DAILY GRINDER: Northeast Philly Woman Threatens Sen. Casey
A Northeast Philly woman was charged on Wednesday with threatening Senator Bob Casey. Ruby Marconi, 57, allegedly called Casey’s Washington office and told the Senator’s machine, “Hello Casey, you are going to pay for this … What the hell are you in office for, to go against President Obama?” She also noted, “You don’t think people are planning things right now. There is going to be war right here in America. That’s right … we got weapons … we got a lot of things, bombs. It’s easy to make a bomb …”
One thing he may not be against Obama on: His embrace of same sex marriage. Maybe. The Keystone Report has a headline up reading, ‘Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) of Scranton tells Eyewitness News that President Obama was courageous in taking a public stand this week to support same-sex civil unions. Sen. Casey said he believes there’s growing support in Pennsylvania to allow men to marry men and women to marry women.’
Need a refresher on how the New Black Panther Party is a small mess of angries who hate white people and are pasted all over TV when Sean Hannity can’t find a story? Here you go. (Comments are off, natch.)
Ever wonder why Philadelphia restaurants aren’t graded for their cleanness with a letter grade system? No? Then don’t click the above link. Or read the next sentence. It’s all the Pennsylvania Restaurant Association’s fault. They should definitely be the ones voting on this sort of stuff. There are tons of mice in all your favorite places, by the way.
Philadelphia School District executive Michael Masch (“He did the Michael Masch…”) will leave his job in three weeks.
Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell says Mayor Michael Nutter’s ban on outdoor feeding is unfair to the homeless and volunteers. “I am hopeful that we can come to a compromise as we have done in the past so that the homeless are not penalized and victimized and the people who try to feed them aren’t as well,” she said.
A SEPTA busdriver was bitten and punched in the face by a passenger last night near 16th and Cherry Streets.
Pennsylvania is part of a 7-figure ad buy by the National Wildlife Foundation, Action Fund and Earth Justice, touting the EPA and boasting green jobs.
After yesterday’s blistering account in the Washington Post depicting Mitt Romney as a bullying brat in high school, a local lawyer who was friends with Romney at the time told the Inky it was basically all true, though he didn’t remember the specific incident written about in the Post, where Romney allegedly held down a gay boy and cut his hair. “And though McDonald did not take part in the attack, he recalls Romney as a tireless prankster who would take things to ‘the edge.’”