Tony Norman

Tony Norman: Latest killings should be tipping point

I can’t be the only one who feels real life has suddenly begun to resemble Paddy Chayefsky’s screenplay for “Network” a little too much.

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 Mayor with mirth: Michael Nutter, mayor of Philadelphia, does stand-up at the Improv at Candidates' Comedy Night 2015 last week.

Tony Norman: Pols surprise with flash of good humor

I wasn’t expecting much at the 8th Annual Candidates’ Comedy Night. But lo and behold, these Pa. politicians have got comedy chops.

4 days ago

Tony Norman: Film depicts N.W.A.’s impact, partially

’Straight Outta Compton’ glosses over some of the real history behind N.W.A.

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Tony Norman: Clerks, obey same-sex ruling or go

Civil servants defying court’s same-sex marriage order need to find a new job.

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 Emanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston, S.C.

Tony Norman: Charleston church visit provides hope

On a humid Sunday morning in Charleston, S.C., nearly all of Mother Emanuel African Methodist Church’s 2,500 seats were filled.

2 weeks ago

Tony Norman: Voting changes can’t all be celebrated

Not everything about voting rights is celebratory on 50th anniversary of historic legislation.

3 weeks ago

Tony Norman: Socialism is a bad word for Democrats

Democratic leaders wisely tread carefully when subject of socialism comes up.

3 weeks ago

 Pia Colucci, right, of Oakland waits for Bernie Sanders to begin speaking during a telecast broadcasted at a meet-up held in Lawrenceville on Wednesday. Supporters of the Democratic presidential hopeful gathered across the country to watch the telecast.

Tony Norman: Bernie Sanders for president: Yes, he could

In Lawrenceville, hundred of Sanders supporters met to watch a national livestream of the Democratic candidate who should worry Clinton.

4 weeks ago