Tuesday, January 22, 2013
For those of you who may have missed it, the White House has issued the full text of the president's inaugural address.
Tuesday, January 22
From the Office of the Press Secretary, the White House: UNITED STATES CAPITAL; 11:55 a.m. EST, Jan. 21 – "Vice President Biden, Mr. Chief Justice, members of the United States Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens: Each time we gather to inaugurate a President we bear witness to the enduring strength of our Constitution. We affirm the promise of our democracy. We recall that what binds this nation together is not the colors of our skin or the tenets of our faith or the origins of our names. What makes us exceptional – what makes us American – is our allegiance to an idea articulated in a declaration made more than two centuries ago: 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal; that they are …
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Tell us whether or not you think 2013 will turn out to be a good year
We survived a hurricane, reelected a president, cheered Olympians and mourned shooting victims in 2012. What will 2013 bring? We'd like to know your thoughts on the year ahead. What do you hope for? What do you dread? Do you hope for the best and expect the worst? Or maybe just take it one day at a time. Tell us what comes to mind when you anticipate 2013. Vote in our poll and add your thoughts in the comments section below. While we're at it, here are some tips for keeping your new year's resolution.
Sunday, December 30, 2012
The new year is just around the corner. What are your goals as a parent for 2013?
As 2012 comes to a close and we look forward to 2013, people around the world are making lists of New Year's Resolutions about everything from weight loss to retirement investing. In this week’s Moms Talk we are asking local parents, caregivers and other members of the community to tell us about their Parenting New Year's Resolutions. Do you vow not to “yell” as often? Hope to cook more balanced meals? Aspire to schedule a monthly family outing? Whatever your goals as a parent for 2013, we’d like you to share them with us. Our Moms Council members include: If you would like to become a part of the Moms Council and/or have ideas for future Moms Talk questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Roster movements for Phillies, possible new coach for Eagles and maybe Andrew Bynum return for Sixers could spark rebound.
Rebounding, not rebuilding. That is hopefully the mindset of the owners of our four Philadelphia sports franchises as their teams head into 2013. First off, who knows when the NHL will return to play any games this year, but if so, the Philadelphia Flyers will make their usualy Stanley Cup run. The Philadelphia 76ers have fought hard so far this year, sparked by the young shooters Jrue Holiday and Evan Turner. But in order to get into the playoffs and maybe over the hump, getting center Andrew Bynum on board -- even for a month or so -- just might be enough to turn this team into an elite contender. Look what Moses Malone once did. Imagine a healthy Bynum marking his territory in the middle of the floor? The Philadelphia Eagles will end …