Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Columnist: Obama Pal Jon Corzine Masters the Art of 'Vaporizing' Money
Newspaper: Holder Must Resign or Be Impeached
For incompetence alone, Attorney General Eric Holder should resign in the wake of the illegal "Fast and Furious" gunrunning scandal. But fresh news that he knew of it and is covering it up warrants impeachment.Friday Night 'Document Dump' Shows Eric Holder Knew 'Fast And Furious' Gun Killed U.S. Agent - Investors.com
Obama = Debt
A perfect example of the sad state of affairs in Washington, D.C. The Congressional Budget Office predicts the Obama Administration will run a $1.1 trillion deficit in the fiscal year that ends in September. It would be the third straight year Obama has run up deficits of more than $1 trillion but the $1.1 trillion is slightly lower than the last deficit Obama ran. You call this good news? For the record, Obama inherited a $10.6 trillion national debt from George W. Bush. The national debt today is $15.2 trillion ... and rising every second.
Rep. Marino Introduces DownsizeDC.org's 'One Subject at a Time Act'
Potteiger Named Chairman of Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole
Monday, January 30, 2012
Pennsylvania's oldest state lawmaker, 84, won't seek re-election
George is the latest career politician to call it quits this year as the exodus from the Legislature continues.
George, 84, a Democrat, has represented Clearfield County in the state Legislature since Gerald Ford was in the White House.
George can now enjoy a lifetime pension (courtesy of Pennsylvania taxpayers) that could approach $100,000 a year.
Clearfield County lawmaker calling it quits after 19 terms
Labels: Pennsylvania Legislature
Girl Scout Cookie Secrets
Massive Layoffs At Another Obama Stimulus Company
Massive Layoffs At Another Obama Stimulus Company - HUMAN EVENTS
Cash 5 Ticket Worth $330,000 Sold in Pottstown
Nationally, Mitt Romney Leads Newt Gingrich By 6%
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Nebraska pays state lawmakers $12,000; Pennsylvania pays its lawmakers $82,000
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Obama TV ratings drop to all-time low
Turns out the rich make good presidents
If Mitt Romney were elected president, he would rank No. 4 on the all-time list of richest presidents. He would also be in good company.
Here's is Forbes magazine's ranking of the 10 richest presidents:
John F. Kennedy
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The Mercury - How rich is Mitt Romney?
Poll: Over Half of Americans Still Not Likely to Vote for Obama
Sen. Marco Rubio: Obama Has Made Everything Worse
Friday, January 27, 2012
Taxpayers Still In Hole $133B From Gov't Bailouts
IRS: 36 Obama aides owe $833,000 in back taxes
Pew: New Reforms in 47 States and D.C. Improve Military and Overseas Voting
Gov. Corbett Announces Recent Confirmations, Nominations, Appointments
Columnist: Newt Gingrich is the GOP's Bill Clinton
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Airport greeting turns testy between President Obama, Jan Brewer
A Generation Losing Hope: The Shattering of the American Dream
Pennsylvania Launches Justice Reinvestment Initiative
Study: State Taxpayers Pay 14% Higher Prison Costs Than Budgets Reflect
Obama Needs More Time
Opinion: Pennsylvania Needs Voter ID Law
Poll: Obama job approval at 40% in Pa.
1. Most (47%) of the state’s voters believe Pennsylvania is headed in the wrong direction, a sentiment little changed during the past two years. The last time a majority of the state’s registered voters believed the state was headed in the right direction was September 2006.
2. More voters report they are worse off financially than are better off financially (26% and 15%, respectively) compared to one year ago, although most (60%) say their finances are the same as last year. Fewer voters expect to be worse off financially next year (13%) than they were last March (26%), the last time this question was asked. Most (51%) respondents report economic and financial issues are their most pressing personal problems.
3. President Obama has seen a minor improvement in his job performance ratings compared to the October 2011 Franklin and Marshall College Poll, rising from 37% positive to 40% positive. Voters’ rating of his handling of the economy, with only 29% providing a positive rating, is lower than his overall job performance rating. Generally speaking, more voters in Pennsylvania still believe it is time for a change (49%) than believe the president deserves re-election (44%).
4. Despite President Obama’s tepid job approval ratings, he continues to lead his Republican challengers in the state. Obama’s lead over both Romney and Santorum is still more than 10 points. The president is up two points on Romney from October; however, his lead over Santorum has remained stable at 13 points.
January 2012: Obama 41%, Romney 30%, other 8%, don’t know 24%
October 2012: Obama 35%, Romney 26%, other 10%, don’t know 30%
January 2012: Obama 43%, Santorum 30%, other 8%, don’t know 19%
October 2012: Obama 38%, Santorum 25%, other 11%, don’t know 26%
5. The explanation for the president’s current advantage may stem from several sources. First, less than half (46%) of voters are very interested in this year’s election; in January 2008, three in five (60%) voters were very interested in that year’s election. Second, President Obama is more personally appealing than either of the two Republican challengers tested with nearly half (45%) of voters having a “favorable” opinion of the president compared to around one-quarter who have a favorable opinion of Mitt Romney (25%) and Rick Santorum (29%). Importantly, this pattern holds true among independent voters.
Read the full poll results here.
Game Board Purchases Land in 3 PA Counties
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
The Obama Job Line
Newt Gingrich: The real State of the Union
Pennsylvania Department of Health to Move Office for Birth, Death Certificate Requests
PA Insurance Department Announces 2011 Enforcement and Market Conduct Actions
Journalists are piling up subscribers on Facebook
In case you missed Obama's speech
PA Game Commissioners Propose 2012-13 Seasons and Bag Limits
Columnist: Obama leads with class warfare in State of the Union
Sen. Toomey responds to State of the Union
Labels: Pat Toomey
Has Barack Obama learned nothing in three years?
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Mitch Daniels' Response to the State of the Union
Editorial: Obama 'a disaster for American workers'
Your Daily Dose of Liberal Media Bias
Columnist: Obama's promise deficit
Illegal Aliens Can Get Free Government Cell Phones?
The Lions King: Joe Paterno
Labels: Drew Litton cartoon
Longest-serving Pennsylvania lawmaker goes on trial
Longest-serving Pennsylvania lawmaker goes on trial
Monday, January 23, 2012
Columnist: On the Intellectual Inferiority of Liberalism
On the Intellectual Inferiority of Liberalism
A White House Built On Lies
The truly dismal state of the union
From columnist Joseph Curl:
The truly dismal state of the union - Washington Times
There is one person — one American among the 300 million of us — who is not to blame for the state of the union. Everyone else, each of you, in some small or large way, bears some share of the blame, but not this guy. Not one little bit.
This guy is Barack Obama. He is not the least bit to blame for the dismal state of the U.S. economy. George W. Bush is, for sure, and that evil Dick Cheney, oh, no doubt. House Speaker John A. Boehner — evil, too — is, of course, to blame. But guess what? So is Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, and every Democrat in the House and Senate.
White House Pressed On Past Failed State Of The Union Promises
Number of Registered Sex Offenders in the U.S. Nears Three-Quarters of a Million
Number of Registered Sex Offenders in the U.S. Nears Three-Quarters of a Million
Survey Finds Unity Among Americans on Abortion Restrictions
Throwing Hollywood under the bus could pay dividends for GOP
Remember Rick Perry?
Columnist: Obama's job-killing environmental extremism
Santorum: 40 million babies killed in the U.S.
This anniversary is both a day of sadness for the more than 40 million babies who have been killed since Roe v. Wade and a day of hope as more and more Americans embrace a culture of life and as more and more young people march in Washington and around the country in support of life.
Read the full column in The Wall Street Journal.
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Record Bank Failures Under Obama
Three banks have already failed in 2012, following the 92 banks that went under in 2011 and the 157 banks that failed in 2010 and the 140 banks that failed in 2009, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Regulators Shut Bank In Pennsylvania, Georgia & Florida; First Failures Of 2012 - NASDAQ.com
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett on the Death of Joe Paterno
Mount Nittany Medical Center Statement on Joe Paterno
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Watch Out For Newt
Newspaper: First Obama Re-Election Ad Filled With Fibs
Top 10 things we want to hear in Obama's State of the Union address
2 Pennsylvania Casinos Fined $50,000
Friday, January 20, 2012
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.6%
Pennsylvania's Employment Situation for December 2011
January is Stalking Awareness Month
Group Calls on UN to Protect Christians of Syria
Capt. Obama At The Helm
Report: Pennsylvania Ranks 3rd Most Pro-Life State in U.S.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Pennsylvania Proclaims Jan. 22 - 28 National School Choice Week
Americans United for Life: Huge Legislative Gains for Life in 50 states
Dealing With Debt
Gov. Corbett Invites Nominations for Citizen Service Awards
Editorial: Obama Panders to Environmentalist, Costing More U.S. Jobs
Your Daily Dose of Liberal Hypocrisy
Obama Kills More Jobs
Obama Administration Rejects Keystone XL
So much for hope and change
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
The Two-Party System
Another UN Anti-Israel Spectacle
Pennsylvania Supreme Court to televise legislative redistricting arguments
The state's highest court, for the first time, agreed to LIVE coverage by PCN beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, January 23 in Harrisburg. The state Supreme Court is scheduled to hear appeals to the legislative redistricting plan as proposed by the Pennsylvania Legislative Reapportionment Commission.State Supreme Court to televise legislative redistricting arguments - delcotimes.com
The justices will hear oral arguments of 11 prospective appeals filed in response to the redistricting plan that was approved in December of 2011. The state’s legislative districts were redrawn by a constitutionally-mandated commission to offset population shifts reflected in the 2010 census. A successful appeal will prevent the plan from becoming law.
PCN has been providing gavel-to-gavel coverage of the state’s Supreme Court proceedings since September of last year. The state’s highest court decision to allow PCN cameras into the courtroom is an historic first.
New procedures set forth by the high court regarding the broadcast of court proceedings now allows PCN to choose which session days to record, but all proceedings must be aired in their entirety. The January 23 session will be the first time LIVE coverage has been permitted during a state Supreme Court session.
PCN continues to record the En Banc coverage of the state’s Superior Court as well as the state’s Commonwealth Court. State Supreme Court proceedings are also recorded in their entirety.
Coverage of this session concerning the legislative redistricting plan is also tentatively slated to re-air on PCN at 8:00 p.m. on Monday, January 23.
Obama Then and Now
Labels: Gary Varvel Cartoon
Occupy Mob Turns on Obama
Pennsylvania Game Commission Posts Agenda for January Meeting
National Constitution Center to Celebrate Constitution's 225th Anniversary
Columnist: Uncle Sam's empty cupboards
Emily Miller: Uncle Sam's empty cupboards - Washington Times
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
What's a Jon Huntsman?
Corbett Visits Future Site of Endo Pharmaceuticals in Chester County
Center for Safe Schools Launches New Toolkit to Help Parents and Educators Address Bullying
PA Governor's Advisory Council on Privatization and Innovation Holds First Meeting
Distracted Driving and Teen Driver Safety Top AAA's State Legislative Safety Priorities for 2012
January is National Radon Action Month
Pennsylvania Income Tax E-Filing Options to Start This Week
Monday, January 16, 2012
How Obama Betrays Martin Luther King's Dream
A Future In Politics
Voter Advocate Explains the Conflict Between Liberal and Conservatives for Independents
Columnist: March Will Not Be a Happy Month In Europe
Gov. Corbett Helps to Launch MLK Day of Service
The Worst Economic Recovery Since The Great Depression
Peter Ferrara, writing at Forbes.com:
The record of President Obama’s first three years in office is in, and nothing that happens now can go back and change that. What that record shows is that President Obama, with his throwback, old-fashioned, 1970s Keynesian economics, has put America through the worst recovery from a recession since the Great Depression.Read the full column here.
Sunday, January 15, 2012
Washington Ding Dongs
Newspaper: Businesses Need Relief from Obama Policies, Not a Government Reorg
Another blow to socialism
Job-killer Obama lectures Romney on jobs
Saturday, January 14, 2012
School Kids Boo Michelle Obama
Gallup: Conservatives Remain the Largest Ideological Group in U.S.
Conservatives Remain the Largest Ideological Group in U.S.
Top 10 Revelations in New Book 'The Obamas'
Friday, January 13, 2012
PA Banking Department Announces Quarterly Report on Enforcement Actions
Gov. Corbett Announces Nominations, Appointments
New Kim Kardashian Doll
Obama Fails to Deliver on Student Loans
Solyndra Wants to Pay Six-Figure Employees Huge Bonuses
Solyndra Wants to Pay Six-Figure Employees Huge Bonuses - HUMAN EVENTS
Archbishop Chaput addresses Catholic school closings
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Newspaper: Nearly 1 Million Workers Vanished Under Obama
In the 30 months since the recession officially ended, nearly 1 million people have dropped out of the labor force — they aren't working, and they aren't looking — according to data from Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. In the past two months, the labor force shrank by 170,000.Unprecedented, Tepid Recovery Under Obama Begs Question: Where Did All The Workers Go? - Investors.com
A Tale of Two Primaries
Pennsylvania Helps Oaks, Mont Clare Fire Companies Merge
Pennsylvania Powerball to Offer Better Odds, Bigger Jackpots Starting Jan. 15
Romney: Obama Is A Venture Capitalist, Too
Gayle King Sucks Up to Friend Michelle Obama; Lets Her Throw Race Charge
Gayle King Sucks Up to Friend Michelle Obama; Lets Her Throw Race Charge | NewsBusters.org
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Gov. Corbett Announces Recent Appointments
Pa. liquor board votes to increase prices on hundreds of products
Pa. liquor board votes to increase prices on hundreds of products - pottsmerc.com
Big Labor Wins Big On ObamaCare Waivers
In a telltale Friday-night document dump, the White House released records showing the latest lucky recipients of Obama-Care cost waivers.Big Labor Wins Big On ObamaCare Waivers, While Those Who Resisted Pay And Pay - Investors.com
By the wildest of coincidences, 87% of them belong to Big Labor unions. Interesting, since Big Labor pulled out all the stops to get the president's signature on health care reform passed in March 2010. But as the waivers came, it's clear they never had any expectation of paying for it.
Media To Blame For HalloweenGate Cover-Up
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Columnist: Top 5 Reasons Obama Must Be Removed
ACLJ: More Than 35,000 Americans Reject Obama's 'Recess Appointments'
Harris Poll on Obama: Nice Guy, Lousy President
Monday, January 9, 2012
Is Pa. Legislature worth $300M a year?
Pa. Legislature campaign cycle kicks off - pottsmerc.com
Columnist: Obama's unconstitutional power grab
Gary Bauer Endorses Rick Santorum
Employment Life Span
Stonycreek River Voted Pennsylvania's 2012 River of the Year
Tony Blankley R.I.P.
Tony Blankley R.I.P. - HUMAN EVENTS
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Rep. Allen West: Our Incompetent President’s Defense Cuts Decimate the Military
Obama Proposes Pay Raise For Federal Workers
Pay Raise Proposed For Federal Workers - HUMAN EVENTS
Top 10 Predictions for 2012
Friday, January 6, 2012
Santorum vs. Obama?
Poll: Percentage of Americans who identify as Dems at 22-year low
Poll: Percentage of Americans who identify as Dems at 22-year low - The Hill's Ballot Box
ACLJ: Nearly 30% of U.S. House & 100,000 Americans Urge Supreme Court to Reject ObamaCare
Columnist: Obama's abuse of power threatens to shut down Senate
PA Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions
That Rick Santorum Sweater
Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Congratulates New Troopers at Graduation
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Newspaper: Impeach Obama
President Obama's nonrecess "recess appointments" can't be excused as over-the-top electioneering. This president has crossed over from socialistic extremism into lawlessness and, perhaps, impeachability.Read the full editorial at the link below:
His Illegal Recess Appointments May Start Lead To Talks Of Obama Impeachment - Investors.com
Labels: Barack Obama
NIA Projects 2012 Social Network Stocks Boom
U.S. News: Late Night Comedians Target Republicans 3-to-1
U.S. News: Late Night Comedians Target Republicans 3-to-1 in 2011 | NewsBusters.org
Labels: Liberal Hypocrisy
Auditor General Issues Warning About Turnpike Commission Debt
Send in the clowns
Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare
GIANT Food Stores Buy 16 Genuardi's Stores in Greater Philadelphia
'I don't think most Americans believe the vision of America that Barack Obama is selling'
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Columnist: Occupy's Celebrity One Percent Backers
So much for Iowa
NYT Calls Boehner Racist for Asking Obama to Delay Speech to Congress
PA Slot Machine Revenue Up 14%
Gov. Corbett Orders Freeze of $160M in Pennsylvania Spending
Columnist: Obama selling same snake oil as FDR
Ralph Reiland: Obama selling same snake oil as FDR - pottsmerc.com
So Far, So Good
Columnist: Everything you heard about Iowa caucuses was bull
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Why Are Liberals Blind to Their Bias?
AAA Foundation Challenges Motorists to Adopt Responsible Driving Habits in 2012
Gary Bauer: Anyone But Ron Paul for Presiden
Monday, January 2, 2012
Rep. Kampf announces re-election bid
"During my first year in office, I have answered the public's call to restore fiscal discipline to state government and have focused on making our state more competitive in the national marketplace," Kampf in a prepared statement. "I am proud of my efforts thus far, but know there is still much to be done. Restoring our economy by reversing the failed policies of over-spending and over-borrowing of the previous administration will take time."
Kampf said he is running again because "there is more work to be done both to fulfill his pledge to the people of the 157th District, as well as to keep Pennsylvania on a course toward economic recovery."
"I am continuing to develop comprehensive legislation to address the pension issue in our state by creating a defined contribution retirement plan, like those in the private sector have, for all new state hires and will introduce it early this year," Kampf said. "I will continue to work to ensure education funding remains a top priority in the budget, and push for further reforms to our state's tax structure to help lure new job creators to our state and encourage current businesses to expand and create more jobs."
During his first term, Kampf kept his pledge to lead by example on reform and fiscal discipline, refusing perks like a state-paid automobile and per diems, as well as not accepting the salary COLA for both 2011 and 2012, and not enrolling in the legislature’s defined benefit pension system.
"I ran for this office to try and make a difference for local residents and Pennsylvania, not to take part in the perks of office. I promised to turn my back on those perks in these difficult times and have kept that promise," Kampf said.
An attorney by profession, Kampf served for seven years as a Tredyffrin Township supervisor before his election to the state Legislature.
The 157th House District covers portions of Chester and Montgomery counties.
Who's pulling the strings at Americans Elect?
Keep an eye on the Americans Elect - dailylocal.com
But check out this column by G. Murphy Donovan at American Thinker, which implies that Americans Elect is a front for Barack Obama:
Americans Elect: An Obama Trojan Horse?
Moving Out: People Continue to Flee Pennsylvania
From the report:
Illinois usurped the title of top outbound state with the highest net relocation losses (more outbound than inbound shipments), followed by Pennsylvania, Michigan, New Jersey and New York – all part of the top 5 outbound states in 2010. Illinois lost ground this year, with a net loss of 1,198 moves out of state, versus 2010 losses of 1,050. Michigan, the No. 1 outbound state in 2010, had a net loss of 900 moves, an improvement over last year's 1,149 outbound moves. Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York rounded out the bottom five, with net relocation losses of 940, 841 and 669, respectively.Read the full report at the link below:
Allied Van Lines Announces 44th Annual Magnet States Report
Sunday, January 1, 2012
Poll: Americans Predict Tax Hikes, Recession In 2012
IBD/TIPP Poll: Americans Predict Tax Hikes, Recession, Downgrade, Destabilization In 2012 - Investors.com