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Budget Impasse: What's Next?

The war of words over the budget impasse continues and, for his part, Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) must be getting tired of repeating the obvious, or what should be the obvious.

At a Pennsylvania Press Club briefing on Monday, Speaker Turzai ...

Posted on 31 July 2015 Keep Reading...

GOP Gets a Trump Card

'Bout time!

It's been 31 years since the Republican Party had a real, honest-to-God candidate running for president. Someone with charisma and a sense of humor, a natural communicator whose populist message resonates and transcends party lines, gender and age. ...

Posted on 31 July 2015 Keep Reading...

Is Obama to Blame for Weak Economic Growth?

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

A political science colleague sent me an article documenting President Obama's dismal economic record, and he asked me for added details and perspective. Here goes:

True, ...

Posted on 28 July 2015 Keep Reading...

Religious Liberty: Going to Be An Issue

(Part I)

"It's certainly going to be an issue. I – I don't deny that. I don't deny that, Justice Alito. It is – it is going to be an issue." So spoke President Obama's Solicitor General Donald Verrilli in oral argument in the Supreme Court ...

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Religious Liberty: It's Going to Be An Issue

Part 2

This is my second American Radio Journal commentary on the topic of religious liberty — that freedom that was so important to our nation's Founders that it was the impetus for some of them to leave their native lands and come to these shores, and that ...

Posted on 28 July 2015 Keep Reading...

McGinty Conflicts of Interest Abound

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Pittsburgh's Sick Leave Bill

(July 24, 2015)--After decades of implementing legislation in Pittsburgh that is anti-free market and anti-business, now comes another assault in the form of mandatory paid sick leave. What is so infuriating is that most large employers already have such a provision. And certainly all government ...

Posted on 24 July 2015 Keep Reading...

Haters of 'All Lives Matter'

Back in March, the pundits expressed horror at the alleged extremism of the Conservative Political Action Conference.

On ABC, NPR correspondent Cokie Roberts insisted "I think the person that won at CPAC was John Kasich. He didn't show up, and I think that's ...

Posted on 23 July 2015 Keep Reading...

Metcalfe Pushes Kane Impeachment

Representative Daryl Metcalfe
12th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
Media Contact: Ty McCauslin
724.772.3110
RepMetcalfe.com / Facebook.com/RepMetcalfe
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 23, 2015


Metcalfe Reintroduces Greatly ...

Posted on 23 July 2015 Keep Reading...

Tax Plan Makes Governor 'Lone Wolf'

Who's afraid of the big, bad (Tom) Wolf?

Not the Republican Legislature.

Pennsylvania's new governor submitted a budget proposal that would raise taxes by a whopping $4.5 billion. That plan was promptly bitten in half by the GOP, ...

Posted on 23 July 2015 Keep Reading...

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