given the way we live now, life in the year 2000 seems so innocent. Ten years ago, we were at peace and the unemployment rate was four pe
One’s company, two’s a crime
Folks, this could be one of the biggest crime waves Pennsylvania’s ever seen. Last week the Norristown Times Herald
Take this job and love it
“It’s good to be the king,” Mel Brooks said on screen as King Louis XVI.
Mayor Nutter offered a more uplifting reflection th
John Street – take two
Time spent with John Street is rarely dull. My
The whatever village
Christmas Village? Holiday Village? As a guy who was raised Christian in South Texas and married into a Jewish family, and I don’t
Loose Lips sink financial ships
I had a moment of deja vu when Pennsylvania State Treasurer Rob McCord and Auditor General Jack Wagner blew the whistle on a planned $1 b
The party of Scrooge
The cold-hearted spirit of Ebenezer Scrooge is alive and well in the U.S. Senate, which is essentially telling the jobless to buzz off.Am
What government ought to look like
I’ve seen City Council members engage in petty sniping, flagrant self-dealing, even fistfights. But for the past two days I’v
Back in September, when we last visited the issue (it should be a non-issue) of open gay service in the military, Senate Republicans were
The man who came up short
Remember Dan Onorato? Not enough people ever got to know the Democratic nominee for governor of Pennsylvania to give him a chance in Nove
Tax shift in the wind?
Mayor Nutter’s team never got to testify in a City Council hearing Tuesday on far-reaching proposals to overhaul the city’s b
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