Published on Friday, 22 September 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
scalpelThe Graham/Cassidy bill in the Senate is yet another in a long line of cruel and desperate attempts to repeal Obamacare at all costs. Let's hope it crashes and burns like the rest.   Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 21 September 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
rocket-manTrump gave a scripted yet rambling and incoherent speech in front of the United Nations General Assembly that sounded as if he were speaking at one of his rallies. Instead of threatening to "lock her up" he threatened to annihilate an entire country. Nice.  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 20 September 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
brewed-on-grant-hipster-robotNBC's "This Is Us" won an Emmy on Sunday night. The show is supposed to be a depiction of a Pittsburgh family. Really? Without a single parking chair anywhere to be found? Ridiculous!     Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 19 September 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
henchman-s-taleSean Spicer made a surprise appearance at the Emmy Awards on Sunday Night. Not everyone thought it was funny. Too soon, perhaps.  Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 18 September 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
budget-frightOnce again, the GOP-led state legislature is putting the most vulnerable Pennsylvanians at risk by not putting forth a timely and humane budget proposal.  Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 17 September 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
chuck-and-nancyTrump is confounding his base as well as the GOP by meeting and making a "deal" with the Dems.  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 15 September 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
scary-clownThe Equifax breach is scarier than anything Stephen King could come up with.  Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 14 September 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
what-happenedSure, the Democrats are trying to look forward to the 2018 mid-terms and have no interest in reliving the 2016 election. But, lest we forget, Hillary did win the popular vote. She has the right to vent a little.  Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 10:46 pm by
pat-toomey-among-the-senators-to-talk-tax-reform-over-meal-with-donald-trumpWASHINGTON — Tax reform was on the White House table alongside breaded veal, salad and pie Tuesday night....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-nation/2017/09/12/Veal-with-a-side-of-tax-reform-senate-Pat-Toomey-congress-tax-code-reform/stories/201709130099 Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
brewed-on-grant-amazonPittsburgh is making a bid to be the location of Amazon's #2 headquarters. Good luck!  Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 8:00 am by
paul-mango-outlines-broad-plan-for-change-journey-for-pennsylvaniaPennsylvania Republicans won’t vote for a gubernatorial candidate until next May. But Pine Township consultant Paul Mango isn’t waiting that long to offer what he calls “the beginning of a change journey for the state.”...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 8:00 am by
paul-mango-outlines-broad-plan-for-change-journey-for-pennsylvaniaPennsylvania Republicans won’t vote for a gubernatorial candidate until next May. But Pine Township consultant Paul Mango isn’t waiting that long to offer what he calls “the beginning of a change journey for the state.”...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
russian-friendsMark Zuckerberg has admitted that Russian hackers used Facebook to attempt to influence the 2016 election. Oh, good. We can blame Zuckerberg for Trump. I knew it wasn't our fault.  Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 12 September 2017 6:00 am by Peter Smith
trumpism-defined  What factors were common among voters for President Donald Trump in 2016? A combination of being white; believing in Christian nationalism, traditional gender roles and an authoritative God; and opposing Muslims, feminism, gays, globalism and a separation of church and state. You might have already picked that up from coverage of President ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 11 September 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
plungerThe Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority (PWSA) has failed the city and the region. A crumbling infrastructure, lead-tainted tap water and outrageous water bills are just a few of the problems plaguing the agency.  Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 10 September 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
bipartisanship2Trump struck a surprise deal with the Dems on the debt ceiling/relief package. I guess he wanted the GOP to know that he is in charge.  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 08 September 2017 11:30 am by
bannon-access-hollywood-tape-cost-christie-cabinet-postNEW YORK -- A meeting about the fallout to Donald Trump's presidential campaign over the “Access Hollywood” tape was a litmus test that cost New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie a potential cabinet post....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 08 September 2017 11:30 am by
bannon-access-hollywood-tape-cost-christie-cabinet-postNEW YORK -- A meeting about the fallout to Donald Trump's presidential campaign over the “Access Hollywood” tape was a litmus test that cost New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie a potential cabinet post....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 08 September 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
evacuationThe GOP "Do-Nothing" Congress is being forced by Mother Nature to actually do something. They can stall on health care and taxes but they need to pass emergency relief funding for Texas and Florida.     Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 07 September 2017 10:14 pm by
rep-charlie-dent-won-t-seek-re-election-to-congressIt isn’t unusual for members of the U.S. House of Representatives, who have to run for office every two years, to be planning their moves more than a year before Election Day....Read ... Read More and Comment