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Paying for the Pain

By at May 13, 2011 | 11:17 am | 4 Comments

Paying for the Pain

It appears that it will take much longer for TEPCO to bring the plant under control by early next year, with the discovery of a heavily damaged reactor, which is beyond the scope of what the company imagined.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 13, 2011 | 10:11 am | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Osama Bin Laden used computer disks to avoid being detected. In Japan, a plan is almost in place to start compensating thousands of people forced to evacuate their homes because of the nuclear disaster, and an off the beaten path to protest Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s proposed massive cuts to education.

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Bin Laden still had a heavy hand in al-Qaeda

By at May 6, 2011 | 1:15 pm | 0 Comment

Bin Laden still had a heavy hand in al-Qaeda

Osama Bin Laden played a hand in al-Qaeda right up until his death. Over the past few years, terrorism experts came to see bin Laden as not much more than Qaeda’s symbolic leader. It was widely believed that he no longer concerned himself with day to day operations, but that view is changing in light of documents and files retrieved during the raid at his home in Abbottabad, earlier this week.

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Tokyo Electric’s Bright Idea

By at April 13, 2011 | 2:17 pm | 1 Comments

Tokyo Electric’s Bright Idea

If the circumstances at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant were not so dire, one could have a comedic field day with Tokyo Electric Power Company [TEPCO] latest pronouncement. TEPCO, the operator of Fukushima, says it is formulating a plan to end Japan’s nuclear crisis.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 13, 2011 | 9:06 am | 1,295 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; a new study by a researcher at Cornell University finds that drilling for natural gas does more harm to the environment than mining for coal. Tokyo Electric says it is working on a plan to end the nuclear crisis in Japan, and Pennsylvania could have a new resort casino by tomorrow; at least on paper.

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Letter to Editor

By at March 14, 2011 | 11:05 am | 2 Comments

Letter to Editor

With such intense focus on public employees pensions, a reader wants to know how come nobody is taking a look at the costs associated with managing the assets. Our reader took the time to put in down in black and white.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 9, 2011 | 9:50 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of RTC Minute; Governor Corbett unveils his first spending plan and there is enough hurt to go around, but critics contend the hurt will not be equally shared. The senate passed an expanded version of the Castle Doctrine. If it becomes law it will give people acting in self-defense more legal and civil rights, and the Bible is getting a makeover.

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Corbett’s Plan: This is Reform?

By at January 26, 2011 | 4:28 pm | 1 Comments

Corbett’s Plan: This is Reform?

Facing mounting criticism for appearing to brush off a campaign pledge to issue a “reform plan” his first week in office (a commercial said he would do it on “Day One”), Gov. Tom Corbett yesterday barely met his own deadline with a document that looks more like a campaign brochure than a carefully considered gubernatorial plan of action.

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PublicK NuisancE, Cuts-R-US

By at November 17, 2010 | 11:57 am | 65 Comments

PublicK NuisancE, Cuts-R-US

Working night and day and weekends too, the crack researchers at rockthecapital.com have stumbled onto an amazing political scoop: Governor-elect General Tom Corbett’s series of handwritten Post-it Notes detailing his master plan to cut $5 billion in state spending, and balance Pennsylvania’s next budget. While the sticky has rubbed off some of these scribbled plans […]

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