Say What? Archive: January, 2010

Terror watch list includes 8-year-old 'Mikey'

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Michael Winston Hicks of Clifton, N.J., may well pose a threat, but it’s mainly to unsecured ice cream and clean floors. That’s... Read more

State wrongly targeting SSI recipients

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As of this week, several hundred thousand elderly poor and disabled Pennsylvanians will be nickel-and-dimed to help balance the state’s... Read more

Drexel giving full rides to city students

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You can either talk about a problem, or do something about it. Philadelphia is fortunate to have institutions of higher education in this... Read more

Cleaning up the BRT mess

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Citing faulty data, the head of the city Board of Revision of Taxes has frozen assessments on most properties in Philadelphia for up to two... Read more

Obama's next step

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President Obama was right to emphasize job creation in his State of the Union address. But he needs to make sure that funds already appropriated... Read more

Caught with its pants down

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The Obama administration made critical mistakes in its initial questioning of underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab that this nation can... Read more

J.D. Salinger

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“If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where I was born and what my lousy childhood... Read more

Keeping the parades marching

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In a city that loves a parade but has serious fiscal problems, figuring out how to pay for annual celebrations and ethnic festivals hasn’t... Read more