Archive: January, 2013
You can't blame Gov. Tom Corbett for this one. Nobody picks their son-in-law. In fact, if these allegations are true, I truly feel sorry for Corbett, because it will mean his son-in-law was a dirty and not particularly bright Philadelphia cop.
You're stuck with me and the rest of us for two more years. Deal with it.
Nine current or former Philadelphia Traffic Court judges surrendered today to face corruption charges after a three-year FBI probe into ticket-fixing in the beleaguered court.
The headline refers to both Dan -- a talented and hard-working journalist who'll be sorely missed around these parts -- and some of the things in his farewell column, which are kind of disgusting. I'm predicting a precipitous drop in mentions of B-list porn stars under the incoming Eichel Administration.
On Jan. 21, Hadiya Pendleton performed at President Obama's inauguration. Yesterday, she was murdered. The weapon: A gun.
CHICAGO — A 15-year-old majorette who performed at some of President Barack Obama's recent inauguration festivities has been shot to death in Chicago.
First gays in the military, and now Gomer Pyle, USMC, done got himself married! Congratulations!
Funny, wasn't it less than a week ago that we were talking about the rot of corruption here in Philadelphia, and the frustrating fact that dishonest pols or crooked cops tend to get away with it here, even after they've been publicly exposed?
In 1966, Time magazine shocked the world going into Easter season by asking the world, "Is God Dead?" Now as America approaches another holiday season, the Buffalo wings hung by the chimney with care, some dare ask the sacrilegious question: "Is the NFL dead?"
“Thirty years from now,” he said, “I don’t think it will be in existence. I could be wrong. It’s just my opinion, but I think with the direction things are going — where they [NFL rules makers] want to lighten up, and they’re throwing flags and everything else — there’s going to come a point where fans are going to get fed up with it.