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Archive: August, 2011
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Fri, Aug 26, 2011, 12:36 PM
Many of you no doubt will be glad to hear there will be no "Baer Growls" until mid-September as the blog slides into a little late-summer hibernation...
Ramblin' Rick Santorum
Thu, Aug 25, 2011, 11:07 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer;s editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Boss, I know you like to be kept up to date on your favorite presidential...
Fumo, again? Really?
Wed, Aug 24, 2011, 2:49 PM
I'm not a lawyer nor an advocate for former Democratic South Philly state Sen. Vince Fumo, but there's something bothersome about the government's...
Tue, Aug 23, 2011, 10:27 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Well, boss, The Queen is gone, long live The Queen. BE: And she oughta...
Mon, Aug 22, 2011, 9:43 AM
National funnyman Stephen Colbert is getting lots of attention with his recently formed political action committee, "Citizens for a Better...
Trouble in Candyland
Fri, Aug 19, 2011, 12:53 PM
Hershey, "the sweetest place on earth," is getting its share of sour press. The town, the company - even the chocolate - long maintained the...
Thu, Aug 18, 2011, 9:36 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Smell that? BE: What? JB: The current political air. It's carrying a...
Save the 'Womenfolk!'
Wed, Aug 17, 2011, 9:50 AM
UPDATE: Rep. Sturla today apologized for using the term “womenfolk.” He couched it with the usual “if anyone was offended...
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.