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Nutter wants ’16 Dem Convention in Philly

Nutter wants ’16 Dem Convention in Philly

This is something that happened: Yep, the 2016 Democratic National Convention, which, if the documentary 2016: Obama’s America is any indication, will probably take place in a zombie-saturated post-apocalyptic wasteland, no matter what the city! So, I’m not going to give you some bullshit “Should we have the convention here? Let us look at the pros...

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VIDEO: Mayor Nutter Urges Sen. Toomey to Support Background Checks

Because the world is a mysterious place, the stars have aligned so that conservative, tea-party backed Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey, he of the “A” rating by the NRA just may be “gun control’s unlikely savior.” From the Washington Post this morning: Toomey, as The Washington Post’s Greg Sargent reported last week, is currently in talks with West Virginia...

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New Nutterism: The NRA’s ‘Dumbass Idea’

New Nutterism: The NRA’s ‘Dumbass Idea’

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter went on MSNBC yesterday to discuss the Newtown, Connecticut school shooting, as well as NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre’s bizarre statements to the press last Friday. During the cable news appearance, the Philadelphia mayor brought out a new ‘Nutterism’ (that is, a slightly-awkward profane attack on people with...

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DAILY GRINDER: Philly Smokers on the Decline

DAILY GRINDER: Philly Smokers on the Decline

The city’s rate of people who smoke has dropped 15 percent since 2008. About 40,000 adults have stopped. It’s said to be on the decline because of things like the indoor smoking law (a brainchild of the then-Councilman Nutter); a smoking ban at rec centers and playgrounds; and the “Get Healthy Philly” initiative, which promotes exercise and avoidance...

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DAILY GRINDER: Obama Holds PA Lead, Clinton Coming to Town, Bishops Release Voting Guide

DAILY GRINDER: Obama Holds PA Lead, Clinton Coming to Town, Bishops Release Voting Guide

Former President Bill Clinton is all over the state today, rallying support for President Obama. At 10:15 a.m., he’ll be in Pittsburgh; at 2:30 he’s in Blue Bell; at 4 p.m., he’s in Philly, at the Palestra; and at 7:30 p.m. he’s in Scranton. Hide your girlfriends. Mitt Romney rallied his own supporters in Yardley yesterday. The Secret Service said there...

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DAILY GRINDER: After Debate, Mayor Nutter Calls Romney ‘Make Believe Mitt’

DAILY GRINDER: After Debate, Mayor Nutter Calls Romney ‘Make Believe Mitt’

Mayor Nutter had a thing or two to say about Mitt Romney after last night’s debate. Here are parts of a Nutter transcript sent last night from the Obama Campaign (italic emphasis mine): “Tonight we also saw the real Mitt Romney—not the phony ‘moderate Mitt’ we’ve seen in recent days, spewing lies that Americans with pre-existing conditions will...

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DAILY GRINDER: Libertarian and Green Parties on Pennsylvania Presidential Ballot

DAILY GRINDER: Libertarian and Green Parties on Pennsylvania Presidential Ballot

The Libertarian Party will stay on the ballot in Pennsylvania, despite Republican lawyers doing their damndest to kick candidate Gary Johnson off. Commonwealth Court Senior Judge James Gardner Colins said the Libertarians have at least 20,730 signatures, which is 129 more than the law requires. So now what? Now what is, you get the choice in November between...

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DAILY GRINDER: Nutter Gets Involved in Romney T-shirt Flap at ‘Un-American’ School

DAILY GRINDER: Nutter Gets Involved in Romney T-shirt Flap at ‘Un-American’ School

She wasn't wearing these. But they exist. And that's weird. In case you missed it: A teacher at Charles Carroll High School in Port Richmond is accused of ridiculing one of her students, Samantha Pawlucy, in class for wearing a Mitt Romney t-shirt on ‘Dress down day.’ According to the Inquirer, “Gaymon pointed out the shirt in class, then went...

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DAILY GRINDER: Nutter to Speak at Democratic National Convention

Mayor Michael Nutter will speak at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina! Good for the mayor! He joins recent speaker picks like Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Costco co-founder and former CEO Jim Sinegal and plenty others (Georgetown Law School Graduate Sandra Fluke, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, President of Planned Parenthood Action...

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DAILY GRINDER: Nutter Talks Voter ID Education on MSNBC

DAILY GRINDER: Nutter Talks Voter ID Education on MSNBC

Mayor Nutter went on Hardball with Chris Matthews last night to talk Voter ID. Specifically, the education and get-out-the-vote effort surrounding the issue now that a judge has held up the law. “My focus, our focus here in the city, city government: Utilizing every resource we can for all voters, is to make sure every eligible voter has the information...

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