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Ritchey has proven ability to get results

April 19, 2014 I am writing in support of Aaron Ritchey for the 80th District state house seat. more »»

Politicians coming out of hibernation

April 19, 2014 Wonder why Mr. Bill Shuster sends so much junk mail? If he is doing all he claims, he wouldn’t have to campaign. The people would vote for him. That isn’t the case though. more »»

Candidate has unique view of Penn State

April 18, 2014 During the past three years, Penn State alumni have witnessed the most incredible flurry of lawsuits in the University’s storied history. I want to tell you about one that had a happy ending. more »»

PSU board needs independent voice

April 18, 2014 I’m an alum, have two children at Penn State University and donate both my time and money. I’m invested functionally and emotionally with the university. more »»

Faculty member important addition

April 18, 2014 The presence of subject matter experts on a governing board is essential for an organization to succeed. more »»

Didn’t electric company make enough on usage?

April 17, 2014 One-time utility fee? I’m not sure I understand. When it is cold in January, or any other winter month, I use more electricity. When I use more electricity, I pay more on my bill. more »»

Shuster incorrect about Obamacare

April 17, 2014 Shuster’s television ads claim he knew Obamacare was the wrong path for health care reform from the beginning and voted 40-plus times to repeal/replace i. more »»

Medical, recreational pot use should be legal

April 16, 2014 Did you know that cannabis can help against cancer? Cannabis should be legal for medical, as well as, recreational use. According to Arjun Walia from collective-evolution . more »»

K-4 is taxpayer-funded babysitting program

April 16, 2014 Spring Cove School District is thinking about starting a K-4 program. They say it will lead to a higher quality of education. more »»

Toomey posture shows he’s drinking ‘tea’

April 15, 2014 Senator Pat Toomey could not care less about working families in Pennsylvania. As if I needed more reminding of that, he attempted to block an unemployment compensation package in the Senat. more »»

Avoid animal on menu

April 15, 2014 Is the Blockbuster “Noah” pro-animal? TV host Glenn Beck and other stalwarts of the Christian right have attacked the recent blockbuster “Noah” as being pro-animal and unfaithful to the Bibl. more »»

Antiquities Act an important tool

April 13, 2014 Thumbs down to Congressman Bill Shuster for voting to dismantle the Antiquities Act by voting for HR 1549. more »»

Halvorson shows class

April 13, 2014 In the Republican Congressional primary in the ninth district, the incumbent is waging a very narrow campaign against his opponent, Art Halvorson. more »»

Commissioners take anti-union position

April 12, 2014 The Mirror published an article describing the support for paycheck protection recently introduced by Sen. Eichelberge. more »»

Assault weapons protect

April 12, 2014 Do you believe in the right to defend yourself? Then you should be for gun rights because the United States legislature wants to ban some types of assault weapons. more »»

Bill ‘paves the road to election hell’

April 11, 2014 The Government by the People Act (HR 20), and a similar Senate bill, the Fair Elections Now Act, introduced by Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill. more »»

Trim foreign support

April 9, 2014 Maybe Blair County commissioners Terry Tomassetti, Diane Meling and Ted Beam could ask the federal government for money. Instead of sending $1.5 billion to Egypt, what if we only sent $1. more »»

Poor representation

April 9, 2014 Having grown up in Altoona, I have to comment on the horrible ad being run by Bill Shuster. more »»

Reassessment brings far-reaching effects

April 8, 2014 County commissioners say property taxes are unfair; many pay less than they should. When they say this, they only mention homes. more »»

Into the abyss

April 7, 2014 In 1973, a futuristic movie came out titled “Soylent Green.” It depicted a dehumanized and dark world where assisted suicide was encouraged. more »»

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