Some local congress members are reacting to the President’s decision to ask for Congressional approval of a military strike on Syria.
The late afternoon rally was organized by the Coalition for Peace Action and a number of other activist groups from the area.
Father Anthony Sabbagh, of St. George’s Orthodox Church in Allentown, is speaking out against the violence in his native country, Syria — and that includes possible U.S. involvement.
Chris reviews President Obama’s speech at the Lincoln Memorial and his comments on Syria, the decision of New Hope’s mayor not to perform same sex marriages, and cancer survival rates in Great Britain. He talks to Lisa DePaulo about her article in Philadelphia Magazine and Comedian Tom Segura.
Chris discusses the escalation of sabre rattling against Syria after the regime’s use of chemical weapons, the return home of lung transplant recipient Sarah Murnaghan, and the banning of a vanity license plate in New Jersey. He also talks to Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky and foreign policy expert Ed Turzanski.
Nerve gas breaks down an enzyme that allows nerves to talk back and forth to through each other.
The images out of Syria are disconcerting for many local Syrian immigrants.
Dr. Ian Lustick, an expert on Middle East politics, says placing warships in the Mediterranean Sea is a provocative move, which could lead to surgical strikes inside Syria.
About 70 protestors with the Syrian American Council took to Independence Mall on Friday afternoon to protest the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government on Syrian rebels.
Chris details the President’s call for comprehensive immigration reform, Al Gore’s defense against selling Current TV to Al-Jazeera, the allegations that New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez travelled to the Dominican Republic to visit prostituties and Governor Corbett’s latest effort to privatize the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.
What was most clear tonight, though, is that Mitt Romney has no idea how the world works and the Office of the President is no place for on the job training.
It’s the anniversary of the Arab Spring–the day a Tunisian fruit vendor lit himself on fire and sparked change within the Muslim world. And to mark that anniversary, more than 100 protesters held a vigil on Sunday in Old City at the People’s Plaza.
Shaheen Ayubi, a professor of political science at Rutgers University in Camden, says she doubts that Qaddafi will come back from the rebel takeover of Libya’s capital city.