Posts Tagged: rendell

Gambling Addiction: Coming Home to Roost

February 26, 2013 | No comments | Posted in Family, Gambling, Health, Life, marriage, Politics | Tags: , , , , , ,

My good friend, and former Pa State Legislator Jeff Coleman today shared an article on Facebook from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette on the damage caused by gambling addiction.  When Jeff was in the legislature, he was a strong and strategic … Read more

Rendell’s Political Filter vs. Caring for People

January 24, 2011 | No comments | Posted in Family, Health, Politics | Tags: , , , , , ,

Rendell views the gruesome killings in Philadelphia through a political filter. Here’s a quote from the Inquirer:

“It’s a tragic situation, obviously,” Rendell said. “All of those of us who are pro-choice abhor this, because it casts a negative light … Read more

How the Family Fared in Pennsylvania 2010 Elections

November 3, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Family, Politics | Tags: , , , , , ,

For Governor, Pennsylvania voters elected Attorney General Tom Corbett over Dan Onorato by a decisive ten-point margin. The race for U.S. Senate was much tighter, with Pat Toomey winning by two percentage points statewide.

Come January 2011, Corbett should be … Read more

1,400 Lives in Jeopardy

July 15, 2010 | No comments | Posted in Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

I remember staying up late one Sunday night, sitting on the couch with my wife, watching my computer screen as the numbers came in.

As the vote became final, my heart sank. 219-212 House vote in favor of the new … Read more