Chris Kelly columns
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Norman Amsler was my high school civics teacher. We called him “Stormin’ Norman” long before most people ever heard of Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf. Stormin’ Norman was passionate about civics. We were 16. (read more)
I met the Rev. Philip Altavilla 14 Palm Sundays ago. He was the pastor of Immaculate Conception Church in Taylor, where my wife was raised in the Catholic faith. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Congratulations! You have been selected as a candidate for membership in the Pennsylvania Legislature, the Keystone State's most exclusive publicly funded private club! While this exciting opportunity doesn't guarantee you access, you have cleared our preliminary screening process, which we entrust to unpaid interns and the long-term unemployed. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A Kathleen Kane got it right before she got it wrong. Her decision not to prosecute a botched corruption case in Philadelphia was a good call. Her reaction to the public revelation of that decision betrays an astonishing disconnect from the realities of politics in a society with a free press and Internet access. (read more)
Photo: N/A, License: N/A, Created: 2014:03:18 10:11:54 March is Intellectual Disabilities Awareness Month in Pennsylvania. Nov. 4 is Election Day. If the connection isn't obvious, Gov. Tom Corbett, R-Drillers, can walk you through it. The governor toured the Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania on Tuesday. (read more)