Monday, April 15, 2013
In the course of just a couple of years, a young French ensemble, the Quatuor Ebene (or, in English, the Ebony Quartet) has become big news on the classical scene. They've been known to modestly call themselves "freelance players," but not just any freelance players win Gramophone Magazine's highly sought-after Record of the Year prize, as they did in 2009
Donald Trump made his most direct appeal to African Americans last Friday, asking "What do you have to lose?" Claiming longstanding Democratic Party policies have destroyed inner cities and sent manufacturing jobs to other countries. Trump asserted "You're living in poverty. Your schools are no good. You have no jobs. Fifty-eight percent of your youth is unemployed…so why not try something new - like Trump?"
Should Pennsylvania consider waiving the new $700 surcharge for license renewals to independent taverns and restaurants to help defray costs passed by the liquor reform law?