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Free Market Solutions to bolster education and scholarships

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Pennsylvania’s EITC (Educational Improvement Tax Credit) and  OSTC (Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit) programs allow businesses to earn tax credits in return for donating to school choice scholarship programs.  This program allows Pennsylvania students to attend schools they would not otherwise be able to afford.  However, the program, as currently structured, is capped which discourages increased […]

History Bite

Meet the Conditioners per C.S.Lewis

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Published in 1944, C.S. Lewis prophetically, with literary mastery, leads his audience to the end of the human path.  Here we offer only excerpts from his booklet, The Abolition of Man. But unless we have a world state this will still mean the power of one nation over others.  And even within the world state […]

Editorials

Feminists Should Thank God For Capitalism

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When it comes to feminism, “it’s the economy, stupid.” Pantsuits didn’t liberate women; washing machines did — and we have American capitalism to thank for that. So, why are so many self-styled feminists trying to tear down capitalism? Take, for example, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), popularly known as AOC. She calls herself a feminist, even […]

Specials

Senator Toomey’s comments on the Mueller Report

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I’ve repeatedly stated that Attorney General Barr should be as transparent as possible about the Special Counsel’s findings while being consistent with the law and longstanding Department of Justice policy. While I have not had the opportunity to review the just-released 448 page report, all Americans should be pleased that the Special Counsel concluded there […]

National Scene

Equality Act, amending Civil Rights Act of 1964

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HR5 (David Cicilline, D- RI), known also as the Equality Act, seeks to “prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity and sexual orientation and for other purposes.”  Simply stated, HR5 would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act by adding sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes throughout the federal code.  This change […]

Specials

City of Pittsburgh Sued over New Gun Control

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Ammoland Inc. Posted on April 9, 2019 by AmmoLand Editor Duncan Johnson Pittsburgh Mayor William PedutoPITTSBURGH, PA –-(Ammoland.com)- Today, attorneys Joshua Prince and Adam Kraut of Civil Rights Defense Firm, P.C., filed a new lawsuit against the City of Pittsburgh, Mayor Bill Peduto, and six City Council members over the City’s latest gun control legislation. […]

History Bite

Brief History of Socialism: 1825 to now

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Self-described socialist Bernie Sanders has become a favorite of young voters by posing as an apostle of daring new ideas. Socialism, however, is anything but new. It’s hard to think of another idea that has been tried and failed as many times in as many ways or at a steeper price in human suffering. The […]

Editorials

Censorship is alive and well

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Our own Greg Wrightstone, geologist, patriot and local resident recently experienced the growing trend of silencing voices guilty of disagreeing with views of the liberal left.  Removal of the popular Inconvenient Facts smartphone app from the Apple App Store in late February fueled a media frenzy this week. The back story is that, after approving […]