Say What? Archive: June, 2011

Williams: Stopping truancy early

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When I visit town-hall meetings and school assemblies, I often ask the same question: “What is the one thing that most people who get... Read more

Rosenberg: In war zone, yearning for home

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KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — I remember as a teenager watching countless episodes of the TV show M*A*S*H and always having a peculiar attraction... Read more

Chat live at 2 p.m. Monday with economist Mark Zandi

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At 2 p.m. Monday, Mark Zandi will discuss his Sunday Currents piece on the prospects for economic recovery. On a mobile phone? Click here... Read more

Time to rethink marijuana laws

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Congressmen Barney Frank (D., Mass.) and Ron Paul (R., Texas) have introduced a bill to end the federal prohibition on marijuana and free the... Read more

Dunn's death provides lesson on life

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The misguided notions that all rules can be broken, that there are no limits, and that the young are indestructible were around long before... Read more

Smerconish: Christie should consider 2012 run

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Chris Christie should run for president now, assuming he aspires to ever hold that office. The GOP field for 2012 remains wide open, while... Read more

Some Philly copy were too frisky

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A court-approved agreement requiring the city to provide independent scrutiny of the aggressive stop-and-frisk methods championed as a crime-fighting... Read more

Don't force consumers to power shop

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Even though the shop-‘til-you-drop lifestyle is rampant in a consumer society, few people would regard shopping for an electricity supplier... Read more