Reprinted with permission of the Delaware County Daily Times Article published on 6/15/2018 By Joseph Batory, Times Columnist For the children and the flowers are my sisters and my brothers, their laughter and their loveliness would clear a cloudy day. And the song that I am singing is a prayer to non-believers, To come […]Read more "The Sad State of Poverty in the USA!"
Published in the Concerned Center City Citizens Review, May 2018 By Joseph Batory In 2016, Mitt Romney, a former Republican presidential nominee, summarized Donald Trump as a phony and a fraud. “Trump’s domestic policies would lead to recession. His foreign policies would make America and the world less safe,” Romney said. “He has neither the […]Read more "Political Cowardice Prevails!!!!!"
Reprinted with permission from the Delaware County Daily Times Published on: May 2, 2018 By Joseph Batory, Daily Times Columnist Being poor in America: When you’re poor, you know it It is tragic that 60 years beyond my days of growing up poor in Philadelphia, that the latest U.S. Census has revealed that 43 million […]Read more "Being Poor in America: When You Are Poor, You Know It!"
March 25, 2018 article reprinted with permission of the Delaware County Daily Times By Joseph Batory The United States makes up about 4.4 percent of the global population, but we also own 42 percent of the world’s guns. According to the Gun Violence Archive (a not-for-profit corporation), so far just in three months of 2018, […]Read more "Why no gun-control! Just follow the money!"
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"