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Minimum Wage = Maximum Harm to Jobs

By, Stephen Bloom
State Representative, 199th District

Everybody deserves a chance to work for a living. Having a job, any job, is the most important factor in keeping people from falling into poverty and dependency. Jobs are the life-saving escape route for those who are poor or ...

Posted on 8 April 2014 Keep Reading...

The Politics of St. Paul

In Romans 13:1-7 the apostle Paul writes: "[A ruler] is the minister of God to thee for good" (v. 3); "Wherefore ye must needs be subject..." (v. 5); "...pay ye tribute [taxes]" (v. 6).

St. Paul seems to be saying that God ordains ...

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A Taxing Tale

President Obama's claim that "If you like your health care plan you can keep your health care plan" was dubbed by pundits as the 2013 lie of the year. Fast forward to this year's gubernatorial campaign and two lies are competing for top honors. Take your choice between: Governor Tom ...

Posted on 8 April 2014 Keep Reading...

Wolf Continues to Lead Dem Gov Race

Franklin ~Marshall College Poll

The 23rd year of consecutive polling in Pennsylvania

Below are the highlights of the March 2014, Franklin ~Marshall College Poll of Pennsylvania Democratic voters. Complete results can be found at ...

Posted on 3 April 2014 Keep Reading...

Recent Presidents ~Religious Liberty

American presidents have played a major role in fostering religious liberty at home and abroad. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison strongly supported the separation of church and state and freedom of worship. Washington used his enormous influence as both commander in chief and ...

Posted on 2 April 2014 Keep Reading...

PA Pro-Life News

Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation April 1, 2014
A twice monthly publication

www.paprolife.org

In This Issue
Come to a Pro-Life Town Hall Event Near You This Spring

Lancaster Family Stands Up to HHS Mandate

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The Problem of School Absenteeism

(April 2, 2014)--Many studies showing the negative effect of absenteeism on academic achievement have been carried out over the last 40 years. Ideas to reduce chronic absenteeism and truancy have also been offered in great abundance. Apparently none of those has been able to stem the tide of what ...

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Unionize College Sports? Strike That!

Footballs are leather. Teams play on grass. Pads are made of nonmetallic materials. So why is the United Steelworkers union bankrolling the efforts of the Northwestern University football team to unionize?

Maybe it's because they play on a grid-iron. But if so, ...

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PA Leadership Conference Begins Friday

The 25th annual Pennsylvania Leadership Conference will be held April 4-5, 2014 at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill (Harrisburg), PA. Workshop sessions will be conducted Friday morning, April 4th with the official opening of the conference scheduled for 1:00 P.M.

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GOP Must Have Obamacare Alternatives

Republicans responding to my last Daily News column objected to this statement: "Republicans who advocate repealing Obamacare must agree on a consolidated plan to replace it from a number of alternatives they've advanced."

They say, plausibly, that, ...

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