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Big Oil: All Your Tax Dollars Are Belong To Us

This post supported by a grant from the Patty Dumpling Endowed Chair for coverage of oil spills, pipelines, fracking, and subsidizing our own demise via Global Warming Just in case you were wondering, America is still shoveling huge amounts of taxpayer...
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Terrible Gov. Tom Corbett Probably Gonna Lose Real Bad If Y’All Vote

Tom Corbett is well on his way to becoming the first Pennsylvania governor to get the boot after only one term in office since the state began allowing governors to run for re-election… in 1968. Groovy! Polls show Corbett trailing challenger Tom...
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Pennsylvania Gov Corbett Accepts Filthy Obamacare, Nation Weeps For Lost Innocence

After a year of negotiations, Pennsylvania has gotten federal approval for its alternative to Medicaid expansion, which will insure about 600,000 low-income Pennsylvanians through payments to private insurers. The benefits will be stingier than the federal Medicaid program, and...
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Pennsylvania Gov Wants To Make It Easier For The Ladies To Buy Booze And Make Him Some Sammiches

So this is a little awkward. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R-Obviously, As You Shall See) has a swell idea to reach out to the ladies, because we all know how great Republicans are at that. (That's sarcasm. Lots of...

How Obamacare, John Roberts, and Pennsylvania (Nearly) Screwed My Mom

"He said, 'If you like your plan, you can keep your plan.' Oh yeah?" This was my mother yelling at the president, which I hadn't heard her do since Bush II. This was a woman who can hardly believe how much...

A Children’s Treasury Of Primary Election Results. Neither Crazy Idaho Guy Won :(

In the closest thing to a "Super Tuesday" in this off-year election, a whole bunch of Tea Party candidates did worse than expected against "mainstream" Republicans who had better funding and who all sound like teabaggers now anyway. The...

Dumb Pennsylvania Democrat Doesn’t Even Know She Is Supposed To Run Screaming From Obamacare

Here's how "cray-cray" the "conventional wisdom" has "gotten" for the 2014 midterms: according to our pals at Talking Points Memo, it's apparently really bold and out-there that Pennsylvania Rep. Allyson Schwartz is actually running on Obamacare instead of away...

Government Cuts Won’t Hurt Anyone, Except Maybe When A 12-Year-Old Dies Because Her School Had No Nurse

Before you read this story, you may want to make sure you secure any heavy objects nearby, so that you won't hurl them through your computer monitor. From the Philadelphia City Paper, just one more example of what happens...

Pennsylvania GOP Governor Logically Compares Gay People To Dumb Little Children

Pennsylvania Republican Governor Tom Corbett is not a happy man. He is bound and determined to stop a county-level municipal employee from spreading human rights and dignity, because that is not appropriate on Corbett’s watch. Since July 24, a Montgomery...

Morning Nice-Time: Pennsylvania AG Has Better Things To Do Than Defend Gay Marriage Ban

Well here's something kind of cool: Pennsylvania's Attorney General, Kathleen Kane, announced Thursday that she won't defend the state's dumb ban on same-sex marriage in a lawsuit because she believes the law is "wholly unconstitutional." The state has been...

Pennsylvania Governor Trying Very Hard To Lose Unemployed Vote: All My State’s Jobless Are Drug Addict Losers

As you know, our running tally of states we do not wish to live in is woefully South-heavy. We've had a couple strong Northern contenders but the South keeps rising and rising AGAIN! Today, though, we've got one of...

Smile, Pennsylvania, You No Longer Have To Suffer The Agony Of Voting!

Good video, Pennsylvania! Very melting pot and clear-skinned and chipper, we're sure! There may be a little bit of an omission about how 10 percent of your voting populace won't get to actually vote under your new voter ID...

Pennsylvania Governor Gives Taxpayers Opportunity To Donate To Shell Oil

Let’s check in on those laboratories of democracy and see what they’re up to, shall we? Restricting abortion access, perhaps? Passing laws against climate change maybe? Or taking some time off of hating women and science to hate immigrants...

Pennsylvania Governor: Just ‘Close Your Eyes’ During That Mandatory Ultrasound

Governor Tom Corbett, leader of Pennsylvania, where Rick Santorum's grandfather "dug freedom" so that Rick Santorum could be free to pander to broke and bitter God- and gun-clinging Americans, has determined that a mandatory intentionally traumatic ultrasound of the...

Farm Animals Are Latest Things Stealing Jobs from Americans

Here is an interesting development that is occurring in Pennsylvania: it appears that we have been so busy worrying about the Mexicans stealing all the jobs from white people that we forgot to watch out for that other problem,...