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  • Castor plays politics with education

     
    Yo! The Republican thorn in the Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s side has stuck again. The latest political barbs from Montgomery County Commissioner Bruce Castor center on the national Common Core education standards. But nearly every paragraph in...
  • Why Obama lied about Obamacare

     
    Friday print column updates (and includes the comments on) an earlier blog post making this same point. We will keep this promise to the American people. If you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor, period.......
  • It's report card time for electric companies, for their performance during Hurricane Sandy

     
    The state Public Utility Commission issued a report today to state lawmakers about how electric companies performed during Hurricane Sandy. Overall, the commission gave utilities high marks, but suggested areas for improvement. Utilities turned to...
  • And another one gone and another one gone....

     
    This item from my Sunday print column is a greatly expanded version of a blog item from Thursday It was a double whammy for political junkies last week when Republican Dan Proft and Democrat Kwame Raoul announced that they would......
  • The Newsroom Season 2 finale recap: Election Night Part 2

     
    If you wanted a bow on HBO's The Newsroom Season 2, last night's season finale didn't disappoint, because Aaron Sorkin solved all the world's problems and everybody's insecurities even as it relived Barack Obama's second election night. Oddly, amid...
  • Fire James Clapper, then put him in the dock

     
    I invite my most clever, lawyerly comment contributors to make the case that National Intelligence Director James Clapper (right) did not brazenly commit perjury during his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on March 12. Oregon Democrat Ron...
  • Is Charlie Dent a MINO?

     
    I took U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent to task the other day for being on the wrong side of the debate over whether the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program -- once known as food stamps -- should be cut. Dent voted with......
  • Quinn's head start a parting gift from Daley

     
    From Sunday's print column Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign reports that he spent $5.87 million four years ago in his primary race against fellow Democrat Dan Hynes. Would Quinn have spent more than that against former Commerce Department Secretary Bill Daley,.....
  • Gov. Tom Corbett: Tone Deaf or Brilliant?

     
    Yo! Ana Puig, a Bucks County native turned darling of the right-wing Tea Party Movement, has made a career out of attacking government. All you have to do is Google her name or image to see Puig’s credentials. There’s Puig......
  • Text of the lawsuit filed today against Gov. Quinn's paycheck power play

     
    Plaintiffs JOHN J. CULLERTON and MICHAEL J. MADIGAN, in their individual and official capacities, by and through their counsel, Special Assistant Attorneys General Richard J. Prendergast, Kevin Forde, Michael Kasper, Eric Madiar, and Heather Wier Vaught,...
  • More thoughts on Syria

     
    With remarkably little to show for a week of intensive lobbying, the last bit of leverage that Democrats expect the White House to use is this: Barack Obama’s presidency depends on it... the lead paragraph of President Obama’s last best......