Vice President Joe Biden
At a fundraiser for Democrats in Pennsylvania Monday night, Vice President Biden revealed that the incoming Obama administration toyed with declaring a bank holiday on Jan. 21, the day after inauguration.
“It’s amazing how much we’ve forgotten just how far we were in the tank just nine months ago,” Biden said at a dinner for the Allegheny County Democratic Committee, according to the pool report.
The vice president said [...]
BRACKENRIDGE (KDKA) — State police have arrested three men in connection with the theft of more than 17,000 pounds of nickel from the ATI/Allegheny Ludlum Steel Plant in Harrison Township.
According to investigators, 52-year-old Paul Eberhardt, 44-year-old Timothy Angely and 46-year-old Kenneth Hill were taken into custody and arraigned at Allegheny County night court.
Authorities say Eberhardt, of Worthington, Pa., is a retired employee of the plant, and Hill, of Apollo, [...]
I would categorize myself as an ‘All-The-Way fool’ who has flirted with the ranks of the ‘Tinkerers’ and especially the ‘Changers’ but never really felt right or comfortable in those two categories since they only perpetuate the current unsustainable system. I’m thinking of humanity 100 years from now and wanting to prevent its extinction. Cheap, energy-dense fossil fuels have destroyed our cognisance of what it really means to live within [...]
An Allegheny County labor leader said on Wednesday he’s to blame for unfilled seats during President Obama’s speech to about 300 people in a South Side union hall.
At least 50 seats in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local No. 5 hall were empty when Obama took the stage about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday to pitch the jobs plan that senators later rejected. Obama toured the [...]