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ANR Pipeline: Introducing TransCanada’s Keystone XL for Fracking

ANR Pipeline: Introducing TransCanada’s Keystone XL for Fracking

Editor’s Note: This is Steve Horn’s latest  piece that originally appeared over at DeSmogBlog. Check out more of Steve’work from DeSmogBlog and give everyone at DeSmogBlog some love - visit their site for some of the best research debunking misinformation about climate science on the web. 

When most environmentalists and folks who follow pipeline markets think of TransCanada, they think of the…

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#PA13: Margolies Continues “Holier Than Thou” Campaign; Set to Miss Another Debate

#PA13: Margolies Continues “Holier Than Thou” Campaign; Set to Miss Another Debate

Surprise! Surprise!

Marjorie Margolies is continuing with her “holier than thou” campaign strategy by sucking up to the Democratic and wealthy donor classes and by missing more campaign events.  On Wednesday night, 5 of the 6 candidates running in the Republican and Democratic primaries have agreed to attend a forum hosted by Democratic Unplugged.   According to event organizer Robert Small, the…

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"We’re Done With You" - Standing Against Political Oppression and Muppetry"

“We’re Done With You” – Standing Against Political Oppression and Muppetry”

Editor’s Note: This is the latest article by Marlana Eck. Marlana is the founder and editor of the brand-spanking-new publication, Lehigh Valley Vanguard, a progressive visual and literary publication based out of Easton. The Lehigh Valley Vanguard is sponsored by Raging Chicken Press. Thanks to the support of our members and contributors, here is a concrete example of what we can do with your…

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So Long and Thanks for All the Dry Erase Markers - A Teacher on Retiring at Age 27

So Long and Thanks for All the Dry Erase Markers – A Teacher on Retiring at Age 27

Editor’s Note: This is the first in what we hope to be many articles by Marlana Eck. Marlana is the founder and editor of the brand-spanking-new publication, Lehigh Valley Vanguard. The mission of the Lehigh Valley Vanguard reads:

We are a progressive visual and literary symposium of Lehigh Valley intellectuals and artists. We try to feature narratives that speculate on the state of our current…

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#PA13: Bill Clinton Fighting for Margolies’ Past; Daylin Leach Fighting for Our Future

There is only 1 republican who has a shot at winning Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional District and her name is Marjorie Margolies.  

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You Can’t Debate History with a Lunatic like Jim Demint

You Can’t Debate History with a Lunatic like Jim Demint

Because it never happened.

Cutting taxes during two wars?  Running a surplus into a deficit and wrecking the economy?  Iran-Contra?  Richard Nixon?  Watergate? George W. Bush? Having the government emancipating the slaves or the Civil War was a war about states freedom?

It never happened.  You can’t debate history with a generation of people who have had Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh do nothing…

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How I’m Connected to State Rep. Brendan Boyle & Why His Support of Education Privatization is Wrong

How I’m Connected to State Rep. Brendan Boyle & Why His Support of Education Privatization is Wrong

As a resident in Pennsylvania’s heavily gerrymandered 13th Congressional District, I have made no bones about who I am supporting in the Democratic primary, but I do have a connection with State Representative Brendan Boyle.  I believe that Brendan Boyle’s positions on public education and vouchers are wrong, and his support of privatizing and voucherizing public education will make my dad’s and…

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Josh Maxwell Still Says NOTHING on PASSHE Secession Legislation

Josh Maxwell Still Says NOTHING on PASSHE Secession Legislation

Nothing.

On April 7, Josh Maxwell, a candidate in the democratic 74th House District primary, published an oped on the issues affecting higher public education in Pennsylvania and mentioned nothing, not a single word, about State Senator Andy Dinniman’s PASSHE secession legislation, formally known as Senate Bill 1275.  Back in February, State Senator Andy Dinniman endorsed Josh Maxwellfor the…

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