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Who Let The Drug-Sniffing Dog In? And Gerrymander Politics Jordi and Chip (E22)

Jordi reports back on the Susquehanna Valley Conservative Club “Opioid Forum.”  Then we discuss the Republican antics around complying with the court’s order in LWOV v Commonwealth, the PA Gerrymander case.

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Gender-bending Bible figures, Gerrymander win! and Lewisburg Lights with Peterson Toscano and Dwayne (20).

Peterson Toscano and Dwayne Heisler join Taylor and Jordi. We discuss the upcoming summit for The Hub for Progress. The PA Gerrymander case WON! Jordi tries to make everyone else improvise on topics picked randomly which ends up with a discussion of downtown Lewisburg tree lights.  Game of Thrones references abound.  We add “eunuchs” to…

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Marino Insults Professors. Judy Herschel visits Milton. Dwayne “Johnny Appleseed” spreads democracy. (19)

We breakdown Rep Marino’s disastrous town hall in Lewisburg.  At 41:45, he needlessly insults Shari Jacobson for being a professor (decide for yourself).  He also offers an utterly incomprehensible defense of his opioid bill. And Judy Hershel’s visit to the Milton Democracy in Action women.  Dwayne tells us about his efforts to spread how-to-run for…

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What is Rural Organizing? A prolife letter (18)

We discuss “what is rural” in advance of PA Together summit.  Is it code for talking to white folks?  Is it about farmers? Also, we react to Sam Pearson’s highly recommended reading “The Racist Right Looks Left.” Finally, we play “Hang on a sec,” Our game of reading a local letter to the editor (LTE) which…

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“Answer My Question” Demands Shari Jacobson

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]The audio speaks for itself.  A simple question about who uses emergency rooms and the role of CHiP in providing access to health care provokes Representative Marino to belittle Shari Jacobson as “just a college professor.”  He ended the meeting about ten minutes later, thirty minutes before the advertised…

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BVRA and Equality Ordinance- LBG Borough Council Committee Jan 10

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]PArt 1: BVRA Sam Pearson’s Notes: The quick notes are that the Council committee expressed support for BVRA and stated that Char Gray is on the agenda for the Borough Council meeting next Tuesdsay (at 6:30pm, public meeting but space is limited so we should coordinate to try to…

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The New Year, Public Meeting about BVRA, A Bad Letter (ep 17)

We cover some of our hopes for 2018, the East Buffalo Township Meeting about BVRA, and we play a game where we read a badly written letter-to-the-editor ranting about Obama and stuff. Sorry about the pen-clicking.  Jordi swears to uphold the constitution.

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2020 Dem Candidates? Riffing on 538. Ep 17a

We spend 20 minutes on the idea of who is a good candidate for 2020 for the Democratic nomination.  Thanks to the 538 podcast for inspiring this! We delve into celebrity culture along the way to many other topics.

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Public Comments from Matt Schumacher, EBT Supervisor, January 2

Thanks to Jim Buck, EBT resident and former supervisor, we have an audio file and transcript of Matt Schumacher’s comments on January 2, 2018.  Mr. Schumacher read these prior to taking public questions and comments when 80-100 people attended the meeting. He has refused to release his version of his comments to date.  We would…

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