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Why Do People Listen to Paul Krugman?

The American Enterprise Institute's Arthur Brooks often speaks about the difficulties and uncertainties of economic forecasting and the ways in which even known current and historical data are variously interpreted, used and misused by followers of competing economic methods.

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Posted on 9 February 2015 Keep Reading...

The Future of War

"We have tried since the birth of our nation to promote our love of peace by a display of weakness. This course has failed us utterly."
-Gen. George C. Marshall, 1945

War remains, as a Prussian general defined it nearly two centuries ago, the use of ...

Posted on 6 February 2015 Keep Reading...

The Mission

Everyone has heard of FedEx, the company you call when "it absolutely, positively, has to be there overnight." FedEx has become a worldwide success in the delivery industry by focusing on that one mission.

Company executives, for example, would ask if ...

Posted on 5 February 2015 Keep Reading...

PA Family Update


Family Update - February 5, 2015 -
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WWWPS: What Would William Penn Say?
We are living in Penn's Woods. Although Pennsylvanians west of the Susquehanna might not have the emotional connection to our commonwealth's founder ...

Posted on 5 February 2015 Keep Reading...

Treasurer McCord Resigns

Pennsylvania Treasurer Resigns, Faces Extortion Charges


February 4, 2015:

On Thursday January 29th, Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord resigned from office. At the time, he stated he was going to return to the private sector and that his last day would ...

Posted on 4 February 2015 Keep Reading...

Obama Drops Plan to Tax College Savings Plans

Only a week after proposing to hit the middle class with a tax on college savings plans, President Obama dropped the assault on so-called "529 plans." These plans have been used by parents for two decades to save for their children's college expenses.

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Posted on 4 February 2015 Keep Reading...

Toomey: Congress Gets Tough on Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C.–In case you missed it, in National Review Online today U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) outlines three elements he wants to see as the Senate considers economic sanctions on Iran and that country's nuclear-weapons program.

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Posted on 4 February 2015 Keep Reading...

Rendell's City Building Ignores Middle Class

(This article first appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer.)

When the Kimmel Center opened in 2001, the performing-arts venue signaled the 21st-century renaissance of Center City. Providing a new home for the Philadelphia Orchestra, the stunning anchor of the ...

Posted on 4 February 2015 Keep Reading...

Blame Media for Weakening America

To say the weather people got it wrong recently is like saying Seahawks coach Pete Carroll simply made a bad call.

As everybody on the planet — including the Seattle players — now knows, Carroll's inexplicable goof on the last play of the Super Bowl ...

Posted on 4 February 2015 Keep Reading...

PLC Panel Topics, Moderators, Panelists Announced

(Harrisburg, PA) — The 2015 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference to be held April 17-18 at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill (Harrisburg), Pennsylvania will feature four interactive panel presentations entitled There's More to Life Than Taxes, Speed Bumps to Success, ...

Posted on 3 February 2015 Keep Reading...

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