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A Quacked-Up Strategy to Stop Terrorism

By at September 9, 2014 | 9:59 am | 0 Comment

A Quacked-Up Strategy to Stop Terrorism

Just about everyone has an opinion of what President Obama should do about the ISIS threat in Iraq. Many of the suggestions have come from the architects of America’s latest invasion of Iraq who claimed the nine year war that… Read the rest

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Call for House and Senate Hearings to Review Employment of Ron Tomalis

By at September 8, 2014 | 12:34 pm | 0 Comment

Ronald Tomalis was nominated by Governor Tom Corbett to be the  Secretary of Education on January 18, 2011. On May 31, 2013, Governor Tom Corbett announced that Mr. Tomalis would leave his post as Secretary of Education to become Special Adviser to the… Read the rest

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Top Five Bank Settlements with the U.S. Government

By at September 8, 2014 | 12:17 pm | 0 Comment

Top Five Bank Settlements with the U.S. Government

1) Bank of America
August, 2014
$16.7 billion
Allegation: Misled investors on mortgage backed securities.

2) J.P. Morgan
November, 2013
$13.0 billion
Allegation: Misled investors on mortgage backed securities.

3) Bank of America
February, 2013
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Railroad ‘Bomb Trains’: Speeding to Disaster

By at September 2, 2014 | 11:22 am | 0 Comment

Railroad ‘Bomb Trains’: Speeding to Disaster

It’s 3 p.m., and you’re cruising down a rural road, doing about 50.

A quarter mile away is a sign, with flashing yellow lights, alerting you to slow down to 15. It’s a school zone.

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Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed

By at September 2, 2014 | 11:14 am | 0 Comment

Labor Day Assignment: Educating the Uninformed

It’s Labor Day weekend, the schools have been in session about a week, and the disgruntled voices of a minority drone on. Their screeching refrain, often in letters to the editor and talk show call-ins, is familiar:

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The 10 Biggest Strikes in American History

By at September 2, 2014 | 11:07 am | 0 Comment

The 10 Biggest Strikes in American History

1) Great Southwest Railroad Strike

• Number of  of strikers: 200,000.
• Time period: March to September, 1886.
• Affected area: Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri and Texas.

2) The Pullman Strike

• Number of strikers: 250,000.
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Top Ten Highest Paid State Government Employees

By at August 25, 2014 | 9:33 am | 0 Comment

Top Ten Highest Paid State Government Employees

 

Name
Position & Department
Salary for 2013
1) James Preston

President and CEO, PA Higher Education Assistance

$319,837
2) Shahla Behjat

Psychiatrist Supervisor, Public

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Top Ten States with Highest Debt

By at August 18, 2014 | 4:55 pm | 0 Comment

Top Ten States with Highest Debt

Based on “State Budget Solutions’ Fourth Annual State Debt Report” by Cory Eucalitto

 

State Total State Debt
1) California $777,918,403
2) North Carolina

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Reform Group Asks for Mr. Tomalis’ Pension to be Calculated at Lower Rate

By at August 18, 2014 | 11:00 am | 0 Comment

Data obtained through Right to Know requests demonstrate that former Secretary of Education Ronald Tomalis is exploiting a loophole – known as the “footprint rule” – to increase the amount of his retirement payout.

Ronald

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Monday August 18 at 11:30 am: Press Conference Ron Tomalis’ Pension; Possible PDE Coverup

By at August 17, 2014 | 6:21 pm | 0 Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18, 2014

CONTACT:
ERIC EPSTEIN
ROCK THE CAPITAL
717-635-8615

GENE STILP
717-829-5600

PRESS CONFERENCE ON TOMALIS’ PENSION AND POSSIBLE PDE COVERUP

DATE AND TIME: MONDAY, AUGUST 18, at … Read the rest

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