Opinion

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Published on May 20, 2015 - Page 13
It’s time for Harrisburg’s annual pre-budget-crisis duel. Republicans are attacking their usual target, employee pensions, as they cynically test the...
Published on May 20, 2015 - Page 13
Recent Congressional hearings were held on a bill aimed at ending birthright citizenship — the principle that anyone born in the United States, with...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 16
It’s probably safe to say that most Americans don’t understand the appeal of Islamic fundamentalists’ recruitment of supporters in this country. The...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 16
States north and south of us have placed moratoriums on fracking because they have become aware there are dangers. Yet Pennsylvania continues to...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 16
On May 11, President Obama convened a Catholic and Evangelical Poverty Summit at Georgetown University. Mr. Obama called on religious leaders to...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 16
Hydraulic fracturing, the process by which natural gas is freed from deep shale, is a very thirsty business. That’s one of the things that most...
Published on May 19, 2015 - Page 16
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Robert Romano, senior editor of Americans for Limited Government. Andrew Jackson would be the first to...
Published on May 18, 2015 - Page 6
Kraft made news recently with this announcement: Beginning next year, its macaroni and cheese will no longer contain artificial preservatives or...
Published on May 18, 2015 - Page 6
ROSE: Salute Mahoning Township Police Chief Chad Thomas for trying to take the “personal” out of “personnel” by turning to resources outside his...
Published on May 17, 2015 - Page 29
In Pennsylvania, we have some of the most run-down roads and bridges in the country. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 22 percent...
Published on May 17, 2015 - Page 29
The Supreme Court will soon decide whether state restrictions of marriage to opposite-sex couples can stand under the 14th Amendment to the U.S....
Published on May 17, 2015 - Page 29
EDITOR’S NOTE : Excerpts from a recent column by conservative doyenne Ann Coulter. Astronomically low crime rates may be one of the greatest public...
Published on May 17, 2015 - Page 29
ROSE: A rose to President Judge Thomas A. James Jr., for refusing to go easy on a guy with a drinking problem who went after his girlfriend with a...
Published on May 16, 2015 - Page 27
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 May 16, 2015 - Page 27
As this year quickly passes in memory and into history, we must celebrate each season and new day, as well as the past. This year is unique in that...
Published on May 16, 2015 - Page 27
The Williams Corp. has devoted a part of their employee base specifically to schmooze those in this county and in Pennsylvania concerning the...
Published on May 16, 2015 - Page 27
Since an outrageous proposal from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to restrict a common type of rifle ammunition backfired —...
Published on May 16, 2015 - Page 27
ROSE: This rose is for reporter Jan Murphy and her colleagues at PennLive.com in Harrisburg for their jaw-dropping compilation of the biggest...
Published on May 16, 2015 - Page 27
A column was published on Mother’s Day about Millennials growing up in the ever-expanding world of computer technology. It was written by a 30-year-...
Published on May 16, 2015 - Page 27
“Now he will go away and we will be able to move on. Justice. In his own words, ‘an eye for an eye.’” Sydney Corcoran Boston Marathon bombing...

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