Obama’s Energetic War On The Young

Washington Times President Obama needs to reinvent reality, so where does he go? A college campus. And why not? With gas doubling in price toward $4 a gallon, what better place to talk energy than to backpacking cyclists at trendy, urban Georgetown University? It’s a far friendlier crowd than, say, one composed of truckers, commuters or […]

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EDITORIAL: One Person, One Vote

York Dispatch Every American over 18 is allowed one vote — not as many as they can get away with. So there’s nothing wrong with requiring voters to prove who they are before they cast their ballots. Proponents of two bills now before the Pennsylvania State Government Committee claim the proposed legislation will do that […]

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Unsustainable Budget Threatens U.S.

Repeated battles over the 2011 budget are taking attention from a more dire problem—the long-run budget deficit. Divided government is no excuse for inaction. The bipartisan National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, under co-chairmen Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, issued a report on the problem in December supported by 11 Democrats and Republicans — a clear majority of the panel’s 18 members.

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Taxpayers Group Endorses Larry Medaglia For State Senator

Berks County taxpayers have a vital decision to make on March 15. Two people want you to send them to the state senate. One of them, Larry Medaglia, has a long record of efficient service as the county’s Register of Wills. The other person, Judy Schwank, has a long record of reckless spending, raising taxes, and piling up debt that has left taxpayers holding the bag for her expensive years as county commissioner.

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PA GOP Endorses Vic Stabile, Anne Covey

At the 2011 Winter Meeting Republican Party Members enthusiastically endorsed Cumberland County’s Vic Stabile for the Superior Court and Bucks County’s Anne Covey for Commonwealth Court. After an open roll call vote to decide whether the Party would have an endorsement, Stabile and Covey won on the first ballot for Superior and Commonwealth Courts, respectively.

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Pitts On Judge Ruling Obamacare Unconstitutional

Today in Pensacola District Court, Federal Judge Roger Vinson ruled that Obamacare’s individual mandate to purchase health insurance is unconstitutional. Noting the lack of a severability clause, Judge Vinson struck down the entire law.

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Architect Of Pennsylvania GOP Victories Keeps Sleeves Rolled Up

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review When Gov.-elect Tom Corbett takes office today, perhaps no one, with the exception of Corbett’s wife, Susan, and their two children, will be prouder than Rob Gleason. Though most voters wouldn’t know him, Gleason, the Pennsylvania Republican Party chairman, is the man behind GOP wins that helped the party regain control of the […]

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New Reps Marino, Barletta Pick Their Top Aides

Wilkes-Barre Times Leader U.S. Reps.-elect Tom Marino and Lou Barletta have announced the appointments of their top congressional staffers. Lackawanna County natives Bill Tighe and David Weber will head Marino’s Washington and district operations, respectively. Tighe, 33, of Burke, Va., formerly of Newton Township, was named chief of staff. Weber, 29, of Clarks Green, had […]

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Pitts Selected To Deliver Weekly Republican Address

Lancaster Intelligencer Journal Rep. Joe Pitts has been selected to deliver the Weekly Republican Address on Friday.The speech, which will be delivered in response to President Obama’s weekly address, will pay tribute to the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces and touch upon the importance of service to others, according to a press […]

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