The problem with our school employees’ and state employees’ retirement systems is real, and it’s forcing school districts to raise property taxes.
The retirement systems have a combined debt of nearly $50 billion. It’s a debt that must be paid,… Read the rest
Researchers at Temple University in Philadelphia may have found an entry-way to the cure for AIDS.
Once the HIV virus enters the body it can lie dormant for years. It can also evolve into AIDS. But, until now, it could… Read the rest
A group of white gun-rights advocates plan to sling rifles, shotguns, and semi-automatic assault weapons onto their bodies, and walk through a Black neighborhood in Houston.
What could possibly go wrong with that?!
The march through Houston’s Fifth Ward is… Read the rest
Every year with the coming of the summer solstice, Philadelphia School District honchos put up a hue and cry for money to put a band-aid on a total debacle. Every year we hear of cuts beyond the bone and the… Read the rest
By Andrew Staub
The theme at the state Capitol this week could be “unfinished business.”
After all, Republican Gov. Tom Corbett has refused to sign a no-new-taxes budget passed by state legislators from his own party and… Read the rest