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Baer Growls Archive: July, 2011
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That Damn Debt Duel!
Tue, Jul 19, 2011, 10:08 AM
I am so sick of Washington's never-ending, self-absorbed caterwauling over each and every issue it undertakes, the debt ceiling duel included...
State Store Workers Bite Back
Mon, Jul 18, 2011, 10:18 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Well, boss, it's on. BE: Already? It's Monday. JB: Yeah, well, tell it...
Corbett Not Worst of New GOP Guvs
Fri, Jul 15, 2011, 10:46 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Yo, boss, you see state Democrats are touting a new poll showing Gov. Corbett's...
Thu, Jul 14, 2011, 10:25 AM
Here we go again. Another Republican Guv, another attempt to end the Prohibition-era state store system. After past Guvs Thornburgh and Ridge...
Governing in Decline
Wed, Jul 13, 2011, 10:28 AM
It strikes me both ironic and sad that at a time we the people need government to provide sound leadership in the face of an uncertain economy...
Yer Cheatin' Schools?
Tue, Jul 12, 2011, 10:55 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Is Queen Arlene in France? BE: Dunno, why? JB: If so, might be time to...
Rick & Michele -- At it Again
Mon, Jul 11, 2011, 12:06 PM
Rick Santorum & Michele Bachmann, those fun-loving Republican candidates for president, seem to be starring in their own version of a Punch...
Lest We Forget
Fri, Jul 8, 2011, 9:15 AM
Hey, kids, yesterday was the sixth anniversary of the infamous 2005 late-night pay grab by your esteemed state legislature, and reformers are...
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.