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April 2015

Friday Happy Hour: Gears Edition


New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will not be your next President of the United States, largely because he would need to carry Pennsylvania.  And it would be impossible to win the Keystone State with zero votes from the City of Philadelphia, which is exactly the number he can expect.  No, Eagles fans have not yet forgotten Christie’s love affair with the Dallas Cowboys, we learned this week, as evidenced by the group of green-clad folks who stalked Christie at a Bass Pro Shop in New Jersey. 

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Lessons in Crisis Management: Mike Pence’s Arthur Carlson Moment

Mike pencePity Mike Pence, governor of Indiana and former congressman. With a strong following among conservatives, in Indiana and nationally, he was thought to have an outside shot at the Republican nomination for President. So last month, there he was, just minding his own business, sort of. We’ll let the National Review describe what happened next:

“Then, on Thursday, March 26, he signed Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), and all hell broke loose.

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Friday Happy Hour: Play Ball Edition

Opening DayPut me in, coach, I’m ready to play today! The 2015 baseball season got underway this week. At press time, among teams of local interest, based on Week 1 performance, projected regular season records are as follow: Orioles, 108-54; Nats and Phillies, 54-108; Pirates, 0-162. (Past performance is not an indicator of future results. Void where prohibited. Batteries not included.)

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Friday Happy Hour: Snow Kone Joe Edition


Welcome back to our early, truncated but still lovingly prepared holiday edition of our weekly wrap-up. Put your mittens around your kittens and away we go!

The first cracks have appeared in the Hillary armor, we learned this week.  A poll released this week showed that Rand Paul is edging Ms. Clinton here in the Keystone State in the race for President. And yet somehow, Ted Cruz seems to get all the news coverage.  Odd.  

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