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Reforming Public School Funding

Should Pennsylvania increase its level of funding for public school districts so that less wealthy districts with low property values are on par with high property wealth districts?

Should school district property taxes be abolished and those revenues replaced ...

Posted on 11 October 2017 Keep Reading...

Fall 2017 Keystone Business Climate Survey

Response Summary

Respondents: 315 of 315

Section I: Issues

Q1. Generally speaking are you SATISFIED or UNSATISFIED with Pennsylvania's state government budget process?

Answer ...

Posted on 10 October 2017 Keep Reading...

No Way to Run a Railroad

Candidates for public office often pledge to "run government like a business" or at least abide by sound business principles. In the collective opinion of the business owners and Chief Executive Officers participating in the Fall 2017 Keystone Business Climate Survey state government is ...

Posted on 10 October 2017 Keep Reading...

A Different Kind of Republican

York, Pa. â€" Halfway through our interview, state senator Scott Wagner leaves the room. He is off to grab something from his office here at the headquarters of Penn Waste, Inc., the company he founded 17 years ago and continues to preside over as president. “He’s very enthusiastic,” ...

Posted on 10 October 2017 Keep Reading...

A Moment for Serious, Bold Change

President Trump: Tax and Spending Reform, A Moment for Serious, Responsible and Bold Change

I find the tax reform plans of the Republican Party confusing. As a financially responsible person and former business executive, I don’t understand a major federal tax ...

Posted on 10 October 2017 Keep Reading...

Liberty via Tyranny?

As a follow-up to his original refusal to stand during the national anthem at a 49ers’ preseason game on August 14, 2016, San Francisco’s quarterback Colin Kaepernick wore a shirt to a news conference depicting scenes from a 1960 meeting between Fidel Castro and Malcolm X, displaying the phrase ...

Posted on 9 October 2017 Keep Reading...

Fear Only Lets Mass Shooters Win

Protesting everything, from the legitimate to the ridiculous, seems to be America’s newest pastime, replete with vitriol from all sides. Yet in a strange way, the Las Vegas massacre may yet unite us. We need to fight those who commit such atrocities. But how?

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Posted on 9 October 2017 Keep Reading...

NYT: Communism Made Life Better

Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared at The American Spectator.

I recently wrote about a shocking piece in the New York Times peddling a line we literally would’ve once expected from the Daily Worker or Pravda. The Times ran a strange ...

Posted on 9 October 2017 Keep Reading...

I Miss Journalism

I miss journalism. Decades ago, national political reporting seemed at least fairly objective. Not anymore.

Understandably, Americans’ trust in media has reached an all-time low. Public distrust isn’t limited to the president and his supporters, either. Fully ...

Posted on 5 October 2017 Keep Reading...

No Easy Solution to Preventing Mass Shooting

Millions of Americans woke up Monday morning to the worst mass shooting in our nation’s history.

It was shocking. The stories of both sheer horror and stunning courage in turn shake us and inspire us.

Partisans on both sides ...

Posted on 5 October 2017 Keep Reading...

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