Vote for your favorite 289 cliche:
a) “If you don’t like it, move!”
b) “The tax/levy/lid lift increase only costs as much as a latte a month”
c) “It wasn’t us – the mistakes were made in the past!”
d) “We’ve cut all the fat, there’s nothing left to cut!”
e) “He’s just stirring up the pot again!”
f) other (please specify)
About Tom Scanlon
Tom Scanlon started his journalism career as a sports stringer with the Pittsburgh Press (RIP) and Post-Gazette, then moved on to the Seattle Times, Mesa Tribune etc. He is the author of plays including "The Superhumans" and novels including "Ocean Shores Tourist Killer," "Atlantis City," and, now, "The Immaculate Jagoffs of Pittsburgh."
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I have to say all of the above!
Tom needs to concentrate on taking care of his wife Desiree by getting a paying job… rather than worrying about Ocean Shores.
Yeah…”Awaiting Moderation” Tom…
does truth hurt?
Crimson; I see you have started to use your given name. Congrats on the correct spelling.
Why not use yours Randy?
More like ignorant, along with the peanut gallery. Get a job & quit begging. If he has a degree he must have bought it.
B. Because I don’t drink lattes. I don’t care how much they cost! Next thing you know, they’ll be after my box of Triscuits!
“We need to steward our limited tax revenues more wisely. We can’t keep expecting the taxpayers to bail us out for our mismanagement.” Ooops, my mistake, this is what I want to hear them to say.
f. How about vote these guys out and make sure the next bunch live up to their campaign promises or subject them to X number of days circling the round about.
To the Crimson one, why are you even here if all you do is bitch? Can’t you find a blog that will except you for what you are?
Too bad all of you cannot leave the bad rhetoric alone and truly discuss isues. Tom often stimulates an exchange of viewpoints. That is good. Name calling and dirt throwing does nothing to solve a problem.
Right on be.
I have never seen a bigger group of felching sycophants than on this panty waste of a blog. Led by head felcher, (your leader, not mine) tom. So entertaining to wait for the daily drool, and then wait for the first felcher to fall in line like you always do and suck up the stench of his existence.
“Sycophants”? Is Tom or anyone here really “praising people in authority in a way that is not sincere, usually in order to get some advantage from them.” I think most are opposed to the “authority” and are not looking “to get some advantage from them.” The people here are trying to show the opposite. The people here are trying to get something for everyone. I think they call that relief from waste, overtaxation, and continuing the blunders that end up costing everyone millions in court. Maybe they want then to focus on the basics. If you can’t do it right, don’t do it at all.
bc is right. And,yo “frutti”, you are the poster child illustrating the problem.