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A Moment for Serious, Bold Change

President Trump: Tax and Spending Reform, A Moment for Serious, Responsible and Bold Change

I find the tax reform plans of the Republican Party confusing. As a financially responsible person and former business executive, I don’t understand a major federal tax ...

Posted on 10 October 2017 Keep Reading...

Liberty via Tyranny?

As a follow-up to his original refusal to stand during the national anthem at a 49ers’ preseason game on August 14, 2016, San Francisco’s quarterback Colin Kaepernick wore a shirt to a news conference depicting scenes from a 1960 meeting between Fidel Castro and Malcolm X, displaying the phrase ...

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Fear Only Lets Mass Shooters Win

Protesting everything, from the legitimate to the ridiculous, seems to be America’s newest pastime, replete with vitriol from all sides. Yet in a strange way, the Las Vegas massacre may yet unite us. We need to fight those who commit such atrocities. But how?

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NYT: Communism Made Life Better

Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared at The American Spectator.

I recently wrote about a shocking piece in the New York Times peddling a line we literally would’ve once expected from the Daily Worker or Pravda. The Times ran a strange ...

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I Miss Journalism

I miss journalism. Decades ago, national political reporting seemed at least fairly objective. Not anymore.

Understandably, Americans’ trust in media has reached an all-time low. Public distrust isn’t limited to the president and his supporters, either. Fully ...

Posted on 5 October 2017 Keep Reading...

No Easy Solution to Preventing Mass Shooting

Millions of Americans woke up Monday morning to the worst mass shooting in our nation’s history.

It was shocking. The stories of both sheer horror and stunning courage in turn shake us and inspire us.

Partisans on both sides ...

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CAP Budget Update

UPDATE: Not much has changed on the budget since last week. On the plus side, Governor Wolf changed his position on using fund transfers to balance the budget. He went from saying all of the money proposed in the fund transfers (see here) was promised to other projects and there was no way it could ...

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Trump's Task Organization

The news media is apoplectic. The latest twitter feeds from President Trump set off continual firestorms by those outraged by his comments. The sheer visceral response to everything this president does is somewhat amusing if it were not so damaging to our nation.

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Lawmakers Demand Answers on Philly Voter Fraud

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 4, 2017

Metcalfe, Lawmakers Demand Immediate Answers from Cortés on
Philly Non-Citizen Voter Registration

HARRISBURG â€" Majority Chairman ...

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Puerto Rico: Lessons for the Homeland

I have had two envious work assignments in Puerto Rico, one on the northern coast and one on the southern. My experiences in both cases were picturesque and charming, as I enjoyed pleasant Caribbean springtime respites from my Western Pennsylvania doldrums. My heart aches today as I think of the ...

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