Depressing

Setting aside the political furor created by Health Care Reform over issues of constitutionality and freedom, there’s the boots-on-the-ground problem of not having enough primary care doctors in the trenches. Add 37 million insured Americans, and the current...

The party’s conscience

There’s a lot of anger out there in Tea Party-land. Based on anonymous, profanity-laced and sometimes threatening emails and phone messages left at the offices of some congressional Democrats, these folks are madder’n hell about Health Care Reform...

Buckle up!

With passenger counts down due to the recession, the authority running the Wilkes Barre/Scranton Int’l Airport is looking at a several-hundred-thousand-dollar shortfall in its operating budget. The answer, it hopes, is to have Lackawanna and Luzerne counties...

Veeps say the darndest things!

Vice-president Joe Biden’s been on a gaffe-happy roll lately. All this is part and parcel Biden, whose well-established inability to shut up was well-known before Obama picked him as his running mate in 2008. Some folks think it marks him as something of a boob;...