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Archive: February, 2011

POSTED: Monday, February 28, 2011, 10:45 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: Hey, what's for dinner at your house tonight?

BE: I don't know, probably beans and franks, why?

POSTED: Friday, February 25, 2011, 10:13 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: Boy that Bill DeWeese is always planning ahead.

BE: Bill DeWeese as in the former state House Speaker and former Democratic Whip from way out there in southwestern Greene County?

POSTED: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 10:55 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: Things just keep getting worse for the mayor of our capital city.

BE: What now, more protests?

POSTED: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 10:58 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: Get ready for the "battle of the bags."

BE: An older ladies wrestling match?

POSTED: Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 11:06 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: Yo, boss, I'm taking the rest of the week off.

BE: Who would notice?

POSTED: Monday, February 21, 2011, 10:36 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: Hey, boss it's President's Day, yet another opportunity to bemoan the politics of Pennsylvania.

BE: You never miss a chance.

POSTED: Friday, February 18, 2011, 10:42 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: Hey, boss, see we got yet another gun issue in the news and yet another petition to Congress and another gun issue likely going nowhere? Grrrr!

BE: Same old, same old. What's the latest?

POSTED: Thursday, February 17, 2011, 11:13 AM

(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE)

JB: You know, there's so much B.S. flying around TV, radio and the Internet that I often turn to the Annenberg Policy Center's factcheck.org when searching for truth in politics.

BE: They have a great reputation. What are they doing these days?

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John Baer has been covering politics and government for the Daily News since 1987. The National Journal in 2002 called Baer one of the country's top 10 political journalists outside Washington, saying Baer has, "the ability to take the skin off a politician without making it hurt too much." E-mail John at baerj@phillynews.com.

John is the author of the book "On The Front Lines of Pennsylvania Politics: Twenty-Five Years of Keystone Reporting" (The History Press, 2012). Reach John at baerj@phillynews.com.

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