But the visit almost didn’t happen.
Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell was happy to bring the proposal before City Council, saying, “It’s because it’s such a candid book. Howard Zinn is a person who has been a civil rights fighter during his whole adult life.”
Anyone who doesn’t understand the magnitude of Ozzie Guillen’s mistake, needs to take a closer look.
Ozzie Guillen won’t be the first sports figure to let his mouth get in the way of his performance. Many are remembered best not for their play on the field, but for the things they said.
Chris discusses Rick Santorum’s decision to drop out of the Republican Presidential Primary and analyzes the repercussions with John Hayward of Human Events. He debates the suspension given to Miami Marlins Manager Ozzie Guillen for professing his love for Fidel Castro and also talks to Todd Zolecki from MLB.com and Tom McGrath, the Editor of Philadelphia Magazine.
Chris talks to Senator Pat Toomey about the Jobs Act and the Republican Presidential Primary. He investigates the hierarchy of grocery stores, asks who is to blame to the deadly fire in Kensington and laments the Phillies slow start and stagnant offense.
People revolting in the streets in Libya, Egypt and Tunisia seemed unlikely to many just a few months ago, but their success is spawning new questions about the stability other oppressive regimes.