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14 October 2015 0 Comments

Meanwhile in Pennsylvania ….Two Faced Double Talking John Rafferty Disingenuous…Harrisburg Hack John Rafferty wants to be Republican nominee for Attorney General.

John Rafferty wants the Republican endorsement for Pennsylvania Attorney General  Two Faced Double Talker Corporate Crony and Union Endorsed — Higher Taxes for all  JOHN RAFFERTY DISINGENUOUS?    OCTOBER 14, 2015  BILLLAWRENCE      FTA  Rafferty, a Republican, has been accused of trying to kill the bill, SB 501, which would keep money from being involuntarily […]

20 July 2014 0 Comments

Personnel is Policy: Tom Corbett, Acting Sec. of ED Dumaresq and the PSEA

Corbett’s cordial relationship with teachers’ unions tells us why K-12 unionized, government bureaucracy cost so much. (Hat tip to Pennsylvanians for Union Reform  and Jim Panyard  for this  27 August  2013 report. The PSEA has been the most well-financed and very effective opposition to pension finance reform. Personnel is Policy: PSEA’s person is Pennsylvania Secretary […]

19 July 2014 0 Comments

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Endorse Democrat Tom Wolf and 18 Republicans: Naming Names

What does this tell us? We recall that liquor business continues to be owned and operated by the state and the pension finances have not been reformed.         Mike Vereb Montgomery County Republican Committee is financed by Democratic Union.   “Altogether, 18 State Rep. and 5 State Senate GOP nominees won the AFL-CIO […]

16 July 2014 0 Comments

Pennsylvania Pensions Pennsylvania Government Spending: What? Me, Worry?

 What, if any, any downside to more government spending, more government borrowing and higher taxes on the private, productive sector? What, if any, is the impact of reducing spending, reducing borrowing and lowering taxes on the private, productive sector? Is there any way to reduce government spending and government borrowing so that higher taxes will […]

4 January 2014 0 Comments

Pennsylvania TurnpikeTolls driven by Redistributing the Tolls and Corruption

Pennsylvania Turnpike rates jump again beginning 1 January 2014 The Turnpike Tax was imposed by Act 44 of 2007 redistribution of turnpike tolls to PennDOT. Campaign contributions have to come from somewhere. Government contractors are a natural source of revenue for incumbents.  Charges Filed against eight men in Turnpike ‘Pay to Play’ scheme      […]

1 January 2014 0 Comments

Rep.Steve Barrar Union Endorsed Republican

                                  Wendell Young IV’s UFCW Local 1776 Endorsements  House District 160 Stephen Barrar Republican (?) Endorsed by the AFL-CIO  160 Stephen Barrar Republican (?)

1 January 2014 0 Comments

Union Republican Mario Scavello – Why Workers Don’t Have Choice and Taxpayers Have to Pay More

 The Republican governor and the Republican General Assembly, infiltrated by Unions, will not. Just as the Republican governor and the Republican General Assembly will not address issues of worker freedom and choice or Prevailing Wage.    Union Republican Monroe County House District 176 Monroe County Member since 2003 Chair House Labor and Industry Committee The […]

29 December 2013 0 Comments

Democrats Cannot Be Trusted With Money Part 13 – Democratic Scranton Unemployment 9.2%

Not only is Democratic and very unionized Scranton going bankrupt, its Democratic residents are unemployed at higher numbers than the average for Pennsylvania or the US. Culture Counts and Counting Counts. Reality based analysis would tell us that Democratic ideas do not produce more goods and more services, nor produce more jobs, nor produce more […]

29 December 2013 0 Comments

Republican (?) MontCo Rep. Todd Stephens Endorsed by Democratic Union – financed by Union BucksCo Republican (?) Gene DiGirolamo

  Wendell Young’s very powerful United Food and Commercial Workers Union Endorsed Union Republican Todd Stephens 6 November 2012 .    Todd Stephens is NOT The Forgotten Taxpayer’s Friend District 151 Republican, serving Montgomery County (Part)Member of the House 2011 to date   Todd Stepehns  is not The Forgotten Taxpayer’s Friend voted for Corbett’s $2.4 Bbillion dollar […]

29 December 2013 0 Comments

Wendell Young’s very powerful United Food and Commercial Workers Union Republican (?) Endorsements by Penna. House Districts

Wendell Young’s very powerful United Food and Commercial Workers Union Endorsements by Penna. House Districts 18 Gene DiGirolamo R  BucksCo 29 Bernie O’Neill R BucksCo 80 Jerry Stern R 81 Mike Fleck R 142 Frank Farry R BucksCo 143 Marguerite Quinn R BucksCo 144 Katharine Watson R BucksCo 150 Mike Vereb R  MontCo 151 Todd […]