Town Hall Commentary

Read the latest commentary from Lowman S. Henry, Chairman & CEO of the Lincoln Institute of Public Opinion Research.

Recent Columns

A Rose By Any Other Name

There are a number of ways in which the socialist/Democrat Left is especially adept at advancing its policy agenda.  Chief...

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Taking Taxpayers for a Ride

It is a law of nature that bureaucracies and government agencies always crave a larger share of the public treasury. ...

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It's Time to End Draconian COVID-19 Restrictions

During the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and California Governor Gavin Newsom were hailed...

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It's Time to Hold Tom Wolf Accountable

It appears New York Governor Andrew Cuomo deserved that Emmy award after all. Not for his performance at news conferences...

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Tom Wolf, Bill Murray & Groundhog Day

It is entirely appropriate that Governor Tom Wolf’s annual budget address to a joint session of the Pennsylvania legislature happens...

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An Opportunity to Restore Judicial Integrity

Pennsylvanians will not be voting for President, or electing a Governor or U.S. Senator this year.  But there are five...

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Take Back PA

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator...

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Pledging Allegiance to the Constitution

“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support, obey and defend the constitution of the United States, and...

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