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Dent Confuses Right and Wrong

On May 13, 2013, the US House of Representatives voted on a bill to ban abortions after the fifth month of pregnancy.

The vote was scheduled to coincide with the second anniversary of the conviction of Philadelphia late-term abortionist Kermit Gosnell who ran a ...

Posted on 27 May 2015 Keep Reading...

Commencement, Causes and Free Speech

When my daughter told me that Mark Ruffalo–an actor and leftist activist–would be receiving a prestigious prize at her 2015 commencement at Dickinson College, I was dismayed but not surprised. Dickinson, an elite liberal arts college in central Pennsylvania, is a hotbed of ...

Posted on 27 May 2015 Keep Reading...

A Remarkable World War II Story

This time last year I did a commentary on five brothers who served in World War II. Very impressive. Imagine my surprise when someone who caught the commentary sent me a package with this note:

"Dear Professor Kengor: Your [commentary] about the family ...

Posted on 23 May 2015 Keep Reading...

Wolf Administration Demonizes Pension Reform

The Wolf administration promptly demagogued and misrepresented the Senate's pension reforms. First, the Governor's Chief of Staff, Kathleen McGinty, offered some criticisms primarily based on half-truths. Next, the Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack, accused the GOP of fighting a "war on public ...

Posted on 21 May 2015 Keep Reading...

NFIB Responds to Wolf on Budget

The National Federation of Independent Business just sent the letter pasted below to Governor Tom Wolf. It is in response to the letter NFIB received from Governor Wolf yesterday.May 19, 2015.

The Honorable Tom Wolf
Governor
Commonwealth of ...

Posted on 20 May 2015 Keep Reading...

In Memorium: Dr. John M. Templeton

Dear Friends and Colleagues:

It is with great sadness that we announce that John M. Templeton, Jr., M.D., president and chairman of the John Templeton Foundation, passed away Saturday, May 16, at his home in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Dr. Templeton was 75 years old ...

Posted on 20 May 2015 Keep Reading...

Federal Dysfunction

"The likelihood of lawsbeing enforced is slim," said Democrat Commissioner Ann M. Ravel, chairwoman ofthe Federal Election Commission, in a recent New York Times interview regardingmoney being raised and spent in the 2016 presidential election – which isprojected to generate a ...

Posted on 20 May 2015 Keep Reading...

Pittsburgh Job Counts Revised

For the second year in a row the Department of Labor
and Industry has made downward benchmark revisions to the
establishment payroll employment data for the Pittsburgh region,
altering the jobs picture as portrayed in the numbers originally
released the prior year.

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Posted on 20 May 2015 Keep Reading...

Liberal Double Standards

Liberals insist that conservatives hate women and minorities.

Perhaps there's proof of their allegations:

On a May 11 national television show, a panelist said, "I don't think we
would be taking her seriously at all if ...

Posted on 20 May 2015 Keep Reading...

Needed: Leaders With Moral Compass

Sometimes the view of American society through the prism of social media and cable news is incredibly disheartening.

We shrug off – or, worse, defend – cheaters in professional sports; we not only accept but often praise awful jobs reports; our ...

Posted on 18 May 2015 Keep Reading...

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