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March 6, 2003
RE THE letter to Harry Gross that appeared under the headline "Your SUV Drains Everyone's Gas Supply" (Feb. 21): It is not up to me to judge the faith of the writer. But I can judge the degree to which his faith influences his conduct by what he says. What a travesty that anyone would go to church - or synagogue or mosque - where community and concern for others is supposed to matter the most, and voice opinions like this. I would sum up his view as "I can do anything I can afford to pay for, and you can't stop me. " The writer needs to rethink why he attends church.
SPORTS
May 29, 2014 | By the Inquirer Staff
Scott Stewart rode Golden Rule to victory in the High-Performance Working Hunter Class Tuesday at the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair. Stewart also rode the second-place finisher, Everly. Taking third was Mindful, with Kelley Farmer aboard.
NEWS
March 21, 2010 | By Becky Batcha, DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER
The 34,616 employees in the Philadelphia region who participated in our survey were asked to rate their company's chief executive officer in response to this prompt: "I have confidence in the leader of this organization. " The leaders with the highest scores among large, medium, and small companies are our winners. Top leader, large companies Brown's family-owned company, based in Westville, N.J., runs nine ShopRite grocery stores in Philadelphia, Bucks, and Montgomery Counties, and one in Brooklawn.
NEWS
April 5, 2007
RE BRYAN M. Kilpatrick's letter on the Bible and homosexuality: What compels me to write has nothing to do with your deeply held beliefs on what the Bible has to say about homosexuality. But for someone who professes to embrace the spirit of the law, as distinguished from its letter, there is a decided self-righteousness and mean-spiritedness to your approach. While Judaism and Christianity do share many of the books of the Bible, the New Testament is canonized only by Christianity, but even Protestants and Catholics do not regard all of the same books as canon.
NEWS
March 22, 1994 | By Gloria A. Hoffner and Joyce Vottima Hellberg, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENTS
THE GOLDEN RULE Students at St. Denis School in Havertown are focusing on the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. "The goal is helping our children to become more aware and to appreciate the differences of other people and accept them," said Sister Marianna Walsh, principal of the school. "We hope it will carry on over the weeks, months and years. " She said it was one of the goals the school set during a recent Middle States Evaluation self-study.
NEWS
May 6, 2003 | By James M. O'Neill INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Academic freedom is the golden rule at American colleges, a long-cherished principle that protects the right of professors and students to conduct controversial research and classroom discussion without fear of reprisal, all in the cause of knowledge and understanding. But as two local cases show, colleges with a religious affiliation often must struggle to balance academic freedom with the potentially conflicting values of religion. A part-time religion professor recently resigned from Chestnut Hill College after she said the Catholic school's president told her that, when speaking publicly, the professor could not identify herself as both a lesbian and a college employee.
NEWS
September 27, 2015 | By David O'Reilly, Inquirer Staff Writer
UNITED NATIONS - Pope Francis on Friday hailed the role of the United Nations in promoting human rights, peacekeeping, and advancing the rule of law, and urged its member nations to do more to protect the environment and the world's neediest. Before a stage of world leaders, Francis amplified the themes he has struck during his historic North American journey. Speaking in his native Spanish, his message was more fluid - and at times more pointed - than the unprecedented address he gave in halting English to Congress on Thursday.
NEWS
May 4, 2005 | By LLOYD WILLIAMS
"This is the bread of affliction which our ancestors ate in the land of Egypt; let all those who are hungry enter and eat thereof; and all who are in distress come and celebrate the Passover. " - The Passover Blessing NORMAN ROCKWELL (1894-1978), the quintessential illustrator of the common man, is best remembered for capturing on canvas an array of slice-of-life tableaus of 20th-century Americana. "Golden Rule," perhaps his most socially conscious creation, graced the cover of the April 1, 1961, Saturday Evening Post, a date that fell right between the start of Passover (March 31)
NEWS
June 18, 2004
SOME questions for CEO Paul Vallas and some possible answers: If there is a dress code for students, will you be instituting one for the teachers and other school personnel? To learn by example is an old, golden rule. You have attempted to find appropriate punishment for certain infractions: cell phone use, late arrivals. You have suggested that the parents suffer the inconvenience of retrieving the phone at the central office. You acknowledge that a response to lateness has not yet been formulated.
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NEWS
July 8, 2016
IMAGINE THAT, 40 years ago, Coors brewed a beer called Down With Queers. Or that 60 years ago Falstaff had a beer named Whites Are Supreme. It never happened because, though both breweries held some strong political views, neither advertised them on beer cans. Which is why the widely publicized campaign against North Carolina's anti-transgender law by a group of Tar Heel breweries is a remarkable step down an uncertain path. For, while brewery operators - like any business owner - hold personal opinions, they typically don't wear their politics on their sleeve.
NEWS
September 29, 2015
ON HIS FIRST VISIT to America, Pope Francis turned the conversation in this country upside down. Instead of talking about the evils of immigration - a popular topic with so many politicians - he talked about the good immigrants do and how we should welcome them. He also reminded Americans about something we should never have forgotten: that we are a nation of immigrants, that our strength comes from the wave after wave of foreigners who came to our shores, some of them in chains.
NEWS
September 27, 2015 | By David O'Reilly, Inquirer Staff Writer
UNITED NATIONS - Pope Francis on Friday hailed the role of the United Nations in promoting human rights, peacekeeping, and advancing the rule of law, and urged its member nations to do more to protect the environment and the world's neediest. Before a stage of world leaders, Francis amplified the themes he has struck during his historic North American journey. Speaking in his native Spanish, his message was more fluid - and at times more pointed - than the unprecedented address he gave in halting English to Congress on Thursday.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 28, 2015 | By A.D. Amorosi, For The Inquirer
Pianist Marcus Roberts is known for many things: a genius skill that makes him the logical successor to Thelonious Monk's wild style (with a lot of Fats Waller in his stride), an immense love of the blues, technological innovations in regard to composing for the blind, and a soulful sense of tradition and invention. Roberts is also renowned for developing a philosophy in which, in a trio setting, the bass and drums are equal to his piano. Drummer Jason Marsalis and bassist Rodney Jordan are featured equally with the bandleader and are just as liable to set the temperature and mood of a particular performance as is the pianist.
NEWS
January 1, 2015
ISSUE | UTILITIES Reflecting on PGW moves by Council Gas Workers Local 686 lauds City Council's decision to kill the Philadelphia Gas Works sale. While Mayor Nutter excluded stakeholders, Council involved everyone in meetings with its consultant. Council President Darrell L. Clarke and his colleagues had concerns that PGW's privatization would lead to the loss of family-sustaining jobs with health care and put the city's poor at risk. It also was a bad deal for PGW workers, with no protections for jobs, pensions, or health care.
SPORTS
September 9, 2014 | By Marcus Hayes, Daily News Staff Writer
THE EAGLES are this good: Their Pro Bowl quarterback and their best cornerback can play their worst, and they can still win. They can be without their second-best, fifth-best and sixth-best offensive linemen, and they can still win. They can cut their kicker in the last week of the preseason and cut their top receiver from a playoff season and still win, going away. They can spot a visiting team 17 points in their season opener, commit dumb penalties and make head-scratching play calls (a pass on first-and-goal from the 5, with LeSean McCoy in the backfield and Nick Foles firing blanks?
SPORTS
May 29, 2014 | By the Inquirer Staff
Scott Stewart rode Golden Rule to victory in the High-Performance Working Hunter Class Tuesday at the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair. Stewart also rode the second-place finisher, Everly. Taking third was Mindful, with Kelley Farmer aboard.
NEWS
December 5, 2013
IN PENNSYLVANIA, money makes the pols go 'round. And, yeah, it does in other states, too, but our state is one of only a dozen where money tends to matter most in statewide races. That's because here, unlimited giving by individuals, political parties and PACs is the law of the land. No other Northeastern state is so wide open. Every state but the "dirty dozen" - Alabama, Indiana, Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Pennsylvania - limits political contributions from such sources.
NEWS
July 20, 2013
Camden public officials apparently never learned that making the same mistake over and over again won't change the results. Their state overseers must have missed that lesson, too. For 15 years, the impoverished South Jersey city has been hiring the same politically connected auditing firm to review its books, including the more than seven years when it was run by the state. The relationship between Camden and Bowman & Co. was cited by the State Comptroller's Office in a 2008 report.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 2, 2013 | By Carolyn Hax
While I'm away, readers give the advice.   On the destructive power of the anonymous note: Thirty years ago, I'd taken a part-time job at a shopping center to supplement my income. I really enjoyed it and the people I met through this job. I was married with three children and I'm not inclined to engage in affairs. An anonymous letter turned up in the mail one day accusing me of "fooling around" with the people at work. Even though my husband was unemployed at the time, I immediately quit the job because he felt someone there had sent it. He immediately became distrustful and accusatory.
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