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Gay Marriage Back Before Supreme Court

A month ago, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a collection of cases which raised the question of traditional marriage vs. same-sex unions. Now, a Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals decision may have changed all of that. By voting 2-1 to uphold same-sex marriage bans in four states under the ...

Posted on 21 November 2014 Keep Reading...

More Nonsense about School Funding and Academics

(November 21, 2014)--A recent newspaper story about the recently released School Performance Profiles contains the following quote from the acting superintendent of the Wilkinsburg School District: "You didn't even need to look at the scores….All you need to look at is the market value ...

Posted on 21 November 2014 Keep Reading...

Chewing the Fat on Obesity

Let's face it. Smoking is cool.

Yet as the last minority with no rights, smokers get kicked in the butt: high taxes make cigarettes expensive, and society hammers them for their lifestyle choice. Enough already! It's time we stop shaming smokers for just doing ...

Posted on 20 November 2014 Keep Reading...

Top Wolf Donors Government Unions

For Immediate Release
Commonwealth Foundation
Contact: Cindy Hamill
(856) 607-4208

Four Top Donors to Wolf Campaign Were Gov. Unions
Spent a Total of Nearly $9 Million to Choose their Negotiating Partners

November ...

Posted on 19 November 2014 Keep Reading...

Allegheny County Becomes a 'Cab Lab'

(November 19, 2014)--At long last, common sense has prevailed at the Public Utility Commission (PUC). They have granted an experimental license to Uber, the alternative to cab service, to operate in Allegheny County and other parts of the state. The license comes with necessary conditions ...

Posted on 19 November 2014 Keep Reading...

GOP 'War on Women' Wrong Card for Dems to Play

Prior to the 2014 midterm election, in a political landscape defined by an unpopular president and an angry electorate, Democrats replayed one of their 2012 micro-issue distractions in a desperate attempt to get out their vote and minimize losses.

Once again, ...

Posted on 19 November 2014 Keep Reading...

Anything But the Truth

Courtrooms across the country require that witnesses swear to tell "nothing but the truth". But in the debate raging over Common Core, state education bureaucracies often appear to have sworn to tell citizens seeking information exactly the opposite of the truth.

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Posted on 19 November 2014 Keep Reading...

When Gridlock is Good

At both the state and national levels voters have opted to put into place divided government with Democrats in charge of the executive branch and Republicans holding large majorities in the legislative branch. The differences between the two are stark and deeply ideological. This leaves very ...

Posted on 18 November 2014 Keep Reading...

Legality of Union Election Mailer Questioned

For Immediate Release
The Fairness Center
Contact: Cindy Hamill
(856)—607—4208
media@fairnesscenter.org

Legality of Unions' Manipulative Election Mailer Questioned

Used Teacher's Name Without Consent; ...

Posted on 18 November 2014 Keep Reading...

Saudi Arabia Vs. Keystone Pipeline

Editor's note: This article first appeared at Forbes.com.

Wow, I had barely recommended repealing the laws that restrict U.S. oil exports as part of an overall ramping up of competition in global oil markets when news hit that the Saudis were cutting the price of ...

Posted on 18 November 2014 Keep Reading...

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