This is one of those times in my life when I wish to hell my father were alive. I have written about him many times before in this column. Brave cop with 35 commendations for bravery.
You wanted a turkey for Thanksgiving, we all got one. This one doesn’t have drumsticks, it will have slot machines.
Congratulations! Philadelphia public schools made national news last week because of the unique budget restraints under which teachers have been forced to work. According to slate.com, the yearly school budget for books and supplies for our public schools is (drumroll, please!) $160.