Featherman: 'Soda tax' classic bait-and-switch

Comment icon 0 Comments
Bait-and-switch. That’s the policy used by the City of Philadelphia to take more money from its residents and visitors through the so-called... Read more

Featherman: McGinty should ditch Rendell after 'ugly' comment

Comment icon 0 Comments
Calling women ugly is not going to win you voters. Au contraire, it will engender animosity. And it may backfire at the polls. It’s... Read more

U-Turn: 'Nova doesn't deserve a parade, this guy does

Comment icon 0 Comments
Congratulations to Philadelphia on achieving a major basketball milestone yesterday! It brought together all Philadelphians — and even... Read more

U-Turn: Is this the political photograph of the year?

Comment icon 0 Comments
This may be the best photo from Mrs. Reagan's funeral. pic.twitter.com/kX1WZP9mwi — David Chalian (@DavidChalian) March 14, 2016 No... Read more

Featherman: Debating the ban of 'Ban the Box'

Comment icon 0 Comments
A funny thing happened after I wrote a piece critical of the revised Ban the Box law – the law that no longer permits employers to inquire... Read more

U-Turn: Philly GOP chairman to step down this week

Comment icon 0 Comments
State Rep. John Taylor announced his intention to resign as Republican City Committee (RCC) Chairman, effective this Thursday evening, according... Read more

U-Turn: Dear Philly non-voter, blame yourself for City Commissioner Anthony Clark

Comment icon 0 Comments
Stop blaming Anthony Clark. Yeah, I know. The “rarely seen” guy rarely votes, also. Heck, for someone who takes pride that he’s... Read more

U-Turn: 'Ban the Box' 2.0 will bankrupt Philly

Comment icon 0 Comments
Quietly and without fanfare, “Ban the Box 2.0” was signed into law yesterday. The original legislation, which banned Philly-based... Read more