Say What? Archive: November, 2009

Decisions on the run

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It’s been almost five years since the Philadelphia Police Department’s own integrity officer called for establishing a foot-pursuit... Read more

Time to get middleman out of college loans

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Health reform isn’t the only important measure awaiting Senate action. That chamber also has before it legislation that would finally... Read more

Where were 'tea party' protesters when Bush piled on debt?

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The federal government reached a distressing milestone this month - $12 trillion in debt. That's about $39,000 for every man, woman and child... Read more

A haunting tale that never ends

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The next time a state lawmaker claims to be safeguarding your tax dollars, remember Sue Cornell and Sam Stokes. Cornell and Stokes are allegedly... Read more

Danger among us: armed legally, but unwisely

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In the wake of a number of shocking mass shootings, Americans should call on their elected leaders to tackle the problem of easy access to... Read more

Maintaining public health is a national security issue

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Eight years after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, much of the public is understandably weary of war. And given the costly intelligence failures... Read more

Upping his game as second-half whistle blows

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Mayor Nutter swept into office buoyed by voters' high hopes and great expectations. But almost two years into his term, the mayor has lost... Read more

To govern, to worship ...

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Kudos to Rep. Patrick Murphy (D., Pa.) for his strong defense of fellow Congressman Patrick Kennedy (D., R.I.) who was asked by a Catholic... Read more