Corbett’s Desperation and Deceit

FactCheck, The Annenberg Public Policy Center, October 15, 2014 We’ve noticed that the most deceitful attack ads often come from candidates who are most desperate. For example, consider the claim by Pennsylvania’s unpopular Republican Gov. Tom Corbett that his opponent “is promising to raise middle-class taxes,” when in fact Democratic nominee Tom Wolf promises to […]

Barb—on hydrofracking and our water supply

As a former owner of a water conditioning company, I know how toxins can adversely affect the quality of our water supply. Gas companies employing a form of drilling known as “hydrofracking” have contaminated PA’s water supply with benzene, toluene, formaldehyde and other dangerous contaminants in the process; dumped under-treated wastewater in rivers and streams […]