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Capitalism: Pro-Market, Not Pro-Business

There are long lists of large American businesses, the lobbyists they hire, the industry-promotion organizations they fund and the politicians they buy -- all to pursue their special interests -- who want you to think that "pro-business" policies are beneficial to everyone.

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Posted on 2 September 2016 Keep Reading...

Storm Clouds on the Horizon


In predictable economic times, it makes sense–indeed it is essential–to put money aside and save for the coming rainy day. Trouble is brewing for each and every one of us. For some, it is just two appliances failing in the same month. For others, ...

Posted on 2 September 2016 Keep Reading...

A Higher Calling

Throughout history there have been examples of leaders who have done the right thing at the right time for the right reason regardless of the impact on them personally. The story of Schindler's List is an example.

Concurrently there been devastating examples of ...

Posted on 1 September 2016 Keep Reading...

F&M Poll: Clinton Up by 7%

Franklin ~Marshall College Poll

The 25th year of consecutive polling in Pennsylvania http://www.fandm.edu/fandmpoll


Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump 47% to 40% among likely voters, down from the 49% to 38% lead she held ...

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Why Don't They Cut Costs First?

Last year the CAP PAC made its first major foray into county politics and it just paid dividends for residents of Montgomery County. In his race for Commissioner, Joe Gale ran as an unabashed conservative. Earlier this week Commissioner Gale took a vocal stand for those principles and saved his ...

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PA Gaming Revenue: Interesting Patterns

In earlier Policy Briefs we analyzed the growth in gross terminal revenues (GTR) for slot machines in Pennsylvania and how it has fluctuated from year to year. Within the Commonwealth there are twelve casinos including the so called racinos where horse racing also occurs. The first casino, Mohegan ...

Posted on 1 September 2016 Keep Reading...

Students Return During Contentions Election

PHILADELPHIA, August 29, 2016–The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) routinely receives reports from students about colleges censoring political speech during election season. As a new academic year begins, FIRE reminds students and administrators that political expression ...

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PFEW Pulse

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Fed Seeks to Postpone Default

Editor's note: This article first appeared at Forbes.com.

I have been writing for years that our government is essentially broke and the federal debt will never be repaid. Within this context, the Federal Reserve has been the great enabler of even more federal ...

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Kurt Masser: Putting Government to Work

Rep. Kurt Masser (R-Northumberland) is an endangered species in the genus of elected officials. Before holding office, he was an employer. He made payroll, paid employer and employee taxes, abided by reams of federal and state regulations. His business experience began on the family farm in Pitman, ...

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