For Pennsylvania’s high gasoline taxes, we sure don’t get good roads!

As I noted earlier, I had to take a trip from Pennsylvania to the Bluegrass State. One thing I noticed was that Kentucky and West Virginia had done a fine job taking care of the roads. The only roads I traveled in West Virginia were Interstates 68, 79 and 64, but all were in good …

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Democratic panic in North Carolina

There’s a (very slight) movement to replace the picture of President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with a woman. I have objected that, if any President should remain on our currency, it should be President Jackson, because he was the only one to ever pay off the national debt, something he accomplished in 1836. …

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A Democrat lied to us during his campaign? Shocking!

Hillary Clinton isn’t the only lying Democrat: Wolf’s $30B budget: tax hikes, school relief Angela Couloumbis and Amy Worden, Philadelphia Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau | Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 11:35 AM HARRISBURG – Gov. Wolf on Tuesday unveiled a nearly $30 billion spending plan that would raise the state income and sales taxes, but use …

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It’s about time!

From the Conservative Tribune: BREAKING: Free Ride Comes to a Screeching Halt for 6,000 Welfare Leeches Sunday, January 25th, 2015 The State of Maine has given notice to around 6,000 welfare recipients. The gravy train is over. Gov. Paul LePage is reinstating a law that says any single, able bodied person, between 18 and 50 …

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Just in case you thought that raising taxes on cigarettes was designed to reduce smoking . . .

. . . we have this from The Los Angeles Times: Health groups and other proponents said they need higher levies on each pack (of cigarettes) — or even e-cigarettes — to recoup more than $1 billion in revenues lost because fewer people smoke. Hat tip to Donald Douglas! That was only one line in …

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Education spending in Philadelphia

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Study says more money hasn’t helped Philadelphia schools Martha Woodall, Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Writer | Published Saturday, August 2, 2014, 1:07 AM The day after state legislators canceled a vote on a cigarette tax to benefit Philadelphia schools, a Harrisburg think tank released a report that said the additional money the …

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Sometimes, Governors have to recognize their responsibilities to their constituents

The Delaware Liberals are aghast! Markell to Children: Drop Dead Filed in Delaware by El Somnambulo on July 15, 2014 • 61 Comments Don’t look for gimlet-eyed Jack Markell to lift a finger to assist in the humanitarian crisis at the nation’s borders.  Delaware Gov. Markell turned down a request from The US Department of …

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Economics 101: Nothing is free

Sister Toldjah tweeted: RT @TwitchyTeam: ‘Unexpected’: Are Seattle businesses adding a surcharge to pay for the new minimum wage? [pic] http://t.co/M31zHLbRFP — Stacey-SisterToldjah (@sistertoldjah) June 6, 2014 Which brings us to this one: What’s wrong with SeaTac’s $15 min wage in 1 photo — Local businesses are now adding 8.25% “living wage surcharge” pic.twitter.com/IMifQRIWhN — …

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Karmic Justice: The National Education Association's endorsement of Barack Obama and the Democrats is costing teachers jobs!

"@Heritage_Action: N.C. School District Cutting Substitute Teachers’ Hours Due To Obamacare -> http://t.co/khrIUJ0zHk #haction" #nced #ncpol — Stacey-SisterToldjah (@sistertoldjah) February 25, 2014 But, but, but, I thought that the school districts were primarily run by liberals. And the National Education Association certainly supported Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns! N.C. School District Cutting Substitute Teachers’ Hours Due …

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