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Violence and Civil Rights

"Law-enforcement sources said protestors displayed photos of slain cops Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu while chanting slogans comparing the NYPD to the KKK," reported the New York Post.

Those chants reveal an ignorance of even the most basic facts of ...

Posted on 13 January 2015 Keep Reading...

Educating to Opportunity

Democrats, legislatively decimated but flush with executive power, have decided to make increased spending on public education the centerpiece of their domestic agenda for 2015. The issue feeds a key political base — the entrenched education establishment, primarily public sector labor ...

Posted on 12 January 2015 Keep Reading...

Fuel Tax Increase Greets Motorists

(January 12, 2015)--When the transportation bill, Act 89 of 2013, was signed by the Governor it ushered in a series of increases to wholesale gasoline and diesel taxes, some or most of which of would be passed on to the pump price. The Act did so by legislatively mandating hikes to the "the ...

Posted on 12 January 2015 Keep Reading...

First Impressions

In Politics First Impressions Don't Always Matter

Bet on it!

Governor-elect Tom Wolf is going to have a rough first year in office. He faces enormous fiscal and policy challenges, is only the second governor in modern times to have both legislative ...

Posted on 12 January 2015 Keep Reading...

Authority and Accountability

America is not a police state. This is not a country in which the arm of justice is empowered to pursue arbitrary and selfish goals. Instead, America is a land of laws that restrict harm, damage, selfishness, and the arbitrary use of force by police as well as citizens. Power in America is not ...

Posted on 12 January 2015 Keep Reading...

Lethal Surges

In a nationally televised address on January 10, 2007, President George W. Bush announced major changes in the direction and tactics of America's failing policy in Iraq.

"America will change our strategy to help the Iraqis carry out their campaign to put ...

Posted on 9 January 2015 Keep Reading...

GOP: One Eye on Future, Another on Public

What should conservatives do now that Republicans have majorities in both the US House of Representatives and the Senate? Let me say at the outset that I am not equating conservatives and Republicans. Far from it. But there is a conservative core in the Republican Party that is large enough that ...

Posted on 9 January 2015 Keep Reading...

Paris: Frontline in a European Battlefield

They rushed to the third floor gripping their Kalashnikov automatic rifles and entered the room where the editorial board had gathered to meet. The rifles fired, innocent lives were destroyed and lost, and then they left. Outside, they entered a car to flee but not before shooting multiple times at ...

Posted on 9 January 2015 Keep Reading...

The Boneheads of 2014

It's time again to reflect on those who made life more interesting over the past year through their incomprehensible actions. In other words, the biggest boneheads of 2014:

Soon to be Ex-Gov. Tom Corbett: Amount of money wasted trying to (futilely) win ...

Posted on 9 January 2015 Keep Reading...

Westmoreland Watchman

THE WESTMORELAND WATCHMAN
A PUBLICATION OF THE WESTMORELAND COUNTY CONSERVATIVE COALITION
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VOLUME 7, NUMBER 1 www.conservativecoalitiononline.org ...

Posted on 9 January 2015 Keep Reading...

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