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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 ...

Posted on 1 September 2016 Keep Reading...

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, ...

Posted on 1 September 2016 Keep Reading...

PA Family Update

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Update on Governor Wolf's Bathroom Bills

While there are reasons for concern with efforts to pass dramatic changes to religious freedom and privacy rights, there is also much hope in seeing this effort thwarted.

At this week's hearing on SB1306 (part ...

Posted on 1 September 2016 Keep Reading...

PA Pro-Life Federation News

Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation September 1, 2016

Trump, Clinton, and the Right to Life
By Maria Gallagher, Legislative/PAC Director

"In spite of everything I still ...

Posted on 1 September 2016 Keep Reading...

The GOP We Should Aspire to Be

The Republican Party, of which I have been a member for over 30 years, has lost its way. At a time when most Americans believe the country has serious domestic and natural security problems, many of our party's leaders have become calcified and have focused on catering to special interest groups ...

Posted on 26 August 2016 Keep Reading...

The Worst PA Legislative Proposal

No sober business professional ever opened a critical, high-stakes negotiation by announcing, "Let's get this over with. I have a 2:00 flight to catch."

In order to get their stakeholders the fairest deal possible, rather than relinquishing negotiating ...

Posted on 25 August 2016 Keep Reading...

The Fight for Freedom

Can those who fight for freedom learn from the tactics of the left? Remember this?

An enclave of makeshift tents dotted the landscape in Atlanta's Woodruff Park in October 2011 as a community seemingly sprang up overnight. The scene recalled a reincarnation of ...

Posted on 24 August 2016 Keep Reading...

Alco Assessments: Trouble Looming?

property taxes(August 24, 2016)--Last week the Allegheny County Executive announced via a newspaper story that there will not be another reassessment. Another reassessment being a reference to the 2012 court ordered reassessment and most likely the 2001 court ordered reassessment. The usual ...

Posted on 24 August 2016 Keep Reading...

Third Party Flop

With Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton unable to get more Americans to like than dislike them, it would seem that the time would be ripe for candidates outside the two-party system to gain some real traction and votes.

Don't bet on it. Not only are the independent ...

Posted on 24 August 2016 Keep Reading...

Eye of the Storm

As August melts into September the halls of the state capitol building are relatively quiet. This is a marked contrast to a year ago when state government was in what turned out to be the early phases of the longest budget stalemate in state history. This year the budget, or at least the spending ...

Posted on 23 August 2016 Keep Reading...

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