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,
By Alex Lloyd Gross People that go to Franklin Square before January 1 2018 can get to see a holiday light show, for free. Those that went last night got a special surprise when both Mayor Jim Kenney and Councilman Mark Squilla made an appearance to start the 5:30 PM show December 19, 2017. They
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.
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
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
By Alex Lloyd Gross A press conference was held today December 5, 2017 to show the media the drawbacks of HR 38 or better known as the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act. This bill will allow people to carry concealed firearms anywhere in the United States as long as they have a permit to do so
By Alex Lloyd Gross The District Attorney is the top law enforcement official in Philadelphia. That person makes sure that people are treated fairly at trial and frivolous charges do not get filed. They are also responsible for determining if a police officer broke the law. The office has always been pro cop, backing up
By Alex Lloyd Gross Democratic Councilwoman Cindy Bass, represents the 8th Council District in Philadelphia. Bass, reports to work everyday in a heavily secured building and gets armed police with walk=through metal detectors manning each entry to the floor when bills are debated . She has introduced that bill called the “Stop and Go” bill.
By Alex Lloyd Gross It seems that everyday, a new politician or actor is being accused of being inappropriate with women. Today, November 17, 2017, Senator Al Franken is accused of french kissing Leeann Tweedon and groping her during a USO tour in December of 2006. The tour was to help lift spirits of servicemen
By Alex Lloyd Gross Governor Chris Christie’s arrogance is surpassed by his indolence. He has taken to calling people “idiots” when they disagree with him. He thinks that he is entitled to be above everyday people, as is evidenced by his closure of the New Jersey Beaches. He was then photographed sitting in the sun,