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How Did Bin Laden Fool the World?

By at May 3, 2011 | 11:40 am | 1 Comments

How Did Bin Laden Fool the World?

Up until roughly 48 hours ago, Osama bin Laden was the luckiest man alive. How is it that the world’s most hunted human being managed to outfox the U.S. military for nearly a decade?

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PublicK NuisancE: When Teapublicans Attack

By at April 29, 2011 | 8:04 am | 1,332 Comments

PublicK  NuisancE: When Teapublicans Attack

what I’d really like to see is something like, “First, don’t let the corporate greedheads who are sucking natural gas profits from our soil contaminate all our drinking water from Warren to West Chester.”

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Searching for Statesmen, Fire in the Pennsylvania Senate

By at March 31, 2011 | 3:42 pm | 45 Comments

Searching for Statesmen, Fire in the Pennsylvania Senate

In this edition of Searching for Statesmen the importance of fire sprinklers and the fight in Pennsylvania’s legislature to repeal a new mandatory law requiring all new construction of single and double family homes come equipped with sprinklers. Host Mark Singel explores why the Sprinkler Law (H.B. 377) is so important. Singel a former Lt. Governor is urging everyone to reach out to their Senators and urge them not to repeal H.B. 377 — mandatory sprinklers could save as many as 200 lives a year in Pennsylvania.

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At Last, a Lawmaker Willing to let the People Decide

By at March 25, 2011 | 9:22 am | 0 Comment

At Last, a Lawmaker Willing to let the People Decide

Now for the first time, Rep. Scott Conklin has introduced a bill, House Bill 763 , that incorporates what we believe to be the essential elements of a referendum this fall. Click on the bill number above for a list of those lawmakers who have co-sponsored Conklin‘s bill.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 10, 2011 | 11:25 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital, Republicans in Wisconsin take a different strategy to pass legislation that abolishes collective bargaining — even in the absence of Democrats. DEP’s credibility is again on the line over numbers that don’t add up in the Marcellus.

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Corruption on Trial turns to more Corruption

By at March 4, 2011 | 11:34 am | 1,463 Comments

Corruption on Trial turns to more Corruption

A judge in the corruption trial of Senator Jane Orie has declared a mistrial after documents turned up that have been altered. A criminal investigation into that aspect of it is about to start and Orie and her sister will more than likely face a retrial.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 4, 2011 | 11:03 am | 117 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this installment of Rock The Capital minute — mistrial declared in the corruption trial of Senator Jane Orie, Newt Gingrich is sizing up a presidential run in 2012, and coning a phrase in honor of America’s new winner.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 2, 2011 | 1:23 pm | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital minute — federal government looks to be steering clear of a shutdown at least for the next couple of weeks, a bill to kill mandatory sprinkler law is moving through Pennsylvania’s House, and U.S. Senator Bob Casey calls the EPA and DEP out for not testing water often enough in the Marcellus.

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Saving Pennsylvania’s AdultBasic the Stack Way

By at February 25, 2011 | 5:41 pm | 2 Comments

Saving Pennsylvania’s AdultBasic the Stack Way

Democratic Senator Michael Stack says its time to cash in the General Assembly’s Budget Surplus In Senator Stack’s view using the money to save AdultBasic insurance is the best way to spend it.

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A not so Mellow Retirement even on a $300,000 yearly Pension

By at February 21, 2011 | 9:59 am | 5 Comments

A not so Mellow Retirement even on a $300,000 yearly Pension

Newly retired Pennsylvania Senator Robert Mellow is still batting a federal probe into his business dealings and more. A court recently ruled against Mellow in his attempt to unseal court documents.

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