Monthly Archives: April 2009

Murtha’s Pork…. but it isn’t just Democrats

  Here’s a neat example of self-serving, self-promoting, self-perpetuating political pork: Quote At Airport in Murtha’s District, Wartime Upgrades – washingtonpost.comSome locals call the Johnstown airport "Fort Murtha" because of the steady stream of wartime projects announced at the facility. Although … Continue reading

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Are citizens of highly taxed states better served?

 Back on 2/26, in response to concerns about how to address the deficit, I posted this question by email: If the correct answer was simply "raise taxes", then the states with the highest total tax rates would be best off, right? I followed up … Continue reading

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