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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West Virginia gubernatorial candidate owes millions in back taxes in Kentucky Did we mention that the candidate is a Democrat?

From the Lexington Herald-Leader: Billionaire running for governor of West Virginia owes millions in delinquent taxes in Kentucky By Bill Estep | bestep@herald-leader.com | October 10, 2015 Coal companies controlled by a billionaire running for governor of West Virginia owe $3.5 million in delinquent property taxes in Eastern Kentucky, shortchanging schools and other public agencies …

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Unintended consequences? Once again, the left try to help

In an article published in the Citizen Voice and Times of Estill County, Kentucky, but not archived on the newspaper’s website,1 we are told that Hospice Care Plus (HCP), the sole provider of hospice services in Estill County, asked the county Fiscal Court for assistance during a special court meeting on May 21st. A change …

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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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Taxes are for the little people!

And I must be one of the small fry . . . not that I ever thought otherwise. I was more than a little annoyed that I had to pay an additional $5091 in income taxes, and it was a big hit: we had the money, saved up, but we are now going to have …

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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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Economics 101: Profits = Revenue – Expenses, and taxes are an expense

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Not always sunny: Wolf slams visit by Florida governor by Amy Worden, Philadelphia Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau | Last updated: Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 1:08 AM | Posted: Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 6:58 PM HARRISBURG – Florida Gov. Rick Scott is headed to Philadelphia on Monday – but he’s not coming north …

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I is smarter than a Harvard professor!

Or maybe I’m just not as big a hypocrite! Your Editor has stated, on numerous occasions, that we can’t add 30 or 40 or 50 million people who couldn’t pay for insurance themselves to the insurance rolls without either increasing costs or decreasing services, or both.  All of those statements were on the old Common …

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We told you so! Raising taxes has consequences that Democrats just don’t expect

The left are claiming that the Democrats took such a beating in the 2014 elections because evil white folks just despise our (half) black President. Well maybe, just maybe, there could be other reasons. From Forbes: 2014 Showed How Much Taxes Matter By Patrick Gleason | November 6, 2014 Remember when the New York Times, …

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