As a product of two generations of union labor and a Democratic candidate for state representative in the 170th Legislative District, I am deeply concerned about the controversial Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case that has made its way to the Supreme Court and could deeply hurt many families in the Northeast and others like us across the county.
Choose peace, not violence
What do Eagles and pigs have in common? Neither can fly — at least not this year. But pig skin will fly in San Francisco on Feb. 7, as Super Bowl 50 (not Super Bowl “L”) celebrates its golden anniversary. Before that happens, however, there’s Groundhog Day on Feb. 2.
“Help me, Dad …”
Freedom of speech is vital
We return, once again, to the sights and sounds of Downton Abbey, and this will be our final seasonal visit. With a year’s hiatus, Downton fans are now in the throes of all things magical that make up this wonderful series.
The recent tragic heating fire in Philadelphia has left our community saddened and questioning… How could this happen here? We often hear of fires on television or in the newspaper, but we never imagine that one will hit so close to home.
“Pease porridge hot,
Declining under Dems
Recently, while seated in close quarters in a restaurant booth, I couldn’t help but overhear the conversation among a group of 50-something women seated next to me. “On no! I have to get another colonoscopy,” said one woman. “Me, too,” said another. “I just got one,” added a third voice. As the conversation proceeded, it was evident that some of these ladies would benefit from the power of prunes.