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Baer Growls Archive: July, 2012
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Nation & World
The Right Time for Rice?
Mon, Jul 30, 2012, 10:06 PM
As Mitt Romney wraps up his not entirely successful foreign trip with an economic speech in Poland and heads home for a campaign sprint to...
Mitt's "Build It" Campaign
Mon, Jul 30, 2012, 9:03 AM
Another week, another round of Mitt's "We Did Build This" events. In fact, 18 are scheduled (just on Monday) in 12 states. And all but two...
Campaign Notes: Home and Abroad
Fri, Jul 27, 2012, 8:48 AM
The campaign for president, while failing to provide any serious discussion of fixing the economy by sticking with Obama is all about big government...
Thu, Jul 26, 2012, 8:50 AM
Okay, kids, here's your update on two fronts making news: the ongoing "who built what" spat in the presidential race, and the get-used-to-it-cuz-it-ain't-going-away...
Who Built What?
Wed, Jul 25, 2012, 8:44 AM
The President's recent comment about the importance of government providing public services and infrastructure to help small businesses, including...
Voter ID Protest
Tue, Jul 24, 2012, 8:35 AM
A voter ID protest scheduled at the state Capitol Tuesday afternoon is likely to bring lots of heat to the already boiling issues surrounding...
Penn State Pain
Mon, Jul 23, 2012, 9:33 AM
Penn State football Monday was tackled hard by the NCAA. Expect a hue & cry out of "Happy Valley" along the lines of it isn't fair to...
Sick of Hearing About Voter ID?
Fri, Jul 20, 2012, 9:11 AM
Those weary of hearing about Pennsylvania's new voter ID law had better think about tuning out over the next several days -- and likely for...
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.