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Beginning A Dialog About Race

"The history of all hitherto existing societies is a history of class struggles." -- Karl Marx. Does the left perpetuate a myth of pervasive racism in America to exploit Marx's political dictum?

Are progressives who demand a national dialog about race, ...

Posted on 16 June 2016 Keep Reading...

Trump vs. Reagan: What is a Conservative?

Editor's note: This article first appeared at ConservativeReview.com.

Many of Donald Trump's supporters have compared him to Ronald Reagan. It is quite instructive that Trump himself picked up the 1980 Reagan campaign slogan, "Let's Make America Great ...

Posted on 15 June 2016 Keep Reading...

Lesson to Learn from Philly Bait and Switch

Philadelphia may soon have the distinction of being one of two municipalities in the state with a beverage tax. As usual, the purported beneficiaries were "the children", and the Mayor of Philadelphia had a convenient fall guy to tax: Big Soda. By combining money for the kids with a ...

Posted on 15 June 2016 Keep Reading...

Veepstakes: Trump, Clinton Weigh Options

Now that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have effectively secured their respective party's presidential nominations, attention has turned to whom they might select as vice presidential running mates. This is an important decision in that eight times in American history a president has died in ...

Posted on 14 June 2016 Keep Reading...

Brexit?

Will they or won't they? On June 23rd, British voters will decide whether to stay in the European Union or exit. Regardless of the outcome, it is time for the EU to face the uncomfortable facts that the push by the elites within the EU for greater integration is running far ahead of public ...

Posted on 14 June 2016 Keep Reading...

PA Schools Spend $16k Per Pupil

'Underfunded' Pa. Schools Spend Nearly $16,000 Per Pupil
District Reserves Reach $4.3 Billion in 2014-15 as Attendance Declines

June 14, 2016, HARRISBURG, Pa.–Contradicting the claim that Pennsylvania underfunds its school system, public school spending ...

Posted on 14 June 2016 Keep Reading...

Hiroshima: Obama v. Truman

President Obama's address at Hiroshima, Japan on May 27 provides us with a good opportunity to examine his foreign policy attitude and contrast it with the views of one of America's most courageous war-time presidents–Harry S. Truman. This exercise has three steps: a look at Obama's thought, ...

Posted on 13 June 2016 Keep Reading...

Behind the Headlines Program Schedule

For the weeks of June 13 and 20, 2016

It's budget time in Harrisburg and focusing on the needs of local governments is David Sanko of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors. Also, Ken Mash, of APSCUF, discusses higher education spending as ...

Posted on 13 June 2016 Keep Reading...

Negative Impact of Minimum Wage

During a recent run for the Pennsylvania state legislature, I was asked by a very dear friend after Mass to answer two questions with either a yes or no answer. The questions had to do with the minimum wage.

The first question was "Do you support raising the ...

Posted on 9 June 2016 Keep Reading...

We Need Each Other

My heart aches over the stories I hear about heroin overdoses. Local fathers post stories about their sons and daughters, fatal victims of the heroin market. Police conduct raids. The illegal marketing demand continues to fund Afghanistan poppy farmers. Other illegal drug markets cause societal ...

Posted on 9 June 2016 Keep Reading...

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