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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 19, 2011 | 8:30 am | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock the Capital Minute; RTC’s John Messeder follows the tortured trail it takes to assemble a green car. In Japan, Prime Minister Naoto Kan says nuclear regulators need more independence, and starting today, gas drillers in Pennsylvania can no longer dump contaminated water at municipal treatment facilities.

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Searching For Statesmen: Settling for the Truth

By at May 18, 2011 | 8:43 pm | 32 Comments

Searching For Statesmen: Settling for the Truth

Mark Singel returns with a fresh installment of Searching for Statesmen. In this episode Single and RTC’s Andy Stein explore the critical issue of morality.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 18, 2011 | 8:30 am | 1,281 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Scott Paterno recalls meeting his off the gridiron hero for the first time. The NRC says two nuclear facilities in Pennsylvania can withstand catastrophic events such as an earthquake, and more rumblings in the Pennsylvania Senate about taxing gas drillers.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 17, 2011 | 8:36 am | 1 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; Scott Paterno returns with a fresh installment of Notes & Asides. Paterno’s smile is a bit wider without the Donald. Republicans and Democrats in lock-step unison in Pennsylvania, and TEPCO sticks to its plan to bring the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant under control.

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More Than a Once Over for Pennsylvania’s Constitution

By at May 16, 2011 | 2:37 pm | 3 Comments

More Than a Once Over for Pennsylvania’s Constitution

On any given day its the sort of talk about governmental policies or lack of oversight that could make news in the bite of a Philadelphia Cheesesteak sandwich.
The Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Constitutional Review Commission is back in action…

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 16, 2011 | 10:43 am | 848 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; one of the world’s leading authorities on nuclear power says plants in the U.S. are not safe to operate. RTC’s Eric Epstein will testify before the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Review Commission, and Epstein returns with his almost world famous top ten list. This week he settles on helping royalty select a best vacation spot in the U.S.

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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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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 10, 2011 | 10:07 am | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; The PublicK NuisancE hit the road and nearly blew a gasket after observing what’s become all too acceptable. Scott Paterno drops a fresh installment of Notes & Asides. Paterno dissects the killing of bin Laden with the same intensity proud Pappa Joe watches Sunday reels, and RTC is patting itself we told you what Newt would do months ago.

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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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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 5, 2011 | 9:38 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; no go on bin Laden’s photo. President Obama has decided it is in the best interest of America and American’s not to release the most talked about picture on the planet. Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection reverses course, was it pressure or common sense? And, RTC’s Eric Epstein will talk about all those freebies some lawmakers in Pennsylvania recently pocketed. You can hear and join the conversation on 580 talk radio starting at 4:00 pm. (EST)

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