An Honest Budget Debate

Gov. Rendell and many lawmakers continue to push higher taxes in Pennsylvania, using the rhetoric that if we don’t, students won’t learn, seniors will be thrown out of retirement homes, state police won’t be able to arrest child predators like Roman Polanski, and so forth. But in reality, higher taxes have/will be spent on:

Now there are those who think that state taxpayers should fund WAMs, buy Nintendo Wiis for seniors, contract with top ad-men, give grants to ACORN, and deny any wasteful spending – and think taxpayers need to pay more for these things.

But that should be the debate…not the false choice they are attempting to present to the public.