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Baer Growls Archive: February, 2012
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Bud's Bye Bye
Thu, Feb 16, 2012, 2:20 PM
State Rep. Camille “Bud” George was elected in 1974 after a stint in the Navy, helping to run a Ford dealership and serving as...
Sock it, Toomey!
Wed, Feb 15, 2012, 2:46 PM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Yo, boss, ya know who's been socking Obama pretty hard these days? BE:...
Obama's Campaign Budget
Tue, Feb 14, 2012, 10:06 AM
Here's a question. And even though I'm pretty sure answers will reflect feelings and alliances against or with the direction the incumbent...
Some Taxing Problems
Mon, Feb 13, 2012, 10:17 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Ya know, boss, state budget time reminds us all of Gov. Cobett's no-tax...
A Modest Proposal
Fri, Feb 10, 2012, 10:50 AM
Earlier this week, I wrote a column detailing the chaos created by the Legislature and state courts over failure to draw a proper map with...
Thu, Feb 9, 2012, 10:38 AM
If any Pennsylvania citizen or taxpayer needs further evidence of the arrogance and self-interest that pervades the corruption-filled culture...
Wed, Feb 8, 2012, 10:43 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Yo, boss, know what my favorite part about budget day is? BE: The end? JB:...
The DeWeese Verdict
Tue, Feb 7, 2012, 10:29 AM
Back in 1988, I interviewed Bill DeWeese after he became, at age 37, the first non-lawyer to chair the House Judiciary Committee. He told...
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.