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Notes and Asides

By at May 17, 2011 | 6:20 pm | 7 Comments

Notes and Asides

love the unofficial holidays like election day – a holiday for those of us who work these issues year round, that is. For political operatives we election day is perhaps the one day you can’t get an elected official to meet, have lunch, or consider your issues; rather, they are trying to help compatriots get elected or keep their own gig. It never ceases to amaze me how hard even unopposed candidates want to appear, as if the hard work seeking the office will demonstrate willingness to do the same once in office – even with all evidence to the contrary in many cases.

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The Grim Outcome of Kids for Cash in Pennsylvania

By at February 24, 2011 | 3:44 pm | 239 Comments

The Grim Outcome of Kids for Cash in Pennsylvania

A mother came face to face with a judge that imprisoned her son on a first time minor drug offense. The teen ended his life by committing suicide and Sandy Fonzo blames a former judge. That Judge, Mark Ciavarella was convicted for his part in a “kids-for-cash” scheme.

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