Monthly Archives: October 2014

Bravo, Krista Langlois of High Country News, for “House of Misrepresentatives”

These giveaways of our commonwealth to campaign donors have all passed the Republican House. All are currently stalled in the Democratic Senate. For a chuckle, check out the names of the bills, versus what they do. The US Senate majority … Continue reading

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1984

We hear a lot of arguments for policing the planet. All vaguely reference shadowy groups who threaten us in some even more-vaguely defined way. No more blatant example than our crisis du jour: something called ISIL. Yes, the same ISIL … Continue reading

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PA General Assembly Progressive Champions Endorsed by Keystone Progress PAC

Congratulations to all our progressive champions!  Each of the endorsed candidates is a strong supporter of quality public education for children; supports a raise in the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour; will fight to close corporate tax loopholes; supports … Continue reading

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PA Governor’s Race. Only One Candidate will Allow the Sick to Have Medicine

Way to go, Antania! This is what democracy looks like, especially when someone keeps your doctor from recommending a leaf to help your illness. In the words of Antania’s mom, my friend Jessicah Hawkins, these are the names of PA … Continue reading

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Gene Stilp – Watchdog for Henhouse of PA Capitol

While much of the political world worries itself about how many of each team was called out in #Porngate: https://steventodd.wordpress.com/2014/10/02/chris-abruzzos-resignation-letter/ Democratic candidate for the 104th legislative district Gene Stilp calls for investigation into Democratic Justice McCaffery. Stilp adds to his … Continue reading

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PA DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo’s Resignation, What it Means and Where from Here

Resignation Email Notice to Employees (Oct 6 UPDATE: I have been made aware that this is only a portion of that document.) Today, I sent Governor Tom Corbett the official notice of my resignation from the position of Secretary at … Continue reading

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