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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.


Letters to the editor October 6, 2011 edition

Phillies strike out on playoffs for all to see


Editorial: Safety is paramount

Anyone age 30 or older knows that kids are boneheads sometimes, particularly when a bunch of them are piled into a moving car and are plastered with drugs or alcohol or both. The result, too often, is a mixture of mangled metal, blood, gore and heartache, a totally senseless loss of life.


Letters to the editor September 29, 2011 edition

Owners ask burglar to return dog’s ashes


Editorial: The GOP is a flop

Is Brian J. O’Neill being picked on because he’s a Republican? Yes, but the longtime Philadelphia councilman from the Far Northeast is a big boy and can handle it.


Letters to the editor September 22, 2011 edition

Put drug clinic next to Schwartz’s office


Editorial: Sour grapes

Republicans just can’t get over the fact that a rookie U.S. senator with no executive experience but tons of charisma cleaned the clock of a Vietnam War hero and veteran U.S. senator a quarter-century his senior to become the leader of the free world.


Letters to the editor September 15, 2011 edition

Community event was a great success


Editorial: The $905,000 question

Is the Arlene Ackerman scandal over? Not if citizens give a darn.