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Stevieslaw: Political Cynicism: A Gut Check

Our local newspaper, the CDT, was on top of things once again in reporting that the Tom (straight-shooter) Corbett campaign was accepting contributions from the Second Mile Foundation members while he was investigating them as part of the Sandusky mess. … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw Goes Back to Basics

Marc Levy of the Associated Press reports in our local newspaper, the CDT, that 1 in 5 of the bridges and 1 in 5 highway miles in Pennsylvania are in need of repair. Infrastructure funding has been inadequate under Republican … Continue reading

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Rebranding Pennsylvania

We have just learned that the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will be leasing land and water rights to the Marcellus Shale drillers. The money will go toward a shortfall of some 36 million dollars needed to repair 16 dams … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: My Voices of Central PA. June Article

The LAGuide to Voting in America At Stevieslaw, publisher of the Less-intelligent- than- average American Guides (LAG), we recognize that many Americans do not vote. The statistics from the mid-term elections are staggering. In Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett took the governorship … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: There but for Fortune

This is our one hundredth post since November 2010.  There are so many people to thank.   The oil executives, who feel that without some billions in government aid they can no longer go on drilling: The pharmaceutical companies, who have … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: When is a Rainy Day Not

Stevieslaw: When is a Rainy Day Not Our local Newspaper, The Centre Daily Times, published a partial headline today.  They often do.  Smokey Diamond, our intrepid reporter, picked it up right away.  The headline was: GOP plan restores school funds.  … Continue reading

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Stevieslaw: Tom Corbett to Seek Historic Site Legislation

The news that fracking firms could drill at will at archeological sites of importance created a furor today in the offices of Tom Corbett, Governor of Pennsylvania and man of the people. Our own intrepid reporter, Smokey Diamond, was dispatched … Continue reading

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StevieslawWonders: Come again, Tom Corbett.

There are signs of high-anxiety in Pennsylvania. Although spring is sprung, the grass has not yet riz and the birdies aren’t.  People are taking it hard as well.  Many are unkempt, unshaven and uncommunicative.  They wander around and mutter to … Continue reading

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StevieslawItMakeNoSense: Tom Corbett Babbles like a Blighted Brook. AP Looks On.

Peter Jackson of the Associated Press, reporting in today’s local paper, has Pennsylvania Governor and man of the people, Tom Corbett, assuring citizens that he will “not let them poison the water.”  Smokey Diamond, our intrepid reporter, and I would … Continue reading

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Newsbriefs You May Have Missed: Fracking for the Foreign Market, or Where Have All the Good Excuses Gone?

Today we learned from Lou Kilzer and Andrew Conte, writing in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (about the Marcellus Shale), that foreign companies are buying up “significant shares of these drilling projects and making plans for facilities to liquefy and ship more … Continue reading

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