30 October 2012 0 Comments

Harrisburg Debt Part 3 – School District Bankruptcy – Penn State Economics “Screw the Kids”

“The schools are facing unprecedented cuts as the district tries to close a massive budget deficit, while the city is running out of cash and could do so before the end of the year. A declining tax base contributes to the overall problem — between 2009 and 2012, the assessed value of property in the […]

29 October 2012 0 Comments

Harrisburg Debt Part 2 – City’s $1.5 Billion Dollar Debt – Debt Per Peson – Bankruptcy

Harrisburg’s Forgotten Taxpayer  is being crushed by the cities debt, however we must remember that it was the residents and voters of Harrisburg who got themselves into this mess. “At best estimates, based upon reviews of independent reports and audited financial statements, the amount of debt accrued by the city and its affiliated entities — […]

28 October 2012 0 Comments

Harrisburg Debt Part 1- The Most Indebted City in USA – $1.5 Billion Dollars – A “Governement of the People, By the People and For the People”

On the surface the city of Harrisburg does not appear to be in as much financial trouble as it actually is. The nighttime views, or a simple stroll through the streets belie the fiscal disaster that the City has become.  In my opinion, it is because voters failed to pay attention to what their government […]

29 May 2012 0 Comments

Liberty Index Part 7: Republicans Protecting Harrisburg Bond Holders at Expense of The Forgotten Taxpayer Act 79 of 2011

Harrisburg City Council to Commonwealth Court: Make David Unkovic Talk  Friday, May 11, 2012,  ERIC VERONIKIS, The Patriot-News Paragraph Four: ” Gov. Tom Corbett, who appointed Unkovic and is looking for a new receiver, doesn’t want a hearing on why Unkovic left, according to the governor’s staff. Corbett believes Harrisburg should focus only on moving […]

1 May 2012 0 Comments

Tea Party Part 6: Harrisburg Spider Web – John McNally Bonds and Bankruptcy – Act 79 of 2011

Harrisburg is Bankrupt and there is a reason for that. John McNally And his Web of the Harrisburg Insiders who are  Getting Rich from Bad Government!  Including – Incinerator Bond -John McNally “Bonds” With Harrisburg Network Insiders Lobbyist Stan Rapp and Greenlee Partners , Commissioners Jeff Haste, Mike Pries, Bond Counsel Anthony Giorgione, Esq DA Ed […]

20 March 2012 0 Comments

Harrisburg In Decline, Corporatism, the Incinerator Bonds and the Future of Democratic Cities – Act 79 of 2011

  The Incinerator Mayor Linda Thompson and former Mayor Stephen Reed Debt-ridden Harrisburg was outgunned at Capitol by top lobbyist for bond insurer Tuesday, Patriot-News December 20, 2011,   Is Harrisburg’s Nightmare America’s Future?    February 16, 2012     Jim Epstein (reason.com February 16, 2012 The city of Harrisburg is Ground Zero for America’s municipal debt crisis: […]