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Blood on the Lens

By at July 11, 2011 | 4:23 pm | 1 Comments

Blood on the Lens

“If it bleeds, it leads” is local TV’s aphorism that dictates its belief that fires, car crashes, and shootings lead off the nightly newscast. These stories, of course, are more “visual” and easier to cover than poverty, worker exploitation, and the health care crisis. But, now and then, it’s hard to find an assortment of […]

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Top Ten Reasons Tom Corbett Does Not Want the Public to Attend his News Conferences

By at April 5, 2011 | 11:07 am | 3 Comments

Top Ten Reasons Tom Corbett Does Not Want the Public to Attend his News Conferences

Governor Tom Corbett seems to have an aversion to news conferences, and special disdain for more than one person to show up. RTC’s Eric Epstein has determined that there is ten good reasons for Corbett’s behavior.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 5, 2011 | 10:55 am | 1 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

n this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; for the first time the Japanese government is affixing a safety standard to fish. That after some species turned up with excessive rates of radiation. Are public schools too big to fail? Pennsylvania better start taking a hard look along more avenues, and why would Governor Corbett prefer if no one showed for his news conferences?

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Draft Punxsutawney Phil for Office

By at February 2, 2011 | 6:11 pm | 1,007 Comments

Draft Punxsutawney Phil for Office

Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow, which means the weather, for those that don’t like winter, should start to improve. If Phil’s prediction is right on, I say its time to put him in office. But, which party would best suit our furry friend?

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A counter-punch from the Right

By at January 19, 2011 | 5:43 pm | 1 Comments

A counter-punch from the Right

When is the right time to demonstrate against a new administration’s policies? Rock The Captial’s Scott Paterno took exceptional notice of a piece that appeared in the Patriot News about the fact that during Tom Corbett’s inauguration he did not mention nearby demonstrators or his view(s) about fracking as well as passage of

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