Browsing Month August, 2014
Want to save taxpayers a million bucks? Here’s your chance.
PA’s House and Senate are planning to be in session after November’s election – the period between Election Day and November 30 commonly known as lame-duck session. They plan to… Read the rest[...read more]
Throughout this nation’s history, we have counted on a plentiful supply of water.
People can live weeks without eating, only days without water. Water has been highways for commerce, power for industry, and, most recently, a cooling system for electricity… Read the rest[...read more]
Almost every conservative political columnist, pundit, commentator, blogger, and bloviator has written about the decline and forthcoming death of the labor movement.
They happily point to Wisconsin, where Republican Gov. Scott Walker shortly after taking office in January 2011 took… Read the rest[...read more]
Henri Quatre was King of Navarre France from 1572 to 1610. Baptized a Catholic, he became a Huguenot (Protestant) as a young man. Henri Quatre was also the natural male heir to the throne of France. In order to become… Read the rest[...read more]
There’s a poster making the rounds on Facebook. It shows the Tampa stadium and carries the caption, “GOP announces convention theme: ‘We Built This’ in a stadium built with 62% government funds.”
One of the things that has bothered me… Read the rest[...read more]
• “My son is under a doctor’s care and should not take P.E. today. Please execute him.”
• “Please excuse Lisa for being absent. She was sick and I had her shot.”
• “Dear School: Please ekscuse John being absent… Read the rest[...read more]
When a craven of buffoons and bigots disguised in the bodies of Birthers figured that anyone with dark skin and a foreign name had to be born outside the U.S., Barack Obama provided a birth certificate. Not just the usual… Read the rest[...read more]
Last week, I reported the shutdown of a nuclear power plant in Connecticut. The water it drew from Long Island Sound had become too warm to be used to cool the plant.
There are five nuclear power plants in Pennsylvania,… Read the rest[...read more]
Whereas Mitt Romney and the Republican Party have proclaimed “Marriage is a relationship between one man and one woman,”
Whereas the Chick-fil-A company supports “the biblical definition of the family unit” and its president prays “God’s mercy on our generation… Read the rest[...read more]