Opinion

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Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 8
We decry the treatment of women in many countries and the fact that Sharia law allows men to abuse their wives. We’ve been horrified at rapes in...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 8
From Mifflinville comes our most recent example of zoning rules being used to deny a property owner the full value of her land. Nancy Marr wants to...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 8
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column in The Philadelphia Inquirer by Jennifer Lansford, a developmental psychologist and research professor at the...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 8
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or...
Published on February 27, 2015 - Page 8
I’m trying to make up my mind about Rudy Giuliani: I can’t decide whether he’s a nutball or a sleazeball. For now I’m going with a sleazy nutball,...
Published on February 26, 2015 - Page 21
Last week, Gov. Tom Wolf laid down his marker in what is sure to be a season of strenuous wrangling and aggressive arm-twisting over a proposed...
Published on February 26, 2015 - Page 21
First of all, we congratulate and thank you on the editorials you have been publishing regarding the mental health crisis in our local area,...
Published on February 26, 2015 - Page 21
“They believe they’re going to a place where they will be empowered and come of age. There is a real sense of sisterly adventure, an idealistic view...
Published on February 26, 2015 - Page 21
I am having a really hard time understanding why people are suing the Will-o-Bett Farm owners. The area is agricultural. The owners followed all the...
Published on February 26, 2015 - Page 21
With a new leadership lineup in Harrisburg, chances have improved considerably for passage of legislation that would legalize marijuana for medical...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 15
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Gene Marks in Philadelphia Magazine; @GeneMarks on Twitter. Hey school teachers, I have an idea. Instead...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 15
Jim, you keep beating the dead horse of prosperity through the fracking. Never once did you mention it is all for export. The results of pollution,...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 15
Press Enterprise Editorial Feb. 4 touts Japan’s “ene-farm” home fuel cell that “extracts Hydrogen from Natural Gas,” with a pronouncement that “...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 15
“Don’t do anything to give your neighbors reason to feel uneasy about this new law. We’re in the midst of an enormous social and legal shift.”...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 15
Because it’s hard to appreciate something that evolves slowly before our eyes, there are still some neighbors, patients and even employees of the...
Published on February 25, 2015 - Page 15
So often is the case that this page is used to complain about our elected officials. Rarely, there is a time where we praise or even thank those that...
Published on February 24, 2015 - Page 15
Commonwealth Court Judge Ann Covey is the latest target in the continuing effort of the Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) to mislead voters into...
Published on February 24, 2015 - Page 15
“To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation: We have fought for everybody else’s equal rights. It’s our time to have...
Published on February 24, 2015 - Page 15
Vaccination is the “hot topic” right now. Everyone, qualified or not, is weighing in – professional organizations, physician experts, TV...
Published on February 24, 2015 - Page 15
For almost 50 years, summoning help in an emergency has been as easy as dialing 9-1-1. It was at a press conference in Washington, Jan. 12, 1968,...

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