Monthly Archives: November 2013

5 Dem candidates for governor at Temple Nov. 23

I watched the whole forum and you can find the video here. Pay attention to the note “Video starts at 18 minutes”: you have to move the timer ahead. Interesting format, with a strongly pro-union and pro-teacher audience and two … Continue reading

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The filibuster and majority rule

Well, at last the Democratic Senators showed some gumption (to use the polite term). It’s not just about politics but about whether the government can function. The Senate sets its procedures and it can change them if they don’t work … Continue reading

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Promises, promises

Here’s my current favorite campaign promise, from at least two West Chester Borough Council candidates’ mailers: Balanced budgets without raising taxes (their emphasis). Well, great. Who could oppose that? If anyone knew that secret, think how much better things would … Continue reading

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