August 26, 2020
Spending Money on Lobbyists

The Bigger the Government, the Deeper the Swamp

When a business's ability to open its doors depends on the good-will of the Governor's office, spending money on lobbyists makes perfect sense. It's about survival.
August 19, 2020
PA bars and restaurants revolt!

Civil Disobedience is Coming to PA Bars and Restaurants

Bars and restaurant owners across Pennsylvania have started standing up to Governor Wolf and his arbitrary, capricious, and draconian order to keep their indoor capacity below 25%. Here's what that means for the future.
July 30, 2020
Harrisburg Swamp

Harrisburg Swamp Benefits from Coronavirus Loans

You can always count on the Harrisburg Swamp to gobble up public money earmarked to help small businesses. For lobbyists particularly, the COVID-19 pandemic appears to have been a mighty windfall of federal riches.
July 20, 2020

Shutdown Hall of Shame

The following members of the General Assembly voted against a bipartisan effort to end Governor Tom Wolf’s disaster declaration.
July 20, 2020

Guest Post: A Bridge for the Haughty

By, Dr. John D McGinnis is the host of Two-Way Radio on WRTA in Altoona, PA, and former State Representative. Politicians around the country are held in very low regard and with good reason. But isn’t it curious that a […]
July 8, 2020
ozone standard

Guest Post: COVID lockdowns support revised ozone standard

The 2015 decision to reduce the ozone standard should be overturned, leaving headroom for nature’s impact while protecting public health from manmade pollution.
July 2, 2020
Wolf's Emergency Declaration Order is Law

PA Supreme Court: Ending an Emergency Declaration Requires More Votes than Impeachment

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court's recent contradictory ruling upholding Gov. Tom Wolf's emergency declaration clearly demonstrates their belief that some checks and balances are more equal than others.
June 22, 2020
Lebanon County Stays Yellow

Governor Wolf’s Pettiness Shines Through

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has found a new place to grind his political ax--Lebanon County, where local leaders chose to enter Yellow Phase without his permission in early May. Now, as the rest of the state enters the Governor's Green Phase, Lebanon County is the only one he's left behind.
June 9, 2020
Tom Wolf Wasteland

Guest Post: Tom Wolf is No Longer Relevant

By throwing his own rules out the window and marching with protesters last week in Harrisburg, Tom Wolf lost what little was left of his relevancy as governor.
June 3, 2020
Cris Dush

Accountability: The 2020 Primary Election

By blowing their wad in a safe Republican seat just to feed outgoing Senate President Joe Scarnati's ego, Scarnati and the SRCC have no one but themselves to blame if Republicans lose seats in the Pennsylvania Senate this fall.
May 22, 2020

House and Senate Democrats Would Rather Grovel than Rein in Governor Wolf

The response to Governor Wolf's veto this week from Democrats in the Pennsylvania General Assembly should give everyone who cares about good government great cause for concern.
May 11, 2020
PA Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine

Guest Post: It’s Time for Rachel Levine to Resign

The inept policies of Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine have led to the deaths of countless senior citizens across the Commonwealth and have artificially prevented the state's economy from reopening. Dr. Levine needs to go.
May 4, 2020
Tom Wolf ordered PA Nursing Homes to take sick residents

PA Department of Health Ordered Nursing Homes to Take COVID-19 Positive Residents

If science is truly directing his decision-making, Gov. Tom Wolf needs to identify the scientists who recommended ordering nursing homes to accept elderly residents who tested positive for COVID-19.
April 29, 2020

Guest Post: Believe the (Political) Science

For a governor who claims to rely on science in making his pandemic decisions, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf doesn't seem too interested in sharing his information with anyone.
April 17, 2020
Governor Wolf and Dr. Rachel Levine

One Last Option to Rein in Governor Wolf

Governor Wolf has indicated he will veto legislation that would put Pennsylvania businesses back to work using CDC guidelines. The Legislature does have one final option to end Wolf's disaster order, but it'll take plenty of political courage from state lawmakers.