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Archive: October, 2011
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Cain in the crosshairs
Mon, Oct 31, 2011, 10:43 AM
Like the freak snow and ice storm that hit much of the northeast over the weekend, causing widespread power outages, Heman Cain also got hit...
"Leaf Peepers" Revenge
Fri, Oct 28, 2011, 10:53 AM
Forget about vouchers, Marcellus shale, State Stores and transportation funding. State lawmakers are taking aim at another issue likely to...
Scary Pols for Halloween
Thu, Oct 27, 2011, 10:46 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Yo, boss, you remember Gene Stilp, right? BE: Sure, Harrisburg activist...
Just another round
Wed, Oct 26, 2011, 10:26 AM
The long-awaited and probably purposely delayed Corbett administration study of the State Store system now is public and all I can say is count...
Tue, Oct 25, 2011, 10:50 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: We are...welders! BE: I don't know what that means. JB: That's only because...
Why Context Matters
Mon, Oct 24, 2011, 10:44 AM
I imagine the zillion or so partisan bloggers and political wesbites are buzzing around comments by Joe Biden that his "one focus" is getting...
Jobs, Corbett & the Legislature
Fri, Oct 21, 2011, 10:32 AM
Pennsylvania's just-out new jobs report shows the state's unemployment rate inching up while the national rate, though higher, remains flat...
Obama Bashed by Press
Thu, Oct 20, 2011, 10:38 AM
The Pew Research Center this week released findings of a sweeping and interesting analysis of media coverage of the early presidential campaign...
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.