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Will PA Matter in 2016?

It's been a long 40 years!

Not since 1976 has Pennsylvania really mattered in a presidential primary for either major party. This irrelevance has not been caused by competing presidential candidates simply snubbing state voters — nor from any decline in the state's political ...

Posted on 23 June 2015 Keep Reading...

Time for a Greek Exit

Beware of Greeks bearing threats. Like a slow-motion collision, Greece and the European Union are headed for a reckoning with both sides engaged in kabuki rather than real negotiation. The strategy of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is an only slightly less crude version of the classic National ...

Posted on 22 June 2015 Keep Reading...

Postmodern Progressives' Disregard for Truth

Liberals hold facts subordinate to the higher "truths" of progressivism

For example, progressives insist that additional spending always improves education. But, according to available government statistics, in 2010, the U.S. spent $12,608 per student ...

Posted on 22 June 2015 Keep Reading...

Make Debt Reduction Part of Budget

Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery) rightly says this budget season presents a perfect opportunity for the General Assembly to reduce public debt. Stephens is spurred by more than just a commitment to fiscal discipline; "Debt service is crowding out our ability to fund other vital ...

Posted on 22 June 2015 Keep Reading...

After Waterloo

"Next to a battle lost, the greatest misery is a battle gained."
–Sir Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, June 19, 1815

The Battle of Waterloo–a series of bloody encounters between French, Anglo-Dutch, and Prussian armies fought over ...

Posted on 22 June 2015 Keep Reading...

Stop EPA's War on Poor

In this year's State of the Union Address, President Obama promoted his vision of "middle-class economics." As part of his program, he pledged to lower taxes for working families, "putting thousands of dollars back into their pockets each year." Alas, what his budget proposal ...

Posted on 22 June 2015 Keep Reading...

NAACP Leader's Racial Deception

What's black and white and red all over? An embarrassed Rachel Dolezal. Or at least she should be.

But the former President of the NAACP chapter in Spokane, who resigned under fire after it was revealed that she was, in fact, white, isn't blushing at all. Despite ...

Posted on 18 June 2015 Keep Reading...

Toomey Leads in Another Poll

Franklin ~Marshall College Poll

The 24th year of consecutive polling in Pennsylvania

Below are the highlights of the June 2015, Franklin ~Marshall College Poll of registered
Pennsylvania voters. Complete results can be found ...

Posted on 18 June 2015 Keep Reading...

V&V Q&A: Takedown of Family

The "Takedown" of Family and Marriage Part Two: V&V Q&A with Dr. Paul Kengor

V&V: Dr. Kengor, picking up from our previous interview on your new book, "Takedown: From Communists to Progressives, How the Left Has Sabotaged Family and Marriage," briefly recap your thesis ...

Posted on 18 June 2015 Keep Reading...

The Politics of Subversion

The Obama administration has raised the bar in terms of artful deception and denial of the most blatant lies.

When caught in either an outright deception or lie, this administration denies it with such grace and plausibility that even the non-skeptical press, most ...

Posted on 18 June 2015 Keep Reading...

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