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Left Wing Pseudo Science

Any half-baked theory having the word "science" attached to it can gather an enthusiastic, if somewhat-gullible left-wing following. However, the noted French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss once wrote: "The scientific mind does not so much provide the right answers as ask the ...

Posted on 14 October 2016 Keep Reading...

PA School Districts Piling Up Tax $$$

HARRISBURG, Pa.–A Montgomery County judge recently ruled that Lower Merion School District misled taxpayers by stashing huge cash reserves while repeatedly hiking taxes on township residents. Could 8 other Pennsylvania school districts be doing the same thing?

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Posted on 14 October 2016 Keep Reading...

Happy Birthday William Penn

On October 14, 1644, Pennsylvania's founder William Penn was born in London, England. Penn had a rebellious streak and was a man who was ahead of his time. Ivan Martin's introduction to Penn's book No Cross, No Crown provides a brief account of his life. By limiting himself to the highlights, ...

Posted on 13 October 2016 Keep Reading...

Age of Disinformation

To trust or not to trust — isn't that really the question?

The sheer volume of information and disinformation being fed to the American people daily makes it virtually impossible to sort through it to understand what is real and what is not.

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Posted on 13 October 2016 Keep Reading...

Fact Checking Property Tax Claims


(October 12, 2016)--Summary: It is the nature of politics that politicians make statements that need to be examined because they often omit items that need to be taken into account or that upon closer scrutiny are shown to be factually or logically incorrect. This Policy Brief looks at a ...

Posted on 12 October 2016 Keep Reading...

Susquehanna Poll: Clinton, Toomey Lead

Clinton and Toomey lead their respective races.

That's the conclusion of the latest Susquehanna University Poll, which was conducted on behalf of ABC27.

In the presidential contest, Hillary Clinton is ahead of Donald Trump by a ...

Posted on 12 October 2016 Keep Reading...

PA Business Climate Sluggish

Pennsylvania's business climate remains sluggish as the commonwealth continues to struggle in the aftermath of the Great Recession. Business conditions, employment levels and sales have all backslid over the past six months with owners blaming high taxes, government regulation and a lack of ...

Posted on 11 October 2016 Keep Reading...

Same Old Bogeyman

During their first presidential debate, Hillary Clinton referred to Donald Trump's proposals for economic recovery as "Trumped-Up Trickle-Down," a reference to the so-called "trickle-down" theory she's been denigrating for decades.


Mrs. ...

Posted on 10 October 2016 Keep Reading...

How Political Correctness Will Kill Higher Ed

In a perfect world, everyone would always be courteous, respectful and meticulously avoid giving offense. But, although most try not to, sometimes even decent people inadvertently make minor social errors. Similarly-decent witnesses excuse them without comment or take exception while avoiding ...

Posted on 6 October 2016 Keep Reading...

2016 Fall Business Climate Survey

Response Summary

Total Started Survey: 370
Total Finished Survey: 370  (100.0%)

Section I: Issues

1. Do you AGREE or DISAGREE that cost drivers, like pension reform, should be ...

Posted on 6 October 2016 Keep Reading...

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