Rain, rain, go away

        Are you water-logged yet? Basement or roof leaking? Maybe even flooded out? I know we have little to complain about, really, when you consider what happened along the Gulf Coast last month. But damn, it has been raining here in Philly for over a week! I can't even remember the last … Continue reading Rain, rain, go away

In Joisey, Money Grows on Trees

          These guys must be nuts. In the New Jersey gubernatorial race, Republican businessman Doug Forrester and Democratic U.S. Senator Jon Corzine have already spent over $46 million between them to get elected.  Can you imagine how much good these guys could do for their perspective constituents by simply agreeing to … Continue reading In Joisey, Money Grows on Trees

The brothers and sisters are running this city

            "Let me tell you: The brothers and sisters are running this city! Oh yes, running it! Don't let nobody fool you; we are in charge of the City of Brotherly Love. We are in charge!"  These words were spoken by Philadelphia mayor John Street in 2002.  Can you imagine … Continue reading The brothers and sisters are running this city

Team Eddis as Mike Tyson: FOP or Bust-er

There is a fight brewing within the ranks of Philadelphia’s police officers, one that likely will be battled across the state and around the country. For the first time in over a decade, we have “union” trouble, and as with previous bouts of this type, the likelihood is that the bout will end in a … Continue reading Team Eddis as Mike Tyson: FOP or Bust-er

Historic opportunity for parents of Philly school children

Well, the ultra-liberal City of Philadelphia has done it again. Back in June, the school board voted to make African-American History a required course for all students in order to “further the understanding of black history.” I have just one question for the board. What about American History, period? Ask many of the kids currently … Continue reading Historic opportunity for parents of Philly school children