Rendell pleads for more spending

Tony Phyrillas comments on Governor Rendell’s latest plea for legislators to borrow, tax, and spend more. Rendell claims that for a few dollars more, he can fix all our bridges, stimulate our economy, and cure cancer. Here is commentary on Rendell’s borrowing scheme, and here is more on how we can really “stimulate” the economy.

Meanwhile, the Reading Eagle has a story on Tax Freedom Day in Pennsylvania, with a nice chart showing how taxes already consume more household income than housing or health care.

Also, Governor Rendell dropped his plan for “rebate checks,” see the roundup of stories from GrassrootsPA.