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Editorial: Summer thaw

Don’t let the back-to-school ads fool you. August is still an infant and summer’s only half over. The U.S. government has finally (temporarily) solved its debt-ceiling crisis, so for the time being things at the federal level are dullsville.


Editorial: Stick it elsewhere

Mayfair and Holmesburg remain relatively stable communities in Philadelphia’s greatest section, the Great Northeast, so it should come as no surprise that the good folks who live and do business there — and the politicians who represent them — are coming out of the woodwork to prevent the area from becoming a magnet for drug addicts.


Letters to the editor, July 28, 2011

Social Security gives to the undeserving


Letters to the editor July 21, 2011 edition

You won’t see this eyesore at the CEO’s home


Editorial: A job too big for Rigali

Cardinal Justin Rigali probably deserved better. He was just overwhelmed by a devil of a difficult time, a prelate lacking the power to change either perception or the course of things, and his resignation as archbishop is an appropriate response.




CITY SOJOURN: Old City gallery scene not looking good

In hard times, art is often the first thing to go.


Editorial: Look, up in the sky!

The pride of the Far Northeast, Chris Ferguson, is going back into space on Friday, and folks everywhere, from his hometown in Northeast Philly to Walla Walla, Wash., should wish commander Ferguson and his co-astronauts well on their 12-day mission in the great blue yonder.


Letters to the editor, July 7, 2011 edition

More red tape from the city