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Convicted Leaders Now Identified

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Posted on 15 July 2014 Keep Reading...

GOP Has Problems, So Do Democrats

BOSTON, Pa.c - In 2007, Marilyn said, she was unwaveringly confident of a couple of things: Democrats would win the presidency, Hillary Clinton would be their nominee and the "party of the people" (of which she is a proud member) would control Congress for at least a generation.

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Posted on 14 July 2014 Keep Reading...

Corbett's Last Stand


It's a trite but true political aphorism: "where you stand depends on where you sit," meaning we tend to see things differently depending on what perspective we see them from.

If you're a Pennsylvania Republican, no matter ...

Posted on 14 July 2014 Keep Reading...

In Their Own Interest

Governor Tom Corbett confronted the state's most powerful special interest when he asked lawmakers to send him, as part of the budget, bills reforming public pensions and privatizing liquor sales. The public sector unions have prevented both of these reforms from reaching his desk. As a result, the ...

Posted on 14 July 2014 Keep Reading...

Privacy Battles: As Old as the Old Testament

Last month marked the beginning of a new campaign for Internet privacy with the unveiling of the "Reset the Net" campaign. Academics, tech companies, and civil rights organizations from around the globe, including Google, Mozilla, WordPress, Tumblr, and the Committee to Protect ...

Posted on 14 July 2014 Keep Reading...

Border Agents Turn Into Diaper Changers

Here's a recent -- and supposedly racist -- message from the labor union that represents U.S. border patrol agents, as posted by the governing National Border Patrol Council: "New annual job rating areas: Babysitting, Diaper Changing, Burrito Wrapping, Cleaning cells. Law Enforcement? What's ...

Posted on 14 July 2014 Keep Reading...

The Environmental Purity Agency

The rollout of the Environmental Protection Agency's new draft regulation to limit greenhouse gases was accompanied by a brilliant political cartoon that showed a pair of hapless fellows with automobile mufflers protruding from their mouths, apparently to prevent any renegade CO2 exhalations from ...

Posted on 10 July 2014 Keep Reading...

Is the Public Well Served by the PUC?

(July 10, 2014)--July 2014 appears to be shaping up as the critical month in the development of ridesharing in Pittsburgh. Since July 1st we have seen two separate cease and desist orders from administrative law judges, a House resolution urging approval of experimental licenses, a Senate bill to ...

Posted on 10 July 2014 Keep Reading...

America's Jobs Picture Remains Poor

After eight years spent castigating President Barack Obama's Republican predecessor over better than present economic conditions, it's remarkable how far the liberal American media's expectations have fallen during Obama's five years of substandard economic performance and lousy jobs ...

Posted on 10 July 2014 Keep Reading...

One Ugly Piece of Legislation

On July 8th, the Senate passed HB 278; the House passed the legislation on July 1st. The bill makes changes to the fiscal code. Similar legislation is passed every year as a companion to the budget. Simply put, if the budget tells the various government departments how much money they can spend and ...

Posted on 9 July 2014 Keep Reading...

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