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Rob Gleason Bob Asher losers and the biggest loser Pat Toomey 2016

Tue, 2015-11-17 08:47

    Rob Gleason and Bob Asher have  lost 10 out of 11 statewide races since 2012.

Presidential race, US Senate race, AG Race (first time ever), Auditor General, Treasurer in 2012

2014 – Gov. Corbett  lost (Only Republican Governor to lose in the USA in 2014)

2015- Gleason lost 5 statewide races on Tuesday- Judicial sweep.

And Gleason lost his own home County’s courthouse.   Cambria went back to the Democrats. His incompetent cronies  lost. 

Bob Asher lost the Board of Commissioners in his home town of Montgomery in 2011  and ALL row offices in 2015 

As long as Rob Gleason Bob Asher and their network of incompetent crony consultants like Ray Zaborney/Red Maverick, Long & Nyquist, Charlie GID Gerow, Hallowell and Branstetter are in control of the party, losses follow as the rest of the country wins for Republicans. 

Obama Destroys Democrats at State Level but NOT in Pennsylvania, where the Gleason-Asher network of incompetent cronies were paid big money to lose big. Gleason Asher destroy Pennsylvania Republicans.

Gleason Asher  crony Ray Zaborney of Red Maverick ran the campaigns of GleasonAsher endorsed Michael George who raise over $661,000 through September 2015 and Gleason Asher endorsed Judy Olson who raised far less: Raised $268,960 through Sept. 14.

Gleason Asher endorsed Anne Covey Raised $495,923 through Sept. 14. and lost

Gleason Asher endorsed  Emil Giordano Superior Court Raised $173,674 through Sept. 14 and lost

Gleason Asher endorsed Paul Lalley Commonwealth Court Raised $323,260 through Sept. 14.and lost.

TheShellacking by the numbers.

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Sadly, this portends a loss for Pat Toomey in 2016

Categories: Pennsylvania

Republican Leadership Selling Out the Forgotten Taxpayer ….again $2 Bbillion Tax Increase

Tue, 2015-11-17 08:37

   Today Jimmy “Romney Will Win Pennsylvania” Lee of Susquehanna Partners, Republican Leadership’s “go to” pollster when they need a poll to prove what they want proven, has been commissioned by PSEA financed Republican Majority Leader Dave “I want to be Tom Wolf’s BFF” Reed to do a poll proving that Pennsylvanians want a $2.1 tax increase masquerading as a property tax cut.  Street hustling three card monte players are more trustworthy than these self-righteous phonies. 

  Two Faced Double Talking Dave Reed, 7 terms from 2003 Indiana County (part), fronts for unions and ultra Big Government  Democrat Tom Wolf. Majority Leader Reed is leading the movement for a $2 billion tax increase.  Dave Reed, also, voted for the Corbett “gas tax” in the $2.5 billion dollar Highway and Transportation Act 89 of 2013 .

  Street hustling three card monte players have more integrity  than these self-righteous Republican phonies. 

   Is it a wonder that Republicans and the Taxpayers are losing in Pennsylvania? 

Statewide, Republican registration has declined by 320.430 from 2006 when Rob Gleason took control of state committee. Democrats increased their registration by 72, 430;  this is a swing of 392,860.

PENNSYLVANIA VOTER REGISTRATION STATISTICS

2006 3,900,685(D) 3,300,894(R) 36,070 (L)  17,762 (G) 3,046 (C) 924 ,419(Other)   8,182,876 (TOTAL)

2015 3,973,115 (D) 2,980,464  (R)  1,119,596 (other) 8,073,175(TOTAL) 

 

   Sad but not surprising, Republican Leadership, is it  not? 

Categories: Pennsylvania

Senate Transportation Chairman John Rafferty, R-Montgomery, championed $7.5 billion tax increase, the biggest tax increase since Bob Casey Sr. 1991 $3 billion

Fri, 2015-10-16 05:46

Pennsylvania Okays Biggest Tax Hike in More Than Two Decades

By: Jim Panyard | November 22, 2013

http://mediatrackers.org/pennsylvania/2013/11/22/pennsylvania-okays-biggest-tax-hike-two-decades

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The Pennsylvania House of Representatives Thursday passed a transportation funding package that will cost residents a cumulative $7.5 billion over the next five years, primarily in gasoline and diesel fuel tax increases and a wide variety of fee increases for motorists.The package has been pushed by Republican Gov. Tom Corbett, now seeking reelection, who promised in his 2010 campaign he would not raise taxes or fees. The measure passed the House 113-85 and was identical to a measure the House defeated twice on Monday night.The last tax increase of this magnitude was a $3 billion hike in business taxes engineered by the late Gov. Robert P. Casey, Sr., a Democrat, in 1991. That tax hike was in a single hit and remains today

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Suicide Pact: Pennsylvania Republicans Ready $2.5 Billion Tax Increase

By: Jim Panyard | November 21, 2013  http://mediatrackers.org/pennsylvania/2013/11/21/suicide-pact-pennsylvania-republicans-ready-2-5-billion-tax-increase

 The vote on Senate Bill 1, championed by Senate Transportation Chairman John Rafferty, R-Montgomery, happened after about an hour of comments from senators on both sides of aisle. http://paindependent.com/2013/06/watchblog-senate-passes-2-5b-transportation-funding-package /

 WATCHBLOG: Senate passes $2.5B transportation funding package – PA…

PAINDEPENDENT.COM

Rafferty said that in order to get public support for Act 89, the Senate Transportation Committee went on the road. It held numerous meetings around the state for two years to inform people about what kind of improvements the Act would bring if it was passed.http://www.pennlive.com/pol…/index.ssf/2015/02/act_89.html

 Crumbling roads: New gas tax, increased fees means billions for Pa. bridge and…

PENNLIVE.COM

John Rafferty engineered Highway tax Bipartisan Collusion: Corbett and Rendell collude with John Rafferty to hammer Pennsylvania motorists with higher taxes

Pennsylvania Increases Gas Tax, Modifies Prevailing Wage, Gives Transit Big Money

http://www.transportationissuesdaily.com/pennsylvania-increases-gas-tax-modifies-prevailing-wage-gives-transit-big-money

Fiscal Note House Committee on Appropriations Act 89 of 2013  HB 1060

$7.307 to $7.584 billion revenues/tax over five years

http://www.legis.state.pa.us/WU01/LI/BI/FN/2013/0/HB1060P2697.pdf

Categories: Pennsylvania

Long and Nyquist Dennis Owens abc27 Cronyism and John Rafferty

Thu, 2015-10-15 14:18
Substantive investigative reporting by a real journalist Dennis Owens abc27  The chart of the nest of nepotists is dramatic.    Long and Nyquist are managing John Rafferty’s campaign for Pennsylvania Attorney General  https://vimeo.com/132287127   July 2015
Categories: Pennsylvania

Do we want lobbyist Foxes in the Attorney General’s Hen House? Cronyism and John Rafferty

Thu, 2015-10-15 11:50

  Mike Long and Todd Nyquist are John Rafferty’s campaign managers and have been entwined for more than 12 years when Rafferty was first elected to the Senate. 

      

 

​John Rafferty Mike Long Two Peas in a Pod

Long and Nyquist are the  lobbyists for the deadly duo of Republican Corporate Cronies AND  Democratic Union Wendell Young IV’s United Food and Commercial Workers Union, the primary opponent to Liquor Control reform and, of course, pension reform in Pennsylvania.

Republicans Long and Nyquist, also, lobby for the Pennsylvania State Education Association, the largest special interest in Pennsylvania and the largest funder of Democrats.  http://longnyquist.com/clients.shtml   

 

 And Nepotists. http://longnyquist.com/team.shtml

 Who is Megan Callahan married to? Ask Speaker of the House Turzai. http://www.wpxi.com/news/news/local/why-were-broke-government-workers-making-100k-or-m/ndJxd

 Who is Megan Compton married to?   Who employs Drew Compton and Casey Long?   President Pro Tem Joseph Scarnati can answer that. http://www.senatorscarnati.com/staff-listing-2/

 

Democrats at CasablancaPa give us some well-sourced analysis about John Rafferty, Mike Long, Todd Nyquist, Bonusgate, Turnpike Pay to Play http://casablancapa.blogspot.com/search?q=rafferty

 

CasablancaPa informs: http://casablancapa.blogspot.com/2011/12/maybe-rafferty-will-give-us-bonus-too.html FTA Long received more legislative bonus money than any other staffer of either party. (Tribune Review 2/1/07)  Not only did he perform an incredible amount of campaign work over the years, he was renowned solely for his political skills.  As a senior staffer who received enormous bonuses and with a long history of campaign work, Long is one of the suspects the state wide grand jury is still examining.

Furthermore, one of the “associates” in Long’s operation is Megan Crompton, the wife of Drew Crompton.  Mr. Crompton is the poster boy for the political bonuses doled out in 2006 by the Senate GOP caucus after receiving a $20,000 taxpayer-funded bonus for working four months on the Lynn Swann for Governor campaign in 2006. (Tribune Reveiw 2/4/07)

 

Categories: Pennsylvania

Meanwhile in Pennsylvania ….Two Faced Double Talking John Rafferty Disingenuous…Harrisburg Hack John Rafferty wants to be Republican nominee for Attorney General.

Wed, 2015-10-14 17:31

John Rafferty wants the Republican endorsement for Pennsylvania Attorney General 

Two Faced Double Talker Corporate Crony and Union Endorsed — Higher Taxes for all 

JOHN RAFFERTY DISINGENUOUS?    OCTOBER 14, 2015  BILLLAWRENCE

    

FTA  Rafferty, a Republican, has been accused of trying to kill the bill, SB 501, which would keep money from being involuntarily taken from the paychecks of public employees for political purposes.

The law would not stop the deduction of money for collective bargaining.

When the bill first came up for a vote in early March it failed 24-24. Sen. Scott Wagner (R-28) laid blame specifically at the feet of Rafferty and Dominic Pileggi (R-9), both of whom voted against the bill at the time.

“I have found Senator Rafferty to be the most disingenuous member of the Republican Caucus,” Wagner said. “To be honest and direct, I have watched Senator Rafferty repeatedly undermine our new leadership – Senator Rafferty is self-serving and badly wants to be Pennsylvania’s Attorney General.”

 

Corbett signs $2.3 billion Pa. transportation bill engineered by John Rafferty as Chair of the Senate Transportation Committee

   (Democrat Ed Rendell and Republican Tom Corbett in the lobby of the Capitol Building promoting higher taxes for Pennsylvania Motorists and Commercial Truck Drivers.

​​Bipartisan Collusion: Corbett and Rendell collude with John Rafferty to hammer Pennsylvania motorists with higher taxes

Pennsylvania Increases Gas Tax, Modifies Prevailing Wage, Gives Transit Big Money

Posted on November 24, 2013 by Larry Ehl

FTA  Getting to final passage wasn’t easy. The House rejected a similar bill last week (103-98) before passing the bill the next day. “Without enough Republican votes, leaders knew they needed Democrats who – particularly in Philadelphia – were reluctant to vote against unions on the prevailing-wage provision. In a last-ditch push midday Monday, [Governor] Corbett mobilized union leaders, among them Philadelphia Building Trades business manager Pat Gillespie, and others, including former Gov. Ed Rendell, to join him at a rally in the Capitol to urge passage of the bill.” The Senate had approved the plan last June.

The vote on Senate Bill 1, championed by Senate Transportation Chairman John Rafferty, R-Montgomery, happened after about an hour of comments from senators on both sides of aisle.  Rafferty said that in order to get public support for Act 89, the Senate Transportation Committee went on the road. It held numerous meetings around the state for two years to inform people about what kind of improvements the Act would bring if it was passed.

Crumbling roads: New gas tax, increased fees means billions for Pa. bridge and road work  PENNLIVE.COM

 

WATCHBLOG: Senate passes $2.5B transportation funding package – PA…  PAINDEPENDENT.COM

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John Rafferty was endorsed by the AFL-CIO for Senate



   John Rafferty votes to authorize $27,000,000,000 new debt for Pennsylvania Taxpayers

Categories: Pennsylvania