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Baer Growls Archive: May, 2011
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Unions Bite Back
Tue, May 31, 2011, 10:00 AM
One news story that caught my eye over the long Memorial Day weekend was a front-page piece in yesterday's Harrisburg Patriot-News that suggests...
Your Tax Dollars at Work
Fri, May 27, 2011, 9:36 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: You'll be happy to know your tax dollars are hard at work preparing us...
Thu, May 26, 2011, 9:52 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: You been watching the Obama trip? BE: I've been working, putting out a...
The Rapture Budget
Wed, May 25, 2011, 9:31 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: The state budget passed last night by the House Republicans is pretty much...
Silly State Law
Tue, May 24, 2011, 10:00 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: The Harrisburg Patriot-News has uncovered another silly state law administered...
Rich Schools/Poor Schools
Mon, May 23, 2011, 12:00 PM
Among the flood of education data that helps determine how the state disburses more than $5 billion annually in basic education funding is...
WHAT, No Beach Wear?
Fri, May 20, 2011, 11:15 AM
The state Department of Public Welfare might be cutting hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the poor, needy and disabled but, hey, at...
Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
Thu, May 19, 2011, 10:48 AM
The state Supreme Court usually has nothing good to say and often finds itself on the defensive for judicial perks and travel or, as earlier...
John Baer has written about politics and government for the Daily News since 1987. Neither subject ever fails to provide him with stories of policies and politicians walking on or skirting by paths to perdition.