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“A little rebellion…”

By at May 12, 2011 | 1:11 pm | 59 Comments

“A little rebellion…”

At a time when increasing numbers of our people are out of work, when the cost of getting to work is on the rise, and when far too many of our young men and women take their Senior Trip to exotic places such as Iraq and Afghanistan at least partly because there is nothing for them to do by staying home …

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A Jolt of Reality

By at April 19, 2011 | 11:47 am | 7 Comments

A Jolt of Reality

For the last month, there has been a misconception that I have a particular ax to grind with Penn State; nothing, in fact, could be farther from the truth. But there is a new reality

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Notes & Asides

By at April 7, 2011 | 2:06 pm | 0 Comment

Notes & Asides

Your all grows’d up and your all grows’d up! Did anyone else find it more than a little amusing for the President – who makes more time to relax than Hef most weeks – decided to chide the opposition with being immature in budget negotiations? While I will admit that I am concerned Congress is debating a shutdown over a couple billion when the real fight over $6Trillion looms, did it ever occur to the President that this budget was supposed to be passed LAST year?

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 21, 2011 | 9:30 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital  Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; workers at the Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan have been evacuated today. One of the world’s leading authorities on nuclear power drops by RTC for a show and tell on what needs to happen to bring the crisis under control. The World’s Health Organization is warning people in Japan to be very careful about what they consume. This after food sources and water in some parts of the country were found to have excessive levels of radiation. In Pennsylvania, trustees at Penn State took the unusual step of halting all construction projects. This follows Governor Corbett’s proposal to cut some 182 million dollars.

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Parsing PSU’s Budget

By at March 17, 2011 | 11:09 am | 446 Comments

Parsing PSU’s Budget

Scott Paterno is spending his days combing PSU’s budget to alleviate the burden in the wake of Governor Corbett’s proposed budget cuts.

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Paterno on the Rhyme behind his Penn State Reason

By at March 16, 2011 | 2:15 pm | 9 Comments

Paterno on the Rhyme behind his Penn State Reason

Scott Paterno appeared on PCN to talk about what led him to suggest that Pennsylvania cut his alma mater off from all public funding.

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Letter to Editor

By at March 14, 2011 | 11:05 am | 2 Comments

Letter to Editor

With such intense focus on public employees pensions, a reader wants to know how come nobody is taking a look at the costs associated with managing the assets. Our reader took the time to put in down in black and white.

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PA Governor Gives Energy Executive Supreme Authority Over Environmental Permitting

By at March 11, 2011 | 2:26 pm | 1 Comments

PA Governor Gives Energy Executive Supreme Authority Over Environmental Permitting

Wait till you see the dots ProPublica connects from Governor Corbett to his new head of Department of Community Economic Development.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at March 11, 2011 | 9:57 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute, Scott Paterno’s idea to strip all funding from Penn State has become a controversy, and Paterno further explains the thinking that led him to his call. Japan is dealing with the aftermath of a major earthquake and now a nuclear emergency has been declared, and in Philadelphia it truly is the only time to celebrate when you finish in the 5th place.

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Don’t Cry for PSU

By at March 9, 2011 | 3:54 pm | 1,702 Comments

Don’t Cry for PSU

Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno says Governor Corbett should have trimmed even more from Penn State. Corbett has suggested reduce funding from $304 million to $152 million. Paterno says if it was up to him, he would cut every dime that the state sends to PSU.

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