Print

Texas Indictment

Written by Rob Rogers on .

"We don't settle political differences with indictments in this country. It is outrageous that some would use partisan political theatrics to rip away at the very fabric of our state's constitution."

No, this isn't a quote from a leading democrat or President Obama. Those words came from the lips of Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry in response to his indictment. 

082114 Texas Indictment2

Join the conversation:

To report inappropriate comments, abuse and/or repeat offenders, please send an email to socialmedia@post-gazette.com and include a link to the article and a copy of the comment. Your report will be reviewed in a timely manner. Thank you.
Print

Angel Sophie

Written by Rob Rogers on .

The city continues to mourn the loss of beloved former Mayor Sophie Masloff. She truly was Pittsburgh's Bubbie. 

082014 Angel Sophie

Join the conversation:

To report inappropriate comments, abuse and/or repeat offenders, please send an email to socialmedia@post-gazette.com and include a link to the article and a copy of the comment. Your report will be reviewed in a timely manner. Thank you.
Print

Miranda Rights

Written by Rob Rogers on .

The news in recent weeks has been filled with stories of fatal chokeholds, beatings and shootings by police. The common denominator is that the victims are all black. There are two sets of rules governing behavior in this country, one for whites and one for blacks. 

081914 Miranda Rights

Join the conversation:

To report inappropriate comments, abuse and/or repeat offenders, please send an email to socialmedia@post-gazette.com and include a link to the article and a copy of the comment. Your report will be reviewed in a timely manner. Thank you.
Print

Sophie Masloff

Written by Rob Rogers on .

The city mourns one of its most beloved characters, former mayor Sophie Masloff, her beehive hairdo as recognizable as any Pittsburgh landmark. We're going to miss you, Sophie!

081814 Sophie Masloff

 

Join the conversation:

To report inappropriate comments, abuse and/or repeat offenders, please send an email to socialmedia@post-gazette.com and include a link to the article and a copy of the comment. Your report will be reviewed in a timely manner. Thank you.
Print

Militarized

Written by Rob Rogers on .

The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by police in Ferguson, Missouri led to public demonstrations which then led to police action. The problem is, the police showed up with military transports and weaponry. Not exactly a sight that instills trust and peace. 

081714 Militarized

Join the conversation:

To report inappropriate comments, abuse and/or repeat offenders, please send an email to socialmedia@post-gazette.com and include a link to the article and a copy of the comment. Your report will be reviewed in a timely manner. Thank you.