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PACS be careful of whom you harass, it might cost more than a Donation

By at January 28, 2011 | 1:38 pm | 1,816 Comments

PACS be careful of whom you harass, it might cost more than a Donation

Its not business as usual for Political Action Committee’s as they ramp up for the 2012 Presidential Election, or at least that is what they will lead one to believe. But all PACS are not equal, and some such as the Republican Majority Campaign are historically more interested in lining their own pockets than rearranging Congress.

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Why its not necessarily the Kiss off of Sarah Palin’s political career

By at January 17, 2011 | 12:28 pm | 1 Comments

Why its not necessarily the Kiss off of Sarah Palin’s political career

Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno says enough is enough already of trying to link the crazy massacre in Arizona to Sarah Palin. Paterno finds Palin to be a hearty sort that can withstand the criticism and continue being Palin, which is a liability for the Republican party as a whole.

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Pennsylvania should harvest Nebraska

By at December 3, 2010 | 1:55 pm | 1,339 Comments

Pennsylvania should harvest Nebraska

Greg and Kathy Golazeski’s fledgling grassroots campaign to dissolve Pennsylvania’s Senate found its way this week to Rock The Capital’s political desk. As the Golazeski’s put it,”the Senate has no basis in reality.” Greg says he’s “never been more disgusted and concerned about the future” of the state. However, being a disenfranchised voter is not what actually motivated […]

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The Palin Paradox

By at November 16, 2010 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

The Palin Paradox

During a discussion, about the most recent elections with a group of friends I pointed out to the left leaning bunch that if they were smart they would start writing checks to Palin 2012 (in case you thought there was a reprieve, forget it – the New Hampshire Primary is less than 15 months away). After […]

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Money and influence on Governor-elect Corbett’s transition team

By at November 10, 2010 | 5:30 pm | 51 Comments

Money and influence on Governor-elect Corbett’s transition team

Among the members of Republican Governor-elect Tom Corbett’s freshly announced transition is Christine Toretti. Toretti, the chairman and chief executive officer of the S.W. Jack Drilling Company have donated generously to Republican candidates over the past 13 years. Rock The Capital has discovered that from 1997 to 2009 Toretti has made campaign contributions to the tune of $576,000. That figure does not […]

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