Saturday, January 31, 2015

Featherman, John

John Featherman is a contributor at and writes about politics and consumer-related issues.

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U-Turn: Just in time for Hanukkah, U-Turn reader Frank DeFazio posted the following entry on his Facebook page yesterday.
Melissa Murray Bailey, a 35-year-old executive who serves as president of the Americas team of the Swedish-based employer-branding company Universum...
You don’t have to leave Philadelphia to see the real message and spirit behind Thanksgiving. U-Turn reader Jeff Morrison forwarded me a photo he took of a sign he saw today in front of Cibo Restaurant at 1227 Walnut Street in Center City.
Much ado has been said about the Working Families Party (WFP) – a party whose political platform is so far to the left that it makes Democrats...
The teachers’ union has gone on record as saying that it’s willing to make millions of dollars of meaningful cuts, but they’ve been vague at best at where the cuts will come from. There’s no excuse for that. That has to change right now.
John Featherman: I’ve always supported the rights of the LGBT community so it’s disheartening to see members of that same community embrace the type of smear tactics once used against them.
While I agree that gay-bashing is unacceptable, I say that a crime is a crime. A broken jaw is no different whether it’s a result of someone not liking your orientation, your smell, your fashion sense, or a wisecrack you made.
Getting trashed has new meaning if you’re an unpopular politician in Ukraine. Vitaly Zhuravsky, once a powerful member of former President Viktor...
Tacky, crummy and low class. Those are actually the nicest words I could come up with. The “choice” words I really wanted to use are not...