Tag Archives: Pennsylvania

$600 Million Slot Revenue: Jackpot or Ripoff?

Pennsylvania’s Democratic legislators are very proud of themselves for reducing property taxes by offsetting them with slot machine revenue. “Pennsylvania’s budget secretary this week certified that the state’s slot machine facilities have now produced enough revenue to begin reducing property taxes – more than $600 million for homeowners statewide.” I do not understand why this […]

Tax Day: The Real April Fools’ Day

This afternoon I participated in a small protest of the income tax. We met at the Hilton downtown and walked to the Federal building. Alone the way we chanted, “Income tax is theft! End the IRS!” I was pleasantly surprised by the number of people who took pamphlets from us. I’m sure most ended up […]

Spring Flower Show at Phipps Conservatory

My wife and I went to the Spring Flower Show at Phipps Conservatory this weekend. I took a bunch of pictures that turned out pretty well, if I do say so myself.

Ron Paul Rally Wrap-Up

I went to the Ron Paul rally at the University of Pittsburgh last Thursday. The speech was mostly boilerplate Ron Paul Revolution material (abolish the Fed, no socialized health care, end the Iraq war, restore civil liberties, etc). The best part, for me, was the opportunity to shake the hand with, get the autograph of, […]

Libertarians at the Pitt News?

The Pitt News, like most college newspapers, is know more for articles written by liberals and libertines than libertarians. Nevertheless, in the last few months I’ve noticed several editorials that present or at least hint at libertarian ideals. Here’s a sampling. Give me your impressions in the comments.