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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 […]

18 July 2014 0 Comments

Philadelphia Not Small Business Friendly

Philadelphia is not small business friendly. These petty, and no so petty, harassments are endlessly depressing to growth.   wait…it’s for the children   

17 July 2014 0 Comments

Pennsylvania’s Gimmicky Budget

“An approximately $29 billion state government operating budget under negotiation in the Legislature is likely to be based on a fast-growing amount of one-time cash items to avoid the prospect of a tax increase that would split the House’s and Senate’s Republican majorities. The one-time items — derided by critics as gimmicks — include raiding […]

16 July 2014 0 Comments

Republican Dave Reed’s Five Votes for Welfare to the Wealthy

    County Representative Dave Reed’s Five (5) Votes for Welfare to the Wealthy.  District 62 Map  Republican, serving Indiana County (Part) Leadership Majority Policy Chairman Member of the House  2003 to date   Penna. House Republican Leadership THE RECORD IS THE RECORD. This is the record as reported by the General Assembly itself.   Republican Representative David M. Maloney voted YEA to give, that […]

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 […]

15 July 2014 0 Comments

The Unions’ False Narrative — Pennsylvania School Spending

The false narrative of the teachers’ unions is refuted by the numbers.    

14 July 2014 0 Comments

Pittsburgh Penguins Console Energy – Welfare to the Wealthy

Is this really necessary to the General Welfare? Promoting a multi multi millionaire energy company and a multi multi millionaire sports team is not in the public interest or that of The Forgotten Taxpayer who is forced to pay for something only an infinitesimal number of people, actually, use.  Meanwhile, pension reform is kicked down […]

13 July 2014 0 Comments

The Consent of the Consumer

Capitalism depends on the consent by the consumer unless the administrative Statist/socialist bureaucrats intervene in the private economy. The PUC is proving it is not the consumer’s friend by obstructing consumer choice. The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission sides with entrenched incumbent business to deny consumer’s choice and an innovative company the opportunity to compete on […]

13 July 2014 0 Comments

Big Business Immigration and Cheap Labor: Union’s E-Verify

National Homebuilders Association of America makes the case for more immigrant labor, in effect, Open Borders and Amnesty. It should not surprise anyone that Big Business, like the National Association of Homebuilders, is pushing for Amnesty, another word for “cheap labor”.  Securing the southern border is not a priority. (Oddly, though, the northern border is […]

23 June 2014 0 Comments

Corbett Republicans Have Voted to Increase Debt by $6.3 Bbillion Dollars

All are complicit in enacting legislation to increase debt. In the last three years, the Republican General Assembly and the Republican Governor have increased debt by $6,300,000,000 SIX BILLION THREE HUNDRED MILLION. The Republican General Assembly and the Republican Governor are NOT the Forgotten Taxpayer’s friend. Three Capital Budget Acts, Act 130 of 2011 Act […]