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  • Video: McCain stumbling on privatization

     
    Attacking Obama's plan to fix Social Security by raising the cap on payroll taxes, McCain gets accused of favoring privatization. In NH yesterday and NJ today, McCain insists -- forcefully -- that it's not true. Except, the DNC comes up......
  • Lieberman lacks credibility with South Florida Jews, Wexler says

     
    U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler, D-Boca Raton, downplayed the influence Lieberman has with South Florida's Jewish community in a conference call with reporters, saying Lieberman is not the same force he was as the vice presidential candidate in 2000. "Sen....
  • A private Alligator Alley?

     
    I can't think of a duller place to spend a Thursday: A public meeting where a committee will debate the merits of six bidders on a state contract. But this morning???s 10 a.m. ???Expert Panel Briefing to Scoring Committee??? session......
  • Dining room dollars

    Al Gore claims (though I've found no evidence to back it up) that "good enough for government work" once implied that such work met the highest standards of excellence. Maybe. But in the U.S. Senate's kitchens, "good enough for government work" means...
  • McManus: Obama's less-is-more agenda

    President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday, the first of his second term, won't be long remembered. It didn't offer much in the way of new ideas. It was short on memorable lines — except, perhaps, his demand for congressional action on gun...
  • Mayor pushing for public-private partnerships to maintain, improve city parks

    Mayor pushing for public-private partnerships to maintain, improve city parks
    Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard is pushing a new initiative aimed at improving the city's parks through public-private partnerships. Budgets are tight, but the mayor wants to see that the parks are maintained and generating revenue. A partnership between...
  • ‘Lego Movie’: Will Arnett’s bad boy Batman influence? Christian Bale

     
    “The Lego Movie” features Will Arnett tacking Batman's brooding cool guy image to its logical extreme — idiocy. Directed by […]...
  • Corbett’s stalled liquor privatization plans revving up again

     
    With the Legislature scheduled to come back to session next week, sides again are lining up for and against Gov. Tom Corbett’s stalled plan to sell the state liquor store system and open up beer sales. Northampton County District Attorney......
  • Anti-privatization group: Water, sewer rates would increase 338 percent under lease

     
    In addition to lending their support to Thursday's referendum campaign announcement in Allentown, the folks at opposition group Food & Water Watch have released some new estimates this week about expected water rate increases under the city's proposed...
  • Referendum petitioners face opposition at Allentown polls

     
    Activists working to collect signatures in favor of a referendum on city spending today faced opposition from proponents of Mayor Ed Pawlowski's plan to privatize the city's water and sewer system. The proposed referendum, which was announced last month,...
  • Gov. Corbett talks fiscal cliff, health exchanges and pensions during Press Club speech.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett was the last speaker year at today's Pennsylvania Press Club luncheon and political junkies left with both plenty of food for thought and girst for Harrisburg's bottomless speculation mill. Herewith, a summary of some of the Greatest........