Dissecting a disaster

– A scathing report by the Interbranch Commission on Juvenile Justice – the body assigned to investigate Luzerne County’s infamous Kids for Cash scandal – paints a picture of a county judicial system completely unmoored from any accepted...

First, get their attention …

– The recently released Bonusgate grand jury report paints a highly unflattering but hardly surprising portrait of our legislature. It’s laughably bloated, expensive, self-serving and aimed primarily at preserving incumbency and protecting party leaders...

Help wanted

– Attention Obama Administration: I would gladly accept a high-paying White House post in exchange for not running against one of your preferred Democratic...

Ap-Paul-ling idea

– In all likelihood, Kentucky’s Rand Paul is not a racist, but racists sure will like some of the GOP senatorial nominee’s ideas on federal laws governing racial relations and equal access. His Libertarian notion that it would be hunky-dory to...

Trust me!

– BP’s PR spin on the the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico brought to mind the performance of another “official spokesman” from nearly a decade...