Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher passed away. Her legacy is one of tough conservative principals that left out the poor and working class.
90% of Americans want sensible gun laws but the NRA will do everyhting it can to prevent that from happening. Sadly, the Newtown massacre, like many before it, may not lead to any true gun reform. If that happens, it would be yet another tragedy.
Pittsburgh's mayoral race has turned into a wild political ride. First Luke, Peduto and Lamb were in. Then, Luke was out. Then everybody and his mother jumped in. Then, after thinking about it for a week or so, a bunch of people dropped out. Now there are only four left. Peduto is still one of them.
Opening Day of baseball season usually means spring is here. Unfortunately, the weather is not cooperating. Yesterday Pittsburgh Pirates fans saw snow in the morning and had to endure temperatures in the 30s during the game. That is no way to start a season.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has asked active members of county boards and authorities to give him pre-signed letters of resignation. He wants to make it clear that he is the one calling the shots. That means he gets all the blame too, right?