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11,999,999 to go

by Albert Paschall, Senior Commentator, Lincoln Institute In 2006 President Bush ordered the creation of the U.S. Department of Homeland...

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Fed to us raw

I’ve been looking for a vacation spot this summer.  I know its late but I’ve been kind of busy so I...

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In our God we trust

It’s an old American adage that it’s not polite to discuss religion or politics with new acquaintances.  Well politeness was damned...

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Pennsylvania’s lottery luck could change

I bet I have some of the best bookies in the state.  Each Saturday at the supermarket I hand over $5...

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It's a bad joke

What’s the difference between a dead skunk, a dead lawyer and a dead doctor in the middle of a Pennsylvania...

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Getting the paper out

Thirty years ago I started my first newspaper job.  A senior in high school I was hired as the proof-boy for...

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Penn State: whatever we want

I’ve known State Representative John Lawless since his first election 11 years ago.  From his western Montgomery County district he isn’t...

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And get to eat it, too

I swore off the sweets after Thanksgiving, and after Christmas and after New Year’s.  I have too many bulges where there...

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