A nonprofit organization recently put out an open call to Pennsylvania lawmakers and implored them to steer clear of a proposed increase in the federal gas tax.
Generally speaking, humans have demonstrated over and over a remarkable ability to cooperate in a crisis. The tragic fire at the beloved Notre Dame’s Cathedral was a case in point. Firemen and even members of the public rushed into the inferno, while millions of people around the world paced in front of their TV sets, wanting to jump in an help, anxiously waiting for the fire to be put out, and breathing a collective sigh of relief that there was hope for its survival. Donors rushed in behind first responders, generating a billion euros in financial support to rebuild within 24 hours.
The state of Delaware is seeking $700,000 in fines from the owner of a massage parlor who pleaded guilty to prostitution charges. Ed Tyll, heard weekdays 12-3 pm, asks his listeners if this penalty reflects any damage to the state or is it time to revisit anti prostitution laws. Ratzich called in from Georgetown with an interesting take on the world's "oldest profession". Click to listen http://bit.ly/2ZoDB3i