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State of Corruption

Pennsylvania has a well-deserved reputation for being one of the worst states in the nation when it comes to corruption among elected officials. In just the last few years both the elected state treasurer and attorney general have pled guilty or been convicted of crimes and forced to resign. ...

Posted on 15 May 2017 Keep Reading...

Uptick in Trump Job Approval

Franklin ~Marshall College Poll

The 26th year of consecutive polling in Pennsylvania


Below are the highlights of the May 2017, Franklin ~Marshall College Poll. Complete results can be found at http://www.fandm.edu/fandmpoll

Two in five ...

Posted on 11 May 2017 Keep Reading...

PSEA Practices 'Unconstitutional'

The Fairness Center
Contact: John Bouder, 570-490-1042, john@fairnesscenter.org

Judge: PSEA Imposing 'Unenforceable' Binding Arbitration Practice on Religious Objectors

Third Religious Objector Lawsuit Exposes Unconstitutional ...

Posted on 11 May 2017 Keep Reading...

National Debt Enslaving U.S. Economy

The United States has often prided itself that we no longer have debtor prisons. Debtor's prisons were, for the most part, outlawed in the United States by the end of Reconstruction.

While debtor prisons were commonplace in the New England early in the ...

Posted on 11 May 2017 Keep Reading...

BINGO Law Updated

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The state House has approved legislation to update Pennsylvania's Bingo Law.

House Bill 411, headed to the Senate after Tuesday's vote, would increase prize limits from $250 to $500 for any one game of bingo; from $2,000 to $4,000 ...

Posted on 10 May 2017 Keep Reading...

Convicted Senator Wants Pension Restored

In 2012, former Senator Robert Mellow was sentenced to 16 months in prison, three years parole, and ordered to pay nearly $150,000 in fines and restitution. Now he wants his $20,000 per month pension back.

Although one lawmaker having a pension of $240,000 per ...

Posted on 10 May 2017 Keep Reading...

Congress's Heuristic Hypocrisy

Merriam Webster -- "[H]euristic: involving or serving as an aid to learning…or problem-solving by experimental and especially trial-and-error methods…; also: of or relating to…problem-solving techniques…such as the evaluation of feedback..." [Emphasis ...

Posted on 10 May 2017 Keep Reading...

Philly DA Indicted on More Charges

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has been indicted on additional fraud charges.

Acting U.S. Attorney William Fitzpatrick said on Tuesday the new charges stem from Williams' alleged use of a political action committee funds and ...

Posted on 10 May 2017 Keep Reading...

Pittsburgh Public School Try Again

(May 10, 2017)--Summary: So many plans and so little to show for them. That has been the sad and long running story of Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) over the last several decades. Overall student academic performance languishes in a sorry state, and the academic achievement gap persists. And of ...

Posted on 10 May 2017 Keep Reading...

Re-Tests Not Fair

Villanova shouldn't have been crowned National Champions last year. Not because they weren't the best, but because North Carolina wasn't given the opportunity for a do-over after Kris Jenkins' winning shot. And that wasn't fair.

Maybe the Tar Heels were too ...

Posted on 10 May 2017 Keep Reading...

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