Gov. Tom Wolf set the correct tone when, just minutes after taking the oath as the 47th governor of Pennsylvania, he signed an executive order forbidding members of his administration from accepting gifts.Bravo! It's a move long overdue.Now we'd like to up the ante. We'd like the state Legislature to follow the governor's lead.
Transparency has become a buzzword, one of those principles that politicians of all stripes pledge fealty to, but often in practice fall short. For those who value the ability of We the People to know what is happening in our government, the past couple of weeks in Penn's Woods have been bad ones.
Beer, Benjamin Franklin supposedly said but almost certainly didn't, is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy. Without cannonballing into deep theological waters, perhaps Deflategate proves the same thing.This scrumptious NFL pratfall -- think of someone insufferably self-important stepping on a banana peel; hello, Donald Trump -- has come to […]
A government led by a president telling us that climate change is the most dangerous challenge facing us have been deliberately lying about a true meteorological record in order to drag us all back to a time in which we burned wood for heat and rode horse for transportation.Isn't it funny how the weathermen now are apologizing for what they have done, t […]