Opinion

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Published on August 19, 2014 - Page 16
As unlikely as it may seem, the battle over the legitimacy of same-sex marriage is being waged across this nation in local bakeries, bridal shops and...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 6
A true sportsman or sportswoman cringes at the thought of blasting away at pigeons released from cages only yards away. Gun enthusiasts and average...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 6
ROSE: “I had no time to think,” Mark Hoffman said Thursday, recalling the instant he saw a driverless car rolling toward a pond with a 79-year-old...
Published on August 18, 2014 - Page 6
“But I’m gonna have to sit there for an hour and a half listening to them yell and whine and bitch and moan and scream about how I’m a monster who...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 22
The situation of the bridal shop in Bloomsburg that refused to provide wedding gowns for a lesbian couple has wrongly been cast as a case of...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 22
I find myself wondering how Jesus would view self-proclaimed Christians who feel compelled to deny services to people they consider sinners. It isn’t...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 22
Absent action by the Pennsylvania Legislature (surprise, surprise), U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is turning up the heat on Congress to approve legislation to...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 22
THORN: This is word-for-word the first paragraph of an ordinance that is on the books in Doylestown, Bucks County, and was recommended to Bloomsburg...
Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 22
There is an outrage in our tax code and it’s costing you money. Federal law currently gives publicly–held corporations a special tax deduction when...
Published on August 17, 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 August 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 August 16, 2014 - Page 22
Whether you are liberal or conservative, it is undeniable that, ever since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the political right has been running around...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 22
The tragic incidents of 9/11 may be history but its aftermath is still haunting the Americans. A recent report commissioned to inquire into the...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 22
THORN: Add Danville Borough Council to the list of elected municipal bodies too weak to competently supervise its police department. In a story...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 22
Julie Raab wants no part in funding the political machine now descending on Pennsylvania, but teachers like Julie, taxpayers, and public workers have...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 6
What can happen when someone’s moral guidance comes not from sound reasoning and critical thinking, but from a book? Indefensible behavior. When...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 6
It surprised a lot of people last week when the coroner in Northern Virginia ruled Jim Brady’s death a homicide. After all, it had been 33 years...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 6
As the commander of Chapter 656 Military Order of the Purple Heart, I take offense to the Wounded Warrior Project’s solicitations for monies in the...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 6
California’s harsh new measure to deal with long-term drought is making waves. Residents caught wasting by washing sidewalks with their garden hose...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 6
The American economy is less entrepreneurial now than at any point in the last three decades. That’s the conclusion of a new study by the Brookings...

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