The pandemonium that erupted at City Council when Mayor Nutter tried to deliver his annual budget message last week gave us all a front-row view of political theater at its rawest. The script went this way:
Has everyone governing air travel gone berserk?
Hey Council, finalize a zoning code
Leave the Pennypack train trestle alone
AVI: All Very Interesting
Dump patronage jobs to keep taxes low
The other shoe dropped at Philadelphia’s Traffic Court and to us it sounded more like a sneaker hitting the carpet than a combat boot hitting the floor.
Sometime over the last 41 years, the Pennsylvania Lottery has become as much a part of our daily lives as listening to the radio on the way to work or turning on the porch light at night.