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Cardella: Wave train

By Tom CardellaA “Wave Election?” Uncle Nunzi asks. “What the hell is that?” Uncle claims that the last wave he saw around here was the pompadour I wore when I was 10 years old.Prior to last...

Cardella: Halloween Monsters

By Tom CardellaFolks — Do we really need a holiday that celebrates witches and goblins? In this day and age, do we need to create fictional reasons to be scared? Our real lives aren’t scary enough? I...

Cardella: Mocktober Monologue

By Tom CardellaThe UN issued a report last week saying that in 20 years or so, our planet will suffer a huge environmental disaster. The reaction from Trump fans is, “Yeah, but how about that...

Ladies: Withhold Your Favors

By Tom CardellaWomen, in general, you’re smarter and more evolved than men. In our secret hearts, we men know you’re smarter. We wouldn’t fight so hard to maintain our male power structure if we thought...

Cardella: At Little Big Horn

By Tom CardellaWe asked leading public figures of today to comment on the defeat of George Armstrong Custer by Sitting Bull and his warriors at Little Big Horn.Phillies Manager GABE KAPLER –I saw some positives today. The...

Cardella: Days of Light and Shadows

By Tom CardellaMy wife and I were riding home in a cab late on a Saturday night when we saw her. The familiar short blonde hair. Slight figure. Quick, hurried steps that belied her age....

Cardella: You’re better than he is

No. You’re not deplorable. You voted for Trump, but that doesn’t make you deplorable. At least not necessarily (I leave room for those folks in both parties that may be deplorable human beings. The...

Cardella: Your Noble Cause

By Tom CardellaYou don’t have a lot of causes. Not a lot of things get you going. But one thing you know is that you hate abortion. It’s your issue above all. The one issue...

Cardella: Safe-injection sites

By Tom CardellaThe debate over whether Philadelphia should open a safe-injection site should be based on available facts. But, like most issues in this country, it’s about choosing up sides. Conservatives claim the sites will...

Cardella: Summer and Other Stuff

By Tom CardellaI’m happy that Melania is against cyberbullying. But Melania giving a speech against cyberbullying is like my wife touting the joys of marrying a husband who’s handy around the house. Me: “Honey, can...
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