Opinion

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Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 15
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column by Robert J. Samuelson in the Washington Post. It is an extreme irony of the Obama presidency that a proud...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 15
This is to the Columbia Mall owner and Geisinger Danville. If you are so hell bent on putting offices in the mall after you have a humongous office...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 15
Translated from Latin to English, “Ad Hominem” means “against the man” or “against the person.” An Ad Hominem is a general category of fallacies in...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 15
On Tuesday, Feb. 3, I watched a Washington news correspondent do her utmost to remain objectively emotionless as she related the brutal burning alive...
Published on February 10, 2015 - Page 15
This proposal to canvas and survey, sketch and measure downtown Bloomsburg has a been-there-done-that feel to it. The town’s taxpayers have been...
Published on February 9, 2015 - Page 6
For all their importance in the process of reporting the news, shield laws don’t get a whole lot of press. Until someone in authority wants to lower...
Published on February 9, 2015 - Page 6
ROSE: Tireless consumer gadfly Ralph Nader, who will soon turn 81, will never realize his dream of being president. He ran unsuccessfully five times...
Published on February 8, 2015 - Page 25
In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama presented a bold economic vision for America. Do we want a country where only “a few of us...
Published on February 8, 2015 - Page 25
ROSE: Berwick Council has done the right thing by hiring a consultant to help screen and recommend the best candidates for the borough police force...
Published on February 8, 2015 - Page 25
I can’t help but read your Sunday edition, Feb. 1, and not be totally disgusted with one specific line mentioned in an article “Book of ‘Letters to a...
Published on February 8, 2015 - Page 25
EDITOR’S NOTE: Ann Coulter surveys a dismal Republican presidential field. ... The only silver lining to Mitt Romney being pushed out of the...
Published on February 7, 2015 - Page 23
EDITOR’S NOTE: Our policy is to publish only signed letters. We make rare exceptions, one being if the author, while writing about a matter of...
Published on February 7, 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 February 7, 2015 - Page 23
Have we had enough yet? Are we sick enough of the casual corruption that seems to underlie every level of government in Pennsylvania to rise up and...
Published on February 7, 2015 - Page 23
I’m glad that I kept my bumper sticker on my car since the last presidential election, “Mitt Romney, More Flip-Flops Than Venice Beach!” It worked,...
Published on February 7, 2015 - Page 23
ROSE: No matter what kind of week you had — you know, with the weather, that (dang) groundhog, the flu and all — you may find some small measure of...
Published on February 7, 2015 - Page 23
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the text of an open letter signed by 255 members of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in defense of climate research....
Published on February 6, 2015 - Page 8
Jan. 31 Press Enterprise gives a Thorn to Gov. Wolf for re-instating, (not “imposing”) the moratorium on fracking in state forests and parks. You...
Published on February 6, 2015 - Page 8
After reading the statements to the press by the Montour County Commissioners at the Anthony Township meeting, we felt that a response from the...
Published on February 6, 2015 - Page 8
Ebola has faded from the headlines, at least for now. It’s been replaced by measles, a scourge familiar to those who grew up in the 1940s, ’50s and...

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