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March 14, 2018 Editorial

From day one, President Trump has undermined him on Twitter, criticized him publicly, and prevented him from having a seat at the table with foreign leaders. When the news broke of his firing, I wasn’t surprised. But, I am deeply disturbed.

March 30, 2016 Editorial

The terrorist attacks in Brussels, like the attacks last fall in Paris, have captured our attention in a way reminiscent of the days immediately after 9/11. Fifteen years later, there are still fundamental questions about the nature of the challenge that have yet to be answered.

Make no mistake about it. We are at war.

March 4, 2016 Editorial


Donald Trump’s candidacy is dangerous to our country.

I am not prone to exaggeration or hyperbole. I believe superlatives are generally overused. This is a situation, however, in which dramatic statements are merited.

September 17, 2015 Editorial

WE PHILADELPHIANS are rightly proud of our city's leading role in the creation of our country. Every Fourth of July, we celebrate American independence with patriotic feeling for our country, and also an extra measure of civic pride that this watershed event in world history took place here in our hometown. 

August 23, 2015 Editorial

By Brendan F. Boyle

The coming congressional vote on the Iran nuclear agreement has been called the most important foreign policy vote since the Iraq War. As such, partisan politics have no place when it comes to the national security of the United States.

July 16, 2015 Editorial

Imagine departing from Philadelphia and arriving in New York City in 32 minutes, or Washington, D.C. in less than an hour. Imagine being able to speed at nearly 220 mph past the ever-worsening traffic gridlock that runs throughout the five major metropolitan cities that line the East Coast.

March 3, 2015 Editorial

By Congressman Brendan F. Boyle and Congressman Ryan A. Costello

Today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address a joint session of Congress. This speech and the controversy surrounding it have drawn much attention.

January 21, 2015 Editorial

I commend the President's America's College Promise proposal.  The idea of waiving the first two years of community college tuition for some students will be a godsend for many hard working families who are having trouble making ends met in today's economy.