Opinion

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Published on July 20, 2014 - Page 25
In his July 14 response to Dan Dolt’s July 10 letter to the editor, Ed Letkiewicz asked, “What religion is jamming itself down your throat?” “The...
Published on July 20, 2014 - Page 25
In its landmark report last year on the cost of health care, “Bitter Pill,” Time magazine argued that the most effective insurance system in the...
Published on July 20, 2014 - Page 25
ROSE: How do you measure love? Some might say there’s no such yardstick; others, that it can be measured in an infinite number of ways. For the...
Published on July 19, 2014 - Page 23
ROSE: You can glean clues to how an organization views itself by what it tells the media. A press release issued this week included in its first...
Published on July 19, 2014 - Page 23
Dr. Eli Avila, Pennsylvania’s former health secretary, once tried to throw his weight around with a Harrisburg restaurant which he allegedly accused...
Published on July 19, 2014 - Page 23
Governor Corbett chose to throw in the towel; however it’s likely the Attorney General of Utah will petition the Supreme Court to decide if states...
Published on July 19, 2014 - Page 23
President Barack Obama has offered to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, a standard U.S. response to the periodic outbreak of violence...
Published on July 19, 2014 - Page 23
“Today, the tax that you voted to get rid of is finally gone: a useless, destructive tax which damaged jobs, which hurt families’ cost of living and...
Published on July 19, 2014 - Page 23
We fans have come to expect flying balls and bats into the stands at a baseball game. It’s so common that fans expect it and even enjoy it during a...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 6
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 July 18, 2014 - Page 6
The Williams/Transco session at the Bloomsburg Fire Company, on June 5, was a perfectly managed “Divide and Conquer” style, but was not designed to...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 6
There’s an old rule in politics that goes back at least as far as Watergate, and probably further: It’s not the crime, it’s the coverup. That rule...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 6
Talk about decisions being made in smoke-filled back rooms. A report by PAIndependent states that in this year’s state budget process, the...
Published on July 18, 2014 - Page 6
How much longer will it take before the United States declares a truce in the Drug War? This latter-day prohibition is taking an immense toll. And...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 24
So, you think gasoline at $3.69 a gallon is too expensive? Sure. Who doesn’t long for the good ol’ days with their good ol’ prices? But here’s the...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 24
It is difficult to find any good that came from the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State. The reputations of a great university and its legendary...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 24
My mother hits the pristine age of 80 this year. She’s always been one who likes to write letters and share her thoughts with others. One of her...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 24
Mr. Sachetti, I wish to take issue with your self-serving response to Zabrina Finn’s concern regarding your lack of understanding as it pertains to...
Published on July 16, 2014 - Page 22
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 July 16, 2014 - Page 22
“It is an insult to all Haitians for the secretary-general to come to Haiti for a photo-op when he refuses to take responsibility for the thousands...

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