Trump bombs again - and it's time to cancel this unreality show

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It was exactly one week ago that President Trump ordered the launch of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian airstrip last week and the punditocracy... Read more

Locked up for being poor: Can next Philly DA fix the bail mess?

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Joshua Glenn was 16 and facing some serious charges – and but he was determined to fight them. Sent away to Philadelphia’s notorious... Read more

'The corporation does not always have to win'

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The United Airlines debacle has become the incident that launched a million tweets -- and understandably so. In the age of cellphone videos... Read more

United, the Pulitzers and the 'de-accommodation' of America's poor

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There was kind of a sad sameness to a lot of the news today. There was a shooting at an elementary school in California. A corrupt and hypocritical... Read more

Cable TV president launches cable TV war — and the reviews are boffo!

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Sometimes in America, the rocket's red glare is all the proof through the night that you really need. The folks over at the Pentagon understand... Read more

Mayor Kenney, please veto this really dumb bill

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One issue we've talked about here on several occasions since the unfortunate events of November 8 is the role that local governments -- especially... Read more

Trump's sudden empathy for Syria's 'beautiful little babies' that he banned

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How horrendous was the poisonous gas attack carried out by the loathsome government of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad that killed scores of... Read more

Lynne Abraham shouldn't throw stones from her big glass house

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Lynne Abraham, Philadelphia's long-serving former district attorney , has been accused of a lot of things over the years -- but never a lack... Read more