Growl is Grounded

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Many (okay, most) of youse will be happy to know this is my last blog. HA! Gotcha! I just mean my last blog for 2012. Time for Baer Growls... Read more

PA Welfare Chief's Roadtrips

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PA Welfare Secretary Gary Alexander is a driven man. He drives himself to work. He has a long commute. From Rhode Island to Harrisburg, about... Read more

Polling on the "Cliff."

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Probably as partial residual of this year's presidential campaign new polling on the "fiscal cliff" shows more voters approve of President... Read more

Low-Fat Kids in Philly

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Unaccustomed as I am to reporting good news (hence the title of this blog), I hope you all saw the news story in Tuesday's New York Times about... Read more

Corbett and Scalia

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(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Yo, boss, you see that thing about Corbett crowing that he had a drink... Read more

A Dem from God?

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Though not yet formally announced, a Pentecostal minister from Central Pennsylvania says he's running for governor as a Democrat because of... Read more

Cow Pie Contests

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(A brief chat twixt Baer & Baer’s editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: You know, of course, of my life-long affection for the annual Pennsylvania... Read more

PA's Pension Problem

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As 2012 winds down, chatter over fixing PA's public pension problem picks up. But about the only thing that's clear is how difficult a problem... Read more