Barring press from polls leaves public in the dark
It was an Election Day in the mid-'90s. Word reached the newsroom that the power was out at the polls in Kennard.
Unheritance: Mom had a gift, she fulfilled her responsibility
The great 20th century novelist Chaim Potok wrote, in his novel, My Name Is Asher Lev, "You have a gift, Asher Lev. You have a responsibility."
Seizure of AP records is insult to independent press
Distrust of government secrecy has been elevated to an exceptional level with the disclosure the Justice Department covertly examined two months of Associated Press phone records to determine who leaked details to the AP about a foiled terrorist plot.
Medicare: Did you really pay for that?
Last summer, Barack Obama riled a lot of entrepreneurs when he got carried away at a campaign event and told any American who had built up a successful enterprise, "you didn't build that."
Pa. taxes pocketbooks of working class unfairly
We often hear about how Pennsylvania's tax laws are a burden for existing businesses and a red flag for those considering setting up shop in the Keystone state.
Teen's shooting death could have been prevented
"There are two great days in every person's life, the day they were born - and the day they realized why."
- Rick Warren, "The Purpose-Driven Life"
Congress should pass sweeping gun legislation
All of the aspects of President Obama's $500 million gun legislation plan could be effective in decreasing the incidence of mass shootings in the United States.
Let's be clear when we say 'Get guns off the streets'
Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan rightly said, "Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts."
Lighten up: Be free to be healthier this year
So how is that New Year's resolution diet going?
After 2012 we can only hope for happier year
Our mothers taught us you only get one chance to make a first impression, but when it comes to the impression an old year leaves, 2012 may be remembered for its last.
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