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Super PACs Supersize Union Political Spending

Last month, a federal judge ruled that a new breed of political money machines–called "super PACs"–can get involved in Pennsylvania elections using an unlimited amount of union dues money. Well-known on the federal landscape, these supersized political action committees (PACs) ...

Posted on 22 April 2014 Keep Reading...

If Obama Won't Obey Law, Why Should We?

Public support for Obamacare cratered to 26 percent in a recent poll.
Nonetheless, the left-wing media continue to support the law, often misleadingly.

For example, the lead to a story written by Alec MacGillis at the liberal New Republic declared: "The ...

Posted on 21 April 2014 Keep Reading...

Time Marches On

WALTERSBURG – A rusting steam shovel from a bygone era has sat guarding an old strip mine along Route 51 in this Fayette County village for as long as anyone can remember. For at least 60 years, some say; even longer, say others.

The once-mighty mechanical ...

Posted on 21 April 2014 Keep Reading...

Equal Pay for Equal Work

Equal pay for equal work, what does that mean? If you believe that it means all people, male or female, performing the same job should receive the same amount of compensation, I disagree with you. Equal pay for equal work should occur only if individuals, male or female, are performing the same job ...

Posted on 21 April 2014 Keep Reading...

The Magesty of the Risen Savior

At Eastertime, Christians rejoice and give praise for the resurrection of mankind's Savior.

Words often fall short of communicating the full magnificence of the Lord Jesus Christ. Let me try by offering that he was the most complete package ever to grace this ...

Posted on 20 April 2014 Keep Reading...

Michael Reagan Urges Conservatives to Support Tom Corbett

Be careful, Pennsylvania people.

You can't afford to blow it this fall.

Your great state is, I'm sorry to say, already not so great when it comes to fiscal solvency.

Don't make it worse by ...

Posted on 17 April 2014 Keep Reading...

Forgiveness Incarnate

On the cross, Christ personified ultimate forgiveness. "Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do" (Luke 23:34). Christ is forgiveness incarnate.
Our responsibility to "Put on the Lord Jesus Christ" (Romans 13:14) requires us to practice forgiveness. Indeed, the ...

Posted on 17 April 2014 Keep Reading...

Time to End Corporate Welfare

"We actually save money by doing this ... natural gas is the equivalent of about $1.50 per gallon. The last time I looked, gas was still over $3 per gallon. The payback period on these trucks is going to be three or four years and our trucks usually last 10 years."

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Posted on 17 April 2014 Keep Reading...

Lawmaker Tries to Do the Right Thing

When he was elected in 2010, Rep. Eli Evankovich* did what most newly elected lawmakers do; he signed up for the legislative pension.

As he learned more about the $50 Billion in unfunded liabilities, he started to regret that decision. Rep. Evankovich started to look into what he had to ...

Posted on 16 April 2014 Keep Reading...

Tax Breaks for Small Business?

By Andrew Staub | PA Independent

As people across the country rushed to file their tax returns on time Tuesday, a group of Pennsylvania lawmakers offered up a package of legislation that could make the process more palatable for small business owners in the ...

Posted on 16 April 2014 Keep Reading...

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