Pennsylvania’s High-Profile Pedophile Scandals

Pennsylvania’s High-Profile Pedophile Scandals

In one of those strange coincidences that make life read like a cheap novel, Jerry Sandusky and Monsignor William Lynn were convicted at almost the same moment by two Pennsylvania juries of charges growing out of sex scandals involving the molestation of underage...
The Cost of Congressional Dithering

The Cost of Congressional Dithering

While members of Congress waste time naming post offices and devising ways to get seniors to pay for billionaires’ tax breaks through cuts in Medicare and Social Security, other important business is slipping through the cracks. Specifically, if Congress...
Shocked and Disappointed

Shocked and Disappointed

In the spirit of the holiday season I have a gift for you: a freshly minted Herman Cain joke. Q: Mr. Cain, what about Libya? A: I never laid a hand on her. But life isn’t all jokes and foolishness. It just seems that way when you’re dealing with politics....

Penn State’s Frightening Defense

Standing in the student section of Penn State’s Beaver Stadium during football season always felt like witnessing a war unfold before your eyes. First the band would enter, marching in military-like formation and literally drumming up support from the crowd,...