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Editorial: Make their day

The ultra-conservatives from the Republicans’ Tea Party wing. The ultra-liberals from the Democrats’ Occupy (Name Your City) movement. The (shamefully small number of) dedicated citizens who got off their butts and did their duty at the polls yesterday.


Letters to the editor November 2, 2011 edition

Go with gold in honor of the children


Editorial: Send a message

Four angry men. The Courageous Quartet. Two Republicans, two Democrats. Bobby Henon, Joe McColgan, Bill Rubin and Al Taubenberger.


Op-ed: We don't need a new curfew

Dear Mayor Nutter and City Council,


Letters to the editor October 27, 2011 edition

Restitution shouldn’t let thieves off the hook


Editorial: Say No! to Tasco

Sadly, half of the quartet running for City Council in Northeast Philly’s contested district races have a problem with morals.


Letters to the editor October 20, 2011 edition

There’s strength in unity of the unemployed


Editorial: Pay the CLIP victims

A price was put on justice last week, and the city should make sure the bill is paid quickly.


Letters to the editor October 13, 2011 edition

Know people before you condemn them


Editorial: Lousy Louie

Few can argue that racism in Philadelphia has been extinguished. It exists in government, in the form of government contracts reserved for minorities. It exists in the hearts of many people in many neighborhoods. It exists in the subconscious of people. It was part and parcel of a few mayors — Frank “Vote White” Rizzo and John “The brothers and sisters are running the city” Street.