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“If Disabled People are going to Die without Services, we’re going to do it Publicly.”

By at May 26, 2011 | 5:28 pm | 840 Comments

“If Disabled People are going to Die without Services, we’re going to do it Publicly.”

Yesterday 30 disabled citizens rolled into their capitol in Harrisburg, PA asking to meet with their governor Tom Corbett. They were ignored. In fact, they were worse than ignored. The Corbett squad saw fit to put 25 uniformed and undercover security people standing all around these citizens whose only crime was to ask their governor hear their concerns.

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Top Ten Pennsylvania Legislative Lobbying Gifts

By at May 23, 2011 | 8:13 am | 5 Comments

Top Ten Pennsylvania Legislative Lobbying Gifts

Eric Epstein has been following the trail of money for this week’s Top Ten, and well it includes everything but a new kitchen sink.

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Bridges & Dead Trout

By at May 19, 2011 | 6:39 pm | 2 Comments

Bridges & Dead Trout

To most of us, “energy” means gasoline and electricity. In news reports and advertising, the connection is regularly reiterated. Most of us, I suspect from talking to folks, think of a Toyota Prius or Chevy Volt as cars which do not pollute the air. They run on electricity, and electricity is clean. Right?

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Philadelphia’s Water, What Gives?

By at May 9, 2011 | 11:35 am | 939 Comments

Philadelphia’s Water, What Gives?

The Philadelphia Water Department is still at a loss to find the origin of Radioactive Iodine-131 at a pair of its water treatment plants.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 9, 2011 | 9:37 am | 1 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Water experts in Philadelphia have been trying to unravel how elevated Radioactive Iodine 131 is making its way into the municipal water system. The source of orgin is not Japan. RTC’s Eric Epstein worked well into the night to compose all the reasons why Osama Bin Laden is still alive, and President Obama says he is not losing any sleep in the wake of bin Laden’s sudden demise.

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Philadelphia’s Funky Water

By at April 12, 2011 | 12:02 pm | 5 Comments

Philadelphia’s Funky Water

Philadelphia has a mystery swirling in some of its drinking water. Elevated levels of Iodine-131 have turned at three locations around the city.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 12, 2011 | 9:50 am | 1 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; nuclear regulators in Japan raised the emergency level of its nuclear crisis to a 7. The highest number on the international scale. In Philadelphia, water experts are trying to find the source of a common component of nuclear reactors, and in Pennsylvania’s divided House, lawmakers passed a controversial bill severely limiting how much money plaintiffs’ can collect in civil liability suits.

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Rock The Capital’s Andrew Stein on the state of a Nuclear Plant located near Philadelphia

By at March 14, 2011 | 6:02 pm | 3 Comments

Rock The Capital’s Andrew Stein on the state of a Nuclear Plant located near Philadelphia

Rock The Capital’s Andrew Stein helps size up the state of a nuclear power plant near Philadelphia.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 11, 2011 | 9:57 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute, Scott Paterno’s idea to strip all funding from Penn State has become a controversy, and Paterno further explains the thinking that led him to his call. Japan is dealing with the aftermath of a major earthquake and now a nuclear emergency has been declared, and in Philadelphia it truly is the only time to celebrate when you finish in the 5th place.

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Hold on Mr. Holder

By at March 3, 2011 | 9:51 am | 65 Comments

Hold on Mr. Holder

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder often talks about racism and Holder was recently grilled by a Congressman who believes Holder’s department is protecting the rights of African Americans at the expense of everyone else. Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno tracked and dissected one of Holder’s statements.

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