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Official Repression

Richard Nixon was often accused of creating an imperial presidency and of using the levers of power to repress and punish those who disagreed with him. Nixon's "enemies list" became a national sensation and official actions against those on the list either directly or indirectly prompted ...

Posted on 24 March 2014 Keep Reading...

Paul Kengor to Address PLC on Reagan Conservatism

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CONTACT: Lowman Henry
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Dr. Paul Kengor to speak at
2014 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference

(Harrisburg, ...

Posted on 24 March 2014 Keep Reading...

Mt. Lebanon Property Assessments

(March 24, 2014)--Talk about dj vu: the municipal government in Mt. Lebanon is appealing the assessed values of recently sold homes for which the sales price was well above the assessed value determined by Allegheny County. It is not too surprising because the assessments are based on price data ...

Posted on 24 March 2014 Keep Reading...

Mother Nature

News stories from around the country focus on blizzards, ice storms, tornadoes, droughts, and other natural disasters. It seems that we live at the mercy of Mother Nature. We do not control our lives; Mother Nature instead controls us.
G. K. Chesterton, however, wrote in "Orthodoxy" ...

Posted on 21 March 2014 Keep Reading...

March Madness

It's that time of year again when nearly everyone's attention is focused on basketball courts throughout the country. Half the nation is riveted to their TV sets at home or in their favorite neighborhood watering hole. Usually I'm one of the interested spectators following the field of competition ...

Posted on 21 March 2014 Keep Reading...

Ukraine Crisis Should Stop START

This week the White House announced took action against 7 Russian and 4 Ukrainian top officials in Vladimir Putin's inner circle to punish them for their role in Moscow's power grab of the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine.

What action? Freezing their financial assets in various banks. ...

Posted on 20 March 2014 Keep Reading...

Shocking Revisions to Pittsburg Employment Numbers


(March 20, 2014)--Jobs numbers released on March 18th that incorporated a data re-benchmarking by the Department of Labor and Industry and the Bureau of Labor Statistics paint a dramatically different picture of the Pittsburgh region's employment situation than earlier data had portrayed. ...

Posted on 20 March 2014 Keep Reading...

Scott Wagner in Historic Victory

On March 18th 2014, a write-in campaign for a Senate seat was successful. This is the first time in modern history a candidate who was not on the ballot won an election at this level. And, this is terrific news for taxpayers.

Scott Wagner waged a successful write-in campaign despite ...

Posted on 19 March 2014 Keep Reading...

Ken Blackwell to Speak at PLC

March 19, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Lowman Henry
(717) 671-0776
lhenry@lincolninstitute.org


Ambassador Kenneth Blackwell to speak at
2014 Pennsylvania ...

Posted on 18 March 2014 Keep Reading...

Marcellus Impact Fee: What's Happening?

(March 18, 2014)--Act 13 of 2012 imposed an impact fee on natural gas wells in the Marcellus Shale reserve lying beneath the Commonwealth. The levied fee is based on the price of natural gas as traded on the exchange market (and thus could fluctuate from year to year as that price changes) and the ...

Posted on 18 March 2014 Keep Reading...

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