This isn’t 1995, acquiring HIV probably won’t kill you; you’re more likely to die a regular old way—heart attack, cancer, etc. These laws are as bad, if not worse, than marriage inequality.
When the colleges and universities know that they’ll get their money, because the banks will lend it due to the government’s guarantees, they simply raise the ante for students and go on a spending spree.
Capitalism has failed when a store that makes as much profit as Walmart has to hold food drives for its own employees, or those employees have to still go after welfare programs
And then there were six. Yesterday was the filing deadline for statewide candidates to get on the Pennsylvania ballot, and six of the seven candidates vying for the Democratic nomination were able to file petitions, meeting the 2,000 signature (with at least 100 signatures from ten different counties) threshold. The only candidate who failed to make it [...]
The Internet freaked out earlier this week when USA Today wrote of a Supreme Court ruling that could eliminate the “Rails-to-Trails” program, which is responsible for thousands of miles of bike trails throughout the United States, including projects in the Philadelphia area. The court ruled 8-1 with regard to a land dispute in Wyoming that government [...]