Archive for March 22nd, 2012

War and Robert Bales

The case of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales is as disturbing as they come. It brings back memories of the Mei Lei massacre in Vietnam where a platoon of American soldiers burned down an entire Vietnamese village. In Sgt. Bales’ case, he and he alone walked off his post and went into a civilian village and killed16 innocent Afghans, men women and children. Some people are ...

 
 

Report: Open space makes cents

Members of the Pennsbury Land Trust learned that open space preservation makes both dollars and sense. The word came through a study performed for the GreenSpace Alliance and the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission. Patty Elkis, of DVRPC, said the 200,000 acres of protected open space in the five-county Philadelphia region has generated hundreds of millions ...