Browsing Month August, 2014
Iowa, which gave us the carnival known as the Iowa Straw Poll and artery-clogging Deep Fried butter, will unleash another health problem, beginning Sept. 1.
The Iowa legislature last year approved a dove hunting season, the first in more than… Read the rest[...read more]
The Little Kid and I went hiking the other day. Officially, she’s my granddaughter, 13 this year, and for the past 11 has enriched my life on many levels. (Her grandma and I went on our first date on The… Read the rest[...read more]
10) Lindsay Lohan’s probation officer.
9) Stunt double for Keith Richards.
8) Christine O’Donnell’s broom.
7) Charlie Sheen’s psychiatrist.
6) Commentator on Fox News.
5) Celebrity wedding planner.
4) Human mine sweeper.
3) President of Cuba.
2) Swiss banker.
1)… Read the rest[...read more]
To the best of my knowledge, no person, corporation, organization or political party officially endorses waste or fraud as a business practice or political platform. Yet this vast black hole continues to rotate and thrive around the twin laws
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett this week reiterated once again his promise to the companies drilling for natural gas beneath the commonwealth: No taxes on gas from the Marcellus Shale.
He told the Associated Press Tuesday he would veto any bill… Read the rest[...read more]
You have a credit card with a $25,000 limit.
Because you have a good job, you only have $6,000 on the card, and routinely pay the monthly statement and a little extra on the principal.
But then you decide you… Read the rest[...read more]
by Rep. Curt Schroder (R-Chester County)
Pennsylvania is no stranger to public corruption. Whether for personal or political gain, the Commonwealth’s history of public corruption dates back to the 1800s. In the past four decades alone, there have been numerous… Read the rest[...read more]
I have been hiking and driving recently in Loyalsock State Forest, north of Williamsport, and south of the Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania. I enjoy wandering in the woods, but trips to Loyalsock have special purpose: that is one of the… Read the rest[...read more]
10) Maine: House: 151 + Senate: 35 = 186
9) Connecticut: House: 151+ Senate: 36 = 187
8) Maryland: House: 141 + Senate: 47 = 188
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Godwin is a Nigerian student who heard about a great opportunity to learn about American culture and hone his English skills in Hershey, Pennsylvania. He was excited when he learned he was accepted to be a part of a special… Read the rest[...read more]