Say What? Archive: September, 2009

'Greed is good' is still Wall Street's mantra

Comment icon 0 Comments
Director Oliver Stone has returned to Lower Manhattan to film a sequel to his 1987 film, Wall Street. After the cutthroat Gordon-Gekko years... Read more

Obama right to listen to others on Afghanistan

Comment icon 0 Comments
Concern is growing that President Obama has become wobbly about the military strategy for Afghanistan that he endorsed in March. In fact... Read more

Empty benches

Comment icon 0 Comments
When the Senate confirmed Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court, her status as the first Hispanic justice wasn’t the only noteworthy... Read more

Amtrak should make bridge repair a priority

Comment icon 0 Comments
For years, Amtrak has put off spending millions to repair crumbling bridges. Those delays may cost even more in the long run, or lead to a... Read more

Get BRT workers off school district's payroll

Comment icon 0 Comments
The Philadelphia School Reform Commission should do what City Hall has so far been unable or unwilling to do: Unload the scores of patronage... Read more

Group had faith it could shut down gun shop

Comment icon 0 Comments
Dozens of faith-based activists who had no more authority than the moral force of their cause deserve much of the credit for shutting down... Read more

State's swim-club ruling is evidence that racism lives

Comment icon 0 Comments
A state investigation that found a Montgomery County swim club discriminated against a group of minority kids who visited its pool only underscores... Read more

G-20 summit appropriately puts spotlight on Pittsburgh

Comment icon 0 Comments
The leaders of the G-20 nations meet today in Pittsburgh (yes, Pittsburgh) amid international skepticism that the gathering can achieve lasting... Read more