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The Road not yet Traveled

By at April 5, 2011 | 6:00 pm | 0 Comment

The Road not yet Traveled

The double whammy (and irony) is what happens when gas prices rise – not only does the share per gallon go down, but people also use more fuel-efficient cars or travel less. The result is a declining pool of money to fix and expand roads — roads that are poorly maintained and exceeding flow capacity as it is.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 7, 2011 | 1:37 pm | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital minute; Governor Tom Corbett is set to unveil his budget and while we don’t have a ton of details — we know that emotions will run high on Tuesday as he makes his cuts known. Philip Gimson is here with another story that will enrage you about Wall Street bilking investors, with gasoline prices shooting toward $4 a gallon, President Obama is thinking about hitting America’s strategic oil reserve to keep prices in check.

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Land Deals Show Wall Street Bilking of Investors Goes on Unabated

By at March 7, 2011 | 1:34 pm | 2 Comments

Land Deals Show Wall Street Bilking of Investors Goes on Unabated

Wall Street is up to its old tricks selling garbage investments for big money, and as Rock The Capital’s Philip Gimson observes; investors keep falling for the same old bad deals packaged up as pieces of gold.

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Cheaper to give Nuclear Energy Away

By at February 22, 2011 | 12:26 pm | 174 Comments

Cheaper to give Nuclear Energy Away

A nonprofit group says the federal government should have just given away nuclear power. It would have cost taxpayers less money than to have subsidized the industry over the past 50 years.

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