Say What? Archive: October, 2010

Rendell and gas drilling: too little, too late

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Gov. Rendell’s order banning natural-gas drilling in 1.5 million acres of state forest sounded impressive until you drill below the surface... Read more

Kevin Ferris: Toomey right man for the times

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The first time I sat down with Pat Toomey he was talking about — what else? — government spending that was way out of control,... Read more

Paul Davies: Meehan record and character top foe’s

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How can you vote for a guy who acknowledges his campaign tried to game the forthcoming election? That’s the $64,000 question in the... Read more

They tweet, therefore, they are ... running for U.S. Senate

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In the spirit of Twitter, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette editors asked the candidates for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania - Republican Pat Toomey and... Read more

The Inquirer's endorsement roundup

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The choices Tuesday will shape policies in Harrisburg, Trenton, and Washington. Voters should focus on candidates with experience, independence... Read more

Jon Stewart and insane voters

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The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter. — Winston Churchill American voters have gone... Read more

Crucial but likely doomed peace talks

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JERUSALEM — On the Mamilla Mall, on a balmy fall evening, a group of Israelis and tourists swayed to the piped-in beat of a passe doble... Read more

Secret money in politics

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Can we all agree that secret money in politics is a bad thing? OK, you’re with me. So far, so good. And can we all agree that the... Read more