Monthly Archives: November 2014

Hershey Park: Blessing, Curse or Both?

(Update: after publication, the student informed me that she is moving the deadline up to Dec 1) The link is a survey for a student’s GEO 351 Research Methods for Tourism Studies course at California University of Pennsylvania. It is … Continue reading

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Tar Sands. Reject and Resist. #NoKXL

If tar sands mining is good for our economy, we need a new economy. But it isn’t good for most of the economy either. The bitum it produces (the consistency of a gel) is the dirtiest energy source on Earth; … Continue reading

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Huge ‘Boo’ to Jeff Haste. Sincerely, Your Boss

I offered various combinations of the following in comment to the following coverage of one of Mike Musser’s 3 Dauphin County Commissioners, Jeff Haste, provided character witness to an attempted child rapist, who had kiddie porn. http://www.pennlive.com/midstate/index.ssf/2014/11/tearful_midstate_man_gets_20_y.html The predator is … Continue reading

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Another Reason to be Rid of Governor Corbett in PA: 2015 Anticipated Healthcare Premium Increases

Just out: 2015 anticipated healthcare premium increases.  For the USA, the increases are anticipated to average either 4% (McKinsey) or 6% (PriceWaterhouse Coopers). http://www.forbes.com/sites/rickungar/2014/10/31/key-study-on-obamacare-2015-premium-rates-is-out-and-you-wont-believe-whats-going-to-happen/ Recall that Governor Corbett spent the whole first year of ACA fighting the Fed for a waiver.  This … Continue reading

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