Letters Extra: Jihad Jane's punishment

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Jihad Jane got a 10-year term, but I wonder if she would have gotten a stiffer sentence if she were a Middle Eastern man rather than a blonde-haired... Read more

Letters Extra: Politics next stop for O'Brien?

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Penn State fans are taking delight in piling on Bill O’Brien, who left Happy Valley for a pro coaching job with the Houston Texans (“O’Brien... Read more

Letters Extra: Agenda to undermine Obamacare

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Evan Feinberg’s commentary stating that young people are and should be avoiding the purchase of health insurance is misleading at best... Read more

Letters Extra: Food-stamp challenge for Congress

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I wish members of Congress during their holiday break from Washington DC had done a little self-education. If so, they would have taken the... Read more

Letters Extra: More than fine-tuning needed

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Mark Zandi's optimism about Dodd-Frank reforms (Currents, 12/29) of the financial system are not well taken. As we speak, efforts to weaken... Read more

Letters Extra: Some apologies you might have missed

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So another “liberal” has issued an apology because some people might be offended (Melissa Harris Perry) by something they said... Read more

Letters Extra: Extend jobless benefits

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Measuring the impact of prematurely eliminating federally-funded unemployment benefits is not merely an issue of dollars and cents, although... Read more

Letters Extra: Helping young Philadelphians find work

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Once again, it’s time to make New Year’s resolutions. As mayor, I resolve to make Philadelphia the best city it can be –... Read more