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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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Sorting out the sorry story behind America’s $1.48 trillion dollar Deficit

By at February 3, 2011 | 1:29 pm | 62 Comments

Sorting out the sorry story behind America’s $1.48 trillion dollar Deficit

Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno took America’s national debt and rolled it out like pizza dough. The bottom line: its not appetizing and soon nobody will want to consume it. The time for bold decisions has arrived.

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On turtles pace to create more jobs in the U.S.

By at January 7, 2011 | 2:14 pm | 745 Comments

On turtles pace to create more jobs in the U.S.

The economy has taken a turn for the better. The Bureau of Labor Statistics out with new numbers show that the number of unemployed is shrinking. However, as you will see its still not worth celebrating just yet.

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Bah Humbug to a Dickens’ Economy: Scrooge lives in the White House

By at December 20, 2010 | 12:00 pm | 253 Comments

Bah Humbug to a Dickens’ Economy: Scrooge lives in the White House

Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno did not like what he was reading in one of our latest posts, “A Modern Economy Steeped in Dickens Day,” so Paterno decided to open the door on what is driving, or for this matter, not driving America’s economic engine.

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Pennsylvania’s horse racing industry: Fact or Fiction

By at December 17, 2010 | 3:14 pm | 129 Comments

Pennsylvania’s horse racing industry: Fact or Fiction

Pennsylvania leaders says the horse racing industry is alive and well, but when you start digging through the mud it looks like figures formed out of balsa wood. Rock The Capital separates fact from ole fiction.

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