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Corbett’s Gas Tax: His Path To Single Digit Approval

 
Corbett’s Gas Tax: His Path To Single Digit Approval
 
Thank you, thank you, thank you!
 
A hearty round of applause to Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled House and Senate! By granting GOP Governor Tom Corbett his most highly-sought prize --- the nation’s highest gas and diesel taxes --- the legislature has ensured two things:  1) Tommy Boy will lose next year’s election by an even bigger margin, and 2) he is now likely to achieve the impossible: an approval rating in the single digits. 
 

Corbett’s Storm Troopers: Nailing Pennsylvanians Escaping Liquor Tax

 
Corbett’sTroopers: Nailing Pennsylvanians Escaping Liquor Tax
The season has finally arrived!
 
Memorial Day weekend ushered in the unofficial start of summer, when people relax with family and friends, enjoying what little leisure time is left in America.
 
But Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett made it abundantly clear he wasn’t interested in that season.
 
For him, it was all about making it Open Season --- on Pennsylvanians.
 

Were Corbett, Legislature Drunk Writing Liquor Bill?

 

Were Corbett, Legislature Drunk Writing Liquor Bill?

 

“I don’t know...he’s either very smart or very dumb.”

---Quint in Jaws, trying to figure out the shark.

 

 

Quint’s famous line perfectly sums up both Governor Tom Corbett and the Republican-controlled House as they push their liquor privatization bill. They’re either very smart, trying to pull a fast one on Pennsylvanians who expect better selection and lower prices. Or they’re very dumb, actually believing their bill will work.

 

Why PA’s Liquor Stores Need To Be Privatized

 
Why PA’s Liquor Stores Need To Be Privatized
Part 1 of 2 on the state’s liquor battle
In 2010, Governor Tom Corbett was elected by a wide margin, in large part because of his insistence that the state-controlled liquor system be privatized --- an issue on which he was absolutely correct.  Despite that being a cornerstone of his campaign, nothing was accomplished during his first two years, even though he enjoyed historic Republican majorities in both legislative chambers. 

Corbett’s Love Affair With The Democrats: An Election Letter Back At Ya’

 
Corbett’s Love Affair With The Democrats: An Election Letter Back At Ya’
 
Well, primary election day is almost here, and some of the races have gotten downright nasty. From disingenuous, mean-spirited campaign ads to a Democrat masquerading as a Republican accusing his opponent of being a Democrat (did you get all that?), there’s something to satisfy everyone’s entertainment needs.
 

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