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Wisconsin Becomes 2016's Ohio

In late summer, as national media reported that Republican Scott Walker would "finally" lose the Wisconsin governor's mansion in November, a man and two women paraded through the state capital campus with homemade pro-union signs, warning Walker's days in power were numbered.

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Posted on 10 November 2014 Keep Reading...

Tinkering with the System

Days before the November election I was listening to a radio talk show and the topic of discussion was a prominent Democrat who suggested that congressional terms should be made longer. Specifically, he suggested having U.S. Senators serve for eight years rather than six and electing members of ...

Posted on 10 November 2014 Keep Reading...

Sunset the U.S. Tax Code

After Tuesday's midterm elections putting Republicans in majority control of the United States Senate and expanding the Republican majority in the House of Representatives, there's been a lot of speculation about what might be legislatively possible — and in particular, what might stand a ...

Posted on 7 November 2014 Keep Reading...

Dropping in on the Veteran Down the Street

A few weeks ago, I dropped in on Russ Post, an 89-year-old war veteran who happens to live on my street. What followed was a memorable Saturday afternoon, as Russ took my teenage son and I on a roller coaster ride from his youth in Western Pennsylvania to the Pacific theater to Korea.

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Posted on 7 November 2014 Keep Reading...

Killing PGW Deal Bad for Philly

City Council has announced that they are killing the proposed sale of PGW without holding a hearing and without taking a vote. The city is not selling PGW? This is the stupidest thing that City Council has done in recent years. Their doing it without hearings or votes is particularly ...

Posted on 7 November 2014 Keep Reading...

Is Obama Still Relevant?

Editor's note: A version of this article first appeared at Fox News.

"Today I had a chance to speak with John Boehner and congratulated Mitch McConnell on becoming the next Senate majority leader," said Barack Obama in the opening of his White House press conference following ...

Posted on 6 November 2014 Keep Reading...

Big Brother is Watching

Have you heard of the Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI)?

It is a program of the United States Department of Labor.

According to the web site, its mission is to "support the development of, or enhancements to, ...

Posted on 6 November 2014 Keep Reading...

PA's Higher Education System Woes

(November 6, 2014)--When the Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education's (PASSHE) board of governors met in early October, the hottest topic was state funding, or more specifically, how it has been declining over the years and how they intend to request a sizeable increase from Harrisburg ...

Posted on 6 November 2014 Keep Reading...

Would JFK Be a Republican Today?

One cannot help but wonder how liberals continue on with their destructive policies after such a thorough rejection by the voters of their icon and patron saint, Barack Hussein Obama.

I mean, my God, if JFK returned from the dead today he'd be a right-wing ...

Posted on 6 November 2014 Keep Reading...

EPA's Watershed Power Grab Bad News

Two weeks ago, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey and U.S. Rep. Scott Perry appeared in Harrisburg to rally local citizens against attempts by President Barack Obama's Environmental Protection Agency to implement the major provisions of failed legislation by regulatory means, a massive power grab with ...

Posted on 5 November 2014 Keep Reading...

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