Walter Brasch

08/28/2014 - 3:31pm

    It’s 3 p.m., and you’re cruising down a rural road, doing about 50.

    A quarter mile away is a sign, with flashing yellow lights, alerting you to slow down to 15. It’s a school zone.


05/26/2014 - 5:10pm

    A hush has fallen over our house.

    It began late Tuesday night and, if we are fortunate, will last at least a week.

    But it will return. We have no illusions that there will be continued quiet.


05/18/2014 - 11:35pm

    Part 1: Lackawanna College, a two-year college in Scranton, Pa., accepted a $2.5 million endowment from Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. to strengthen that college’s programs and ties to the oil and gas industry. Part 2: Problems with academic integrity in other Pennsylvania colleges.

05/04/2014 - 11:49pm

    Lackawanna College, a two-year college in Scranton, Pa., has become a prostitute.

    The administration doesn’t think of themselves or their college as a prostitute. They believe they are doing a public service. Of course, streetwalkers and call-girls also believe...

05/04/2014 - 11:12pm

    Two of the reasons Pennsylvania has no severance tax and one of the lowest taxes upon shale gas drilling are because of an overtly corporate-friendly legislature and a research report from Penn State, a private state-related university that receives about $300 million a year in public funds.

04/17/2014 - 4:56pm

    My favorite new TV comedy is “Growing Up Fisher.” 

    It’s the story of a blind lawyer, his 12-year-old son, a mid-teen daughter, and an ex-wife who is trying to return to her adolescent years. The show is based upon the experiences of D.J. Nash....

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