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From the time he took office in early 2011, it’s clear that Tom Corbett had a very different plan for public education that matched the extreme agenda set forth by the Tea Party: starve public education, break teacher unions, kill state pensions, and privatize our schools with a voucher system.
Recognizing that equal education opportunity for all is only possible through a strong public school system, Continue reading
by Tommy Christopher, The Daily Banter, 9/30/14
Earlier, we told you about the enormous fail that is the #IAmARepublican hashtag campaign, and the equally enormous fail of an ad campaign to which it was pegged. As crummy as the “Republicans Are People Too” ad is, you would think that at a minimum, it would feature actual people who are actual Republicans. You would be wrong….
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Well, this has been one of the most unusual campaigns. From January to May, I had 2 opponents, Roger Howard and Cuyler Walker. On May 20th the voters selected Cuyler Walker as the Republican candidate. Then I spent May 20 – September 28th running against Cuyler Walker, talking to voters about why I was the better choice. Then, well past the withdrawal date, Cuyler backed out of the election for personal reasons and the Republican Party selected Chris Ross, who had announced his retirement in 2013, to run against me. Continue reading
from Mike Stack (Tom Wolf’s running mate), Oct 17, 2014
It’s no secret – hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” is big business here in Pennsylvania.
Gas companies drilling in the state are reaping tremendous profits by tapping the state’s natural gas supply. But Continue reading