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Union Boss Defeated in Special Election



The CAP PAC is proud to have supported Lisa Esler's campaign. She provided a real choice for taxpayers. At the end of the day, her campaign came up short. Lisa's campaign faced long-odds by facing off against the Republican Party machine AND the efforts of organized labor.
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Posted on 5 August 2015 Keep Reading...

Wisdom That Can Make a Difference

"One death is a tragedy, a million is a statistic." —Joseph Stalin
Late in the afternoon of December 25, 1991, Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev resigned, declared his office closed, and handed over the keys to Russia's nuclear deterrent to President Boris Yeltsin. The next day, ...

Posted on 5 August 2015 Keep Reading...

PA Pro-Life Federation News

Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation August 4, 2015

Planned Parenthood May Be Illegally Profiting Off Aborted Baby Body Parts
The abortion giant Planned Parenthood is under fire after a series of undercover videos appear to show the ...

Posted on 4 August 2015 Keep Reading...

Former PA Senator Schweiker Dies

By Brad Bumsted and Salena Zito
This article appeared in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

NORRISTOWN – Former U.S. Sen. Richard S. Schweiker of Pennsylvania, a liberal Republican who became Ronald Reagan's surprise pick for vice president in his unsuccessful 1976 campaign and later ...

Posted on 4 August 2015 Keep Reading...

Mandate or No Mandate?

Politicians love mandates and often lay claim to them. But the key to actually wielding a political mandate is that other politicians must both acknowledge it and acquiesce to it.

The conundrum in the state's continuing budget stalemate is that all parties ...

Posted on 4 August 2015 Keep Reading...

Liquor Store Privatization: Convenience, Efficiency

Last month I went on vacation with my husband's family in rural Virginia. Ten adults and five children 7-years-of-age and under living in the same house for seven days certainly is an experience. The other experience I enjoyed? Buying wine and beer along with my groceries at the local Food ...

Posted on 4 August 2015 Keep Reading...

GOP Powerhouse Else Hillman Dies

This article first appeared in the Pittsburgh Tribute Review

Philanthropist Elsie Hillman, a Republican matriarch who rubbed shoulders with presidents and politicos but could just as easily befriend doormen and waiters, died Tuesday in Pittsburgh.

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Posted on 4 August 2015 Keep Reading...

Obama Ignores the Lessons of History

The Obama administration has all the whimsy of "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure," but none of the film's humor or intelligence.

In the movie, to pass a history class, teen-age "time-travelers" meet and learn from historic figures. The ...

Posted on 3 August 2015 Keep Reading...

Making Environmentalism Divisive

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio

In May, Murray Energy, which sits along the old National Pike here in eastern Ohio, told nearly 1,500 workers at five of its West Virginia mines that their jobs were eliminated.

In Ohio, 249 Murray jobs were ...

Posted on 3 August 2015 Keep Reading...

Can You Trust Scientific Research?

A recent story in the Chronicle of Higher Education suggests that Michael LaCour, a UCLA graduate student, has fabricated data for another journal article. Science magazine has retracted the article, due to "the misrepresentation of survey incentives, the false sponsorship statement, and Mr. ...

Posted on 3 August 2015 Keep Reading...

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