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To Everyone in Pennsylvania…

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On May 18th, the Raise the Minimum Wage Coalition sent a letter to all the GOP Senators who said they would vote for $7.15 per hour as Pennsylvania’s minimum wage, given the chance. We also sent it to a few we think could be convinced. The list was dominated by[…]

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NBA Predictions

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So far, I have correctly predicted every NBA playoff series this season. In fact, with the exception of the Cleveland/Detroit series, which I thought would go 6, I have also correctly predicted the the number of games it would take each team to win the series. For my next trick,[…]

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Beanie Sigel Shot

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According to local news, Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel was shot twice in the arm in an apparent robbery attempt. While he appears to be okay, let’s hope this doesn’t turn into (or already is) something major in the streets. We don’t need to lose any more soldiers.

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Nigga Please….

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Nicholas Minucci is a white teenager charged with a hate crime for last year’s baseball bat attack of a black man in New York. Despite evidence to the contrary, he has argued that he was acting in self-defense. More controversially, he has claimed that his use of the “N-word” (that’s[…]

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Random Thought – Cell Phones

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A recent study says that 90 percent of college undergraduates currently use cell phones and 85 percent transmit text messages. After hearing these numbers, I couldn’t help but think about how different the world was before the most recent telecommunications revolution. Now it’s your turn. Think back 10-15 years ago:[…]

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