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Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey. (Credit: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

Local Congressmen Speak Out On Possible Military Strike On Syria

Some local congress members are reacting to the President’s decision to ask for Congressional approval of a military strike on Syria.

09/01/2013

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Demonstrations Held Throughout Area Protesting U.S. Intervention In Syria

The late afternoon rally was organized by the Coalition for Peace Action and a number of other activist groups from the area.

08/31/2013

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Syrian-Americans Rally Against Ongoing Violence In Their Homeland

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.

08/30/2013

Stigall Show Log 8.29.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/29/2013

Stigall Show Log 8.28.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–08/28/2013

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Chemicals Allegedly Used By Assad On Syrian Civilians Attack Nervous System

Nerve gas breaks down an enzyme that allows nerves to talk back and forth to through each other.

08/28/2013

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Local Syrian Population Reacts To Latest Violence

The images out of Syria are disconcerting for many local Syrian immigrants.

08/27/2013

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a statement about the use of chemical weapons in Syria at the Department of State August 26, 2013 in Washington, DC. Kerry said that chemical weapons had been used to kill scores of people during the ongoing civil war in Syria and that the government of President Bashar al-Assad had used shelling to destroy the evidence.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Local Expert Weighs In On U.S. Options In Syria

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.

08/26/2013

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Syria Chemical Weapon Protest Held On Independence Mall

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.

08/23/2013

Stigall Show Log 1.30.12

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/30/2013

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.

10/23/2012

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: In Clear Victory Obama Shows Romney Isn’t Ready To Be Commander-In-Chief

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.

10/23/2012

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On One Year Anniversary Of Arab Spring, Philadelphians Hold Vigil For Murdered Syrians

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.

12/17/2011

(Muammar Qaddafi, in 1987 file photo.  Credit:  AP/John Redman)

Mideast Expert in NJ Sees Qaddafi As Latest ‘Arab Spring’ Casualty

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.

08/22/2011

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