Published on Sunday, 04 December 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
mexico-moveDonald Trump is claiming victory for the fact that Carrier is keeping 800 jobs in Indiana in exchange for $7 million in state tax cuts. Now more companies will demand bribes to keep their factories here. Trump doesn't mention that 1300 are still being outsourced to Mexico.  Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 03 December 2016 9:48 pm by Brian Batko
james-conner-dimantae-bronaugh-pitt-panthers-pittsburgh-footballFrom one former WPIAL 1,000-yard rusher to another, Pitt star James Conner took the spotlight on him Saturday night and shined it on DiMantae Bronaugh, instead. RIP young DiMantae.. This is tough. #24Strong — James Conner (@JamesConner_) November 30, 2016 Conner wasn’t in action, but made his presence felt at the ACC championship in Orlando, Fla., ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 03 December 2016 6:21 pm by
green-party-drops-statewide-pennsylvania-recountThe Green Party is dropping its court case seeking a recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election. It had wanted to explore whether voting machines and systems had been hacked and the election result manipulated....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 03 December 2016 6:21 pm by
green-party-drops-statewide-pennsylvania-recountThe Green Party is dropping its court case seeking a recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election. It had wanted to explore whether voting machines and systems had been hacked and the election result manipulated....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 03 December 2016 6:21 pm by
green-party-drops-pennsylvania-case-plans-to-go-federalHARRISBURG, Pa. — Green Party-backed voters dropped a court case Saturday night that had sought to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, in what Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein had framed as an effort to explore whether voting machines and systems had...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 03 December 2016 6:21 pm by
green-party-drops-pennsylvania-case-plans-to-go-federalHARRISBURG, Pa. — Green Party-backed voters dropped a court case Saturday night that had sought to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, in what Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein had framed as an effort to explore whether voting machines and systems had...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Saturday, 03 December 2016 6:21 pm by
green-party-drops-pennsylvania-case-plans-to-go-federalHARRISBURG, Pa. — Green Party-backed voters dropped a court case Saturday night that had sought to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania’s Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, in what Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein had framed as an effort to explore whether voting machines and systems had...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 02 December 2016 2:38 pm by
republican-bid-to-avert-recount-rejectedCommon Pleas Court Judge Joseph James this afternoon rejected a Republican bid to avert a reexamination of vote totals in 52 Allegheny County precincts, meaning the partial recount will take place Monday morning....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/2016/12/02/Republican-bid-to-avert-recount-rejected/stories/201612020195 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 02 December 2016 2:38 pm by
republican-bid-to-avert-recount-rejectedCommon Pleas Court Judge Joseph James this afternoon rejected a Republican bid to avert a reexamination of vote totals in 52 Allegheny County precincts, meaning the partial recount will take place Monday morning....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/early-returns/2016/12/02/Republican-bid-to-avert-recount-rejected/stories/201612020195 Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 02 December 2016 12:31 pm by
mar-a-lago-trump-s-winter-white-house-in-floridaPALM BEACH, Fla. – Could the late cereal heiress Marjorie Merrieweather Post have been clairvoyant? She willed Mar-a-Lago, her 124-room palatial estate to the U.S. government for use by U.S. presidents and foreign dignitaries. As fate would have it, it's about to become the winter White House of the nation's 45th president....Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 02 December 2016 12:29 pm by
will-the-donald-redo-the-white-houseThey may not be able to see Russia, but the Trumps can see New Jersey, Central Park and beyond from their perch high above New York City. The home he shares with soon-to-be first lady Melania Trump and their son Barron is a three-story penthouse in Manhattan’s midtown — Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue. ...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 02 December 2016 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
democratic-footballUnder Nancy Pelosi's leadership the Democrats have lost the House, Senate, White House and most of the state legislatures and governorships. As Dr. Phil would say, "how's that working for you?"  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 02 December 2016 12:00 am by
trump-salutes-saved-jobs-says-he’ll-‘put-america-first’CINCINNATI — Straight from announcing an agreement that he said would save 1,100 Carrier Corp. air-conditioning jobs in Indiana, President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday that was “just the beginning.”...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 02 December 2016 12:00 am by
trump-salutes-saved-jobs-says-he’ll-‘put-america-first’CINCINNATI — Straight from announcing an agreement that he said would save 1,100 Carrier Corp. air-conditioning jobs in Indiana, President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday that was “just the beginning.”...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 02 December 2016 12:00 am by
trump-salutes-saved-jobs-says-he’ll-‘put-america-first’CINCINNATI — Straight from announcing an agreement that he said would save 1,100 Carrier Corp. air-conditioning jobs in Indiana, President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday that was “just the beginning.”...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 02 December 2016 12:00 am by
trump-salutes-saved-jobs-says-he’ll-‘put-america-first’CINCINNATI — Straight from announcing an agreement that he said would save 1,100 Carrier Corp. air-conditioning jobs in Indiana, President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday that was “just the beginning.”...Read ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 01 December 2016 11:47 pm by
mattis-is-trump’s-pick-for-defense-secretaryWASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he will nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to be his defense secretary, making the announcement at a post-election victory rally in Cincinnati....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/nation/2016/12/02/Mattis-is-Trump-s-pick-for-defense-secretary/stories/201612020110 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 01 December 2016 3:31 pm by
neil-degrasse-tyson-finds-out-there-s-a-lot-of-red-between-pittsburgh-and-phillyPopular astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was in Philadelphia Wednesday night to talk about the bad science that litters most motion pictures....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/science/2016/12/01/Neil-deGrasse-Tyson-finds-out-there-s-a-lot-of-red-between-Pittsburgh-and-Philly/stories/201612010214 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 01 December 2016 3:31 pm by
neil-degrasse-tyson-finds-out-there-s-a-lot-of-red-between-pittsburgh-and-phillyPopular astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was in Philadelphia Wednesday night to talk about the bad science that litters most motion pictures....Read more http://www.post-gazette.com/news/science/2016/12/01/Neil-deGrasse-Tyson-finds-out-there-s-a-lot-of-red-between-Pittsburgh-and-Philly/stories/201612010214 Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 01 December 2016 5:28 pm by Brian Batko
pitt-panthers-football-lamont-wade-malik-zaire-pittsburghFor my first real post, not the self-indulgent one from Wednesday, here on Red Shirt Diaries (the name of this blog that’s been around for a while, but I like it, so no reason to change it -- I think I’ve been told Paul Zeise came up with it), I have an either-or to consider. It has nothing to do with bowl games or James Conner or anything to do with ... Read More and Comment