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Any Changes to Local Pensions?

(January 7, 2015)--There is a strong likelihood that pension reform will be a significant topic in Harrisburg this coming year, but it is clear that if pensions are to be discussed the focus will be on the "big two"–SERS and PSERS, the plans that cover state workers and school ...

Posted on 7 January 2015 Keep Reading...

PA Pro-Life Federation News

Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation January 6, 2015

Abortions in Pennsylvania
Drop to All-Time Low

Pennsylvania is entering 2015 with some good news. Abortions dropped to an all-time low in 2013, according to a new report from the ...

Posted on 6 January 2015 Keep Reading...

Racial Politics: Democrat's Shameful Legacy

The left constantly mocks rural Americans (e.g.: Pennsyltucky), regards the entire South as ignorant hicks, and then can't understand why Democrats lose elections in rural areas and the South.

Undaunted, liberal Democrats blame "racism," a comical ...

Posted on 5 January 2015 Keep Reading...

Naughty and Nice

Inserting a bit of progressive politics into the holidays, The New Yorker magazine ended 2014 with an issue that included "Climate-Change Christmas Carols."

Here's an example (more depressing, I thought, than inspired, pointing toward mass starvation): "Oh, the weather ...

Posted on 2 January 2015 Keep Reading...

The Real Employment Problem

The real employment problem

The unemployment statistics in November 2014 continue to improve or so it seems. But just below the surface of those improving statistics are troubling trends.

Numerous articles have been written ...

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Making Steam

It was 1983 and I found myself in the most unusual of places: squatting in the bowels of a large deactivated institutional boiler. Beside me was a gifted mechanic named Tom Gross who had probably forgotten more about large boilers through the College of Hard Knocks, than I had learned while ...

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Abortions Drop to All-Time Low in PA

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Divided They Stand

For the past four years Republicans have had a partisan, if not governing majority in all parts of state government. In a couple of weeks a new Democrat governor will take office ushering in an era of divided government. Given that the GOP was stymied while holding the governor's office, what are ...

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Waterboarding Vs. Vaporization

A month ago, Democratic members of the Senate Intelligence Committee released a report on the CIA's interrogation programs after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

In assembling the report, Democrats led by California Sen. Dianne Feinstein spoke to no one at the CIA. In ...

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Getting St. Nicholas Right

St. Nicholas is in fact the greatest saint in the history of Christianity. Forget Peter, Paul, or Mary; St. Nicholas has them all beat. No other saint enjoys his unique relationship to all three branches of Christianity–Orthodox, Roman Catholic, and Protestant–nor his persistent ...

Posted on 23 December 2014 Keep Reading...

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