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Renewing the Spirit of '76

July 4, 1776 gave birth to perhaps the most revolutionary political document in the history of civilization, submitted by men who proclaimed, "with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor." ...

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The Hobby Lobby Case

This week the Supreme Court affirmed the right of the owners of a closely-held corporation, Hobby Lobby, not to include in the health insurance plans they underwrite for their employees certain medications and devices that they believe cause the killing of a fertilized egg, something impermissible ...

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Wolf Retains 22-Point Lead Over Corbett

Franklin ~Marshall College Poll

The 23nd year of consecutive polling in Pennsylvania

Below are the highlights of the June 2014, Franklin ~Marshall College Poll of Pennsylvania voters. Complete results can be found at ...

Posted on 2 July 2014 Keep Reading...

Why We Can't Get Pension Reform

Let's be honest and expose the reason we cannot get Pension Reform. It is not Governor Corbett or Majority Leader Turzai. It is State Rep. Gene DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) who thwarted Republican Gov. Tom Corbett's call for pension reform today when his motion to recommit the bill to the Human Services ...

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Poll: Reagan Best President Since WWII

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Obama's Economic Dogmatism

In Commentary magazine, Peter Wehner, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, quotes Walter Russell Mead, a professor of humanities and foreign affairs at Bard College and the editor-at-large of The American Interest magazine, who provides a stinging assessment of President Obama's ...

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Supreme Court Slows Obamacare's Abortion Agenda

The Supreme Court waited until the last day of its term to issue its highly anticipated opinion in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores and Conestoga Wood Specialties.

The narrow 5-4 decision negates the "contraceptive mandate" of the Health and Human Services ...

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Templeton: Pass Paycheck Protection Now

I have never met Joe Connolly, but I respect him.

Connolly works at a public high school not far from Gettysburg. Every day, Connolly and his colleagues exercise one of the most important responsibilities in our society, which is to educate the next generation. ...

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Unions Block Pension Reform

For Immediate Release
Commonwealth Foundation
Contact: Cindy Hamill
(856) 607-4208

Government Union Executives Again Stand in the Way of Reform
Pension Bill Stalls in House Despite Looming Crisis

July 1, 2014, ...

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Reincarnation of Louis XV

In 1943 the brilliant aircraft design engineer Barnes Wallis submitted a plan to the Royal Air Force(RAF) that outlined the destruction of Germany's major hydro dams in the Ruhr industrial area of Germany. Wallis realized that if the dams could be breached the destruction downstream would in ...

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