Say What? Archive: August, 2010

Beck and Sharpton to share 'Dream' spot

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The Rev. Dr. Martin King Jr.’s philosophy of peace may be sorely tested when competing rallies staged by Glenn Beck and the Rev. Al... Read more

It's time to tax the shale gas

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Legislators in Harrisburg should resist the efforts of natural-gas companies to obtain a sweetheart deal of tax loopholes and lax drilling... Read more

Be smart about a smart-card fare system for rail riders

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The one-way fare system that SEPTA is exploring for its regional rail lines could invite jokes about commuters being lured into Philadelphia... Read more

Salmonella outbreak must spur FDA action

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An outbreak of salmonella poisoning that has sickened hundreds of people who ate bad eggs should prompt the Senate to stop sitting on legislation... Read more

Gas-tax hike needed to fix highways

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Commuters and businesses can’t afford for legislators to ignore Gov. Rendell’s call to raise at least $1 billion more for roads... Read more

Wanted: A leader to examine PHA

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Who is going to get to the bottom of the mess at the Philadelphia Housing Authority? Executive Director Carl R. Greene has taken a leave... Read more

Don't roll the dice in Gettysburg

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It makes far better sense to honor more hallowed ground in Gettysburg with links to the pivotal Civil War battle and President Abraham Lincoln's... Read more

Winning isn't the only thing

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Many baseball fans are keeping a close watch on the Phillies’ playoff race, but the deeper meaning of the game was on full display in... Read more