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PA's Worst: Republican Pushes Pro-Discrimination Proposal in PA House [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this edition of Counterpoint PA's homage to Keith Olbermann, the ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 02/05/2014 6 6 - -
PA’s Worser: Conservatives Mask Self-Contradictory Obamacare Attacks as "Policy Analysis" [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this edition of Counterpoint PA's homage to Keith Olbermann, the ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 02/04/2014 1 4 - -
PA's Worse: Dem Gives Pitiful Excuse for Fracking Deregulation Vote [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this edition of Counterpoint PA's homage to Keith Olbermann, the ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/29/2014 2 6 - -
Corporate Tax Cuts Revealed as Root Cause of PA Budget Deficit [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I share and explain some details from a briefing paper ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/26/2014 2 3 - -
Progressive Victories on Fracking & Voter ID from PA Courts [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I explain recent Pennsylvania court rulings on voting ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/23/2014 3 4 - -
"Most Progressive" PA Gov Candidate John Hanger on Marijuana, Fracking & Campaign Finance [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I present an interview I did with Democratic ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/21/2014 3 3 - -
PA Dems Back Anti-Choice & Pro-Choice Bills [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I discuss rival abortion access proposals in ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/19/2014 1 2 - -
Major Reforms Hit PA Courts [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I explain some recently announced major reforms to ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/15/2014 1 6 - -
"Believe in ESU": Students, Professors & Union Activists Rally Against Education Cuts [FULL VIDEO]
These are videos from the latest edition of my show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this very special edition of the show, I ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 11/04/2013 3 5 1 -
Activists Across PA Join Global Monsanto Protest, Could Help Achieve Statewide GMO Labeling
On October 12, people across Pennsylvania and around the world hit the streets to protest against the food mega-corporation Monsanto. Their production of genetically engineered (GE) foods or ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 10/24/2013 33 11 - -
Attention MSNBC: PA Gov. Corbett (R) Medicaid Restriction Plan is NOT Expansion Under Obamacare
It's not unusual for part of a political narrative to be over-simplified to better fit the whole, but when a Republican governor proposes using federal funds from Medicaid expansion under Obamacare ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 10/16/2013 8 11 - -
Mainstream Media Fail; Public Schools Attacked by RWNJ; Orwellian "Saving Environment" Bill [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this edition of Counterpoint PA's homage to Keith Olbermann, the ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 10/03/2013 1 - - -
PA Democratic Gov. Candidate Katie McGinty Takes Questions on Fracking, Marijuana & GMO's [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In The Breakdown, I share an exclusive video I recorded of Democratic ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 10/02/2013 1 2 - -
Marijuana Smokers Arrested for Civil Disobedience; Syrians & Grannies Protest War [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In Activism in Action, a lightning-round update on the latest ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 10/02/2013 2 2 - -
PA Nurses Endorse Medical Marijuana [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I report on the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association'...
ProgressivePatriotPA 10/01/2013 1 5 - -
Risky Wall Street Swaps Costing PA Millions, Senate Considers Ban [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I discuss a proposal in the PA Senate to ban local ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 09/27/2013 3 6 - -
PA Gov. Corbett: Dismal Jobs Record, Fake Medicaid Plan & All-Time Low Poll Numbers [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I show dismal jobs and wage growth statistics about PA ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 09/26/2013 6 7 - -
Matt Cartwright (D-PA) Undecided on Bombing Syria for All the Right Reasons
Freshman Congressman Matt Cartwright of PA hasn't even been in office a year yet, but he's already been praised as the most valuable Democrat in PA , and has shown why that description has so much ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 09/10/2013 7 5 - -
Supposedly Unbiased Politics PA Reports Attacks on PA Dems From PA GOP Email as Fact [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In Counterpoint PA's homage to Keith Olbermann, the Worst ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 09/01/2013 4 7 - -
Marijuana Legalization, Immigration Reform & Philly Schools Cuts Protests in PA [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I introduce a new recurring segment called Activism in ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 08/30/2013 1 1 - -
New PA Budget: Reverse Robin Hood PA GOP Robs From the Poor to Give to the Rich [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I use the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center's ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 08/30/2013 1 2 - -
New Fracking Deregulation Used by Corporation That Lobbied For It to Sue PA Families [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I report about a new deregulation of the controversial ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 08/28/2013 4 10 - -
Federal Cuts to Food Assistance to Increase Hunger in PA as Farmers Markets Access Expands [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I discuss a new report that shows a cut in federal ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 08/27/2013 3 8 - -
PA Sues County Over LGBT Marriage Licenses, Mayors Marry Couples with Licenses [VIDEO]
This is a video from my show Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I give an update on what's happened since my last ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 08/26/2013 1 5 - -
Bayard Rustin: PA Native, Unsung Hero of the 1963 March on Washington, Lifelong Activist
The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom was held on August 28, 1963. One year before LBJ signed the Civil Rights Act and two years before he signed the Voting Rights Act, over a quarter million ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 08/24/2013 13 37 3 -
LGBT Marriage Licenses Protested as "Inherently Unequal"; Dem AG to Defend Voter ID in Court [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In Counterpoint PA's homage to Keith Olbermann (starting at 5:40),
ProgressivePatriotPA 08/06/2013 3 6 - -
Conservative Policy Analyst Insists Medicaid Expansion Would Be "Immoral" [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In Counterpoint PA's homage to Keith Olbermann, a conservative ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 08/06/2013 4 4 - -
Voter ID Turnout Suppression Tactic on Trial in PA ... Again [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I discuss the voter ID law turnout suppression ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 08/04/2013 2 6 - -
RIP Rep. Bill Gray (D-PA), First Black Majority Whip [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I report on the recent passing away of Rep. Bill ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 08/03/2013 7 11 - -
Part 2: My Interview w/Sue Lyons, Author of Anti-Fracking Resolution Adopted by PA Dem Party [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I present the second half of my interview with ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/31/2013 8 3 - -
PA Dem AG Won't Defend State Marriage Equality Ban; First PA LGBT Marriage Licenses Issued [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I report on new developments in the struggle for ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/30/2013 2 8 - -
Analysis: PA Has the 4th Most Hotels with Labor Law Violations of all 50 States [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I discuss new analysis by nonprofit news outfit ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/29/2013 1 1 - -
PA Supreme Court Stops Corbett Administration Plan to Close Nearly Half of PA's Health Centers
Earlier this year, the administration of Republican PA Governor Tom Corbett announced a plan to close nearly half of the state's health centers by the end of the summer. SEIU Healthcare PA and some ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/23/2013 12 21 1 -
Occupy Movement Lives On in PA in Spirit, If Not in Name
As psyched as I was to hear that there was a new Occupy encampment getting started in Easton, PA just a few months ago this year, I was depressed to hear not long after that it had been ordered to ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/17/2013 11 14 1 -
PA GOP Plays God; Activist Arrested for Sidewalk Chalk; School Sports Equity Disclosure Repeal Vote
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, Counterpoint PA's homage to the Keith Olbermann: ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/12/2013 3 6 - -
PA Tops States in Lost/Stolen Guns; House Proposes Gun Reforms [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I talk about a new report from the US Bureau of ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/11/2013 9 6 - -
LGBT Equal Rights Battle on PA House Floor; New Marriage Equality Bill to be Introduced [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I talk about a dramatic stand-off over LGBT ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/10/2013 2 5 - -
My Interview with Sue Lyons, Author of the Anti-Fracking Resolution Adopted by PA Dem Party [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I present the first half of my interview with Sue ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/09/2013 3 3 - -
PA Republicans Increase Prison Funding While Lying About Slashing Education Funding [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I use graphs from a Pennsylvanian Budget and ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/08/2013 3 4 - -
ObamaCare in PA Update: Abortion Coverage Banned, Still No Medicaid Expansion [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new show, Counterpoint PA, the only grassroots progressive newscast exclusively about Pennsylvania politics. In this video, I discuss PA Republicans' strict ban on abortion ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/07/2013 2 3 - -
Conservative Policy Analyst Fails PA Medicaid Math;Dem State Rep Trolls Pro-Fracking Grandma [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new Internet newscast, the only grassroots progressive media show exclusively about Pennsylvania politics, Counterpoint PA. In Counterpoint PA's special homage to Keith ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 06/20/2013 3 4 - -
Hundreds Oppose Drilling in Loyalsock State Forest at Public Meeting [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new Internet newscast, the only grassroots progressive media show exclusively about Pennsylvania politics, Counterpoint PA. In this video, I talk about the Pennsylvania ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 06/19/2013 1 2 - -
Max Myers: Democratic Candidate for PA Governor on Progressive Issues [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new Internet newscast, the only grassroots progressive media show exclusively about Pennsylvania politics, Counterpoint PA. In this video, I list the positions of Democratic ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 06/18/2013 6 2 - -
PA Senate Democrats Unveil Budget Proposal [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new Internet newscast, the only grassroots progressive media show exclusively about Pennsylvania politics, Counterpoint PA. In this video, I share the details of a new ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 06/17/2013 1 3 - -
Decarcerate PA Activists March 100 Miles to Protest New Prisons [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new Internet newscast, the only grassroots progressive media show exclusively about Pennsylvania politics, Counterpoint PA. In this video, I talk about the activist group ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 06/15/2013 11 14 - -
Gov. Corbett's Education Cuts Devastate Pennsylvania Students & Schools [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new Internet newscast, the only grassroots progressive media show exclusively about Pennsylvania politics, Counterpoint PA. In this video, I discuss (and explain a graph from)
ProgressivePatriotPA 06/13/2013 12 8 - -
PA AG Kathleen Kane (D) Opposes Legalizing Marijuana for Same Bogus Reason as Gov. Corbett (R)
The attorney general of Pennsylvania, Kathleen Kane (D), recently said she's against marijuana legalization - not for any solid personal or objective reason, but for the same laughably lame, ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 06/06/2013 37 23 - -
PA Supreme Court Justice Sentenced;Journalist Shamelessly Defends Corbett;DEP Allows Fracking Spills
These are both videos from my new PA politics Internet newscast, Counterpoint PA. In the Worst Pennsylvanians of the Week, a PA Supreme Court Justice who was convicted of using state-paid court ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 06/05/2013 10 7 - -
Historical Figures Bob Edgar & George Leader Die; PA House Passes Corporate Tax Cut [VIDEO]
These are both videos from my new PA politics Internet newscast, Counterpoint PA.
ProgressivePatriotPA 05/22/2013 1 2 - -
Climate Change & Renewable Energy Projects in Pennsylvania [VIDEO]
This is a video from my new PA politics Internet newscast, Counterpoint PA.
ProgressivePatriotPA 05/21/2013 1 5 - -
Philly & Allentown Students Protest Education Cuts; Philly Expands LGBT Rights, State Might [VIDEO]
These are both videos from my new PA politics Internet newscast, Counterpoint PA.
ProgressivePatriotPA 05/20/2013 3 5 - -
Corbett Aide Says if Medicaid is Expanded it Will Be in 2015; Issue Lives for PA 2014 Gov. Race
This week a top aide to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett said that if the governor winds up accepting the expansion of Medicaid under ObamaCare, it probably won't be until 2015. If that's how it ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 05/16/2013 8 10 1 -
Another Spill in PA Town Where Fracking Just Resumed in April After 200,000+ Gallon Spill in March
A natural gas drilling rig operated by Carrizo Oil and Gas from Texas in Washington Township, PA has spilled thousands of gallons of fracking waste-fluid in the surrounding environment. If you're ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 05/08/2013 35 82 1 -
Upcoming Potential Milestone in PA Redistricting Reform & What You Can Do About It NOW
Every ten years, following the census, the political party in power gets to redraw the lines of congressional districts. This process, called redistricting , is often used by the party in power to ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 05/06/2013 6 12 - -
Casey & Toomey Stances Define Parties; Law Evicts Domestic Violence Victims- Counterpoint PA [VIDEO]
ProgressivePatriotPA 05/05/2013 1 3 - -
GOP Attacks ObamaCare, Government Reform Caucus Forms & McDonald's Protest - Counterpoint PA [VIDEO]
ProgressivePatriotPA 05/02/2013 2 3 - -
Shut Up or Get Out: PA City Punishes Domestic Violence Victims Who Call the Police
Cross-posted with the gracious permission of ACLU's Sandra Park , see original post here . Last year in Norristown, Pa., Lakisha Briggs' boyfriend physically assaulted her, and the police arrested ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 04/26/2013 6 19 - -
After Announcing PA Gubernatorial Campaign, Allyson Schwartz "Punches the Hippies" on CISPA
"Punching the hippies" is a figure of speech I have picked up on from never missing MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show. Most recently used by Rachel to describe President Obama's proposal to effectively ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 04/24/2013 3 8 - -
Green Party of Pennsylvania Stages Earth Day Protests Around the State
Yesterday was Earth Day, and to mark the occasion the Green Party of Pennsylvania - in partnership with over 60 other environmental organizations - held protest rallies at all six regional offices ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 04/23/2013 4 8 1 -
Democrats Join Republicans in Pennsylvania War on "Welfare"
It doesn't greatly disappoint me that there are Republicans in the PA Legislature who hate the idea of "welfare" so much that they want to take away millions of dollars that were supposed to go to ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 04/17/2013 6 7 - -
Fracking Resumes Less Than a Month After 200,000+ Gallon Spill
Last month, seven homes in Wyoming County, PA had to be evacuated when a natural gas drilling rig had a blowout, and gallon after gallon of fracking waste-water began spilling out uncontrollably. Now,
ProgressivePatriotPA 04/11/2013 8 7 - -
Union Fights Corbett Administration Decision to Close Nearly Half of Pennsylvania's Health Centers
There are currently 60 health care centers across Pennsylvania where people who have illnesses or injuries but don't have the money for treatment can go for care. The Corbett administration is now ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 04/09/2013 7 13 - -
Republican PA State Rep. Courts Gun Companies with Federal Gun Law Nullification Bill
PA House Republican Daryl Metcalfe (12th District - Butler county), after introducing legislation to stop enforcement of any new federal guns and ammunition restrictions in Pennsylvania, is now ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 04/04/2013 5 11 1 -
Catching up with the World: A Universal Health Care System for Pennsylvania
A bill that would provide universal health care coverage for all Pennsylvanians is being considered in the PA Legislature, and a new study about the plan says it would be just as healthy for the ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 04/03/2013 8 23 1 -
Is PA's Most Progressive State Senator Running for U.S. Congress Good or Bad for PA Progressives?
With Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz's run for Pennsylvania governor all but formally announced, state Senator Daylin Leach has entered the race for the seat currently held by her in Congress. But ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 04/02/2013 7 6 - -
Plan for Seniors to Work in Schools for Property Tax Credits at Below Minimum Wage Passes PA House
It's possible that soon, Pennsylvanians 60 and older crushed by soaring local property taxes will be able to have them reduced by "volunteering" to work at a local school to earn property tax credits.
ProgressivePatriotPA 03/28/2013 63 34 - -
FRESHER Act & BREATHE Act Aim to End Nat. Gas Frackers' Exemptions from Water & Air Regulations
The laws that ensure the safety of our water and air no longer protect us all as they once did. They don't apply to frackers, so for people who have had what they drink, bathe in, and breathe ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 03/27/2013 12 21 - -
Bill to Mandate Labeling of Genetically Engineered Foods Hits PA Senate
"Pennsylvania's leading progressive state senator," as he described himself , has done it again. State Senator Daylin Leach (17th District - Montgomery & Delaware counties), in addition to bills in ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 03/21/2013 15 13 - -
ACLU of PA to Take Legal Action Against School District for Not Allowing Gay-Straight Alliance
Public schools that receive federal funds should not be allowed to pick-and-choose which clubs desired by groups of students get to exist based on the political opinions of school board members. ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 03/19/2013 7 14 - -
Philadelphia Mayor Called "the Scott Walker of the East" by Union Pres.
A war is brewing between AFSCME's District Council 33 and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter that Sean Collins Walsh of the Philadelphia Daily News says "could change the nature of labor negotiations ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 02/28/2013 9 9 - -
PA Attorney General Closes Gun Loophole for Concealed Carry Permits
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has taken her first official action since taking office, closing a gun loophole that allowed Pennsylvanians to get concealed carry permits from Florida ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 02/12/2013 15 30 - -
PA Charter Schools: Less Oversight, Less Democracy, Worse Learning Outcomes for Students
Arguments in favor of charter schools typically evoke the supposedly better learning outcomes for students, but thanks to a recent U.S. Department of Education determination that Pennsylvania must ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/31/2013 10 13 - -
PA Legislature Sees its First Bill to Fully Legalize Marijuana
Pennsylvania state Senator Daylin Leach (17th District - Montgomery & Delaware counties) has once again proven why he's entirely justified in proudly booking himself as " Pennsylvania's leading ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/16/2013 13 31 - -
Preview My New PA Politics Internet Show and Tell Me What You Think
Counterpoint PA is going to be an approximately 20-minute newscast (hopefully weekly once it's all set up) that will be exclusively about Pennsylvania politics and its impact on the lives of ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 09/05/2012 9 4 - 32
PA GOP Voter Suppression Efforts Finally Being Fought
When I first wrote on this topic it was not the national story it is now. Turzai hadn't yet let the cat out of the bag regarding the voter ID law's true intent, our Secretary of the Commonwealth hadn'
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/25/2012 10 21 1 156
FDR on Wages, Economics, Political Fights & Human Rights
I'm trying to do my part to assist in the day of action. Click "JOIN US" to your left to sign an online petition supporting raising the minimum wage, and enjoy these historical quotes from one of my ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/24/2012 1 10 1 75
What would YOU ask Debbie Wasserman Schultz? I may ask her tomorrow!
I just found out I'm going to get to meet Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz tomorrow morning as a guest of a Monroe County Democratic Committee member. I think there'...
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/16/2012 12 2 - 61
Luke Russert: Slashing Food Assistance = "Moderate"; Sustaining It = "Far-Left"
Today, Luke Russert asserted that "the far-left approach" to food assistance in our country is coming from "...liberals who say, 'No, you've obviously seen these dire economic times we live in, ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 07/13/2012 198 216 4 1331
It's Official: Every PA State Legislator Linked to ALEC is a Republican
That's right, as of just a few weeks ago, Democrats in Pennsylvania and all over the nation have one more reason to be proud of what their party stands for. Every single member of the Pennsylvania ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 06/12/2012 22 63 2 362
Anti-Democracy Tactics (?) Witnessed in My First Campaign as an Organizer
The term anti-democracy may seem automatically hyperbolic, but if you believe knowing things like the political party of the major contenders in a race and the correct day (or month, for that matter)
ProgressivePatriotPA 05/11/2012 11 12 1 92
Gov. Corbett Kills Jobs and Increases Costs to Starve the Poor
Tom Corbett thinks you should starve if you're poor and trying to save up some money. Just when you thought Republicans could not get more barbaric, the Governor of Pennsylvania has decided ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/30/2012 33 37 1 197
Fighting Citizens United
There is something we all can do to fight Citizens United . Earlier this month, the City Councils ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/26/2012 8 10 2 57
The Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798 and the NDAA: A Comparison
The President of the United States, partially elected on his intimate knowledge of the US Constitution, has forsaken his oath to that document and signed into law measures which allow for the ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/22/2012 24 10 - 120
My State Legislator Leans Against Citizens United, But Doesn't Know How the Constitution is Amended
Recently I attended an annual event hosted by the League of Women Voters of Monroe County called the Legislative Breakfast, where one of the guests was my ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/18/2012 27 20 1 168
Prevention of Voter Fraud or Insurance of Voter Suppression?
Last Saturday, I attended the annual Legislative Breakfast the League of Women Voters of Monroe County puts on at my local library. Two PA State House ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/14/2012 39 95 1 352
My Future Congressman, His Vote For NDAA, and Really, Really Poor Excuses
I'm very active in my local Democratic party and get a lot of internal emails with invitations to meetings. Last month, one such email led me to a meeting at which I met proud "blue dog coalition" ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/09/2012 7 14 - 109
Is Keith Olbermann Still Current TV's "Chief News Officer," If So, What The Heck Does That Mean?
It has literally been years since I missed a single episode of Countdown with Keith Olbermann . I caught each and every episode on MSNBC for years ...
ProgressivePatriotPA 01/06/2012 68 13 - 308
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