Say What? Archive: September, 2010

GOP 'pledge' would only increase the debt

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Republican leaders have heard the public’s anger at Washington, and they’ve come up with an election-year plan: increase the... Read more

Chat: Paul Davies on John Street's critique of Mayor Nutter

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New school violence program has merit

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The Philadelphia School District has seen more than its share of plans to fix an ailing system. Too many have produced disappointing results... Read more

Haitians still suffering as aid trickles in

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Of all the things Haiti’s earthquake victims are running out of, patience may be the most important.This destitute country has endured... Read more

Legislature still hasn't passed gax tax

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Only three abbreviated weeks of work remain for Pennsylvania’s legislature, which is on a familiar course toward dodging its responsibilities... Read more

No excuse

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Carl R. Greene got himself fired. Period. But a host of enablers either failed to investigate, looked the other way, or engaged in a years-long... Read more

A missed opportunity

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The failure of the Senate to repeal the military’s policy banning gays was another missed opportunity to conquer prejudice. By a 56-43... Read more

A step forward for juvenile justice

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A state Senate measure that passed its first legislative hurdle this week could help thwart a repeat of the two upstate Pennsylvania judges... Read more