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In 1776, Thomas Jefferson called for political freedom in the Declaration of Independence. In that same year, and in support of that political freedom, Adam Smith called for economic freedom and an … more
Lawmakers are forcing taxpayers to go nuclear. Now that nuclear energy is becoming less competitive nationwide, lawmakers are responding by using Americans’ hard-earned dollars to bail out … more
Thanks to last year’s state budget, you’re paying more to watch “House of Cards.” This year, “The Walking Dead” — and a host of other cable TV shows — could cost you more, … more
Have you heard? Transporting oil through pipelines is a threat to humanity! The many accidents highlighted in the press speak for themselves. Except that pipeline accidents are rare — and many … more
America is mired in a productivity crisis. According to the most recent government data, American workers’ productivity over the last decade has grown at less than half the annual rate it did … more
A belated Happy July 4th holiday! Of course, all you history buffs know the reason for the celebration and day off, right? Well, I will not let the cat out of the bag in case you are a little fuzzy … more
Pennsylvania’s minimum wage is stuck in the past and that’s bad for business. Set at $7.25 an hour since 2009, Pennsylvania’s minimum wage is lower than all six of our neighboring … more
Political upstart Jon Ossoff just lost the most expensive U.S. House race in history to local Republican Party player Karen Handel. In the deep-red 6th District of Georgia, Democrats were hoping … more
Here we go again. It’s early summer and the state budget debate is reaching a crisis point. But before you dismiss the proceedings as political theater, consider this: The deals hashed out in … more
In case you missed it, there was good public access news from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently, when the court affirmed the public’s right to access videos gathered by police on the job. … more
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