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Make Lame Duck a Dead Duck!

By at August 31, 2012 | 4:24 pm | 0 Comment

Make Lame Duck a Dead Duck!

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

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Featured , Pennsylvania Issues , Uncategorized

Coal, Nukes, Fracking, and 16.9-Ounce Plastic Bottles

By at August 31, 2012 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

Coal, Nukes, Fracking, and 16.9-Ounce Plastic Bottles

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

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Energy & Environment , Featured , Marcellus Shale , Pennsylvania Issues , Political

Don’t Count Out the Labor Movement

By at August 31, 2012 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

Don’t Count Out the Labor Movement

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

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Business , Featured , Political

The Circus is Back in Town

By at August 29, 2012 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

The Circus is Back in Town

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Comics , Featured , Political , Uncategorized

Paris is Worth a Mass

By at August 29, 2012 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

Paris is Worth a Mass

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

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We Need a New Word

By at August 28, 2012 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

We Need a New Word

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

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Featured , Political

All Time Best Excuse Notes from Parents

By at August 27, 2012 | 7:00 am | 0 Comment

All Time Best Excuse Notes from Parents

• “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

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Romney Tax Return Provides a Window to His Soul

By at August 24, 2012 | 10:57 am | 0 Comment

Romney Tax Return Provides a Window to His Soul

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

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Global Warming Straining U.S. Electrical Grid

By at August 24, 2012 | 9:41 am | 0 Comment

Global Warming Straining U.S. Electrical Grid

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

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Biblical Marriage – Part 3

By at August 22, 2012 | 11:06 am | 0 Comment

Biblical Marriage – Part 3

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

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