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The Economy is on a roll, and the payoff for some is Huge

By at May 6, 2011 | 11:21 am | 1 Comments

The Economy is on a roll, and the payoff for some is Huge

April, yes the month of showers, amounted to something more than measurable inches. The Labor Department out with its latest numbers shows that employers added about 245,000 people to their payrolls last month.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 6, 2011 | 10:24 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; one of Osama Bin Laden’s wives is talking about life on the upper floor of that sprawling house in Abbottabad. In Japan, Prime Minister Kan is calling for the shutdown of the Hamaoka nuclear power plant. Kan is reportedly very concerned about another earthquake and the effect it will have on that plant. Recessions seem to only hit the poor, middle class, and the rich. The take home pay for CEO’s of large companies is higher now than it was just prior to the Great Recession.

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Public Schools not “too big to fail”

By at April 6, 2011 | 12:39 pm | 43 Comments

Public Schools not “too big to fail”

Teachers, we are told, are to blame for our schools’ abysmal performance, and their unions are the scourge of our wallets. The proper course, according to Good King Corbett, is “school choice.” Take the money from the public schools and give it to commercial enterprises, which promise to, lead us from the darkness of illiteracy to the sunshine of epitomous knowledge.

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Up in Smoke

By at March 3, 2011 | 5:08 pm | 0 Comment

Up in Smoke

Pennsylvania Auditor General Jack Wagner says the state is squandering the settlement money it has received from the tobacco settlement. Wagner says the state has a duty to use additional money for its intended purpose, primarily healthcare.

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Soon to be out of mind, but not out of sight, goodbye Governor Rendell

By at January 16, 2011 | 9:33 am | 81 Comments

Soon to be out of mind, but not out of sight, goodbye Governor Rendell

Governor Ed. Rendell’s bags are packed as his countdown to departure can now be numbered in hours. The sun is setting on his two-term administration, as well as his 33 year career in politics.

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Kill the Cola

By at December 15, 2010 | 9:00 am | 1,105 Comments

Kill the Cola

The time for automatic Colas needs to come to an end. Salaries for legislative folks are rising along with all the benefits regardless of whether there is merit for the increase. Average Americans are struggling to put food on the table and the time has come to create an independent compensation commission.

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