Skip to main content

The wrong guy quit

01/21/2014 03:03PM, Published by ACL, Categories: In Print, Opinion


By Uncle Irvin


Chester County shares three members of the U.S. House of Representatives. Two of these are worthy of re-election, Jim Gerlach and Pat Meehan. They are both moderates and did not vote to shut down the government. Unfortunately, Rep. Gerlach had his stomach full of rank partisanship and will not run for re-election.

Chester County's third representative is Joe Pitts. Pitts has spent close to 50 years at the public trough, first as a member of the State House for 21 years and a member of Congress for 27 years.

Pitts' legislative career has dwelt on one issue: Making abortion illegal and defunding planned parenthood. Which sums up his Neanderthal position on women’s rights. No female in her right mind should support Joe Pitts, ever!

Many voters in his district -- which includes western Chester County and eastern Lancaster County -- are very conservative, Tea Party types. But surely there is a majority of voters who want a younger moderate.

Uncle Irvin would like these voters to stand up and retire Joe Pitts to his hundreds of thousands of dollars of state and federal pension benefits – either in the 2014 primary or the general election.



uncle irv house of representatives congressman joe pitts congressman pitts


You might also like

Whitewashed?

Uncle Irv for the week of August 6th, 2014.

Real estate tax deadbeat report

Uncle Irv for the week of July 30th, 2014.

It looks like we don't have any events for this date. You can always add an event.

  • Milburn Orchards Apple Harvest Festival

    09/28/2014
    10:00am — 04:00pm

    It's Apple Harvest time at Milburn Orchards this weekend! Apples Galore! Cider, pies, cider don...


  • Taste Kennett Food Tours

    09/28/2014
    01:00pm — 04:00pm

    Taste Kennett Food Tours, creators of memorable, unique and fun food experiences, offer three-hou...


  • Terminator, the Second

    09/28/2014
    03:00pm

    The story of a boy and his cyborg protector completed entirely in lines and phrases taken from th...


Chester County High School Sports