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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 3, 2011 | 9:34 am | 2 Comments

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; how did Osama Bin Laden manage to live so large, for so long in plain sight? The answer could strain U.S. relations with Pakistan. Navy Seals recovered what could turn out to be a cache of crucial information about al-Qaida’s internal operations. In Japan, crews are trying to install an air filter into a building that houses reactor 1. If successful it is expected to reduce the amount of radiation by 95 percent and open the door to restoration of a cooling system/

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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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Stacking the Deck on the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission

By at April 27, 2011 | 12:00 pm | 115 Comments

Stacking the Deck on the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission

Tom Corbett has given environmentalists more openings than they will ever need to question the legitimacy of decisions or policies adopted by the governor’s newly created Marcellus Advisory Commission

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at April 21, 2011 | 9:51 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute, BP on the one year anniversary of the spill in the Gulf of Mexico – BP is suing Transocean for $40 billion, In Pennsylvania, a heartfelt plea from one of the state’s leading authorities on sprinklers and home fires, and homeowners in Japan are trying to beat the clock.

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Pennsylvania’s New Jobs Czar Fought Enviro Regs for Years

By at April 15, 2011 | 10:24 am | 3 Comments

Pennsylvania’s New Jobs Czar Fought Enviro Regs for Years

For years C. Alan Walker, a coal industry mogul and wealthy donor to Pennsylvania’s Republican Party, clashed with environmental officials who tried to regulate his companies. He described them as “vindictive,” “out of control” and “the most dangerous thing” affecting the country’s welfa

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Top Ten Reasons Tom Corbett Drinks Bottled Water

By at April 11, 2011 | 12:00 pm | 1 Comments

Top Ten Reasons Tom Corbett Drinks Bottled Water

Rock The Capital’s Eric Epstein is doing what he does best, making observations and taking notes. In this installment of his Top Ten Reasons he has boiled out the rhyme behind the reason when it comes to the governor’s choice of on the job beverage.

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Public Schools not “too big to fail”

By at April 6, 2011 | 12:39 pm | 43 Comments

Public Schools not “too big to fail”

Teachers, we are told, are to blame for our schools’ abysmal performance, and their unions are the scourge of our wallets. The proper course, according to Good King Corbett, is “school choice.” Take the money from the public schools and give it to commercial enterprises, which promise to, lead us from the darkness of illiteracy to the sunshine of epitomous knowledge.

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Top Ten Reasons Tom Corbett Does Not Want the Public to Attend his News Conferences

By at April 5, 2011 | 11:07 am | 3 Comments

Top Ten Reasons Tom Corbett Does Not Want the Public to Attend his News Conferences

Governor Tom Corbett seems to have an aversion to news conferences, and special disdain for more than one person to show up. RTC’s Eric Epstein has determined that there is ten good reasons for Corbett’s behavior.

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In Governor Corbett’s Words

By at March 8, 2011 | 1:02 pm | 1 Comments

In Governor Corbett’s Words

Governor Corbett’s entire budget in his

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The Good, Bad & the very Ugly of Governor Corbett’s Budget Proposal

By at March 8, 2011 | 12:19 pm | 841 Comments

The Good, Bad & the very Ugly of Governor Corbett’s Budget Proposal

Governor Corbett unveils a budget of pain, as he kept his promise not to increase taxes.

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