The governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, continues to make sure he holds on to his well-earned title of worst governor in state history.   He and his dictatorial health department bureaucrats completely over-reacted to the initial threat of Covid-19, issuing strict statewide shutdown orders and social-distancing decrees when they should have been concentrating their efforts…

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News Flash — Nursing home residents most at risk of dying from Covid-19   Totally predictable. Always the reality. Our old and sick people are virtually the only ones who are at risk of dying from a Covid-19 infection. Guess where they tend to live? In nursing homes. From the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Out of 1,550…

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OK, OK, though it’s getting less likely every day, I know the coronavirus could still flare up. But so far, since early March and as of April 20, there have been a total of 55 Covid-19 deaths in Allegheny County, where the city of Pittsburgh is located. In a county population of 1.3 million Steelers…

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While on a walk with wife Trudi on the crowded Montour Bike and Walking Trail south of Pittsburgh last week we came upon four construction workers taking a break on a rooftop. As I took their photo I yelled to them to wave and jokingly accused them of violating local social distancing ordinances, but they…

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I’ve always used the wild and crazy and fun and reader-pleasing journalism of the New York Post and the smug, serious, boring, good-for-you journalism of the NY Times as the two ends of the newspaper spectrum. In the interest of maximum reader satisfaction, during my 30-plus career in newspapers — you remember them, don’t you…

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