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Spectrum Features Syndicate

By at October 30, 2014 | 9:39 pm | 0 Comment

Spectrum Features Syndicate

HARRISBURG—Three days before he blocked proposed animal cruelty legislation, Rep. Mike Turzai (R-McCandless), chair of Rules Committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, received a $3,000 campaign donation from the Flyers Victory Fund.

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For Pennsylvania Politicians Crime Pays and Pays Some More

By at October 28, 2014 | 1:47 pm | 0 Comment

For Pennsylvania Politicians Crime Pays and Pays Some More

Having spent my early career working for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, I have thought long and hard about why, for decades now, one public official follows another when it comes to indictment, conviction and jail. Pennsylvania has a special… Read the rest

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Judicial Conduct Board to Investigate Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin in Penn Supreme Court Pornographic Email Scandal

By at October 27, 2014 | 8:13 pm | 0 Comment

Good government advocate Gene Stilp today released a letter from the Pennsylvania Judicial Conduct Board which states that the Judicial Conduct Board has started an investigation of Justice Michael Eakin’s involvement with the pornographic email scandal that has completely undermined… Read the rest

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Top Ten International Commitments to Fight the Ebola Virus

By at October 27, 2014 | 3:56 pm | 0 Comment

Top Ten International Commitments to Fight the Ebola Virus

Total amount pledged to date: $1.8 billion.
Amount distributed: $326 million.

 

Donor Amount pledged in millions
1) World Bank: $400
2) Unites

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Google blinded: Corbett administration wants links to Jerry Sandusky trial transcripts removed from web

By at October 22, 2014 | 6:02 pm | 0 Comment

Google blinded: Corbett administration wants links to Jerry Sandusky trial transcripts removed from web

Pennsylvania state official says links to public
court transcripts ‘removed
from Google’

‘Right to be forgotten’ comes to US?

Not so fast, Google says

A close ally to Pennsylvania Gov.

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Top Ten Reasons Chief Justice Castille Should Recuse Himself from Porn E-Mail Inquiry

By at October 20, 2014 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

Top Ten Reasons Chief Justice Castille Should Recuse Himself from Porn E-Mail Inquiry

10) Judicial temperament: In December 2007, at the Pennsylvania Society weekend festivities in New York City, Castille confronted Philadelphia Daily News columnist John Baer. “I told my staff if I got enough drinks and I

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A Swift Boat Load of Lies

By at October 14, 2014 | 12:28 pm | 0 Comment

A Swift Boat Load of Lies

“Gov. Tom Corbett, who claims he opposes legalization of marijuana, was seen behind a barn smoking weed. Just a-puffin’ and a-grinnin’.”

“Tom Wolfe was speeding and driving drunk through the streets of York. If he can’t obey traffic laws, why… Read the rest

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Top Ten International Mortality Rates from Outdoor Pollution

By at October 13, 2014 | 3:07 pm | 0 Comment

Top Ten International Mortality Rates from Outdoor Pollution

Based on percentage of GDP in 2010

Nation Percentage
1) China: 12%
2) Russia: 7.9%
3) India: 6.1%

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A Fracking Good Letter

By at October 8, 2014 | 10:23 am | 0 Comment

A Fracking Good Letter

The oil and gas industry has retreated from its entrenched position to have the public delete the “k” in “fracking,” and write it as “frac’ing” or “fracing.” Those who have been the strongest advocates for fracking scorned and mocked those… Read the rest

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Top Ten Education Nations

By at October 6, 2014 | 12:05 pm | 0 Comment

Top Ten Education Nations

Based on the International Education Scorecard for Performance in Math, Science and Reading

1) China.
2) Korea.
3) Japan.
4) The Netherlands.
5) Canada.
6) Germany.
7) Denmark.
8) United Kingdom.
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