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January 23, 2018

Politics

Krasner sacks 31 prosecutors

By Alex Lloyd Gross On Tuesday Jan 2, 2018 Larry Krasner was sworn in as District Attorney of Philadelphia. He vowed to work with veteran prosecutors and wanted to work for a change in Philadelphia. Less than four days into his term, he fired 31 lawyers. Some were attached to the  homicide unit.  Jan 5,

Larry Krasner sworn in as District Attorney

By Alex Lloyd Gross Larry Krasner, the most controversial candidate in  the race for District Attorney was sworn in today, January 2, 2018 in Philadelphia, at the Kimmel Center.  Krasner, who aligned himself with Black Lives Matter  drew the ire of working class electorate and defeated Beth Grossman  for the job.  Krasner has some radical,

Paid lobbyist trying to fight against minimum wage hike

By Alex Lloyd Gross The Federal Minimum Wage is $7.25 per hour.  It has been frozen at this rate for almost 10 years. When grass roots efforts started to ask for a $15.00 minimum wage, people scoffed at them. “$15.00 to flip burgers and get the order wrong”? That seemed to be a popular sentiment.

All fireworks now legal in PA

By Alex Lloyd Gross Effective immediately, all consumer grade fireworks are legal to be purchased and used in Pennsylvania.  Just in time for New Years Eve 2017. This was signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf. It also ends the decade old insanity of not allowing Pennsylvania residents to purchase fireworks inside stores that are

City to pay two photographers $250,000 in civil rights case

By Alex Lloyd Gross When Charles Ramsey was Philadelphia Police Commissioner, he instituted a policy that officers were not to bother, obstruct, obfuscate , harass or stop photography of police officers.  In addition to that, the action of photographing police scenes  was protected by the United States Constitution.  With all of that in place, two

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