Reprinted from the Delaware County Daily Times 2 15 2018 Guest Column of Joseph Batory In 1975, the Congress of the United States passed sweeping legislation that guaranteed full access to the benefits of the public education system for all students with disabilities. This 43-year-old federal law (now known as the Individuals with Disabilities […]Read more "Betrayal & Hypocrisy from Congress!"
Published in the Center City Concerned Citizens Review, January, 2018 By Joseph Batory There was widespread jubilation among the Republican majority in Congress and their imperial President when the tax reform package was passed in late December. But you have to wonder what these politicians were so happy about. Prior to the tax […]Read more "Can Our Dysfunctional Congress Get Any Worse?!"
The 20th annual Upper Darby GALA will be held on Saturday, January 20th at 3:00 PM in the Upper Darby Performing Arts Center. This “one of a kind” fund-raising Gala concert event has continued to “sell out” every year and showcases the incredible young musical talent of many hundreds of Upper Darby’s very diverse […]Read more "Joseph Batory To Be Honored at the Upper Darby Arts and Education Foundation Celebration of 20 Years of Success"
By Joseph Batory A CNN news report revealed on November 16 that there have been well over 200 cases of sexual harassment in the Congress of the United States during the past 20 years, many of them quietly settled with millions of dollars of taxpayer money. Worse yet, many other cases of this abuse involving […]Read more "The Moral Void in the United States Congress"
Published in the Center City Concerned Citizens Review, Philadelphia, PA October 2017 By Joseph Batory The current president likes to tell the American people to beware of “fake news” and regularly bashes the legitimate news media. This despotic technique is not new. It has had many parallels in history. Hitler regularly utilized the term […]Read more "Where The Fake News Is Coming From!"
Reprinted with permission of the Delaware County (PA) Daily Times October 18, 2017 by Joseph Batory It was 200 years ago that a hero died (Oct. 15, 1817). He was Andrzej Tadeusz Kosciuszko, who is well known and beloved in Poland for leading the military uprisings against the subjugation of the Polish people by […]Read more "Remembering a hero on two continents!"
Reprinted with permission of the Delaware County Daily Times By Joseph Batory, Times Columnist 09/07/17 More than 400 years ago in France, a Catholic priest, Jean Baptiste de La Salle, was appalled that education was only for the aristocrats. So Jean Baptiste de La Salle founded the Christian Brothers, dedicated to quality teaching for all […]Read more "The Lasallian Legacy"