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Six Republicans Side with Union Bosses over Taxpayers

October 16, 2014:

Union dues, fees and political contributions are deducted automatically from government employees' paychecks and wired directly to unions at taxpayers' expense. No other political organizations have this privilege.

On October 15, Senator Scott Wagner offered an ...

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PFT Leaders Use Students as Pawns in Political Game

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

PFT Leaders Use Students ~Teachers as Pawns in a Political Game
Leaders Block Millions of Dollars from the Classroom to Push Self-Serving Agenda

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Two Weeks Out: A Look at 10 Key Senate Races

Which party controls the United States Senate for the last two years of Barack Obama's Presidency will be determined in just over two weeks — and I've never seen so many critical races so close this late in any election cycle.

The Republicans need to win a ...

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Economic Freedom and Our Ruling Class

When I was a little girl, my dad often told me the only job you start at the top is digging a ditch. But he said, that's the great thing about living in America. You can start anywhere and with hard work and personal responsibility, anyone can rise to the top. That is the promise of the American ...

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PA Pro-Life Federation News


Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation October 15, 2014

Fall 2014 Election:
A Study in Contrasts

By Maria Gallagher, ...

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A Look at Proposed 2015 Pittsburgh Budget

(October 15, 2014)--The City's 2015 operating budget and five year financial forecast were submitted to the oversight board on September 22nd. The 2015 budget shows $512.6 million in revenue, $505.9 million in expenditures and an operating result (surplus) of $6.7 million. This Policy Brief ...

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A Free Market Economist's Take on 'The Roosevelts'

By now, you've probably seen or heard about Ken Burns' 14-hour documentary on the three most famous Roosevelts: Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor. I have to confess that I almost didn't watch it.

There were two reasons for my reluctance. First, I am not a fan of ...

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Time to Have That Conversation on Race

Jerry Seinfeld to priest in confessional: Well, I should tell you that I'm Jewish.

Father: That's no sin.

Jerry: Oh good. Anyway, I wanted to talk to you about Dr. Whatley. I have a suspicion that he's converted to Judaism just ...

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Conservative Talk Radio Causing Own Demise?

Conservative talk-radio is hurting. Liberals are gleefully circling the wagons, celebrating their adversary's imminent demise, even as conservative talk-radio remains far more popular than liberal talk-radio.

Liberals think they know the reason for the decline: ...

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Happy, Happy, Happy!

It used to be that America was the land of opportunity. Each person had the chance to strive for his dreams. It was understood that the striving meant hard work through disappointments and difficulties, and that there was an equal possibility, in any given circumstance, of success or ...

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