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A High Ranking Pennsylvania Senator’s Plan to Give it all Back

By at February 15, 2011 | 9:28 am | 1 Comments

A High Ranking Pennsylvania Senator’s Plan to Give it all Back

Pennsylvania Senate President Pro Tempore, Joe Scarnati, now says he intended to reimburse Consol for all of its wonderful hospitality(ticket to Super Bowl, airfaire, hotel accommodation) all along. His announcement comes 24 hours after his hand was caught in the cookie jar.

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Pennsylvania’s Senate President Pro Tempore is Drilling in all the right Places

By at February 14, 2011 | 11:10 am | 65 Comments

Pennsylvania’s Senate President Pro Tempore is Drilling in all the right Places

Pennsylvania’s President Pro Tempore, Joe Scarnati has opened up a new can of ethical worms. Scarnati’s nearly all expense paid trip to the Superbowl, by a big energy company, once again underscores its business as usual. For all the talk about reform; it truly is only necessary when it impacts someone else.

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The link between, Karma, Big Ben, the Superbowl, and a guy named Paterno

By at February 8, 2011 | 3:08 pm | 3 Comments

The link between, Karma, Big Ben, the Superbowl, and a guy named Paterno

On a desk in my first grader’s room, there is a sign that says, “Just because I think it doesn’t mean I have to say it.” The thought cracks me up, as if we are teaching media training at age 7. Its wisdom is inescapable, and so is my inability to heed the same. I have tried to avoid any direct football writing in the […]

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A Souper Bowl that delivers more than Hype

By at February 6, 2011 | 9:08 am | 1,572 Comments

A Souper Bowl that delivers more than Hype

Rock The Capital’s Philip Gimson has been pondering the what ifs surrounding the Super Bowl. If we could only get a billion people just as excited about an alternative Bowl. As Gimson observed if just 1 percent of the money bet on the game went to feed the hungry that alone would amount to an estimated $100 million dollars worth of food.

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