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Progressive politics have made Philadelphia the nation’s murder capital

By State Rep. Martina White Philadelphia recently became the most violent large city per capita in America, leading the pack in terms of murders. Why? This is a direct result of the failed leadership of...

20 years after – How did 9/11/2001 change us?

By State Rep. Joe Hohenstein Our experiences of Sept. 11, 2001 are, first and foremost, intensely personal. As Laurie Guadagno, sister of Flight 93 hero Richard Guadagno, put it: “The world changed. My family changed.”...

Letters to the editor

Stop spreading misinformation The COVID-19 virus is a deadly predator that has killed more than 600,000 Americans and left countless others with long-haul symptoms. Like lions after the weak and lame in a zebra herd,...

Repurposing former industrial sites means jobs for neighbors

It's not news that over the last quarter-century, the United States' manufacturing base has declined significantly, costing hundreds of thousands of workers their jobs and burdening communities with abandoned buildings and polluted land. That's...

Letters to the Editor

Italian Stallion People ought to know that Andrew Cuomo is very Italian. Italians are very warm, loving, touchy-feely people and are always kissing others. We all should know other people's backgrounds to understand how they behave. Could that...

Letters to the Editor

UPS is worried After hearing nothing appealing about the still-expanding million-square-foot warehouse, one can only interpret the recent full-page UPS warehouse ads as a sign that the public just might be asking far too many...

Letters to the Editor

Don’t re-elect Krazy Krasner It is going to be very interesting this fall with DA Krazy Krasner going up against defense attorney Charles Peruto Jr. One battle will be for DA, which hopefully Peruto Jr. will...

We are not out of the woods yet

  By State Rep. Joe Hohenstein We have spent the last 17 months in a global pandemic that has disrupted our lives and our economy and changed how we interact with one other. Some thought we...

Letters to the Editor

Rising murder rate Mayor Kenney brought in Police Commissioner Outlaw from across the country to reduce the city's murder rate. The murder rate has only grown substantially since she took over. Kenney's only excuse is that other...

Tobacco tax hike will hurt city

By Richard Marianos Congress is currently moving forward with aggressive policies that will significantly increase the federal tax on all tobacco products. This misguided policy won’t encourage smoking cessation, as it intends, but in fact...
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