Category: Politics

Earth Hour based on a myth

puppet-pinocchio

Time to kick climate campaigners off the stage By Tom Harris Earth Hour 2015 demonstrates how radical climate activists are ruining the credibility of the environmental movement. Rather than concentrating on sensible objectives we can accomplish such as reducing real air, land and water pollution, protecting species at risk, and conserving scarce resources, Earth Hour…

Rick Santorum confirmed to speak at 2015 Northeast Republican Leadership Conference

republicans

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Former United States Senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum is confirmed to speak at the 2015 Northeast Leadership Conference, which will take place at the Sheraton Downtown Philadelphia Hotel from June 18th through June 20th. “Rick Santorum has dedicated his life to standing up on behalf of conservative values,” Gleason said. “Whether…

Martina White wins 170th District Special Election

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Martina White’s victory in the 170th State House District Special Election in Philadelphia. “Congratulations to Martina White on becoming the first newly elected Republican to represent a Philadelphia-based State House District in twenty-five years,” Gleason said. “Martina White’s strong work…

Obamacare at five: Costing jobs, raising taxes, causing premiums to skyrocket

barack_obama_and__joe_biden

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the fifth anniversary of Obamacare. “Five years ago today, President Obama signed the largest tax increase in American history into law,” Gleason said. “President Obama and Congressional Democrats lied to the American people when they said that if you liked…

Obamacare five years later: Sestak voted for Obamacare but didn’t think it went far enough

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding the fifth anniversary of former Congressman Joe Sestak’s vote in favor of Obamacare. “Five years ago, Joe Sestak’s only complaint about Obamacare was that it didn’t go far enough,” Sweeney said. “At such a pivotal moment in our country’s…

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus to speak at 2015 Northeast Republican Leadership Conference

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is the latest confirmed speaker for the 2015 Northeast Republican Leadership Conference, which will be held at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel from June 18th through June 20th. “I’m pleased to announce Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as our newest speaker at the Northeast Republican…

Will Casey speak out against Dems’ filibuster on child trafficking?

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement regarding the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015. “Senator Casey is turning his back on important legislation because a group of his fellow Democrat senators stalled a bipartisan bill designed to combat human trafficking,” Sweeney said. “Rather than…

New website highlights PA GOP judicial candidates

notebook-computer-laptop-pc-virus-tech

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason was proud to announce the creation of PAGOPJudges.com, a new website dedicated to educating voters about Republican Party of Pennsylvania Supreme Court candidates Judge Mike George, Judge Judy Olson and Judge Anne Covey, Superior Court candidate Judge Emil Giordano and Commonwealth Court candidate Paul Lalley.

Will State Representative Frank Dermody support Tom Wolf’s Tax Hikes?

HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Communications Director Megan Sweeney released the following statement questioning 33rd District State Representative Frank Dermody support of Governor Tom Wolf’s recently announced sales and income tax hikes. “Does State Representative Frank Dermody agree with Governor Wolf’s proposed tax hikes?” Sweeney asked. “Governor Tom Wolf just announced a budget…

Joe Sestak’s No Good, Very Bad February

“The news for Joe Sestak’s stumbling campaign just keeps getting worse. Earlier in February, a Quinnipiac poll showed U.S. Senator Pat Toomey with a 10-point lead over Democratic challenger Joe Sestak. This week, even fellow Democrats such as Congressman Bob Brady and former State Party Chairman T.J. Rooney are voicing their concerns with his faltering…

Keystone XL will not be approved any time soon

fire-89353_640

Pipeline proponents feeding the fire that threatens their project By Tom Harris Imagine your house is ablaze and fire fighters are working hard to extinguish the inferno. Might they consider you dangerously insane if, while urging them on, you also threw gasoline into the flames? Crazy though this sounds, it is analogous to what government…