Policy Brief

Pennsylvania should not fund USGA tournaments

Background On August 11 it was reported that the United States Golf Association (USGA) was designating the Oakmont Country Club as its second anchor course for the U.S. Open.  In 2020, the USGA named Pinehurst Resort and Country Club in … Continue reading

Colin McNickle at Large

The ‘idiocracy’ rides still

Why is it that the rule rather than the exception in this still coronavirus pandemic-dominated era has been for elected and appointed “leaders” to seek to implement public policies that are anathema to the public weal? We have seen this … Continue reading


The real number of jobs lost due to COVID

With all the news coverage of the jobs lost and recovered during the pandemic, a basic calculation has been missing. Typically, the purpose of jobs reporting is to focus on the drop in jobs for months in 2020 compared to … Continue reading