This week, GOP Presidential hopeful Scott Walker became the latest in a long line of politicians who don’t know diddly squat about our state to belly up to the window of one of Philly’s famed cheesesteak purveyors and totally screw up their order. It’s really simple, folks. “Wiz, wit’” is your order. Learn it; live it. And fire your campaign staff if you don’t.
As July winds down and we spent another week sans budget, one would think Harrisburg was a quiet, uneventful place this week. Well, one would be WRONG! There was plenty of action in your seat of state government this week, we are here to tell you. Not “Sharknado 3-type” action, but action nonetheless.
President Obama this week announced an historic nuclear treaty with Iran. From what we have been able to ascertain from the amazing number of Middle East policy experts who dwell on Twitter and Facebook, this is either the best deal ever, or Iran will have nuclear weapons by close of business today.
As the Fourth of July weekend wound to a close, you may have seen the Unites States Women’s National Team destroy Japan 5-2, bringing home the World Cup. If you didn’t, shame on you for six weeks.
One did not need to possess the divine and borderline mystical powers of Carnac the Magnificent, famous sage and seer, to predict this outcome: Democrat Tom Wolf campaigns on shale extraction tax, increased education funding and property tax relief. On Tuesday, Republican lawmakers give him a budget with anything but. Wolf, now governor, vetoes the whole shebang before the ink is dry. Each side blames the other, and another budget “deadline” passes without a spending agreement.