Poll: Pennsylvanians Don’t Trust State Government

Which means, by law, we must start pronouncing it “gubmint.”

PennLive reports: ” Buffeted by scandal, fewer than half of Pennsylvanians (46 percent) say they have a “great deal” or a “fair amount” of trust in their state government, according to a new Gallup poll. But, hey, it could be worse — you could live in Illinois. Just 28 percent of residents in theLand of Lincoln say they trust the characters in Springfield to do the right thing. Gallup polled 600 residents in all 50 states last year, coming up with a poll that had a margin of error of plus or minus 5 percentage points.”

Well, that would explain the new state flag:


gadsden-flag

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  • crateish

    Get rid of Corbett citizens, and all is forgiven.

  • Frank D. Roosevelt

    The lessons of history, confirmed by the evidence immediately before me, show conclusively that continued dependence upon relief induces a spiritual disintegration fundamentally destructive to the national fiber. To dole our relief in this way is to administer a narcotic, a subtle destroyer of the human spirit. It is inimical to the dictates of a sound policy. It is in violation of the traditions of America. Work must be found for able-bodied but destitute workers.

    The Federal Government must and shall quit this business of relief.

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