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Hidden Injuries of Classism

Twenty years before Donald Trump earthquaked the political system, Jim Goad's "The Redneck Manifesto: How Hillbillies, Hicks, and White Trash Became America's Scapegoats" was published by Simon ~Shuster.

Goad is currently out of jail and a contributing writer at Taki's Magazine, ...

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Ghost Teachers Cost Reading $500,000

Lawsuit: Ghost Teachers Cost Reading School District More Than $500,000
Taxes Should Fund Students, Not Special Interests

June 2, 2017, HARRISBURG, Pa.–Teachers should be paid to teach, not work for a private special-interest group. But since 2011, ...

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Calling All Unemployed College Grads

Well, your college career has come to an end. You have walked the aisle, received your diploma, hung up the cap and gown, but have no job. You have cleared out your apartment or dorm room and moved home. You might be asking yourself, "What's next for me?" The little voice in your head ...

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PA Shouldn't Repeat Michigan's Pension Mistake

Some members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly continue to push a "hybrid" defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) plan as the solution to the Commonwealth's pension problems. Senate Bill 1 is the latest iteration of this "reform" proposal. As we have previously ...

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A Vision for Mid-East Peace

President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia and then to Israel as part of his first foreign trip is as historically significant as President Richard Nixon's February 1972 visit to China and subsequent mission to Moscow two months later to sign the first Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty. Nixon's ...

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Real ID

Starting in 2018, many of us will become painfully aware of the term REAL ID.

The Federal government REAL ID Act of 2005 requires state issued driver's licenses and identification cards to comply with federal guidelines. The enhanced driver's licenses as they are called would have to be ...

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Congress: An Entrepreneurial Opportunity

If you're curious about how many humorless horse lovers are out there, do what I did.

In 2010, I wrote an American Thinker article detailing some of the goofy stuff on which the 111th Congress squandered taxpayer money, among them the Restore Our American Mustangs ...

Posted on 1 June 2017 Keep Reading...

Pension System Fails Most Teachers

Commonwealth Foundation
Contact: Gina Diorio, 862-703-6670, gld@commonwealthfoundation.org


Study: Pension System Fails Most Pa. Teachers
New Study Confirms Status-Quo Pensions Don't Help Retain Teachers

May 31, 2017, ...

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Avoiding State Budget Crisis

The first round Stanley Cup playoff series between the Washington Capitals and the Toronto Maple Leafs saw five of the six games decided in overtime. For hockey fans, this is excitement plus. Overtime is a lot less appealing to Pennsylvania's citizens, however, when the game is the serious ...

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PA Pro Life On-Line News

Five Things to Do This Summer
to Support Life!

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director
gallagher@paprolife.org

With the beauty of summer before us, it's a great time to sit back, relax, and contemplate what we might do to ...

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