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Donald Trump Using 1,300 Philly Layoffs As Campaign Fodder

Back in January, I broke a sad news story about Cardone Industries announcing more than 1,300 layoffs, as the company plans to ship jobs from Northeast Philly to Matamoros, […]

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Here’s Why Donald Trump’s Opponents Keep Attacking Him Over This Tiny Atlantic City House

Jeb Bush attacked Donald Trump about his treatment of a widow in the 1990s on Saturday night. This isn’t the first time it’s come up. […]


Donald Trump Is Frank Rizzo, Reborn

Rocco DiSipio is a small-business owner in a working-class neighborhood where times aren’t quite as good as they once were. He isn’t used to being […]

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Philly Makeup Artist’s Instagram Page Suspended After Supporting Muslim Woman Kicked Out of Trump Rally

Philadelphia makeup artist Tatiana Ward is best known as BeatFaceHoney, the moniker she’s been using for four years on Instagram, where she’s amassed over 430,000 […]

City Life

Bullets and Bigots: Remembering Philadelphia’s 1844 Anti-Catholic Riots

It started with a Bible, of all things. Bishop Francis Kenrick, who, like many of the newest Philadelphians in the mid-1840s, had come to America […]

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Okay People, the Donald Trump Joke Is Over

I discovered a new favorite game a couple months ago while rereading the Harry Potter series. I call it, simply, “Who said it: Lord Voldemort […]


Hate Trump? These Are the Shirts for You

Donald Trump has lots of fans. Mayor Michael Nutter is not one of them. In fact, Nutter wishes he could ban the GOP candidate from Philly. […]

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WATCH: Protesters, Security Clash at Donald Trump’s Pa. Society Appearance

Our friends at PennLive have this video of protesters being dragged out of Donald Trump’s midday speech to the Pennsylvania GOP: John L. Micek reports […]

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Why Calls for Unity Won’t Solve Donald Trump’s Ugly, Anti-Muslim Bigotry

During this week of heightened attention to anti-Muslim views, our mayor-elect Jim Kenney’s call for unity in Philadelphia sounded more than reasonable. But it really […]

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Temple Prof: Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban Is Perfectly Constitutional. Sort Of.

In today’s New York Times, Temple University professor Peter Spiro penned an op-ed delving into the legal nuances of Donald Trump‘s proposal to ban all […]

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Trump Fires Back, Calls Nutter “Crude Dope” “Who Is Doing a Terrible Job”

Yesterday, Mayor Michael Nutter had a few choice words for Donald Trump during a news conference concerning the desecration of the Al-Aqsa Islamic Center mosque […]

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Philly Religious Leaders Condemn Donald Trump’s Anti-Muslim Rhetoric

Yesterday, prior to speaking at a campaign event in South Carolina, Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump issued a press release calling for a total […]

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Mayor Nutter: Trump Is an “Asshole,” a “Madman” and a “Danger to Society”

[Updated with news of hate crimes reward announcement.] On Tuesday afternoon, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Mayor-elect Jim Kenney as well as other officials and […]

No Trumps Allowed

Mayor: I Wish I Could Ban Donald Trump from Philly

Mayor Michael Nutter doesn’t like Donald Trump. And after Trump’s Trump’s plan to ban Muslims from entering the U.S., he had some strong words for […]

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Daily News Cover Compares Trump to Hitler

[Updated at noon with comment from editor] Nothing subtle about this: Wow. Check out the Philadelphia @PhillyDailyNews cover depicting the GOP front runner. pic.twitter.com/4V05L47wzO — […]