Playing catch-up

– The wave of anti-government demonstrations spreading across urbanized areas of Egypt caught international leaders flat-footed. Chief among these were American President Barack Obama and his secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, both of whom had made cozying up...

The binger

– Harisburg’s newly installed GOP majority seems serious about finally privatizing wine and liquor sales in Pennsylvania. Democratic defenders of the state’s Liquor Control Board (and believe me — they’re its only defenders) are busily erecting...

Scene(s) of the crime

– The details listed in a eight-count murder indictment of Philadelphia family doctor and abortionist Kermit Gosnell and four others are enough to churn even a cast-iron stomach and raise potentially damning questions about why the state’s Department of...