Say What? Archive: May, 2010

Feed the kids

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As Congress reauthorizes the Child Nutrition Act that funds school meals, it should remember the adage: “If it ain’t broke, don’t... Read more

Budget countdown

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It’s the first day of June, and you know what that means in Harrisburg — only 30 days until the legislature misses the deadline... Read more

Clean up juvenile courts

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Now that a state panel has reported its findings from investigating Luzerne County’s “kids for cash” scandal, Gov. Rendell... Read more

Sometimes a bribe is just a bribe

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The once-obscure Jersey Shore legislator Daniel Van Pelt became famous last summer when the feds rounded him up with a busload of other officials... Read more

Family Court conflicts deserve investigation

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It is certainly welcome news that Pennsylvania Chief Justice Ronald D. Castille has pulled the plug on the no-bid development deal for a... Read more

Aftermath of oil spill has been bungled

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President Obama assured Americans that the federal government took charge the day oil began spilling into the Gulf of Mexico six weeks ago... Read more

Gays in military may be leaving leaving their closet

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When President Harry Truman ended segregation in the armed services, critics argued that having blacks and whites serve side by side would... Read more

Camden animal cops hunting illegal turtles

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In an often retold fable, a primitive philosopher asserts that the world sits atop a giant turtle. Asked what the turtle is standing on,... Read more