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Pennsylvania Governor: gay couples marrying, ‘like 12-year-olds’

One of the local reporters here in Philly this morning noted that Pennsylvania is an island when it comes to Hsu marriage. We’re surrounded by a number of states that marry gay couples, and even  the Pennsylvania governor’s traditional ally … Continue reading

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Yo, Mr. Corbett, Mr. Nutter: Stop Messing with Our City’s Future

Originally posted on Streets Dept:
(Image via Fight for Philly) Fund our schools… Fund Our Schools… FUND OUR SCHOOLS!

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Inaugural Address 2013: Favorite Lines

An inaugural address of promise, of reflection and … of firsts. We, the people, declare today that the most evident of truths –- that all of us are created equal –- is the star that guides us still; just as … Continue reading

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Fiscal Reform in Philly

An eye-opening piece by Patrick Kerkstra in PlanPhilly. Fiscal reform in Philadelphia faces a taxing problem

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The GOP’s True Colors Will Not Be Televised

In the wake of the right calling Sandra Fluke a sl*t for supporting access to birth control and Senator Akin’s appalling comments about “legitimate rape” and abortion, the GOP didn’t stop. Only this incident, as the attached points out, has … Continue reading

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Ah, the Pennsylvania Governor: Transparent as Mud

Imagine the scenarios Governor Corbett’s press people have to play out in their minds as they plan for every possible question about his actions. Q: Was a Philadelphia law firm paid a large sum of money to defend Pennsylvania’s voter … Continue reading

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