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Why I’m Ready for Warren

July 19, 2014 // 1 Comment

In 11 sentences. – “We believe that Wall Street needs stronger rules and tougher enforcement, and we’re willing to fight for it.” – “We believe in science, and that means that we have a responsibility to protect this Earth.” – “We believe that the Internet …

Earlier today, Corbett the Lesser has opined on the humanitarian crisis happening along the nation’s border and stated the following… “We feel for these children that they are fleeing their countries,” Corbett said. “We want to make sure they are taken care of and returned …

Tom Corbett’s numbers have been in the shitter for most of his time in office, and anything that Chris Pack, the communications director for Tom Corbett’s reelection campaign, says or does won’t matter because of the public’s distaste for Governor Corbett.  As the election gets …

So, You Want to Go to College?

July 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared over at Lehigh Valley Vanguard, a new progressive visual and literary publication based out of Easton, PA. Marlana Eck is the founder and Editor of the Lehigh Valley Vanguard. Be sure to check out their full site and give them some …

John Oliver on Income Inequality

July 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

You might have caught this already on John Oliver’s Last Week Tonight on HBO or have seen the clip circulating in social media, but we thought it is worth repeating…again and again and again. Here you go:  

Passing Gas to the Consumer

July 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Gas prices at the pump during the July 4th extended weekend were the highest they have been in six years. This, of course, has little to do with supply-and-demand economics. It has everything to do with supply-and-gouge profits. Over the past decade, the five largest …

In Tom Corbett’s “Building a Future” ad, the governor focuses on his “job creation” performance and if you want a recap of the advertisement, PoliticsPA has a parroted response by the Corbett campaign and the Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association.  PoliticsPA writes: The spot asserts that not …

Sometimes you don’t even have to try. Huge HT to Keystone Politics for this one. Earlier today, John Geeting published this photo under the title: “#PABudget: The Republican Budget in One Photo.” The Corbett Budget Bird has got to be in contention for the best …

Keystone Progress, the Harrisburg, PA-based progressive organization, announced yesterday that it had filed a Right-to-Know request with Governor Tom Corbett’s office seeking information about interactions between Corbett and casino owner and right-wing political financier Sheldon Adelson. The request follows revelations last month that  Adelson made an …

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