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June 17, 2013-- Wendell W. Young, IV's Op-Ed piece "Liquor Privatization Backers Haven't Made Their Case" was published in the Harrisburg Patriot News:
HARRISBURG (June 13, 2013) -- Pennsylvanians finally learned today why Gov. Corbett continues to pursue his reckless scheme to dismantle the PA Wine and Spirits stores and put at least 5,000 of our fellow citizens out of work: it’s about campaign cash. (Read the full release)
In the final hours leading to Election Day and throughout the day, Local 1776 members completed their final "Get Out the Vote" activities.
He came up short on votes this year for his scheme to privatize PA's Wine and Spirit stores -- a plan that would destroy more than 5,500 family-sustaining jobs, put more than $500 million a year in state revenues at risk, and endanger our neighborhoods. But Majority Leader Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny County) isn't letting that bother him. He's promising to return next year with a new scheme.
Could Mitt Romney be more out of touch? Here's a "must view:" the video that Mother Jones magazine uncovered in which Romney tells wealthy contributors that "47 percent" of Americans will vote for President Obama no matter what. He calls them "people who pay no income tax" who "are dependent on government." Then he delivers his big slam: "My job is not to worry about those people."