Compromise is Not a Four-Letter Word

“Compromise is not about losing.  It is about deciding that the other person has just as much right to be happy with the end result as you do.”

Donna Martini

The flames of partisan tribalism have infected politics since the 1800 election between Federalist John Adams and his Democrat-Republican rival Thomas Jefferson.  …

Pennsylvania’s Dysfunctional Government

“The more I see the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs.”

Alphonse de Lamartine (1850)
The current impasse between Governor Wolf and the Commonwealth’s Republican-controlled Legislature represents our government at its worst!
So polarized are the major players they simply ignored their respective obligations to enact a balanced budget …

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