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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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Welcome Aboard John

By at April 5, 2011 | 12:00 pm | 1 Comments

Welcome Aboard John

I strongly suspect he’d be more than happy to talk about his travails in exchange for a frosty mug and a plate of heartiness. John has been writing about education, government and the environment for a good chunk of his life.

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Some of the World’s Top Nuclear Experts live on Rock The Capital to Answer your Questions

By at March 17, 2011 | 9:23 am | 134 Comments

Some of the World’s Top Nuclear Experts live on Rock The Capital to Answer your Questions

You have questions and Rock The Capital has the answers to everything nuclear. Join us on Rock The Capital at 5:00 Today (Eastern Time) to hear from some of the world’s leading authorities as well as to ask questions…this happens live at 5:00.

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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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Prayers and Love to Japan

By at March 14, 2011 | 10:18 am | 225 Comments

Prayers and Love to Japan

When Eric and I founded Rockthecapital.com we decided to take a different approach to the way politics and news are covered. We thoroughly understand that the most critical aspect is that politics and events are not things that just happen; the results are always about people.
People make decisions and people are affected by those decisions.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at February 25, 2011 | 5:00 pm | 1 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

Today marks the debut of Rock The Capital Minute. Yes, for those sticklers on some days it will run slightly less, and on most days it will go over the one-minute mark. Here, we will go over some of the highlights of the day, and quite often we will preview some of the pieces we are working on. As always we appreciate your comments […]

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Rock The Capital Presents Strange Bedfellows

By at February 17, 2011 | 10:40 am | 1,117 Comments

Rock The Capital Presents Strange Bedfellows

Strange Bedfellows, it’s refreshing, vibrant, and full of keen political insight, and its only on Rock The Capital.

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A thought to pare down Corbett’s Inauguration

By at January 10, 2011 | 7:40 pm | 2 Comments

A thought to pare down Corbett’s Inauguration

Rock The Capital co-founder Eric Epstein took aim against the cost of Gov-elect Tom Corbett’s inauguration. Epstein says Corbett should have followed New York’s lead and not have an inauguration with any pomp and circumstance.

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Simpletons plus Governor Rendell adds up to 60 Minutes

By at January 7, 2011 | 3:38 pm | 2 Comments

Simpletons plus Governor Rendell adds up to 60 Minutes

Governor Ed Rendell will appear on 60 minutes this Sunday. Its not clear what will drive more attention the problem of addicted gamblers or Rendell’s over the top interview.

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A key place to find a mountain of cash in Pennsylvania

By at January 3, 2011 | 8:41 am | 2 Comments

A key place to find a mountain of cash in Pennsylvania

Rock The Capital’s Eric Epstein appearing on Lincoln Radio Journal talked about the money Pennsylvania is spending on prisons and prison reform. RTC’s Tom Dochat mapped out the amount of cash Pennsylvania wastes on the prison industry.

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