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5-4-2009 Circumlocution for Dummies

5-3-2009 The Ghost of Courts

4-26-2009 The Good Old Chick Network?

4-18-2009 A Quorum of Two

4-5-2009 The pesky mosquitoes of journalism

4-3-2009 Breaking news: Xenomorpic aliens in Wilkes-Barre!

3-30-2009 An open letter to Kevin Lynn? (Steve Corbett, WILK)

3-26-2009 Mitakuye Oyasin

3-22-2009 My Dong or: How things work in the real world

3-16-2009 The Sue Henry Pothole Challenge

3-9-2009 My excuse

3-3-2009 The Valley With a Breaking Heart

2-23-2009 Walter? The next Steve Flood?

2-17-2009 Schadenfreude

2-16-2009 FDIC Failed Bank List

2-3-2009 Justice for Dollars

1-25-2009 Kayak Dude interview

1-21-2009 The ten people I'd most like to punch

1-15-2009 Coming soon: Blue Chip Gourmet menu

1-15-2009 Natural gas found in 3 water supplies (PressConnects.com)

1-13-2009 Catholicons

1-9-2009 The Falklands

1-4-2009 YouTube Weekend or: Do you believe in you-know-who?

12-31-2008 The 'realist' fantasy (Caroline Glick)

12-31-2008 Home Rule revisited

12-25-2008 Stunning: 2008 in photographs

12-21-2008 Why am I what I is?

12-16-2008 Who Is at Fault for the Decline of the Big Three? (Michael Barone)

12-16-2008 Iran Challenges Obama… (DEBKAfile)

12-15-2008 The Day the Newspaper Died (Russ Smith)

12-14-2008 Rose Scanlon Cour

12-13-2008 Who's Losing the U.S. Car Business? (Lawrence Kudlow)

12-7-2008 Vapor Footprint or: The end may be near

11-30-2008 Been offended lately?

11-22-2008 What's not to like?

11-9-2008 Godspeed, Muttly

11-2-2008 Senator Cocksure

10-28-2008 WILK: Your Polka Station

10-25-2008 G.A.R.F.

10-19-2008 Weekly update

10-14-2008 Markie for President

10-12-2008 Outlook on Northeast PA without Shadoe Steele

10-8-2008 Terror Victim's Qs for Barack (New York Post)

10-5-2008 Weekly fractional divisons thereof

10-4-2008 How the Democrats Created the Financial Crisis (Bloomberg.com)

9-27-2008 Socialize the losses, privatize the gains

9-14-2008 Reports of my demise were...

9-1-2008 Out of control blogging

8-30-2008 Pittston, Palin & Pogrom

8-23-2008 Jill Viti

8-16-2008 Harveys Lake 1965

8-12-2008 Charlotte's way, or the highway

8-11-2008 Another year, another six kegs

8-6-2008 Block Party recap

8-2-2008 The Parking Garage To Nowhere? (CBS NEWS.com)

8-1-2008 "We're gonna lose anyway."

7-31-2008 East Coast Gas Rush? (Ithaca Times.com)

7-27-2008 EPA to citizens: Frack you (Salon.com)

7-26-2008 Frickin' fracking?

7-23-2008 A progressive? Me?

7-18-2008 Manhunt in Wilkes-Barre

7-13-2008 Corbett's diversion

7-9-2008 Big earmark headache for
Rep. Kanjorski (The Hill.com)

7-5-2008 Video flapdoodle

7-2-2008 Tax increases or: Reality sucks

7-1-2008 Kanjorski in Trouble (The American Spectator)

6-29-2008 An "A" in bowling

6-22-2008 RiverFest 2008 or: Zach in a 'yak

6-20-2008 Chlorine my ass!

6-15-2008 Citizen journalists

6-9-2008 42 percent less paving?

6-8-2008 Video Flapdoodle

6-7-2008 Deconstructing Cour or: Tolerating the intolerable

6-1-2008 Video Flapdoodle

6-1-2008 The Power of One

5-26-2008 The automotive Rapture

5-24-2008 A microcosm of the macrocosm

5-22-2008 Video Flapdoodle

5-20-2008 Policing is best left to the police

5-18-2008 Video Flapdoodle

5-16-2008 Operation Turndown or: Vote white

5-11-2008 Breaking news: Wilkes-Barre blows

5-4-2008 Pat Rolman's "Welcome to reality" tour

5-2-2008 Election night redux

4-27-2008 The deep do-do do-gooder

4-22-2008 Congressman Dude?

4-20-2008 Coulter Jones: Blogs suck

4-19-2008 The world according to a "302"

4-13-2008 Intemperate stuff

4-5-2008 Guidance

4-4-2008 Diversity or: That which nobody seems to want

3-29-2008 No donation, no buttons

3-27-2008 The Grilled Cheese Defense

3-26-2008 The Swickles Family Courthouse

3-25-2008 An Angel meets the Internet Devil

3-22-2008 Makeshift fathers

3-16-2008 Parade day

3-10-2008 Feedback

3-9-2008 Video Flapdoodle

3-8-2008 Perks, pretend cops & liberal freaks

3-2-2008 Video Flapdoodle

3-1-2008 Will America vote against white?

2-24-2008 Video Flapdoodle

2-22-2008 Mike Merritt interview

2-13-2008 Make that a hundred

2-9-2008 17?

2-2-2008 Jints, Jerks & Excotets

1-27-2008 Intemperate thoughts

1-21-2008 King of the Sanatorium

1-20-2008 Yonko Schmonko

1-15-2008 J.J. Murphy interview

1-12-2008 Break only in the event of an election

1-2-2008 Happy New Year?

12-23-2007 Shut up and pay your taxes

12-12-2007 Plan B?

12-7-2007 The Grinch who stole Christmas

12-2-2007 Patriots or: a lack thereof

11-25-2007 Intemperate musings

11-17-2007 The dojo or: nothing says dork quite like
a fifty-something with a ponytail

11-15-2007 Home Rule II?

11-10-2007 The Pats vs. the Patsies

11-4-2007 Nothing else matters

10-29-2007 Let's vote

10-19-2007 A Yankee in Knoxville?

10-17-2007 Facts is facts

10-6-2007 Meet the challengers?

9-22-2007 Free tickets to the circus

9-19-2007 49 going on 16

9-16-2007 Stupidity free zones

9-9-2007 The local Mona Lisa of...

9-2-2007 Gort, Avery & the Repulsive Duo

8-22-2007 Gutter politics already?

8-14-2007 He huffs...and he puffs...

8-13-2007 Block Party '07

8-4-2007 Safer streets or: Promises, promises, promises

7-29-2007 If it's broke, don't fix it

7-25-2007 If you build it, they will sue

7-22-2007 Tony vs. Tony

7-20-2007 No ping pong in Parsons

7-15-2007 Kids today! or: Necessity is the Mother of...

7-8-2007 Global blah-blahing

7-3-2007 Movies 14 sucks

7-2-2007 Zero tolerance

7-1-2007 Nothing is what I want

6-24-2007 RiverFest 2007

6-22-2007 The great one (in his own mind)

6-20-2007 You reap what you sow

6-19-2007 Supply & demand re-visited

6-17-2007 Complaining while white

6-12-2007 One more pool

6-11-2007 Bad apples

6-10-2007 Idiocy begets idiocy

6-3-2007 The Latino Urination Bill

5-29-2007 Nuts

5-27-2007 Ethanol or: the lack thereof

5-26-2007 'ILK

5-20-2007 Stuff

5-16-2007 We have spoken

5-14-2007 The educated vote: Leighton

5-9-2007 It was sumthin'

5-6-2007 Will the real Timmy please stand up?

5-4-2007 This sucks

5-3-2007 Brothers

4-29-2007 Stuff

4-25-2007 One man did

4-21-2007 What if?

4-18-2007 Political thugs

4-16-2007 Patriots

4-15-2007 Police scanners don't lie

4-13-2007 Puppet-masters no more

4-7-2007 Dam the Ovaltine

4-5-2007 Stuff

4-2-2007 Scanner Land run amok

4-1-2007 I'm still here

3-28-2007 D.O.A.

3-25-2007 Termite time

3-23-2007 A fake man with real opinions (?)

3-22-2007 Who the fu>k are you?

3-21-2007 Jose Enriquez or: How to eviscerate your
credibility without really trying

3-20-2007 Super Mario Brothers in Arms

3-19-2007 Master Exploder

3-15-2007 Idiot Row

3-14-2007 Open Letter to a Slumlord

3-13-2007 Wilkes-Barre: So easy a caveman can do it

3-11-2007 Watchdog vs. Watchdog

3-9-2007 Mr. & Mrs. Mayor?

3-7-2007 Pop! goes the weasel

3-6-2007 Ready...set...campaign!

3-5-2007 Stuff

3-4-2007 Animal House or: Would you like
the salad bar with your meal?

3-3-2007 Crunching the numbers

3-2-2007 Where's the hot air?

2-28-2007 My solution

2-26-2007 When you hang out with rats...

2-25-2007 Rutabagas for brains

2-23-2007 It's 11 o'clock, do you know
where your children are?

2-21-2007 1 down, 3,699 to go

2-19-2007 Wait and see

2-18-2007 Stuff

2-15-2007 The aftermath

2-14-2007 The Great Crunchy Water Storm of '07

2-13-2007 What's in a name anyway?

2-12-2007 Wilkie's Bar

2-11-2007 "I've had a vision of the city..."

2-9-2007 The I-Team: Internet Police

2-8-2007 Mayor Raup?

2-7-2007 A $12 million snub?

2-5-2007 Blast from the past: Apizza

2-4-2007 Intemperate thoughts

2-2-2007 Dickheads all

2-1-2007 Velveeta or: processed child abuse

1-31-2007 Nord End

1-29-2007 Corbett vs. Carney

1-26-2007 The neighborhoods

1-25-2007 Links

1-24-2007 "His" ideas?

1-22-2007 Stuff

1-21-2007 You bleeping bleep...

1-20-2007 What a bunch of sh*t

1-17-2007 Let the games begin

1-16-2007 Breaking news

1-14-2007 10-82 or: There's one in every family

1-11-2007 Suicide by tower?

1-10-2007 When Iraq finally freezes over

1-9-2007 The Church of Latter Day Climatologists

1-6-2007 GET ON THE GROUND!!!

1-4-2007 If misspent activism was an opiate...

1-3-2007 To blog, or not to blog...

1-2-2007 Happy status quo

12-29-2006 National Drunk Blogging Day

12-24-2006 Refrigerator magnets or:
Why sobriety should be avoided at all costs

12-21-2006 The stuff of tyrants

12-20-2006 What do Walter and Tomzilla have in common?

12-18-2006 Waitin' for the end of the world

12-17-2006 "An extra set of eyes"

12-15-2006 Beware: Joseph McCarthy's grandson is watching

12-13-2006 What are our responsibilities?

12-11-2006 Brandon's 15 nanoseconds of fame

12-10-2006 I spy

12-7-2006 829-1341

12-5-2006 Wall Street West?

12-3-2006 A barrel of monkeys

12-1-2006 If there were a tax on smarts...

11-27-2006 What's not to like?

11-24-2006 Imbecility stretched over time is still imbecility

11-21-2006 Tennessee

11-18-2006 It was the leaves?

11-14-2006 Muckegan fun in the Sun

11-12-2006 Mayor Realty

11-8-2006 The prequel to '08

11-5-2006 In this city, even the good guys get slimed

10-31-2006 A kinder, gentler council

10-26-2006 You've got more passion than brains

10-24-2006 Enough's enough

10-23-2006 Kids today!

10-21-2006 Chia Kev, Tirade Tim, Uncle Paul & Mick Wang or:
Why I drink

10-16-2006 The Alfred E. Newman of Wilkes-Barre politics

10-14-2006 "Some guy off the street" or: the arrogance of the ruling elite

10-11-2006 Peter, Paul & nepotism

10-6-2006 If your sex life sucks...run for Congress

10-1-2006 Ozone schmozone

9-27-2006 "Wilkes-Barre Online...is a disgrace"

9-24-2006 9/11 memorials are like assholes: everybody's got one

9-22-2006 Mail call

9-19-2006 Fat Bastard & Dr. Evil or: Let the adults take over

9-17-2006 Suzie

9-10-2006 The path to bipartisanship

9-6-2006 Connectivity

9-4-2006 I was there

9-2-2006 A chipmunk going after a grizzly bear

8-30-2006 "Impulse control" at WILK

8-29-2006 Buzzed or stoned?

8-27-2006 Blog vs. Blog

8-26-2006 The Katsock Doctrine or: We cannot afford progress at any price

8-21-2006 Block Party '06

8-18-2006 Rack 'em up

8-16-2006 Think symmetrically

8-14-2006 Gordon Ramsay

8-13-2006 Weirdo?

8-9-2006 Kevin Gump

8-6-2006 Stuff

8-2-2006 When hysteria pervades meterorology

7-30-2006 Ghost of Christmas Past

7-27-2006 The Return of the Son of the Petitioneers

7-23-2006 Idiot magnet

7-20-2006 Hezbollah is in big, big trouble

7-16-2006 Bomb Iran redux

7-15-2006 Wasn't me

7-12-2006 Soccer blows

7-9-2006 I'm still here

7-4-2006 I'd rather be here than anywhere else

7-2-2006 Can you hear me Mayor Tom?

7-1-2006 Thirty years later...Lightning McQueen

6-30-2006 If we pave it, they will come

6-28-2006 Hurricane Humberto (?)

6-26-2006 Stuff

6-25-2006 The pretend minimum wage

6-23-2006 Intemperate (politically incorrect) thoughts

6-20-2006 GOP: Bigots, racists, homophobes, liars & cheaters

6-18-2006 Chief Muckamucka & the Colonists from Incest Peninsula or:
RiverFest 2006

6-16-2006 KIAs, I-9s & IOUs

6-15-2006 Gage's first big milestone

6-13-2006 Speaka da englais

6-11-2006 Bikeabout or: How I cheated death once again

6-9-2006 Wilkes-Barre Online is not responsible for...

6-6-2006 Sounds kind of weird to me

6-5-2006 We've Got a Bigger Problem Now

6-1-2006 A Convenient lack of Proof

5-29-2006 What's next?

5-27-2006 The Super Bowl of warfare

5-25-2006 Liars, trolls & VIPs

5-23-2006 I like it here

5-21-2006 The imaginary "War on Drugs"

5-20-2006 Who represents me?

5-17-2006 Surprise, surprise

5-15-2006 Excuse away these

5-14-2006 Who invented the calendar, anyway?

5-12-2006 Am I a centrist?

5-10-2006 Day? Or one of the duds?

5-8-2006 Good vibrations, hayna?

5-7-2006 Good people's good enough for me

5-6-2006 Theater tour

5-4-2006 Count me in

5-3-2006 More on Lake Kanjorski

5-1-2006 Chia Kev vs. Kayak Dude: Chia blinked

4-30-2006 It needs to be said

4-29-2006 Unplanned walkabout

4-26-2006 Get outa town by sundown

4-24-2006 America: Where did it go?

4-23-2006 Only in Wilkes-Barre...

4-22-2006 They wouldn't touch me with a ten-foot pole

4-19-2006 The Rutabaga tax or: Utah's starting to
look pretty good right about now

4-18-2006 The new, newer districts suck, too?

4-16-2006 (life)...(/life)

4-15-2006 Ask the candidate

4-13-2006 Kill the birds

4-11-2006 Paul Kanjorski's watery Waterloo

4-10-2006 A "voluntary" tax?

4-9-2006 The future has arrived

4-7-2006 Solutions?

4-4-2006 Boobies in Heaven?

4-2-2006 Taylor Kate's birthday bash

3-30-2006 Senility is often mistaken for eccentricity

3-28-2006 The Assistant to the Assistant...

3-26-2006 Pay these fools no mind

3-24-2006 The "No Whispering" Poll

3-23-2006 Save My Firehouse: Episode 1,077

3-21-2006 Racism: Means become ends

3-19-2006 The Mike McGinley Fan Club or:
federally subsidized reverse-gentrification

3-18-2006 The Commissioners' Voice re-visited

3-15-2006 Hugomania

3-14-2006 No room for error

3-13-2006 One voice?

3-12-2006 Happy 10-94 Day

3-11-2006 If he doesn't split...you must acquit

3-9-2006 I'm "too pro-Leighton"

3-7-2006 Who's the knuckle dragger now?

3-5-2006 What gives?

3-4-2006 Rep. Katsock?

3-3-2006 Family and country first

3-1-2006 Put a cop on every block

2-28-2006 When truth and lies collide or: All cops are racists

2-27-2006 Political suck-up re-visited

2-26-2006 Never be too judgmental or...

2-25-2006 The Thetan vote?

2-23-2006 Metrosexual Man meets the Socialist Manifesto

2-22-2006 The nitwits have spoken

2-21-2006 The BINGO vote has spoken

2-20-2006 The Code 18 Convention

2-18-2006 Wheel of Semen

2-17-2006 Intolerance begets intolerance

2-16-2006 J.J. vs. Hayward?

2-15-2006 Blast from the past

2-14-2006 Brownback in '08?

2-13-2006 Terrorism Intervention Teams

2-12-2006 Let's dance

2-10-2006 Force multiplier

2-9-2006 Wilkes-Barre goes NASCAR?

2-8-2006 I didn't do nothin' to nobody

2-7-2006 Wifey speaks

2-6-2006 Stupor Bowl

2-4-2006 When is a "scoop" not a scoop?

2-3-2006 An e-mail from Wilkes

2-2-2006 Hold the pickles

2-1-2006 Double overtime?

1-31-2006 Coming soon: Choir Boys Gone Wild

1-30-2006 Boxer shorts???

1-29-2006 Is Lake Kanjorski dead in the water?

1-28-2006 Control

1-27-2006 Coming to a neighborhood near you

1-26-2006 Humped many doorknobs lately?

1-25-2006 The SNAKE and The FOX

1-24-2006 The good, the bad and the bloggers

1-23-2006 Make checks payable to: Skinheads for Quimby

1-20-2006 Only in Wilkes-Barre II

1-19-2006 Only in Wilkes-Barre

1-17-2006 God, Liberals, Walter & "The Fuzz"

1-14-2006 Where's Superman when we need him?

1-13-2006 Wysox, Sugar Run and points in between

1-10-2006 Gentrify me

1-9-2006 Commingling bites!

1-7-2006 Santorum, al-Murtha, Mugsy & Big Brother

1-3-2006 Walkabout

1-2-2006 Sotally tober?

1-1-2006 Big Brother or: How Dubya, Skrep and Leighton are restricting our freedoms

12-31-2005 2006? Bring it on!

12-28-2005 GO ORIOLES!!!

12-27-2005 No more commies?

12-26-2005 'Twas the night of near havoc,...

12-24-2005 Merry Christmas

12-20-2005 The house that Blaum built

12-17-2005 Jeremy Cour

12-13-2005 Cats and dogs

12-11-2005 If it stinks, it stinks

12-9-2005 Quick quiz

12-7-2005 Still excited about those mid-term elections?

12-5-2005 Mr. Skrep goes to Harrisburg? So? So what?

12-4-2005 The War on Bloggers?

12-1-2005 My new shrink

11-28-2005 Sodom-on-the-Susquehanna?

11-26-2005 From the e-mail inbox

11-24-2005 Local talk radio: The good, the bad and Kevin Lynn

11-23-2005 Thanks, but no thanks

11-20-2005 Redundant "news" and extreme sports

11-17-2005 Why can't we do like Europe does?

11-16-2005 Stupidistan

11-14-2005 Who is lying about Iraq?

11-11-2005 The day Kirby Park stood still

11-10-2005 No more soul food

11-8-2005 Random thoughts from a sick individual

11-7-2005 Vote (nuthin' else to do)

11-6-2005 Terrell, stingers, profit margins and fraud

11-3-2005 Praise be to Eli!

10-31-2005 WARNING: This post contains partial profanity

10-28-2005 Revenge

10-25-2005 Indict 'em all and let the voters sort 'em out

10-23-2005 Virtuous psychotics, religious zealots and me

10-20-2005 Intemperate musings

10-17-2005 Roe vs. Wade?

10-16-2005 Believing isn't silly anymore

10-12-2005 Weird scenes from the coal mines re-visited

10-9-2005 I'd like to teach the world to sing...

10-6-2005 The Blogfather?

10-3-2005 Just say no to the Army

9-29-2005 Welcome to the Fifth Estate

9-27-2005 Satan's boy toy

9-25-2005 Tag team

9-22-2005 Stuck on stupid?

9-18-2005 Autumn's big bash

9-15-2005 Random stuff

9-13-2005 Black people

9-11-2005 Big trouble in little Wilkes-Barre

9-8-2005 Help, help! I'm being repressed!

9-6-2005 RSVP

9-5-2005 Gasbags and gasoline

9-4-2005 We the People (and fractional divisions thereof)

9-1-2005 The Valley with a Heart?

8-30-2005 Negativity sells

8-28-2005 You can fight City Hall (every four years)

8-25-2005 Citizen Carey

8-23-2005 This ain't Kansas anymore

8-21-2005 Bush ate (killed) my children

8-19-2005 I & R

8-18-2005 Step one?

8-16-2005 Intemperate musings

8-14-2005 The 16th annual

8-11-2005 WILK and Salem--Private Sector Dude

8-11-2005 Who-Barre revisited

8-9-2005 Where there's demand...there's supply

8-8-2005 The anonymous have spoken

8-7-2005 Elmer or: How to be a pussy without really trying

8-5-2005 A moitie fou

7-31-2005 Hereabouts or: Hanging on to one's druthers

7-27-2005 Activism run amok

7-25-2005 County to 512: 10-82 at WILK

7-24-2005 Zach's 2nd birfday

7-20-2005 The Mighty Quint

7-17-2005 If we'd all been livin' in...

7-13-2005 Much to do about nothing

7-12-2005 Pesky things: Facts, Pit Bulls and Negative Nincompoops

7-9-2005 Go Lady Grenadiers!!!

7-5-2005 Intemperate musings

7-3-2005 The knaves have spoken

6-30-2005 Turds of a feather...mock together

6-28-2005 The Heights: High & Dry?

6-26-2005 "I believe" or: The return of the son of the sappy "I believe" dreamer

6-25-2005 Gunter glieben glauchen globen

6-23-2005 Laugh...it won't hurt--Private Sector Dude

6-22-2005 You wanna put these people in charge?

6-18-2005 The Garbage Patch

6-17-2005 Intemperate musings

6-15-2005 AMBAC vs. The Heights

6-14-2005 Birthday boy

6-12-2005 Harry, you're a beast

6-10-2005 I believe

6-8-2005 "Unbelievable" or: Even if we see it...we'd prefer to disbelieve it

6-6-2005 Something's going to happen

6-5-2005 (No planes) Trains, kayaks and bicycles

5-31-2005 Lonesome Redneck Mark

5-30-2005 What stinks?

5-27-2005 Catch-22?

5-25-2005 Bikeabout or: How we learn to separate the politicians from the bona fide community leaders

5-23-2005 One cop

5-21-2005 The Wilkes-Barre Bicycle Authority

5-18-2005 When I was a sprat of ten...

5-17-2005 10-94

5-15-2005 Ribbons are effing stupid

5-13-2005 30 days

5-12-2005 June 17, 2001

5-11-2005 When was the last time you thanked a cop?

5-9-2005 Intemperate musings

5-8-2005 Park Avenue

5-7-2005 Happy Birthday Mister Congressman...

5-4-2005 They loved you for it

5-2-2005 756?

4-30-2005 Coach Cour?

4-27-2005 Urban No in '07

4-25-2005 Bring on those Nerdy Dragons!

4-23-2005 Kids today!!!

4-22-2005 Hit it or git it!

4-20-2005 Mommy, are those scary people from Wilkes-Barre?

4-19-2005 You can't judge a book by it's cover

4-17-2005 Tom Leighton is telling it like it is

4-14-2005 Lake Kanjorski

4-13-2005 Mark: 19:58

4-11-2005 It's still half full

4-8-2005 Is this trip really necessary?

4-7-2005 They arrest criminals, don't they?

4-4-2005 Somebody called the cops on me?

3-31-2005 Ray

3-29-2005 The "Pro Forma" War on Drugs

3-27-2005 Is anybody up for a protest?

3-26-2005 There went "The fuzz"

3-24-2005 Some folks are all over stupidity like white is on rice

3-24-2005 A destructive government...or not...--Private Sector Dude

3-23-2005 Tom, Mark and Harry?

3-22-2005 My termite guys earn their money

3-21-2005 The white elephant is no more

3-20-2005 The "Unfortunates"

3-19-2005 What's the ugliest part of your body?

3-17-2005 Welcome to Wilkes-Barre International

3-15-2005 The Gestapo Shock Troops

3-14-2005 Kevin Lynn should not be welcome in Wilkes-Barre

3-12-2005 Dumber than a box of rocks

3-10-2005 Police work is best left to the police

3-9-2005 Captain Dummkopf & his privacy pishposh

3-8-2005 Chief Justice Griffith?

3-6-2005 Open season on slumlords

3-3-2005 Vote "F**k No!" on Steve Urban

3-3-2005 Crime view and two idiots--Private Sector Dude

3-1-2005 There'll be no more urinal aids to be had in Wilkes-Barre

2-27-2005 American cheese is destroying the world???

2-24-2005 Back to the grind

2-22-2005 Cricket ain't a bug--Private Sector Dude

2-19-2005 Alpha Battery

2-18-2005 Behind the black tarps

2-17-2005 Global Warming or: How to invade a neighboring state without firing a single shot

2-15-2005 The World According to Kev or: The Return of the Son of The Hallucinatory '60s Demigods

2-12-2005 More flotsam from the hill

2-9-2005 Harvick, Dubya and the rest of them

2-7-2005 Maybe next year: Episode 5

2-6-2005 Double digits

2-2-2005 I hate gift cards

2-1-2005 Bravo Company

1-31-2005 I done good

1-30-2005 Rock 'n' Roll ain't noise pollution (except at the Kirby)

1-29-2005 The Kurt Shotko Traveling Drum Circle Band?

1-27-2005 SAYSO@Wilkes-Barre

1-26-2005 Mayor Pontificatus Non-Erectus

1-25-2005 Regionalization or: I was the teen-aged Police Chief of Kerry's Patch

1-23-2005 Death by Tom Clark?

1-21-2005 Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff

1-20-2005 I always wanted to be in Wilkes-Barre

1-19-2005 Quad 3 reports

1-18-2005 You can't shine sh*t

1-17-2005 A bunch of baloney?

1-15-2005 Intemperate musings

1-14-2005 Baloney? Or Shibboleth?

1-13-2005 Stranger, go tell the Spartans...

1-12-2005 The Hyphen?

1-11-2005 Hozhead or: Why genocide is preferable to Bush

1-10-2005 The politburo

1-9-2005 Nanticoke: Luzerne County's Red-Headed Step-Sister

1-7-2005 Putting out fire with gasoline

1-6-2005 How soon we forget

1-5-2005 Ashlee, Vince, Velma and Pop Pop

1-4-2005 Which side am I on?

1-2-2005 2005: Progress, not promises

12-30-2004 A 10-80 in the family

12-29-2004 The McGroarty Redux

12-25-2004 Globalization vs. The Dark Ages

12-23-2004 I still want a hula hoop

12-21-2004 Christmas wishes--Private Sector Dude (And that web jerk, too)

12-20-2004 Merry Nondescript-mas!

12-19-2004 One-term Tommy

12-15-2004 The Department of eBay or: How to succeed at activism without really trying

12-14-2004 Downtown days re-visited?

12-11-2004 Lightning Rod Man, Broadzilla, Wonk Woman and Rambo Ambro' or: How Tuesday ended Marsha's reign

12-10-2004 East Station, the People, and more lies--Harry McCarthy

12-10-2004 2 Timothy 4:7 and better off dead--Private Sector Dude

12-7-2004 Dish Pigs

12-4-2004 Skylar Elizabeth

12-2-2004 Some folks are pitiable without ever knowing it

11-30-2004 $52? No Christmas in Who-Barre

11-25-2004 Road trip

11-23-2004 Mayor McFly and the Slackers

11-22-2004 Joe Sack

11-19-2004 Adventures in slumlording or: We're only in it for the money

11-16-2004 More unity and time for change--Private Sector Dude

11-16-2004 The Energizer Activist on Steroids

11-15-2004 It's the tax base, stupid!

11-13-2004 Lonesome Redneck Mark or: The Return of the Son of Gorgo

11-12-2004 Cops

11-11-2004 The Tweedledumb and Tweedledumber vote

11-8-2004 Twelve more years?

11-7-2004 Thompson Street 10-2

11-5-2004 Let the Unification begin--Private Sector Dude

11-4-2004 The vote heard round the world

11-3-2004 You gotta be kidding--Private Sector Dude

11-2-2004 I voted. How 'bout you?

11-1-2004 269-269? Argh!!!

10-29-2004 Matthew, Mark, Luke and Maureen Dowd

10-24-2004 Culmville International Airport?

10-22-2004 Sue wins again and just who stole the election?--Private Sector Dude

10-20-2004 Walkabout

10-18-2004 Politesse

10-16-2004 Jury Dummy, Draft, And TD Mohammed--Private Sector Dude

10-14-2004 Republitards

10-13-2004 Thanks Walter

10-12-2004 Decision time

10-11-2004 The War on Nuisances

10-9-2004 Voter fraud? Not in this county

10-6-2004 Death of an S-10

10-1-2004 Presidential tittle-tattle

9-29-2004 The Day Panglossia Stood Still

9-28-2004 A McGlynnesque caterwaul

9-27-2004 Pilot to co-pilot

9-26-2004 December 8, 1980

9-24-2004 Corn Stalks

9-22-2004 Make checks payable to: Jamie

9-20-2004 7.86 inches

9-20-2004 All safe?--Private Sector Dude

9-16-2004 Mayor Hoi Polloi

9-15-2004 Tank Girl

9-14-2004 'Nam, Texas '72 & Typeface?

9-13-2004 Down on the corner and our own PAC--Private Sector Dude

9-12-2004 Unfair & Inbalanced

9-11-2004 1,095 days & counting

9-9-2004 Tanks on Public Square?

9-8-2004 Who's checking anyway--Private Sector Dude

9-7-2004 "County. Try Hanover Township."

9-5-2004 PAC Man or: Should we put the flibbertigibbets in charge?

9-3-2004 Nimrod

9-1-2004 Shea Jones

8-31-2004 Duck & Cover

8-29-2004 Citizens for Clueless Charlatans

8-26-2004 Mr. Ed gone 'Fuji'

8-24-2004 Shadow to Shadow

8-23-2004 Block Party '04

8-19-2004 The anti-helo vote?

8-16-2004 Intemperate musings

8-15-2004 Urban?

8-11-2004 The real petitioners have spoken

8-10-2004 Donut Filler?

8-8-2004 The high road to Techneglas

8-7-2004 Kerry's acronym supporters-Private Sector Dude

8-6-2004 Pro, Bono & Cher

8-3-2004 Truck 51! Where are you?

8-1-2004 Acceptance filibuster

7-28-2004 Norvegians

7-27-2004 Day 1: The benchmark was set too high

7-25-2004 Revenge

7-22-2004 See ya' at the 'Plex

7-21-2004 The Big Swiftee or: How to succeed in politics without really trying

7-20-2004 The Liar vs. "The Liar"

7-16-2004 Confusion--Private Sector Dude

7-15-2004 Yet another anonymous nitwit

7-14-2004 My debt to society

7-9-2004 Keep hackin'

7-6-2004 The Great Pittston Fireworks Debacle of '04 or: How I learned to benefit myself at the expense of everyone else

7-5-2004 Flirtin' with disaster

7-4-2004 PennsylVegas

7-1-2004 R.I.P. HP

6-23-2004 Centigrade 911

6-22-2004 Cry babies

6-20-2004 Kill 'em all!

6-18-2004 Achtung!

6-17-2004 See what happens...

6-17-2004 Break time--Private Sector Dude

6-16-2004 Gage's 3rd Birthday

6-14-2004 V'ger needs to know

6-13-2004 Mark sux

6-11-2004 5 months?

6-10-2004 A whole lotta stuff--Private Sector Dude

6-9-2004 Ronald Reagan: Evil Incarnate

6-7-2004 RiverFest 2004

6-4-2004 Scapegoat?

6-2-2004 Egg all over your face?

6-1-2004 The day Kirby Park stood still

5-31-2004 Click those pens

5-28-2004 Once anathema, always anathema

5-26-2004 An E-mail from Iraq

5-25-2004 Got cojones?

5-25-2004 Moore or North? North by a landslide--Private Sector Dude

5-24-2004 Chlorine? Or Tide?

5-22-2004 The Width of a Circle

5-21-2004 Public Safety vs. Balanced Budgets

5-21-2004 Never mind--Private Sector Dude

5-19-2004 Intemperate musings

5-17-2004 Progress breeds more progress

5-16-2004 Healing Field

5-14-2004 Peace, not Bush

5-13-2004 Rebar: If you build it, they will come

5-12-2004 The Holy Sociopaths

5-10-2004 Exit strategy

5-9-2004 Comrade Cronkite Re-Visited

5-8-2004 Chance Phelps

5-7-2004 The Assistant to the Assistant

5-6-2004 The Internet Madman is back

5-6-2004 Thanks Skrep--Private Sector Dude

5-6-2004 Let the beatings begin--Private Sector Dude

4-25-2004 The Great Filth-Squashing and resulting Brew Storm of '04

4-23-2004 30,000 pounds...of Progress

4-22-2004 Rory

4-21-2004 Honor before profit or: Only in Culm County

4-20-2004 The worst? Of all time?

4-19-2004 60 Minutes: Anti-Bush Fictional Book of the Week Club

4-18-2004 Bike About

4-15-2004 Mob rule?

4-14-2004 He's not Crocket--Private Sector Dude

4-14-2004 100 days? You ain't seen nothing yet

4-13-2004 No more nightmares on Elm Street?

4-12-2004 Flag of Honor? Or Heroes?

4-11-2004 Global Macroeconomics or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

4-9-2004 Okay, I'll bite

4-8-2004 Condi

4-7-2004 al-DNC

4-6-2004 The Coughlin Bottom Dogs?

4-5-2004 Untempered musings

4-4-2004 Chipper...

4-3-2004 JFK vs OPEC

4-2-2004 Book her, Dano

4-1-2004 They were Rambos

January through... Archives


"He’s extremely smart. He is always very unfiltered. Do I always agree with what he writes? Of course not, but at least he has the audacity to put it out there."--Sue Henry, WILK

"An exterminator by trade, Cour posts his unvarnished opinions about politics, society, the city, his life and his wife on his Web site. But it was his concern for Wilkes-Barre that first pushed him to the Internet."--Times Leader, January 30, 2006

"The most opinionated political site in the state."--PoliticsPA.com, March 2002

"...offering his thoughts on the state of Wilkes-Barre and how it's governed."--The Times Leader, July 4, 2002

"This could be the most opinionated site about a city and its politics in the state."--AboutPennsylvania.com, March 2, 2002

"Somehow the mix of anger and fun makes for entertaining reading."--The Crown, Kings College Student Newspaper, June 19, 2002

"Almost daily, Cour posts opinion pieces in which he examines the goings-on in city and sometimes county government. He often blasts those in power for "not taking care of business."--The Times Leader, April, 22 2002

His comments on prominent figures and their public doings are often sarcastic, but his fundamental love for his city and it's people is apparent.--The Crown, Kings College Student Newspaper, June 19, 2002