Baer Growls Archive: November, 2012

More Losing PA Lawmakers Land Upright

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In yet another example of how the culture of PA politics protects it own, two state lawmakers unable to hold onto the seats this year will... Read more

Full Moon Madness

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(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Yo, boss, ya know Wednesday, Nov. 28 is a full moon, right? BE: Oh no... Read more

Corbett Channeling Bush?

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The Associate Press reported Tuesday that Republican Gov. Corbett believes that maybe the hardest job he's ever had is working with Republican... Read more

Constitutional Clash on Pay Raise

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It appears that the state Constitution, which is often ignored by our lawmakers and courts when it comes to getting stuff they really want... Read more

Be Thankful

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Okay, kids, here it is: a gift from me to you. For the duration of the Thanksgiving weekend -- which, if you're a deer hunter (which in Pennsylvania... Read more

Lawmakers Get Another Pay Raise

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It's that time of the year again. Your 253 state lawmakers, members of the largest full-time Legislature in America, are about to collect... Read more

Judicial Money Alert

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In addition to the issue of whether Pennsylvania judges should retire at age 70 -- as mandated in the state Constitution, but under legal challenge... Read more

Election Report Card & Quiz

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The Pew Research Center and PBS' Newshour partnered on an interesting effort that offers both a national election "report card" and a short... Read more