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Only in Duryea, Pittston, Pa.

September 12, 2017 by

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Only in Duryea, Pa. If you are in a jazzy wheelchair you cannot get into the Duryea borough council meetings because the lift they use for people who cannot use the steps is not even close to CODE or size needed for an electric wheelchair. Only in Duryea do you scan the morning classified to […]

Pennsylvania Grand Jury Recommends Criminal Charges Against State Attorney General

January 10, 2015 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that a statewide grand jury has recommended criminal charges be filed against Pennsylvania Attorney General (and voter ID opponent) Kathleen Kane for perjury and contempt of court over the leaking of secret grand jury information. Kane, a Democrat, had been in the news recently after […]

Death Doc Kermit Gosnell’s Silent Co-Conspirators

April 23, 2013 by

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by Michelle Malkin Planned Parenthood now says it’s “appalled” by the Philadelphia house of horrors run by accused serial baby-killer and pregnant-mom murderer Dr. Kermit Gosnell. Bull. The appalling inaction of the nation’s largest abortion provider, along with countless other clinics and “pro-choice” groups in the know, speaks far louder than their belatedly self-serving words. […]

Happy New Year! Save $1 million a day!

August 30, 2012 by

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Democracy Rising Pennsylvania ~ On September 1, it will be 122 days until New Year’s Day. At last report, the General Assembly continues to sit on a surplus of $122 million, and they gave none of it back to taxpayers for this year’s budget. Last year, they gave back $62 million of their $184 million […]

Democracy Rising PA – July 2012

July 10, 2012 by

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Today Rock the Capital and Democracy Rising PA are sending to all candidates for the General Assembly the 2012 Public Integrity Questionnaire.  Based on the Public Integrity Poll  DR members made possible with their donations last fall, the questions seek the reasons why candidates support or oppose changes that a majority – sometimes a huge […]

Shhh!…. The Secrecy Edition

December 12, 2011 by

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First some fun Where do you stand politically? Thanks to Daniel Hodorawis at NEPArtisan, a political blog in Northeastern PA, you can find out with a simple quiz on the web site of the Pew Research Center for People & the Press. The quiz asks you to choose between different statements, which turn into an […]

Democracy Rising PA – The December Pay Rise Edition

December 2, 2011 by

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Today’s the day lawmakers get yet another automatic pay raise of 3%, thanks to the 1995 law that was supposed to be the pay raise to end all pay raises. Until the doomed Pay Raise of 2005. And until the next time they think they can get away with another really atrocious raise. Not that […]