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Pa.'s budget must address glaring inequities in school funding | Opinion

The proposal does not consistently focus investments on the students and school districts where the need is greatest.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Amazon response shows economic illiteracy | Marc Thiessen

Ocasio-Cortez does not seem to understand that by helping to drive Amazon away, she did not save New York $3 billion; she cost New York $27 billion.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Amazon response shows economic illiteracy | Marc Thiessen

Ocasio-Cortez does not seem to understand that by helping to drive Amazon away, she did not save New York $3 billion; she cost New York $27 billion.

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Clarence Thomas wants to crush the free press just like Southern segregationists of the 1960s | Will Bunch

Thomas, Trump want the same kind of libel laws that nearly saved segregation in the 1960s.
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Clarence Thomas wants to crush the free press just like Southern segregationists of the 1960s | Will Bunch

Thomas, Trump want the same kind of libel laws that nearly saved segregation in the 1960s.

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Knitting controversy shows micro-aggression sensitivity going too far | Christine Flowers

Saying mean things about someone is a breach of courtesy and kindness. It is not an assault on human dignity.
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Knitting controversy shows micro-aggression sensitivity going too far | Christine Flowers

Saying mean things about someone is a breach of courtesy and kindness. It is not an assault on human dignity.
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Superintendent William Hite: Philly schools need diverse curriculum and diverse teachers | Opinion

Superintendent William Hite: In Philadelphia, we are committed to expanding access to high-quality, culturally relevant instructional materials while also diversifying the teacher workforce.

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Life with Coach Dad: From batting practice to night games, my father taught me to love baseball | Perspective

When you are raised by a single dad, you learn a lot about sports. But when you are raised by a baseball dad? That’s when you fall in love with the game.

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If even our senators are confused, then it’s time to end tax withholding | Opinion

The federal tax refunds issued so far in 2019 are somewhat lower than last year — and it’s creating some confusion.

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Criminalizing health care professionals’ mistakes dodges the real problem | Opinion

Healthcare leaders have a moral imperative to change the culture of cover-ups and stop blaming front-line workers when errors occur.

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Speed cameras could reduce deadly accidents on one of Philly’s most dangerous roads. Will City Council approve their installation? | Opinion

According to the Washington, D.C. Department of Transportation they’ve seen a 20 percent reduction in crashes and injuries where speed cameras have been implemented.

Rep. Brendan Boyle steps into radical territory by backing New Green Deal | Dom Giordano

Congressman Brendan Boyle is treading on dangerous ground by aligning himself with the radical environmental policy.

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Warring democracies: Mike Pence and Angela Merkel display open hostility at Munich Security Conference | Trudy Rubin

Munich Security Conference lays bare the dangerous, Trump-led schism between the United States and Europe that makes it easy for Putin and Xi to undermine the West.

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Snow days suck for all parents — for some, they’re impossible | Perspective

Paying for a day of daycare without getting paid for that day isn’t a luxury that poor working parents can afford.

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Trump shouldn’t be forcing Republicans to choose fidelity to him or to the Constitution | Marc Thiessen

The fact that a bipartisan majority of both houses voted to overturn Trump’s declaration would bolster the legal case against his action.

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The perfect storm that led to Trump’s national emergency declaration | Opinion

In order to understand what political factors impact a president’s decision to “go it alone,” we can learn a lesson from how governors make the same decision.

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When your life depends on commas: How the Bill of Rights talks about guns | The Angry Grammarian

The Bill of Rights’ punctuation doesn’t get nearly as much attention as it should.

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Blaming pharma alone for opioid crisis is shortsighted | Opinion

People addicted to opioids are not morally superior to people with other addictions.

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Lost in the B. Smith conversation: How can Alzheimer’s patients make sure their wishes are clear? | Opinion

If your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's, have the important conversations now.

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