Category Archives: Campaign for Liberty

A Libertarian Perspective on the Baltimore Riots

I deviated from the planned discussion of K-12 education reform to offer some reflections on the Baltimore riots.  My purpose is not to present rigorous arguments regarding causes and potential solutions but rather to make a few broad observations from … Continue reading

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Real Property Tax Reform

Governor Wolf has proposed the largest budget in the history of the Commonwealth with the stated intent of addressing 3 critical problems: Property tax that for many has reached intolerable levels, failing urban PA government K-12 education, and the $32 … Continue reading

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Governor Wolf’s Budget Hurts Taxpayers, the Unemployed, and the Poor

Governor Wolf has proposed the largest budget in the history of the Commonwealth – $29.9 billion and that does not include an “off budget” $1.75 billion taxpayer contribution to the school employee pension fund. Governor Wolf plans for taxpayers to … Continue reading

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Just another Demagogue

Recently, I was surprised to hear from several friends that they were supporting Tom Wolf’s bid for governor.  As a libertarian, I reflexively assume that a Democrat candidate would support bigger government and more restriction of individual rights.  Yet, these … Continue reading

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Not a Scandal – It’s Just How Government Operates

ABC27 recently aired an investigation outlining the intimate relationship between the influential lobbying firm of Long Nyquest & Associates and the Pennsylvania legislature. Their report, as summarized by Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania: Founding partner Michael Long worked 27 years as … Continue reading

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