Browsing Month August, 2015
An old and misguided political adage claimed that democrats built schools and republicans built prisons.
Wrong. Society creates conditions for schools to fail and prisons to thrive, but taxpayers underwrite the unsatisfactory results.
Education funding remains a radioactive public policy issue, yet the public… Read the rest[...read more]
By Tom Dochat
Pennsylvania budgets under the Rendell administration have been a thrill a minute. There’s always been the issue of whether they will get passed on time. Then there’s the issue of revenue shortfalls in recent years, and the amount of those shortfalls. Then there are the budget cuts that legislators – particularly Republicans [...]
Lincoln University’s tarnished image is coming under more scrutiny – now that its come to light that Abdulalim Shabazz, (pictured to the right) a former mathematics professor at Lincoln, also supports the destruction of Israel and maintains… Read the rest[...read more]
The Pennsylvania town is located in an extremely rural area about 90 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. Licking has always had… Read the rest[...read more]
“The person we hate fills our mind far more than the person we love.” Jacob Klatzkin, 19th century writer and philosopher.
Sixty-five years ago the International Military Tribunal convened in Nuremberg. Previous… Read the rest[...read more]
Lincoln Executive Vice President Michael Hill stated in a letter that the english professor’s “statements and assertions are his own, and they in no way represent the views of Lincoln University or me. His statements on this issue reflect… Read the rest[...read more]
Pennsylvania is losing its history right out from underneath the feet of every bureaucrat and taxpaying citizen.
Auditor General Jack Wagner’s audit of the Commonwealth’s prized jewels is, to say the least, disturbing.
By Wagner’s count nearly 2,000 artifacts… Read the rest[...read more]
On election night 1992 – my first as a voter – I watched in marked horror as the unthinkable happened: Bubba won. As I sat Smokey Joe’s (that’s right, I was the West Philly Bush vote) listening to… Read the rest[...read more]
(By Tim Potts DemocracyRising PA) A premise of capitalism is that when people put up their own money for a venture, they reap the rewards of success and suffer the consequences of failure. When private entrepreneurs need to… Read the rest[...read more]