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Being thankful for promises kept

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It is hard to believe that we will soon be facing another presidential election. Republicans need to engage in dedicated soul searching to decide if they truly support a conservative platform because, chances are, Donald Trump is our very best shot at shifting the Overton window to the right. Here is one woman’s account of […]

Editorials

Farewell Message from Congressman Rothfus

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Dear Friends, I cannot thank everyone enough for their support of my campaign this year, as well as the last eight. You have enabled me to have the great honor of serving in the United States Congress. From the bottom of my heart, thank you. Through your efforts to put me in office, we have […]

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What will history say about conservatism?

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It is very unclear how conservatism will fare through the wave of radical liberalism of our time but this is an expression of the challenge (from A Conservative Mind by Russell Kirk)   The conservative can appeal to the imagination of men; but he must be sure his own imagination is sound and true.   […]

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Response from Senator Toomey on the caravan

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October 25, 2018 Dear Mr. Napoli, Thank you for contacting me about the security of our nation’s southern border. I appreciate hearing from you. America has long benefited from immigration and the contributions of those who have come to this country willing to work hard and seek a better life. Nearly every American has some […]

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Brush up on your knowledge of Citizens United

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Among other topics such as a Balanced Budget Amendment and Term Limits, the repeal of the Citizens United decision would also surface as a potential Amendment for consideration if an Article V Convention were to be called by the States.  This article is comparatively neutral and thorough in evaluating both stances serving as a review […]

Editorials

Andy Schlafly’s Review of Hearing

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I testified on Wednesday in Pennsylvania against the Convention of States resolutions SR133 & 134, during a hearing before its Senate State Government Committee.  The Convention of States resolutions are dead for the rest of the session!   There was an overflow crowd of standing room only, and Chairman Senator Mike Folmer did a superb […]

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Trump Tweets and Pennsylvania Doctor thwart attack in Syria

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Dr. Rim Albezem, a Syrian-born cardiologist who lives in Newtown, Penn., personally urged President Trump last month to stop the Syrian regime from launching an all-out attack on the country’s last major rebel stronghold. Photo: Matthew Hall/Philadelphia Inquirer By Dion Nissenbaum WASHINGTON—President Trump usesTwitteras a bully pulpit for everything from the economy to CNN’s ratings. […]