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Jeff Piccola: The Biggest Political Whiner of Them All

Spring is here, and that means water ice. As the man at the counter placed his order, the total came to $4.30. The clerk—a suburban […]

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Tom Corbett Spends Phillies Fans’ Money … on the Yankees

There’s good news and bad news for the New York Yankees. The bad news is that their payroll—always the biggest in baseball—hasn’t produced. Hey, they […]

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The Pennsylvania Budget: Can Corbett Sell It?

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s “day of reckoning” budget, containing substantial cuts and rolling back spending to 2008 levels, may well pass the GOP-dominated legislature without […]

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Corbett’s DRPA: Same Old Story?

A changing of the guard occurred this week at the scandal-plagued Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA), as Governor Corbett appointed himself the new chairman, and […]

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Stop The DRPA “Takers” And You Stop The Toll Hike

Throughout history, there have always been makers and takers. Makers create things: jobs, products and wealth. Takers produce nothing. Instead, they leech off the makers. […]

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Pennsylvania Teachers’ Unions Are Losing Their Cool

Author’s note: For your viewing pleasure, here’s a link to FOX 29’s fiery “non-debate” on school strikes. Is it any wonder why the PSEA won’t […]

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It’s Time for the DRPA Leadership to Go

In yet another unbelievable act of arrogance, the board of the Delaware River Port Authority last week rescinded a reform that had been pushed by […]

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At the DRPA, the Inmates Are Running the Asylum

It’s Business As Usual at the DRPA. And despite all the “reform” rhetoric flying around, don’t expect real changes anytime soon. The reason is simple. The […]

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More Questions and Conflicts at DRPA

In a February, 2008 media report, Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) Vice Chairman Jeff Nash, also an elected Camden County freeholder, ominously warned that “…the […]

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It’s Time to Clean House at the DRPA

Governor Christie: Political courage. That is the description you have earned as governor.  And for good reason. You have successfully confronted the most powerful special […]

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Armageddon in Pennsylvania

Bill Murray must be furious. Two decades after the release of his classic Groundhog Day — in which a series of events is repeated over […]