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Marcellus Fever

By at April 28, 2011 | 2:05 pm | 983 Comments

Marcellus Fever

A civil society requires a certain level of respect for order and discourse. There are properand acceptable channels for protest and comment. And yesterday’s antics of shouting down a meeting or crawling under a table and then calling a political adversary a “prostitute” is beyond the pale

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When will President Obama see the Present

By at March 24, 2011 | 10:17 am | 1 Comments

When will President Obama see the Present

Back in 2008 I told a number of my friends that the rhetoric you heard regarding Iraq and Gitmo from their champion, the prophet of Hope and Change, was hollow. That is not to say that Candidate Obama didn’t believe he would pull out of Iraq and close Gitmo; rather, I argued that even the most strident peacenik, when faced with the consequences of releasing committed Jihadists into the Middle East or abandoning a fledgling government with a hungry wolf on its doorstep, realizes the right thing to do and that the job requires it, even against his own ideology.

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Motel 8 is doing just great in Pennsylvania and across the Nation

By at January 14, 2011 | 4:02 pm | 0 Comment

Motel 8 is doing just great in Pennsylvania and across the Nation

Pennsylvania’s economy is healing — the latest yardstick can be found in hotel rooms. In 2010, Pennsylvania’s occupancy rate was up to 60.9 percent which is an increase of 6.6 percent over 2009. In terms of cash, those room sales generated $2.8 billion which is, according to STR Global, a record.

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