Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Faceoff: Which state is more corrupt?

Pennsylvania and New Jersey are both well-known for having long histories of political corruption. But which state is worse? Inquirer columnist Dave Boyer and Daily News columnist Christine Flowers debate the question on this week's show.

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ISSUE | CHILD ABUSE Blame Second Mile, not Penn State A coin toss is often used to resolve a dispute. The Penn State-Army coin toss on Oct. 3 did just that, but the dispute was far from the playing field.
UNTIL THREE years ago, my wife and I were like a lot of immigrants: Drawn to the U.S. by jobs better than what we could find at home, we saw ourselves as outsiders - temporary resident aliens, as the government called us. Even living in Washington, I followed U.S. politics with detachment, the way you'd watch a football game between two schools in states you've never been to. When our friends back home in Canada asked if we planned to stay, we'd shrug and joke about the weather being better.