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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 25, 2011 | 9:34 am | 887 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Terry Burger has been sizing up proposed cuts to education through a historical lens. Eric Epstein delivers his latest Top Ten list. New and creative ways to cut the budget always welcome, and Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner takes his show on the road to talk about what Governor Corbett is doing with tobacco settlement money.

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A Modern Economy steeped in Dickens’ Day

By at December 19, 2010 | 1:15 pm | 72 Comments

A Modern Economy steeped in Dickens’ Day

As America starts to look more like 19th century England with a small class of rich people, overwhelming numbers of poor or lower income people and a vanishing middle class, Rock the Capital’s economic/employment columnist has some suggestions for our grossly overinflated federal spending habit:

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Hating the Holocaust

By at October 28, 2010 | 5:26 pm | 1,128 Comments

“The person we hate fills our mind far more than the person we love.” Jacob Klatzkin, 19th century writer and philosopher. Sixty-five years ago the International Military Tribunal convened in Nuremberg. Previous international agreements had attempted to outlaw slavery and mass murder. (The Hague and Geneva Conventions, Kellog-Briand Pact, League of Nations Charter and Locarno […]

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