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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 12, 2011 | 9:26 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; RTC’s John Messeder reports that a public school in Gettysburg is weighing whether or not to close a school as it tries to balance a $2 million dollar budget shortfall. Pennsylvania’s Legislative Reapportionment Commission met for the first time with Judge Stephen McEwen at the helm. RTC and a Democracy Rising investigation revealed that McEwen is serving on the bench past an age limit, which calls into question his appointment to the commission. Newt Gingrich is officially seeking the Republican presidential nomination. Gingrich is set to unveil a new contract with America, but he is bogged down with questions about his past indiscretions.

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Superior Court Judge Serving Illegally?

By at May 2, 2011 | 10:08 am | 95 Comments

Superior Court Judge Serving Illegally?

Does eight or ten years strike anyone as “temporary judicial service”? What’s the practical difference between a judge elected for a permanent ten-year term and a judge appointed for a temporary ten-year term? But the most important point is this: A judge who serves for ten years should be elected, not appointed.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 2, 2011 | 9:44 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; nearly ten years after Osama Bin Laden pulled off the 9-11 attack — American forces delivered justice. Bin Laden was shot and killed earlier today in his Pakastani hideout. RTC’s Eric Epstein delivers another top ten — this time Eric sizes up all the best reasons not to tax the Marcellus, and Democracy Rising Tim Pott’s follows up on a Pennsylvania judge that is breaking the law.

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In a Box

By at March 22, 2011 | 2:48 pm | 0 Comment

In a Box

President Obama is facing several crisis at once – from rising domestic food and fuel prices to increasing hostility to his signature Obamacare legislation to a brewing world conflagration that could re-define our needs and objectives for us. These are dangerous times for the Administration and the country.

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