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Baer Growls Archive: July, 2012
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AG Candidates Clash
Thu, Jul 19, 2012, 8:43 AM
It had to happen. The Penn State story is now part of the campaign for state attorney general with candidates staking out differing views...
The Latest Ad Wars
Wed, Jul 18, 2012, 8:51 AM
In the event the presidential campaign, such as it is, is washing over you like a summer shower, allow me to bring you up to date. Two new...
More Voter ID Fun
Tue, Jul 17, 2012, 9:00 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) BE: Hey, JB, you following the stuff about the state's new voter ID law? JB:...
More Women Might Help
Mon, Jul 16, 2012, 9:06 AM
An article in Monday's Harrisburg Patriot-News about efforts to increase gender diversity on corporate boards caught my attention for a couple...
The Price of Probes
Fri, Jul 13, 2012, 9:22 AM
Among the questions, reactions and general buzz following the release Thursday of the Freeh Report on the Jerry Sandusky child-sex scandal...
Mitt on the Move?
Thu, Jul 12, 2012, 8:28 AM
Mitt Romney just scored a two-fer. First, his speech Wednesday to the NAACP was the right thing to do because it showed he's unafraid to leave...
That Confounded Congress
Wed, Jul 11, 2012, 8:45 AM
Been to Washington lately? I have. There's no evidence of a recession or a turndown or whatever you want to call the economy that has so many...
Selling Voter ID
Tue, Jul 10, 2012, 8:48 AM
(A brief discussion twixt Baer & Baer's editor, a.k.a. BE) JB: Boss, see that City Paper report Monday and our own Will Bunch blog about...
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.