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Port Authority Faces Pesky Issues

(August 9, 2017)--Summary: A CEO search, a second delay of cashless fares, a performance review, and updated light rail statistics are in the news for the Port Authority. Some of the recent news does not put PAT management and operations in a very good light, especially operating cost numbers. ...

Posted on 9 August 2017 Keep Reading...

The Next Election

Pennsylvania sage Ben Franklin once assured us that death and taxes were the only certainties; if Franklin were still among us, he surely would have added mid-term election angst to his list of sure things. As we approach the end of the second decade of the 21st century, previously politically ...

Posted on 9 August 2017 Keep Reading...

PA Pro-Life Federation News

ONLINE NEWS August 7, 2017

David Daleiden Takes His Case
to the Supreme Court

Ever since Center for Medical Progress' founder David Daleiden released undercover videos allegedly exposing Planned ...

Posted on 7 August 2017 Keep Reading...

Trump Endorsed Immigration Plan Has Merit

There may be no policy issue on which President Trump is more clearly defined than immigration.

Throughout the campaign, his hardline views on ending sanctuary cities, stopping illegal employment, building the border wall, rapidly deporting criminal aliens and ...

Posted on 3 August 2017 Keep Reading...

The Summer of '76: Reagan and Wojtyla

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at Stream.org.

Cardinal Karol Wojtyła arrived in the United States for a six-week visit in the summer of 1976. The Polish cardinal came to America that bicentennial summer for a festive celebration of intimacy with ...

Posted on 3 August 2017 Keep Reading...

What Insolvency Looks Like

The economic crisis and bankruptcy plaguing Puerto Rico will soon come to other states. The State of Illinois is the most likely candidate that may have to seek protection from creditors with Connecticut, New Jersey, California, and Pennsylvania not far behind.

I ...

Posted on 3 August 2017 Keep Reading...

Obamacare: Waiting for the Ka-BOOM!

Democrats and their national media surrogates are working tirelessly to deflect Democratic responsibility for force-feeding Obamacare to an unwilling nation by misrepresenting it as a “Republican” problem.

Meanwhile, factions within the Republican ...

Posted on 2 August 2017 Keep Reading...

Hazards in School Loan Forgiveness Plan

A Pittsburgh City Council entreaty to the commonwealth to create a statewide program that would retire a portion or all of a person’s outstanding college loans when they buy a home is fraught with taxpayer peril, say researchers at the Allegheny Institute for Public Policy.

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Posted on 2 August 2017 Keep Reading...

The Summer of Love 50 Years Later

For the baby-boomer generation (or at least the counterculture segment within it) the summer of 1967 became known as The Summer of Love.

Actually, most of us boomers never experienced it. Certainly, 1967 wasn’t a blissful, carefree summer of love for the ...

Posted on 1 August 2017 Keep Reading...

State Liquor Prices Could Rise

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board told some of its suppliers in a July 20 letter that they had until Monday to cut the prices they charge the agency that runs the state’s more than 600 wine and liquor outlets.

If the alcoholic beverage companies do not give ...

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