Opinion

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Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 6
“This is no longer about a law. This is health care in America.” PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA After the Supreme Court rejected a major challenge to the...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 6
THORN: Shoplifters, many of them desperate drug addicts, have become such a big problem for Wal-Mart, the retail leviathan is bringing back “greeters...
Published on June 29, 2015 - Page 6
The new administration in Harrisburg is building momentum in an effort to reverse some of the severe cuts in social programs that occurred under...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 29
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 June 28, 2015 - Page 29
In a 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday discovered a constitutional right for same-sex couples to marry. Chief Justice John Roberts and...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 29
THORN: It’s extremely rare that a story from somewhere else in the world prompts readers to complain, but several did after we published an...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 29
Farmers across Pennsylvania were disappointed, but not at all surprised by the final “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule approved by the...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 29
Friday, in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled that it is unconstitutional for states to define marriage as the union of one man...
Published on June 28, 2015 - Page 29
Many critics of Pope Francis’ stirring encyclical on the environment protested that he is not a scientist, which is true but beside the point. His...
Published on June 27, 2015 - Page 23
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 June 27, 2015 - Page 23
That sound you heard Thursday across Pennsylvania was a collective “phew” from school administrators who have been setting their budgets in the dark...
Published on June 27, 2015 - Page 23
ROSE: Roses to Berwick firefighters who took time out of a long, hot, dirty day to bury Charlie, the cat who woke Susan Fasnacht from a heavy sleep...
Published on June 27, 2015 - Page 23
This year’s stalled budget process again drives home the point that Pennsylvania government and its legislature is broken, and has been broken for...
Published on June 27, 2015 - Page 23
The U.S. scored a noteworthy victory last week when an American missile killed Nasser al-Wuhayshi, the longtime leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian...
Published on June 26, 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 June 26, 2015 - Page 8
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpt from a column by Rick Manning, president of Americans for Limited Government. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal entered the...
Published on June 26, 2015 - Page 8
It’s refreshing to finally read a word of wisdom from Richard Whitmire. He says that when poorer people earn more, society as a whole benefits. Very...
Published on June 26, 2015 - Page 8
In 1619, the Dutch introduced the first captured Africans to the future America, planting the seeds of a slavery system that evolved into a nightmare...
Published on June 26, 2015 - Page 8
For far too long, unions representing government employees have negotiated contracts in secret, often sitting across the table from officials the...
Published on June 26, 2015 - Page 8
“They’ve ambushed our car and are holding our driver hostage. They’re beating the cars with metal bats. this is France?? I’m safer in Baghdad.”...

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