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18% of Pittsburgh Democrat voters have chosen Bill Peduto as their candidate for Mayor of our small Second Class city. We are actually only 57,000 away from dropping to Third Class city with merely 307+ thousand residents left. For perspective’s sake down from 604,332 the year before I was born in 1960.  We were the 16th largest city in that year down from our high point of 8th in 1910. In 2010 we were ranked 59th. Of course a big reason for that was the redistribution of wealth (industry) from west to east as we allowed environmentalists and big labor to facilitate steel making and associated industry to move to Japan and then China. Just a quick shout out to all you green types….the open hearth and other types of mills are still operating with virtually no regulation out east. All we lost were jobs and population.


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For the last 70 some years Pittsburgh leadership has been dominated by single party rule. That in itself is unhealthy, and it really doesn’t matter which party is in control. When you have one party rule you get things like 2 terms of a kid like Luke Ravenstahl. You get under river tunnels for trolleys when there are myriad bridges. You say goodbye to Kaufman’s, Gimbels, Pittsburgh Brewing etc. If you live in the Hill District, Homewood, Arlington or other majority black neighborhoods ask yourself how much better has it gotten in those 70 years. Anyone who remembers Wylie Avenue before the Civic Arena probably just rolled their eyes.

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The problem with one party rule is that there are no checks and balances. The Post Gazette virtually declared Bill Peduto the Mayor last night and they were probably accurate. That is a shame and the point of this entry. This story is not about Bill Peduto it is about Pittsburgh, trends and our future. Politicians in this situation naturally take some constituencies for granted such as the black community that Reverend C.L. Bryant addresses here . They also ignore the opposition party, in our case Republicans because they have this one party town sewn up. A huge legacy has been left for our children and grandchildren here, and in every one party city in the land and it is big bucks. Unionized public servants are breaking the bank and to speak of this disaster immediately bring Alinsky type outrage from every angle. In a one party city with unions invariably endorsing and pouring money into Democrat campaigns and then being rewarded with unsustainable contracts, what could possibly go wrong ? Please don’t stoop to the level of I hate cops or I want your house to burn down, it’s time for adult conversation. The following is an excerpt, the definitive excerpt, from the 2012 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report:

Financial Highlights
 The liabilities of the City exceeded its assets at the close of the most recent fiscal year by
$424.6 million. As of December 31, 2012, the City, in its statement of net position, has a net
position unrestricted deficit of $535.3 million. The accumulated deficit results principally
from the City’s outstanding general obligation bonds being issued over the years to finance
projects that do not result in recording assets; specifically, to fund the payments to the
Pension Trust Fund ($223.1 million outstanding as of December 31, 2012), the City’s
borrowings to finance economic development efforts (including projects to the City’s
Authorities, principally the URA), and maintenance expenditures on City infrastructure and
equipment needs.

Did you know that PNC Park and Heinz Field were built before Three Rivers Stadium was even paid for ? If the electorate in my city remains so monolithic that the Democrat primary winner is inaugurated in May and the General Election is not until November then at least know the facts so you can apply the proper pressure to your party. Pittsburgh is broke. Pittsburgh is worse than broke it is in unsustainable debt. People are fleeing, there are upticks but the overall trend is clear . We need to restructure and without strong opposition the Democrats will kick this down the road for our kids to deal with. Look at the numbers, don’t listen to platitudes. In the future you will hear more class warfare and ways to increase revenue and business and the segment of the population that actually pay taxes will vote with their feet. Cranberry Township is booming, just ask North Catholic High School.

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In closing I would ask you to think about one party rule and it’s effects on all things government. I don’t expect that Joshua Wander  will win in a landslide, but support for the opposition party is healthy and tends to bring ruling parties sobriety. The bottom line is numbers. Any CEO with the results the Democrats have given your children would be fired. I love Pittsburgh.


Is the media waking up ?,

I fixed the audio,

Sharpton is straight up stupid,

Is Occupy going to start violence,

What are you doing for May Day,

Liberals wrecked the Downtown Pittsburgh experience,

Joshua Wander comes up short,

The Communists would crush Ron Paul,

Hutch doesn’t give Bush any slack,

College kids, if you borrowed the money, Pay it back!,

Life Rule# 1: Life is not fair,

Pit Bull is delicious,

Contempt of Congress over Fast and Furious,

White House Staff as pure as the driven snow,

The generic ballot bomb,

Health Insurance is out of synch,

EPA must go,

Federal Government not popular on Main Street,

TSA must go,

Muslim soldier acting the pig that he is,

DHS is infiltrated

Welcome back to Joshua Wander,
He stays enthusiastic!,
It’s Margaret Sanger Hutch,
Penn State tragedy, and an embarrassing student reaction,
Character attack on Herman Cain,
Occupy movement body count on the rise,
DHS hires devout muslims,
Is Newt making a move?,
ICE told not to enforce the law,
Administration backs communists in Nicaragua,
New media is key


Posted: October 31, 2011 by Wardy in Cain, establishment, Joshua Wander, Kent State, Pakistan

Can we narrow the GOP field please,
Joshua Wander visits the Resistance,
GOP campaign HQ vandalized in Squirrel Hill, ,
Herman Cain’s advertising is genius! ,
Do we have a President or a Dictator ?,
Democrats own racism and it’s stupid,
State Department buys $70,000.00 worth of Obama’s “memoir”,
Super Committee a loser,
MSNBC and other Democrat networks still dropping race card,
Pahkeestan is an enemy of ours,
Country Club Republicans must be purged,
Richmond charged Tea Party, but not the Occupy Richmond gang,
Hoping for a Kent State moment,
Awesomeness in Texas!


Posted: October 10, 2011 by Wardy in China, Fast and Furious, herman cain, Issa, Joshua Wander, Occupy Wall Street

SCR doing well internationally,
Darrell Issa is bringing it hard,
Good Luck Joshua Wander 412-213-VOTE,
The President directed the execution of “Gun Runner”,
Almost missed the Tweets,
A manifesto for losers on Wall Street,
Herman Cain gaining strength,
Pakistan is an enemy of the United States,
Is China going to attack the Philippines and Vietnam ?,
Obama’s uncle ushered off the national stage,
Another lavish vacation for FLOTUS and company,
Johnny Cashless joins the show,
Harry Reid is the obstructionist,
Americans we must adapt, not stick our hands out,
You don’t want to mess with our Columbus Day parade
Video of Deputy US Attorney admitting POTUS directed Operation Gun Runner


Posted: August 15, 2011 by Wardy in Cass Sunstein, CNN, Fox News, Joshua Wander, Legacy Media, MSNBC, Sebelius, Straw Poll

FOX News was looking for the sound byte

Bachman and Paul do well Pawlenty goes home

Legacy Media going after entire states

Romney is a set up folks

Hutch comes through like a pro after cueing the wrong clip

British culture is approaching cannibal status, US right behind them

CWA thugs embarrassing hard working folks

Americans are by and large Not Stupid

Tea Party terrorists wrapped up

Principled leadership wins

The regulations are strangling the economy

Credit downgrade due to debt folks, nothing else

Barney Frank farts on national television while assuming you’re stupid

Fight poverty and AIDS how about fight Commies

God Bless the Seals, Rangers and the rest of our Hero’s!

No GOP allowed in Pittsburgh Labor Day parade

Recounting the Joshua Wander interview
Eric is a segment, keep it coming
Hospital in Germany is Landstuhl
John Podesta looks diabolical
80% of Americans want higher taxes…BHO
The Social Security Lie
Herman Cain understands economics and leadership
Project Gun Runner, Operation Castaway and Fast and Furious
Can’t legislate then we’ll regulate
Retraction: Cass Sunstein is not a convict yet
Issa is starting to become effective
An array of potentially illegal fundraising behavior
Fox News getting the cold shoulder from administration
Obama pollster heads to CNN
Insurance covered Dunham’s medical expenses
Happy Birthday Mr. President
Breitbart has balls

Eric and Freedom Connector are talking to us
GOP City Council hopeful Joshua Wander joins the show
US Government, Back Off and let the states handle it
Is Fast and Furious Obama’s “Bay of Pigs” ?
Obama and Media are complicate
Federal Government still funding ACORN
Ft Hood Muslim Murderer is getting a Court Martial and will most likely meet Allah
Ward and I can respectfully disagree, yes we are professionals
US Navy aluminum ships “Aggressively Disintegrating “
Debt ceiling debate, you better not raise taxes!