Say What? Archive: June, 2012

Return of payday lending would be a step back for Pa.

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Score one for the wolves in Harrisburg. In their hunt for the working poor’s money, payday lenders separated three weak Philadelphia... Read more

Welcome move to put more police on the streets

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A man was shot to death in North Philadelphia, another in University City and another in Mantua. One was fatally stabbed in South Philadelphia... Read more

U.S. happily proving to be a more giving nation

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As the nation emerged from a deep recession, millions of Americans showed a welcome, and even surprising, spirit of generosity. They offered... Read more

A ruling on teen lifers that restores hope

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The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling Monday barring mandatory life sentences for teenage criminals offers the welcome glimmer of hope... Read more

N.J. needs to weed out fake farms

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On Trenton’s legislative calendar, amid vying tax cut plans, is a smart bill that would curtail a decades-old property tax scam. It... Read more

1 p.m. chat: GOP's stand on marriage

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Robert W. Patterson, editor of the public-policy journal Family in America and a former Corbett administration adviser, takes your questions... Read more

Keep an eye on 
halfway houses

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New Jersey’s prison halfway houses have become havens for drugs, gangs, sex, assaults, and robberies. They are so poorly monitored it... Read more

Signs of life in the Philadelphia GOP

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Philadelphia experienced a Young Frankenstein moment last week. Young Frankenstein was Mel Brooks’ hilarious 1974 take on monster movies... Read more