On the ropes

— When President Obama declared that “America does not stand still and neither will I,” during his State of the Union speech, he was referring to Congress in general and an obstructionist GOP in particular. As Republicans quarrel among themselves...

The vision thing

— Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright is within his rights to request the resignations of the sitting members of the Scranton Sewer Authority, all of whom were appointed by Courtright’s predecessor Chris Doherty. He claimed that like any government executive,...

Where’s the adult?

— I don’t like picking on Scranton’s public safety unions. They have important and occasionally dangerous jobs to do. But their unwillingness to even for one second concede that their overly generous contracted salaries and benefits are a driving...