Browsing Month August, 2014
A new invasive species is growing in Pennsylvania’s state forests. I found it this week while hiking in Loyalsock State Forest with Rock The Capital Editor Tom Owad.
Loyalsock was created in 2005 from a portions of Tiadahton, Wyoming and… Read the rest[...read more]
Best Alternative To a Negotiated Agreement, or BATNA is the course of action taken by a party or parties if they fail to reach an agreement. In effect a party should not accept an agreement worse than BATNA. Politics meaning… Read the rest[...read more]
Here come the modern-day robber barons.
They are not Wall Street bankers or Northeastern industrialists seeking great expanses of America for chump change to build railroads.
They are not the last pulse of the smoldering coal industry seeking to crawl… Read the rest[...read more]
by Sarah Speed
Seven Springs, Pa., is a borough of about 127 people in the rural southwest corner of the Commonwealth, surrounded by state game lands, and home of the Seven Springs Mountain Resort.
This remote mountain setting was recently… Read the rest[...read more]
by Jason Leopold
A pipeline operated by BP that ruptured over the weekend and spilled as much as 4,200 gallons of methanol, crude oil and other fluids into the Alaskan tundra took place at a facility that one of the… Read the rest[...read more]
The on-going nuclear disaster in Japan should trigger change in the way commercial nuclear power plants in the U.S. are regulated.[...read more]
Source: Rock the Capital
Georgina Zogby: 2011
Rep. Bill DeWeese (D., Greene) drew similarities between the trooper’s actions and theft-of-services charges filed against lawmakers and legislative staffers accused of doing personal and political work on state time. DeWeese was among… Read the rest[...read more]
10) Eliminate socialized medicine for House Republicans.
9) Outsource the Defense Department to Blackwater.
8) Replace school lunch program with free guns.
7) Merge Medicare with Space Shuttle program.
6) Cut funding to gay medical researchers.
5) Take a pledge… Read the rest[...read more]
Community Starts Here
FIXING THE PLAN: Harrisburg Hope Community Forum Wednesday on Act 47
Harrisburg – You are cordially invited to join Harrisburg Hope, a grassroots political organization that seeks to empower all voices within our community, at… Read the rest[...read more]
Never look a gift horse in the mouth. My mother used to say that.
The Trojans might have done well to ignore the advice. Had they looked their gift horse in the mouth, they would have noticed a belly full… Read the rest[...read more]