EDITORIAL:  The Democrats should unmuzzle President Obama

EDITORIAL: The Democrats should unmuzzle President Obama

Obama needs to explain that he needs the election of every Democrat candidate for Senate and House to help him further and achieve during the last two years of his administration which we have strived for during the initial six years.

Forward progress: Penn State needs to move beyond the Freeh report

Forward progress: Penn State needs to move beyond the Freeh report

Their outrage over the report, which became the foundation for an agreement on sanctions for the university by the NCAA, fueled campaigns to elect nine new alumni members to Penn State’s board of trustees and continues to drive efforts to investigate the Freeh investigation itself.

Long-conservative Latin America is turning liberal

Long-conservative Latin America is turning liberal

Just a couple of years ago, this tiny country that’s squeezed between Brazil and Argentina found itself in the same position as so many of its Latin-American neighbors. Abortion was illegal. Gay marriage was illegal. Marijuana was not tolerated.

US Sanction on Hungary:  Charles Gati: “The travel ban is just the beginning”

US Sanction on Hungary: Charles Gati: “The travel ban is just the beginning”

US foreign policy expert Charles Gati believes that popular support among Hungarian voters for Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is far weaker than his two-thirds parliamentary majority suggests, and that his government could be vulnerable if the “EU takes up the issue of corruption more seriously than it has in the past”.

US shakes off torpor with 3.5% growth

US shakes off torpor with 3.5% growth

The figure came in well ahead of analysts’ expectations of 3 per cent growth – supporting the US Federal Reserve’s decision to end its third round of quantitative easing on Wednesday.

California Leads on [Prison] Reform

California Leads on [Prison] Reform

Dire warnings that crime would go up as a result were unfounded. Over two years, the recidivism rate of former three-strikes inmates is 3.4 percent, or less than one-tenth of the state’s average. That’s, in large part, because of a strong network of re-entry services…

“Rape”, “Sexual predator”:  When words fail

“Rape”, “Sexual predator”: When words fail

“According to VAWA, during any ‘institutional disciplinary hearing,’ both the accuser and accused are entitled “to be accompanied to any related meeting or proceeding by an advisor of their choice. That ‘clearly and unambiguously’ includes the option of an attorney, the Department of Education says.”

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NewsLanc looks back at a decade of service

NewsLanc looks back at a decade of service

At 77, we cannot be confident that there will be ...

Convention Center Series

Convention Center Series Index

Convention Center Series Index

Chapter 1: Beginnings- Revised Chapter 2: Dream Team- Revised Chapter 3: Helping ...

Honoring those who challenged the Convention Center Project

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Keisling on Pennsylvania Politics Index

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Lancaster Acquisition of Harrisburg Incinerator

Prospects cloudy for Corbett’s Harrisburg bailout

Prospects cloudy for Corbett’s Harrisburg bailout

by Bill Keisling Corbett Administration officials publicly say the Act 47 ...

Coalition forming to challenge Corbett administration’s Harrisburg bailout plans involving LCSWMA incinerator purchase

by Bill Keisling Citizens dissatisfied with the Corbett administration's plan to ...

Tsukerman on Russia

Two oil giants:  Russian and French

Two oil giants: Russian and French

By Slava Tsukerman All the Russian leftists and most of Russian ...

Ibsen’s “An Enemy of the People” is viewed differently through Russian eyes

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If you live long enough…

If you live long enough…

A great fuss was raised by Republicans during the late ...

The need to ration health care for the elderly, an example

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Doctors Find Barriers to Sharing Digital Medical Records / LNP afraid to investigate?

Doctors Find Barriers to Sharing Digital Medical Records / LNP afraid to investigate?

EDITOR: We challenge the Lancaster Newspapers to write critically concerning ...

F.T.C. Wary of Mergers by Hospitals (Lancaster General take note)

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