Snap Judgment tells intriguing stories about extraordinary and defining events in people's lives. The program's raw, intimate, and musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see a sliver of the world through another's eye.
Cradle of liberty – not
Within a few steps of the birthplace of our liberties, the folks who run the Independence Visitors Center are stiffing a citizen of the r
11 years ago
No on national security
Just imagine what would happen, politically speaking, if the Senate Democrats ever threatened to block a national-security treaty that ha
A King’s Speech – and Dolls
A King’s Stammer – and Dolls
A film director who keeps a couple hundred inflatable dolls at the ready is my guest on
Divided Minds on the DRPA
Elvis was there when the newly-accountable Delaware River Port Authority board held an evening meeting last night so the working and toll
No Soup For Us
Is Philadelphia screwed, now that Dwight Evans is out of the leadership in Harrisburg, and the governor is being replaced by a Republican
The “objective” journalistic nirvana
The award for Grumpiest Old Man, long monopolized by John McCain, now rests on the mantlepiece of a new recipient. That would be ABC News
The Bogus State Store Plan
Maybe we finally have a chance to privatize Pennsylvania’s state stores and bring us out of the dark ages of alcohol sales. I’m all f
Interesting Take on Sarah Palin
Is Sarah Palin the first crowd-sourced candidate? That’s the question explored by Matt Bai in an interesting piece in today’s
Doc wants to save you a buck
That dollar toll hike planned for Ben Franklin bridge in July could be postponed, if Electricians’ union leader John Dougherty has
A travesty of a mockery of a sham
Anyone who still holds Congress in high esteem may want to revisit that sentiment, in light of the farcical tragicomedy that transpired y
Say That Again?
Joe Biden’s appearance in Philadelphia today is reason enough to revive the Incomprehensible Politician Watch, in which we flag inscrut
Council Members Don’t Fade Away
Next year all 17 members of Philadelphia City Council are up for re-election. Three of them – Joan Krajewski, Marian Tasco, and Preside
Koppel on Keith
Long before Fox News, MSNBC, and the Daily Show, Ted Koppel used to bring a rare blend of insight and information to television with ABC&
A Katz Run in the Fall?
Mayor Nutter could regret not pushing for a clearly-needed change in the city’s campaign finance law if things break just the wrong
Et Tu, Dwight?
Philadelphia’s most powerful state legislator could be out of his leadership post in Harrisburg this week.
But as Stat
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