Say What? Archive: October, 2010

Phillies will have to wait 'til next year

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Ryan Howard’s “Mighty Casey” strikeout to end the game, series, and 2010 season was a bitter, but fitting, end to the Phillies’... Read more

Pat Meehan for congress

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The heated contest for an open congressional seat in Delaware County could turn on an ethical controversy over a Democratic nominee who condoned... Read more

Conservatives, taking cue from voters, focus on economy

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I recently bought Pat Meehan a beer in an Amtrak coach car on a late-night train from Washington to Philadelphia. Meehan, the former U.S. attorney... Read more

Corbett is right on tax pledge

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The centerpiece of Tom Corbett’s campaign for governor — the no-new-taxes pledge — has roused bipartisan doubt. As the Republican... Read more

Sestak the better bet to fight partisanship

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From health care to Social Security to bank bailouts, the candidates for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat are polar opposites.... Read more

Onorato has the skill set needed for governor

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In a year of colorful tea-party candidates and voter unrest, the Pennsylvania governor’s race has barely registered on the Richter... Read more

Overhaul Philly's business-tax code

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Philadelphia should change its tax code. The city’s taxes are so out of line with those in the rest of the region — and, for... Read more

Fascinated with a Philly fringe group, but mostly from afar

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In much the same way that Frenchmen are more likely than average Philadelphians to take to the streets in protest to free convicted cop-killer... Read more