Joe Biden’s profane face-off with a Michigan factory worker who claimed Biden planned to confiscate guns had tongues wagging this week. While I myself dabble in profanity with unseemly regularity, it’s hard to defend its use in situations like this. That said, the Second Amendment enthusiast’s argument was and is full of exactly what Biden described.
Fear over the spread of COVID-19 has lead to a run on alcohol-based hand sanitizers, naturally resulting in price gouging. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced his state will produce its own sanitizer to meet demand, while praising its “nice floral scent.”
To the delight of Pennsylvania parents and the disappointment of their kids, the winter of 2019-20 has been remarkably snow-free.
The misuse by a former Scranton Fire Chief of his city-issued vehicle and gas card is emblematic of the political culture at city hall, and another reason that taxpayers feel drained of both dollars and patience.
The speed with which Democratic moderates threw their collective weight behind former VP Joe Biden ahead of the Super Tuesday primaries was almost without modern precedent, leaving former front-runner Bernie Sanders to smell Biden’s jet exhaust on Wednesday morning.
We need to start measuring every Scranton School District budget cut in “Gregg Sunday Pensions.” (Quick answer: there are 27.875 Gregg Sunday Pensions in $2.2 million).
It’s hard to know which is more worrying for folks in the U.S.: the coronavirus virus, or Trump’s incoherent, hyper-political handling of the emergency.
With apologies to Stealers Wheel.
As worries build over the COVID-19 bug and financial markets swoon in response to its anticipated spread, Trump’s response has been in keeping with the rest of his incoherent, contradictory and self-congratulatory presidency.
The coronavirus’ outbreak continues to spread, potentially crippling the Chinese economy and sending Wall Street into a sneezing fit.
Standard & Poor’s decision to reduce Lackawanna County’s bond rating from A+ to A- offers a fuller understanding of how the county was managed under the previous Board of Commissioners, with particular attention to former Commissioner Patrick O’Malley and his colleague Laureen Cummings.