Gov. Rendell to play rich uncle to Valley

Nice headline for the Morning Call story about Gov. Rendell’s “Card Board Check Tour”. Unfortunately for Pennsylvanians, though, the rich uncle Rendell is pretending to be isn’t reaching into his own pockets but has reached into ours.

This wealth redistribution scheme perpetrated on taxpayers year after year after year by politicians on both sides of the aisle is precisely why our economy continually ranks among the worst performing in the nation. As we are fond of saying, “You can grow the government or you can grow the economy; but you can’t grow both.”

Indeed, earlier this year, we learned “How to Shrink an Economy” with government’s help.