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I Am A Conservative Western Christian

In my political views, I consider myself to be a conservative American. In my religious beliefs, I consider myself to be a conservative Christian. I am a conservative Western Christian. Sometimes, however, my two conservative bents seem to be in conflict with one another.

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Posted on 30 January 2015 Keep Reading...

Gaming Revenues Still Slumping

(January 29, 2015)--In early January, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported the final tally of gross revenue from slot machine gaming for 2014 at $2.319 billion. This amount is about 2.7 percent lower than that for 2013 which in turn was about 3.5 percent lower than the 2012 total. While ...

Posted on 29 January 2015 Keep Reading...

Toomey Iran Amendment Advances

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 29, 2015
Contact: E.R. Anderson (202) 224-8609

Toomey Amendment Calling for Congressional Vote on Iran Agreement Passes Banking Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) ...

Posted on 29 January 2015 Keep Reading...

Toomey on Passage of Keystone Pipeline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 29, 2015
Contact: E.R. Anderson (202) 224-8609

Toomey's Statement on Passage of Keystone Pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) praised today's Senate vote to pass the ...

Posted on 29 January 2015 Keep Reading...

State of the Union, Revised

President Obama's State of the Union speech began with the applause lines: "Tonight, after a breakthrough year for America, our economy is growing and creating jobs at the fastest pace since 1999. Our unemployment rate is now lower than it was before the financial crisis. More of our kids are ...

Posted on 28 January 2015 Keep Reading...

The Power of a Mouse

Once upon a time there was a mighty lion who prowled the jungle without fear. Every animal knew not to challenge his speed, his claws, or his teeth. One day, as he was strolling through his domain, his eye fell upon a huge piece of raw meat hanging from a tree. Without a second's hesitation, the ...

Posted on 28 January 2015 Keep Reading...

Remembering James B. Edwards



Editor's note: This article first appeared at The American Spectator.

On the morning after Christmas, James B. Edwards passed away. Few Americans under the age of 40–unless they are South Carolinians–had ...

Posted on 28 January 2015 Keep Reading...

Behind the Headlines Program Schedule

Behind the Headlines
Now airing on all Comcast Systems in Pennsylvania
For the weeks of January 26 and February 2, 2015

Energy Issues in Pennsylvania and a look at a new program called From Both Sides

Bob Latham of the Associated Pennsylvania ...

Posted on 28 January 2015 Keep Reading...

Wouldn't It Make Sense . . .

Wouldn't it Make Sense to Put a Guy with a Ph.D. in Finance on the Finance Committee?


January 28, 2015:


At the start of each session in the General Assembly, members receive committee assignments. The assignments are given out based on request ...

Posted on 28 January 2015 Keep Reading...

GOP: Opportunity, Conundrum

In his first formal speech, new U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said that the nation has lost faith in government and no longer trusts Washington.

McConnell's observation was spot on. But what will his Senate do to restore America's faith and ...

Posted on 27 January 2015 Keep Reading...

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