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 […]

18 November 2012 0 Comments

The Democrats Cannot Be Trusted with Money Part 11…Scranton’s Parking Authority, Like Harrisburg’s Incinerator, Is Going Bankrupt

The Scranton Parking Authority expects city council to help cover a loan payment that’s due Saturday to avoid another default of the agency, SPA’s attorney said Wednesday. SPA has a $930,000 bond payment due in two days but needs the city to cover $325,000 of it, SPA solicitor Joseph O’Brien said. The city guarantees the […]

17 November 2012 0 Comments

The Democrats Cannot Be Trusted with Money Part 10 …or With Education – Scranton School District Under Investigation

The Democrats Cannot Be Trusted with Money …or With Education The Scranton School District is under investigation for manipulation of standardized tests, including the possibility of teachers or administrators changing answers on bubble sheets. READ MORE  Citizens Voice 12 September 2012

15 November 2012 0 Comments

Democrats Cannot Be Trusted With Money Part 8 – Stranger Than Fiction – Unions Can Legally Stalk and Sabotage – Unions Exempt from Law by the Law

    READ MORE They Can Do What?!  Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania 25 October 2012 A recent US Chamber of Commerce report noted that labor unions in Pennsylvania are exempt from stalking laws when it comes to labor disputes. From the stalking law:  “This section shall not apply to conduct by a party to a labor […]

13 November 2012 0 Comments

Democrats Cannot Be Trusted With Money Part 6 Philadelphia’s Nonprofits – Where the Money Is – Democratic Scranton’s Fiscal s Solution Embraced by Democratic Philadelphia Unions

READ MORE Democratic Philadelphia Unions Lobby City to Send Tax Bills to All Philly Nonprofits  Philadelphia Inquirer 11 October 2012 It seems that Philadelphia’s Unions, (the prime drivers of ever escalating government costs)  have adopted the Scranton Willie Sutton Strategy.  

12 November 2012 0 Comments

Democrats Cannot Be Trusted With Money Part 5 Scranton’s Taxing Nonprofits Because That’s Where the Money Is

READ MORE Democratic Scranton Looks to Tax Scranton’s Nonprofit Institutions Citizens Voice 4 October 2012   There is an apocryphal statement attributed to Willie Sutton, (a well-know Philadelphia bank robber active in the 1950’s)  that explains the thinking of Scranton’s Democratic, political, leaders who got this Democratic city into the financial mess that it’s in. […]

11 November 2012 0 Comments

Democrats Cannot Be Trusted With Money Part 4 Scranton Bailed Out by State and by More Debt

After recent approval of a recovery plan by the city council Scranton will receive $2.25 million in  aid from its home state of Pennsylvania but the cash-strapped city still needs to borrow millions more. READ MORE  Democratic Scranton Bailed Out by Republicans Still Needs More Money 24 August 2012 Reuters  

10 November 2012 0 Comments

Democrats Cannot Be Trusted With Money Part 3 – Scranton and Harrisburg Bond Defaults – Moody’s Downgrades

  The Democratic Cities of Scranton and Harrisburg are the only two Pennsylvania municipalities to have defaulted on bond payments. Harrisburg defaulted in March 2012, Scranton in June 2012    READ MORE Report: More credit downgrades on the way for PA municipalities  27 September 2012  Eric Boehm

9 November 2012 0 Comments

Democrats Cannot Be Trusted With Money Part 2 Scranton – Bankrupt in all but the legal filings

   READ MORE Scranton’s Path to Bankruptcy Fiscal Times 11 July 2012

27 September 2012 0 Comments

Democrats Can’t Be Trusted With Money – More Evidence – Philadelphia Mark Cohen’s Per Diems

Philadelphia State Representative Mark Cohen ‘milks system’, claims $39K in per diems  READ MORE ABC 27 WHTM 16 August 2012     Mark Cohen Profiting from Government Service