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Lament of the Fed Up Voter

FOND DU LAC, Wis.
Marv Rach spent 38 of his 69 years as a registered Democrat.

Now the Vietnam War veteran and retired factory supervisor is a Republican, not because he has a great love for that party but because his old party left him no choice, he said. ...

Posted on 29 September 2014 Keep Reading...

Examining Conservative 'Support' for Common Core

Most conservatives instinctively and correctly oppose Common Core. The issue becomes muddy when a few high-profile conservatives appear to be in favor of it. Such support provides a bottomless font of schadenfreude for Common Core's mostly liberal supporters and gives them an effective wedge issue. ...

Posted on 29 September 2014 Keep Reading...

Obama Climate Policies Hurt Poor

In anticipation of this week's United Nations Climate Summit, tens of thousands of activists stormed Manhattan in what organizers dubbed "The Peoples Climate March."

Organized by environmentalist, labor, and self-styled social justice groups, marchers demanded "climate ...

Posted on 26 September 2014 Keep Reading...

Liberal Religion of Tolerance

I've said it before, and I'm hardly alone. Many have observed it. Liberals revere tolerance. They practically worship it. It's like a religion to them. Well, now comes a study that supports the point.

A new survey by Pew Research finds that when it comes to ...

Posted on 26 September 2014 Keep Reading...

Philly Cigarette Tax Smoke and Mirrors

One can strongly argue that the greatest contribution of our city and state officials is comic relief. And that's exactly what we have in Harrisburg, as 114 representatives, 39 senators and one lame duck governor just passed the biggest joke legislation in recent memory — an increase in the ...

Posted on 26 September 2014 Keep Reading...

F&M: Corbett 34%, Wolf 54%

Franklin ~Marshall College Poll

The 24th year of consecutive polling in Pennsylvania


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

Posted on 25 September 2014 Keep Reading...

Harry Reid: Mouth of the Democratic Party

Amusingly, my recent column on Senate paralysis elicited blowback for "impugning the character" of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid who has stonewalled more than 350 House-passed bills.

Sadly, Reid cannot be "impugned" more maliciously than he ...

Posted on 25 September 2014 Keep Reading...

Do Public Meetings Need More Sunshine?

(September 25, 2014)--In mid-September, the Allegheny Institute was invited to testify to the PA House Committee on State Government on proposed changes to Pennsylvania's Open Meetings Law, or, as it is more commonly referred to, the "Sunshine Act". The Act sets out the requirements for ...

Posted on 25 September 2014 Keep Reading...

Bishop Gainer to Address Pro-Life Gathering

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 23, 2014

CONTACT: MICAIAH BILGER, PPLF
717-541-0034

New bishop of Harrisburg to address hundreds of pro-lifers at state-wide event

CAMP HILL, ...

Posted on 25 September 2014 Keep Reading...

October 3 Manufacturing Day in PA


The Pennsylvania Manufacturers' Association sincerely thanks Representative Eli Evankovich, Chairman of the House Manufacturing Caucus, for introducing and fostering the passage of House Resolution 1034, designating October 3, 2014, as "Manufacturing Day" (MFG DAY) in Pennsylvania. ...

Posted on 25 September 2014 Keep Reading...

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