Monday, April 21, 2008

Monday: We're Not Making This Up.

"There were a number or promises made by all three casino developers, and I need an opportunity to sit down with Mr. Barden so that I have a better feel about his amendment," Ravenstahl said Saturday. (Trib, Rick Stouffer)

You know, he's not wrong. Except.

Our Mayor would have more of a leg to stand on if the entirety of regional government was not so adamant about not giving one red cent to some nebulous group of people -- or if he personally had applied some pressure on the SEA and the Penguins to share a bit of those development rights.

"Who received the gaming license and where the casino will be built was decided by the state, so we're basically dealing with the hand the state dealt us," Ravenstahl said. "Our goal in all of this is to ensure that the casino has a positive impact on the city."

There are those who cling to Isle of Capri like guns and religion.


"As we use more resources to take down more condemned buildings, the land that remains cannot be an eyesore that hinders neighborhood development," said Mr. Ravenstahl. "Land is an asset, and should be used to improve the quality of life for our citizens." (P-G, Rich Lord)

Attn Democratic committee people: He never promised you a rose garden. (We hope!)

This is not a call for higher taxes, but rather the sanity to recognize that any source that delivers more than a third of a county's revenues can't remain capped interminably while costs are rising. (P-G, Edit Board)

We are genuinely casting about for a rationale behind Dan Onorato for Governor. Any help out there? Anyone?

Our house is a solid, century-old factory with thick brick walls, but the blast, or whatever it might be, was so powerful that the whole building shook. (P-G, Ruth Ann Daily)

THANK YOU! People were looking at us like we were crazy!

You may have heard we are involved in a disagreement. Any Comet readers who possess the skills of a forensic computer scientist should e-mail us A.S.A.P.


"Each year a pencil-pusher in Washington still has to send treaty cloth to Onondaga," Mr. Galban said. (P-G, Len Barcousky)

You're kidding.

"It's going to be bright. It's going to be shiny. It's going to be new," Bureau of State Parks Director John Norbeck said. "It's going to be an attraction more so than it's ever been." (Trib, F.A. Krift)

, Nothing like a bright, shiny war memorial.


Tuesday can put a stop to it. If Mrs. Clinton loses, she loses the last justification for keeping her candidacy alive. (P-G, Edit Board)

They feel so strongly about this, they endorsed him twice.

For Pennsylvania Democrats, the smart choice Tuesday is Mrs. Clinton. (Trib, Edit Board)



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