Mon, October 24, 2016
Right to Work: Whose Right is It?
By definition: The right to work is the concept that people have a human right to work, or engage in productive employment, and may not be prevented from doing so. The right to work is enshrined in ...
Tue, June 30, 2015
Fair Trade or Free Trade?
As a matter of priorities, the Berks County Patriots (BCP) Legislative Committee focuses on state issues, realizing to invest time debating national issues is like being the preverbal fly on the ...
Thu, December 26, 2013
What Difference Does it Make?
This year's election is history. The epitaph can be summed up from a plethora of citizens offering lame excuses why they didn't vote. "What difference does it make?!"
Tue, March 19, 2013
Property Tax Elimination, Right to Work ~Public Pensions
The world and even our nation are in a state of turmoil and uncertainty the magnitude of which has not been felt since WW II.
Nationally we are facing illegal ...
Mon, March 12, 2012
Right to Work: Is it a Constitutional Right?
This past August 16th, the PA House Labor and Industry Committee held hearings on the issue of Right to Work. The question was, should a person be required to belong to or pay a fee to a union to ...
Wed, June 29, 2011
A Line in the Sand
During the 1990's and the Tom Ridge era, the Republicans had full control of the House, Senate and the Governor's mansion. This was sometimes referred to as the do nothing era. The Republicans ...
Mon, March 07, 2011
Public Employee Unions and Government
The day may have finally arrived when the confrontation between public unions and government is being resolved. Ever increasing public salaries, benefits, guaranteed pensions and employment, with ...
Mon, December 20, 2010
Ode to Veterans
As Tea Parties and Patriots assemble across our state and nation exercising their first amendment right, privilege an even duty to speak out and assemble to voice their opinions when it is evident ...
Thu, September 30, 2010
More Federal Mingling in a Wrecked Economy
(AP 9/28/10. Senate bill on exporting jobs fails)
Tax legislation that would have punished U.S. firms that export jobs has failed in the Senate. The bill was a ...
Wed, July 07, 2010
Can You Afford Tomorrow?
The international outlook, both financially and politically, is in disarray at best, and on the verge of collapse at worst. Greece and Spain have been saved temporarily from bankruptcy with a ...