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Baer Growls Archive: January, 2012
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Legislative Map Wars
Tue, Jan 31, 2012, 10:15 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer;s editor, a.k.a. BE) BE: What's the latest on the battle for the political soul of Pennsylvania? JB:...
Mon, Jan 30, 2012, 10:29 AM
We all know campaign rhetoric is almost always just that, no more than strings of words shot like arrows at opponents in order to draw blood...
Newt's Moon Shot
Fri, Jan 27, 2012, 12:24 PM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Yo, chief, didya watch that Thursday night GOP debate? BE: You kidding?...
One for the Good Guys
Thu, Jan 26, 2012, 10:41 AM
"Holy cow." That was the reaction from good-government crusader Tim Potts, co-founder of the grassroots reform group Democracy Rising Pa,...
Wed, Jan 25, 2012, 11:14 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Yo, boss, you see that a bill to reduce the size of the state House by...
Tue, Jan 24, 2012, 3:36 PM
There were two big differences in last night's GOP debate in Tampa: Mitt & Newt changed their approach; and the live audience wasn't a...
Sick Day Dollars
Mon, Jan 23, 2012, 10:32 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: How ya feelin' today, boss. BE: A little under the weather, why? JB:...
Guv's First Anniversary
Thu, Jan 19, 2012, 11:16 AM
If you heard a squeak out of the Capitol in Harrisburg this week it was a Democratic assessment of Gov. Corbett's first year in office. He...
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.