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Letters to the Editor: July 31, 2013

More logic is needed in the world


Editorial: Time for more fine tuning

 Pennsylvania’s delegation in the U.S. House of Representatives split almost evenly last week when it came time to vote on an amendment that would have cut off funding for the National Security Agency program that collects data on the phone calls Americans make.


Letters to the Editor: July 24, 2013

Schwartz: ‘A risk we cannot afford’


Editorial: Tear down this dam and save young lives

 Last Thursday afternoon, when the mercury rose to 97 degrees, the pool of water above the dam in the Pennypack Creek in Bustleton remained inviting but unbroken.


Letters to the Editor (July 17, 2013)

Philly public school teachers need to suck it up


Editorial: Boiling over

Issues of race, which always simmer right below the surface in America, have boiled over twice in the long days of this hot and humid summer.


Editorial: Erase this mess

If Forrest Gump were observing the latest mess involving Philadelphia public schools, he might sum it up this way: “Life is just a box of erasers.”


Letters to the Editor (July 10, 2013)

Gov. Corbett tries to pull a fast one on seniors


State House members react to new budget

Two state House members were quick to issue statements on Sunday night criticizing Pennsylvania’s new $28.4 billion budget for underfunding education, and especially for ignoring the needs of the cash-strapped Philadelphia school district. Here are excerpts from their statements:


Editorial: Made up math

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