Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 8,300 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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Prayers for Slain Police Officers. Prayers still for Those Slain Otherwise.

I have been searching my soul for the right words to combat the intentional deflection the haters have instantly jumped on to make this the fault of the poor and non-white. KAJ does better than I could hope to…once again: … Continue reading

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My 2016 Presidential Election: Electoral Map Prediction

As of right now (before either party has announced one single candidate): 196 Dem, 169 R no matter who runs in either party. 173 votes up for grabs. A strong part of my gut says CO’s 10 votes will go … Continue reading

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Wolf Calls New York’s #Fracking Ban “Unfortunate”, But Supports Ban In One Watershed?

Regardless where one stands on this issue, supporting a moratorium in one watershed, while not supporting same in all watersheds is logically vacuous, and needs explained to We The People. I continue to see that PA Governor-elect Tom Wolf supports … Continue reading

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Workshop On Running For Local Office In Dauphin County

For all those people who have ever thought about serving on their school board, borough council, or township board – here’s your chance to learn how to do it. Penn State Extension is offering a workshop ‘Toss Your Hat in … Continue reading

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The ‘Jackie’ Story Did Not Hurt

The sky may not be quite falling, but journalists everywhere are already presuming significant fallout: http://www.pennlive.com/living/index.ssf/2014/12/post_30.html …from a botched attempt to tell the world exactly what happened to ‘Jackie’: http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/u-va-students-challenge-rolling-stone-account-of-attack/2014/12/10/ef345e42-7fcb-11e4-81fd-8c4814dfa9d7_story.html Relax The ‘Jackie’ story did not hurt the movement to hold … Continue reading

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#Cronybus Spending Bill Re-Privatizes Profits and Re-Socializes Risks and Costs…By One Vote

Orrin Hatch showed how out of touch he is – but also how his views reflect the thinking of most of those elected from either of the only two broken teams allowed at the table. Of Ted Cruz and Liz … Continue reading

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