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Are you super excited yet?

Written by Reg Henry on .

It is the evening now of Super Tuesday and my heart is fairly palpitating. Soon the results will start flowing in and our burning curiosity will be quenched: Will Plastic Man beat Sen. Sanctimonious in Ohio? Will the much-wed salamander hold the party of family values banner high in his home state of Georgia? Or will the same old clown show just roll on without much change?

I am going out on a limb and predicting the latter.

It is a hard job being a satirist and the proof came again in this morning's paper. So many things occur in Pittsburgh which are beyond satire. I refer you to "Former Councilwoman Takes Sewer Authority Job." The councilwoman is Tonya Payne, who will receive $60,151 for doing goodness knows what. Whatever it is, the post has been vacant since 2009 and no applications were sought.

Just think of it: The favored place where the patronage hires are parked as a reward for their service as Democratic Party hacks is the sewer authority. You couldn't make this stuff up.

If you are interested in attending our blog bash, now likely to take on the form of a wake, please send me an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . In the fullness of time, I will send you back the venue and hour on Thursday, March 22. This is not a PG-sponsored event, just me and you meeting with the others, so be there or be square.

In the meantime, the blog continues.

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