Say What? Archive: August, 2011

Perzel isn't exactly the model of contrition

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Here’s hoping former House Speaker John M. Perzel is handed his head — figuratively, of course — when he is sentenced for... Read more

Flash mob situation 'still shaky,' says top cop Ramsey

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Inquirer editorial page editor Harold Jackson talks with Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey about the city force's new five-year strategic plan... Read more

Masterful finishing touch for Lenfest Plaza

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How can you tell that the stunning transformation of the 1400 block of Cherry Street into a pedestrian plaza by the Pennsylvania Academy of... Read more

They stitched up Ackerman's $900 million parachute

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First and foremost, the School Reform Commission was supposed to keep an eye on spending in the Philly schools. But the state-chartered agency... Read more

SRC should be under the microscope

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Sen. Mike Stack’s proposal to replace the School Reform Commission with an elected board of education is timely. Given the SRC’s... Read more

Web wine sales would help N.J. vintners

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Most tea-party complaints about government regulations stifling American business are overblown. But there is a small industry with great potential... Read more

Was the hype bigger than Irene?

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By marshaling an impressive array of storm defenses, the Philadelphia-South Jersey region proved itself ready — even if Hurricane Irene... Read more

Innovation will still be job one at Apple

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It’s understandable that the business world would pay close attention to the changing of the guard at Apple Inc., which is only slightly... Read more