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General Motors Commercial Hits New Low

One of the most popular TV commercials right now is disgusting, absolutely stomach-turning. You know the one: A little boy is being taught to salute […]

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Who Reads the Daily News on Saturday?

I have found quite possibly the worst way to spend a dollar in Philadelphia. Buy the Daily News. On Saturday. This past Saturday, it was […]

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Dude, Where’s My Wheelchair?

“Can I please have a wheelchair?” I asked the x-ray technician. He seemed a little surprised, but said, “Yeah, sure. Let me find one.” “Find […]

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Remind Me: Why Can’t SEPTA Run On Time?

As I stood on the train platform yesterday morning, not-so-patiently waiting in the rain for the R3 as its scheduled 7:35 a.m. arrival time came […]

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I Don’t Care About Your Facebook Relationship Status

My college boyfriend and I, who make the most un-mushy couple on Facebook, both have friends and young family members who litter our news feeds […]

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Planned Parenthood Needs Federal Funding

This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to ban federal funding for Planned Parenthood. Last Saturday, I cried in the lobby of the Elizabeth […]

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Remind Me Again Why Philly Cabs Suck

At 7 a.m. two Sundays ago, I was on my way to Mexico to get married. (Before I left the office that previous Friday, we […]

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Advertising Circulars = Litter

I don’t know how it works in your neighborhood, but Spring Gardenians get an extra helping of litter on ad circular day. In the wee […]

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Icy Feelings About Cold-Weather Warnings

Winter in Philadelphia. After the record snow fall last year I was convinced that, thanks to the law of averages, this would be a mild […]

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America the Stupid

There’s been a lot of hand wringing lately about how dumb America is getting. If you haven’t heard about it, students in the United States […]

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Why Philly Unions Piss Me Off

The results of the census came out this week and — surprise, surprise —the population of America continues to migrate south. It’s too bad the […]