With trial looming, parties in Penn State sanctions case will try again for a ‘diplomatic resolution’

“We have an obligation to see if we can resolve this matter in a way that is other than spending the Commonwealth’s money at a trial, especially if an early resolution results in a favorable outcome,” said Corman’s attorney, Matthew Haverstick…

The Craving For Democracy

The trend toward lower voter turnout is a general one, present in many contemporary democracies. There are many explanations for this phenomenon, but an important factor is people’s disaffection toward the current political system. People’s trust in democratic institutions and in the electoral procedures for appointing those in charge of these institutions is constantly decreasing.

A Problem Beyond Mr. Hagel

A Problem Beyond Mr. Hagel

A substantial part of the problem with Mr. Hagel’s performance is that the mission changed after his appointment. He was selected to oversee a shift to a peacetime military and reduced defense spending.

Poll: Amnesty Plan ‘Favorable’ to Likely 2016 Voters

Poll: Amnesty Plan ‘Favorable’ to Likely 2016 Voters

The Nov. 19-20 poll of 800 likely 2016 voters by Hart Research Associates found that 67 percent viewed as favorable Obama’s decision to act alone — rather than wait for legislative action by Congress…

Who really rules Russia?

Who really rules Russia?

“Yes, they are the two people who are in fact ruling Russia. Putin is the presidential facade for Angela Merkel. Inside of Russia these two other forces rule”.

Experts question results in Turnpike corruption case

Experts question results in Turnpike corruption case

The Turnpike investigation began while Gov. Tom Corbett was attorney general. William Keisling, whose 1993 book “When the Levee Breaks” explores Turnpike patronage, called the case “a travesty,” one originally intended to embarrass Democrats for a bipartisan problem.

Graft Hobbles Iraq’s Military in Fighting ISIS

Graft Hobbles Iraq’s Military in Fighting ISIS

“…some of the weaponry recently supplied by the army has already ended up on the black market and in the hands of Islamic State fighters, according to Iraqi officers and lawmakers. American officials directed questions to the Iraqi government…

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"....I have never made it a consideration whether the subject was popular or unpopular, but whether it was right or wrong; for that which is right will become popular, and that which is wrong, though by mistake it may obtain the cry or fashion of the day, will soon lose the power of delusion, and sink into disesteem." Thomas Paine, Common Sense, on "Financing the War", March 5, 1782

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