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Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 25
In March, Governor Tom Wolf unveiled a budget proposal that included almost $5 billion in new tax increases for Fiscal Year 2015-16 (which rises to...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 25
Fly and return the USA to the Pennsylvania-born Gadsden rattlesnake “DON’T TREAD ON ME” flag for the 4th! Www.gadsden.info and www.foundingfathers....
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 25
In an 1883 essay, William Graham Sumner, a Yale philosopher, wrote about “The Forgotten Man” that works, votes, and generally prays, but he always...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 25
Perhaps you’ve heard or read news stories about misbehaving teachers in big cities who are protected from dismissal by powerful union rules, but also...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 25
During the third presidential debate in 2012, Mitt Romney attacked the Obama administration for advocating cuts to the military when some aspects of...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 25
Every one of us has a friend or loved one that has been afflicted by cancer. In 2014, more than 1.6 million Americans, including nearly 80,000...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 15
The Pennsylvania House has passed a bill that raises the personal income tax and the sales tax to provide school tax relief, but does not eliminate...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 15
The following is a response to Richard Whitmire’s 30 Seconds notes of June 28, “SUCKERS SHILLS,” and June 29, “ECONOMIC UPDATE.” Mr. Whitmire, I...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 15
Responding to “FCC: Companies can stop robocalls” (June 24), we the people can do a lot to stop these unwanted phone calls. When a computer tells me...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 15
‘Very simply, if someone steals your TV, they should not be able to buy themselves a TV in prison before paying you for the TV they stole.” This is...
Published on July 1, 2015 - Page 15
Now is the time for South Carolina to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Statehouse grounds. It should not take a lot of time, because this...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 16
Nearly 240 years ago, our founding fathers declared our national independence from Great Britain. This 4th of July, let’s declare our independence...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 16
Each year, Pennsylvania’s agriculture and horse racing industries pour billions of dollars into Pennsylvania’s economy and support tens of thousands...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 16
With a 6-3 decision announced Thursday by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Affordable Care Act stands intact. That is great news for the nation and...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 16
Friday the Supreme Court held that same-sex couples can no longer be denied the freedom to marry guaranteed by the Constitution, assuring that soon...
Published on June 30, 2015 - Page 16
The school-choice movement has new poster boys: Damon and Jules Beckhorn. The Nanticoke brothers are said to be so good at football that someone...
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...

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