Browsing Month September, 2014
1.) Connecticut- $28,000 year no per diem is paid; Pension abolished all monies transferred to State Employees Retirement fund. A state legislator must file with the Ethics Commission, within 30 days, a report of the payment or reimbursement of necessary… Read the rest[...read more]
By Timothy Dewald
It’s class warfare, and the 1% has been winning for the last 30 years. If you don’t believe that, just do the math.
In 1982, the share of national income going to wages was 56 percent. In… Read the rest[...read more]
10) Sell Wild West artifacts to Turnpike Commission.
9) Convert Governor’s Mansion into parking garage.
8) Lease incinerator to Marcellus Shale Coalition.
7) Redistrict Harrisburg into Derry Township.
6) Auction off renaming rights to Chinese.
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It would be tempting to look at Pete Regan’s defeat in the Camp Hill School Board race through an Ohio prism and interpret it as a signal that the Tea Party movement is in retreat.
It would also be wrong.… Read the rest[...read more]
Thanksgiving morning, my nephew texted me the wishes of the day, and noted that the weather had changed where he lives. Temperatures had been in the 60s the past few days, but Thanksgiving morning there was a half-foot of new… Read the rest[...read more]
There is nothing the media love more than a good celebrity sex scandal.
Since the story of Scarlett Johansson’s purloined nude pictures had run its course, and the media squeezed every drop of ink it could from the Kim Kardashian/Kris… Read the rest[...read more]
Four seemingly unrelated fragments of U.S. sports and politics came together this month, and none of them bore any connection to Penn State football.
- The 34th America’s Cup competition, in which very expensive, very fast, sailboats from around the
The Penn State Board of Trustees may have several times violated state law for its failure to publicly announce meetings and how it handled the firing of Coach Joe Paterno. However, these violations may be the… Read the rest[...read more]
The World Health Organization (“WHO”) determines if a person is “overweight” based on an individual’s height and weight. If your body mass index (“BMI”) is 25 or more – you are considered overweight.* If you weigh in with… Read the rest[...read more]