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Gosnell to get life in prison without parole

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AP reports, Dr. Kermit Gosnell, in exchange for waiving appeals, will be sentenced to two life sentences without parole. The agreement was reached with prosecutors, in part due to Gosnell’s age – at 72, it is unlikely that he would survive to complete the appeals process, and would likely die of natural causes in prison, not lethal injection. Gosnell’s trial ...

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Islam and When Religious Tolerance Becomes Dangerous

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In Philadelphia, a 5-year-old little girl was removed from school by a woman claiming to be her mother. The school didn’t quite follow proper procedures, and the end result was that the girl was missing for under 24 hours. The local press and news shows duly got the word out, and an Amber Alert was issued statewide before the end ...

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Obama Mural at polling place not covered, GOP poll watchers evicted

Obama mural at Philadelphia polling place

In a stunning rebuke of election law, a Philadelphia polling center has refused to cover a pro-Obama mural despite a court order to do so. Adding insult to injury, GOP poll-watchers at the location have been kicked-out.

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PA 1st Congressional District Goes to the Dogs

John Featherman is at it again, with his over the top advertising. First it was the naked truth about his opponent, Democrat incumbent Bob Brady, offered by a nude woman. Now, the Featherman campaign has gone to the dogs, literally! As for the proposition that the poor dog is going to be named after such a low-life politician, maybe we ...

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Crime, Guns, and the Second Poorest Congressional District in the Nation

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When Michelle Ray posted a story about the Top 100 most dangerous places to live in the USA, I saw that the 1st Congressional District of Pennsylvania was well-represented. The GOP candidate for that District, John Featherman, was previously featured here for a campaign ad starring a naked woman. Campaign stunts and shocking videos aside, Featherman is facing an uphill ...

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Markets in Free-fall After Catastrophic Economic News

The DOW opened today at 11,406.50 and at it’s lowest point as of noon, it had dropped more than 500 points to 10,881.6. Shocking the markets, the Philadelphia regional manufacturing index came in much worse than analysts had expected. A MarketWatch.com survey of economists had shown an expectation of .5, showing moderate growth. Instead, the index showed a steep decline in manufacturing output: -30.7 ...

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