Benefits of Liberty in Right to Work States, by Roger Howard
A recently published letter to the editor of this paper, The Daily Local News (PA), By Al Martino of Oxford would lead readers to believe that there are fewer job opportunities, lower wages, insufficient benefits and slower economic growth in right-to-work States than in States with compulsory union dues. This is false. Studies of the [...]
The True Face of Political Courage, by Anthony J. Oleck
So what does political courage look like? Let me first tell you what it does not look like… it doesn’t look like Andy Dinniman or Dominic Pileggi or even Gov. Corbett for that matter. Two weeks ago I criticized Sen. Dinniman’s “education rally” in West Chester. I called it a union rally because while decrying [...]
Demand Pension Reform Now, by Sean Carpenter
It is no secret that the West Chester Area School District, along with 500 other Pennsylvania school districts, is facing falling income tax, home sale, and commercial property revenues. At the same time, expenses for items like fuel are rising, and more importantly our mandated pension costs are skyrocketing. School boards across Pennsylvania are therefore [...]
Time To End Taxpayer Funding Of Solar Power, by Ray Farrell
In 2009 and 2010, our State politicians dumped $180 million of good taxpayer money into a pit of grants and loans for solar projects across Pennsylvania. Now HB.1580′s creator, State Representative Chris Ross (R-158th), wants to double-down on this bad idea and throw more good money after bad. Representative Ross openly admits that this bill will increase energy costs through rate increases and he seeks to reinforce this failed idea through higher electric bills for you and me.
Redistricting – Has it Impacted You?
Update: June 8, 2012
On Friday, June 8, 2012, the 2011 Legislative Reapportionment Commission approved and filed a Final Reapportionment Plan with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Legislative Assembly.
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Voices Of Liberty
Trickery from the Top, by Richard Minnick
Remember the “magician” at the carnival or the street corner sharpie? Always watch what the other hand is doing. This crowd in Washington and their head spokes person is continually deflecting any specter of their disingenuous misrepresentation and denigration of America and its citizens away from themselves. “I was not aware of that, until I [...]
Time to stand up and return America to its days of glory, by Richard Minnick
There are so many instances of wrong doing today by our government, its legislators, its judiciary, its “consultants” and their blatant disregard of our Constitution (ACA (a law) illegally changed over 11 times, Benghazi, devaluation of our military personnel and hardware, Fast and Furious, IRS intimidation scheme, voter fraud, economic destabilization, ruination of small businesses, [...]
An 18.3% increase… are you kidding? by Anthony Oleck
So I’m reading the Daily Local and I come to a page 3 headline. “West Chester area teachers union proposes an 18.3% raise. ” The report went on to say they are also requesting expanded health benefits, additional pay for meetings and a reduction of two work days during the school year. It took a [...]
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