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Baer Growls Archive: June, 2011
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The Worst Laid Plans
Thu, Jun 30, 2011, 7:28 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Yo, boss, see that new bad number the school district's come up with? BE:...
It's About the Kids
Wed, Jun 29, 2011, 10:22 AM
You might recall that as part of Gov. Corbett's original budget proposal he asked school teachers and administrators to take a voluntary, one-year...
Time to Rethink Lawmakers' Gym?
Tue, Jun 28, 2011, 10:26 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Ya know, boss, I've been thinking of ways to make life easier on our honorable...
Mon, Jun 27, 2011, 10:06 AM
With Republicans running the show in Pennsylvania -- they control the state House, Senate and Guv's office -- and pushing through a new budget...
Bed, Bath & Beyond
Fri, Jun 24, 2011, 9:06 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) BE: I am REALLY steamed today! JB: Why would today be different? BE: I just...
Thu, Jun 23, 2011, 8:52 AM
OK, as I understand it, "we are meeting our goals" in Afghanistan. We have "reason to believe that progress can be made." We have "put al Qaeda...
Wed, Jun 22, 2011, 8:11 AM
The Nobel Peace Prize winner now spending America's tax dollars on three foreign wars goes on TV tonight to announce a troop draw-down in Afghanistan...
Shooting Flies With Shotguns
Tue, Jun 21, 2011, 9:35 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Good news, boss, your state lawmakers are cracking down on the state's...
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.