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Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 7
“Vote your conscience.” TEXAS SEN. TED CRUZ Who withheld his endorsement from Donald Trump as he addressed the Republican National Convention in...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 7
THORN: The raise given recently to Danville’s school superintendent again raises the question: When it comes to school funding, who’s lying? The...
Published on July 25, 2016 - Page 7
The American people were lied to about the Iranian nuclear deal. “The administration said repeatedly there were no secret side deals,” John Bolton,...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 25
ROSE: If you saw Judge Gary Norton’s letter in Friday’s edition, you know that he thinks this newspaper has been unfair in its reporting of his...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 25
Four years ago an Associated Press reporter conducted a little experiment. He walked down a busy street in New York City picking up empty cigarette...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 25
As all eyes turn to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, just steps from the Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphians are suffering from...
Published on July 24, 2016 - Page 25
The first night of the Republican convention was every bit the indictment of Hillary Clinton that somehow eluded the FBI. In truth, it was more of...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 10
Turkish President-turned-strongman Recip Tayyip Erdogan has taken advantage of the recent failed coup attempt against him by racing to impose even...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 10
ROSE: Although it may be hard for some to believe at the moment, racial relations have improved a lot in the last 50 years. As Dick Polman of...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 10
A brush with mortality has a way of clarifying things, and so, apparently, does an election year. Defying all expectations the Republican-dominated...
Published on July 23, 2016 - Page 10
The Obama administration has been using the controversial practice of sue and settle to engage in a federal takeover of local police and corrections...
Published on July 22, 2016 - Page 8
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical “Hamilton” is lionizing the life and legacy of Alexander Hamilton. “Hamilton” won 11 Tony Awards, including best...
Published on July 22, 2016 - Page 8
I sign upwards of 35,000 court orders a year, all of which can be appealed. Counsel are able to pick and choose which cases to appeal, and select...
Published on July 22, 2016 - Page 8
Rare is the person who harbors no fear of medical procedures. Some people refuse even to be seen by a doctor because they fear what he or she might...
Published on July 22, 2016 - Page 8
EDITOR’S NOTE : Excerpts from a column in National Review by its editor, Jonah Goldberg I find it nothing short of hilarious how so many seasoned...
Published on July 21, 2016 - Page 24
Williams, a company from Oklahoma, wants to make a lot of money by building a pipeline to carry Pennsylvania’s gas resources to an overseas shipping...
Published on July 21, 2016 - Page 24
“When you pull back the curtain, it was just Donald Trump with nothing to offer to the American people.” Hillary Clinton Presumptive Democratic...
Published on July 21, 2016 - Page 24
Newspapers make a lot of noise about transparency, mostly about closed-door meetings where elected officials make secret deals. Not that all those...
Published on July 21, 2016 - Page 24
If you’re looking for recommendations about light summer beach reading, you’ll have to look elsewhere. But if you’re interested — and especially if...
Published on July 21, 2016 - Page 24
Religious fanatics such as Don Kleese (letter, June 15) quote Darwin’s “Origin Of Species” out of context to justify their dogmatic rejection of an...

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