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A Surplus in Name Only

By at May 11, 2011 | 11:49 am | 1,045 Comments

A Surplus in Name Only

The “found money” is ours as a collective, not the slush fund for the political elites of both parties. It should be used to provide the broadest benefit to our Commonwealth and reflect the shared values of its citizens.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 11, 2011 | 9:30 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In This Edition of Rock The Capital Minute; a 7.0 earthquake strikes Japan on this the one month anniversary of that 9.0 earthquake and tsunami that killed as many as 25,000 people and crippled a nuclear power plant. Scott Paterno drops by with a fresh installment of Notes and Asides. — all the latest political doings and some sports. Eric Epstein is sizing up what is in Governor Tom Corbett’s beverage of choice.

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Blood for Oil

By at March 29, 2011 | 2:23 pm | 101 Comments

Blood for Oil

Let’s start with the most comical. A few days ago, at a fundraiser in Florida, Vice President Biden had a reporter “sequestered”, in a walk-in closet, to prevent him from interacting with the guests (he was allowed out to cover Biden’s speech, making me question whether his press people understand that Biden is truly the greater embarrassment risk).

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Kick The Energy Can

By at March 9, 2011 | 11:52 am | 170 Comments

Kick The Energy Can

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Rock The Capital Presents Strange Bedfellows

By at February 17, 2011 | 10:40 am | 1,117 Comments

Rock The Capital Presents Strange Bedfellows

Strange Bedfellows, it’s refreshing, vibrant, and full of keen political insight, and its only on Rock The Capital.

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Roll out the red carpet, its branding night for those who would be President

By at February 10, 2011 | 10:31 am | 65 Comments

Roll out the red carpet, its branding night for those who would be President

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), a political version of the Golden Globes is set for tonight in Washington , minus a couple of notable exceptions. Think of it as coming out for Republicans who are in the mind-set of becoming America’s next president.

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Dishing out the truth about Fundraising

By at February 5, 2011 | 10:41 am | 784 Comments

Dishing out the truth about Fundraising

Campaign cash is a barometer of things well beyond the obvious. Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno witnessed this from the inside out when he ran for Congress.

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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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Governor Corbett needs to learn from President Obama’s Mistakes

By at February 1, 2011 | 1:01 pm | 63 Comments

Governor Corbett needs to learn from President Obama’s Mistakes

Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno has been comparing the early days of the Obama administration to Governor Corbett’s first few weeks in office and as Paterno has found there are striking similarities. Paterno is urging Corbett to learn from the president’s mistakes.

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Pennsylvania squarely in President Obama’s State of the Union

By at January 26, 2011 | 9:59 am | 0 Comment

Pennsylvania squarely in President Obama’s State of the Union

President Obama’s State of the Union Speech lacked his trademark energy. Obama talked about the need to improve education and invest in renewable energy. He offered up a plan to win in a global economy that is becoming increasingly competitive. The atmosphere in the gallery was cordial and refined in the weeks after the deadly shooting in Arizona that left Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in critical condition.

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