Baer Growls Archive: February, 2012

Bud's Bye Bye

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State Rep. Camille “Bud” George was elected in 1974 after a stint in the Navy, helping to run a Ford dealership and serving as... Read more

Sock it, Toomey!

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(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Yo, boss, ya know who's been socking Obama pretty hard these days? BE:... Read more

Obama's Campaign Budget

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Here's a question. And even though I'm pretty sure answers will reflect feelings and alliances against or with the direction the incumbent... Read more

Some Taxing Problems

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(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Ya know, boss, state budget time reminds us all of Gov. Cobett's no-tax... Read more

A Modest Proposal

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Earlier this week, I wrote a column detailing the chaos created by the Legislature and state courts over failure to draw a proper map with... Read more

Defiant DeWeese

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If any Pennsylvania citizen or taxpayer needs further evidence of the arrogance and self-interest that pervades the corruption-filled culture... Read more

Budget Bouts

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(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Yo, boss, know what my favorite part about budget day is? BE: The end? JB:... Read more

The DeWeese Verdict

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Back in 1988, I interviewed Bill DeWeese after he became, at age 37, the first non-lawyer to chair the House Judiciary Committee. He told... Read more