Santorum mounts another doomed crusade

Santorum mounts another doomed crusade

Short and sweet today,  depending on your political bent and the depth of your delusion. Rick Santorum, R-Torquemada, will never be President of the United States. In fact, he couldn’t win a race for local dogcatcher. He was a bad joke back when he  won...
Invenergy vs. Objective Reality, Round Two

Invenergy vs. Objective Reality, Round Two

Jessup Borough Council meets tonight at 7 p.m. at Valley View High School for the second installment of a public hearing on a curative zoning amendment sought by Invenergy, LLC. The Chicago-based energy corporation wants to build a 1,500-megawatt, gas-fired power...
The Devil, Details and the Duggars

The Devil, Details and the Duggars

In my newsroom mailbox today, I found yet another snail mail denunciation of my support for marriage equality. It was the usual stuff: A clipping of my recent column about Jessica and Samantha Latham, the first same-sex couple to be married at the Lackawanna County...
Primary math tough for Bob Sheridan

Primary math tough for Bob Sheridan

When the head of the city Democratic party and a member of the hyper-politicized Scranton School Board gets held back by city Democrats, it’s time for self-reflection. So far, Bob Sheridan has shown little aptitude for examination on any subject. Perhaps the...