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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Economics 101: If you don’t have the money, then you don’t have the money!

Philadelphia is a union town, no doubt about that. The various labor unions control most construction in the city, and virtually all of the city government is unionized. But the unions aren’t very happy right now. At the annual Labor Day parade yesterday, held in the rain, the unions expressed their dissatisfaction with Mayor Michael …

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Economics 101: A bigger story than it seems

It didn’t make the front page of The Wall Street Journal, but your Editor considers this a hugely important story: Detroit Rattles Muni Market Plan to Replace Current Sewer Bonds Raises Concerns Over ‘Safe’ Investments By Mike Cherney, Kelly Nolan and Emily Glazer A fight over bankrupt Detroit’s sewer system threatens to reshape the nation’s …

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