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Baer Growls Archive: June, 2012
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Corbett on Health Care
Fri, Jun 29, 2012, 8:44 AM
Gov. Corbett's brief comments Thursday on the Supreme Court upholding the controversial health-care law -- after which he declined to take...
Nuns on the Bus
Thu, Jun 28, 2012, 8:39 AM
As someone old enough to have experienced nuns as a central part of my grade school and high school education, I can't get enough of the Nuns...
Wed, Jun 27, 2012, 8:44 AM
The last Pennsylvania Republican governor who was a former prosecutor named Tom used his first year in office to push law-and-order measures...
Voter ID is, well, IDed
Tue, Jun 26, 2012, 9:05 AM
In case you missed it, House Republican Leader Mike Turzai seems to have confirmed Democratic assertions that the state's new Voter ID law...
Mon, Jun 25, 2012, 8:56 AM
Back in November 2009 I wrote a column questioning whether we've become a city, state and nation that no longer is governable. The AP Monday...
A Truly Different Poll
Fri, Jun 22, 2012, 9:02 AM
Finally, a presidential poll rating the candidates as Sugar Daddies. Yep, the self-proclaimed world's largest Sugar Daddy dating website,...
The Corbett/GOP Way
Thu, Jun 21, 2012, 9:01 AM
After the 2010 elections when Pennsylvanians put Republican Tom Corbett in the governor's office and the GOP in control of the Legislature...
Tue, Jun 19, 2012, 8:38 AM
I guess Penn State doesn't enough to deal with. So now, in the Legislature's hectic rush to finalize a budget before July 1 and leave for...
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.