Baer Growls Archive: July, 2011

The Bozos in the Bubble

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As we head into the weekend with the debt ceiling crisis threatening to worsen an already bad economy, a couple things stick in my craw. First... Read more

Oh That Public Pay

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(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Ya know how folks get all riled up over the paydays of "public servants... Read more

Teachers' Hotline

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Two weeks ago, state Rep. Mike McGeehan urged state Education Secretary Ron Tomalis to create a whistleblower hotline for Philly school teachers... Read more

Oh, Them Crashing Websites

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(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Yo, boss, did you contact your congressperson last night like the President... Read more

More on the Mayor's Message Manager

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My regular column today features Mayor Nutter's 33-year-old director of communications, Desiree Peterkin Bell. She's an interesting, low-profile... Read more

A State Store Uh-Oh

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(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) BE: Hey, JB, did Corbett run over Scarnati's dog? JB: An excellent question... Read more

It Aint Easy Getting E-ZPass Data

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(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Boss, ya know how new open-records attitudes and new reform-minded electeds... Read more

More Beer Facts

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My regular column today questions why state lawmakers pushing for new booze laws such as selling off the state stores and turning liquor and... Read more