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It’s vital to keep ‘freedom from fear’

December 5, 2015 In a recent commentary, Kathleen Parker was questioning the fear Americans are experiencing over the possible arrival of Syrian refugees. more »»

Death rate among pedestrians high

December 5, 2015 Tragically, one-fifth of children under age 14 killed in traffic crashes in 2013 were pedestrians. Older adults are also extremely vulnerabl. more »»

Second Amendment has rightful place

December 4, 2015 Thank God that Dennis Minori and John J. Coyle were not members of the founding fathers of this great nation. Both have recently written anti-Second Amendment letters to the Mirror. more »»

Sandusky not worthy

December 3, 2015 Why on earth would the people involved in the voting to reinstate Sandusky’s pension ever agree to give it back? He may have put the years in to earn it, but it seems to me he was using most of hi... more »»

True appreciation for the military

December 3, 2015 I struggle to find the words to explain how the outpouring of support I personally felt this past Veteran’s Day touched me. I served in the Marines from 1971 to 197. more »»

Second Amendment understanding lacking

December 2, 2015 Second Amendment understanding lacking I read with dismay the comments of Dennis Minori contained in a Nov. 23 letter. more »»

Remind Eich, McGinnis of Pennsylvania heritage

December 1, 2015 Our local legislators, John McGinnis and John H. Eichelberger Jr., have joined the rush to exclude certain immigrants from Pennsylvania. They need to be reminded of our heritage. more »»

GOP leading state on road to disaster

December 1, 2015 Thanks to the GOP legislature, our state is looking at fiscal disaster. New York-based Moody’s credit rating agency again gave a negative outlook for Pennsylvania’s $10. more »»

Shuster record not conservative

November 30, 2015 Shouldn’t the rhetoric, “Proven conservative leadership,” be matched with a record? Instead, our incumbent votes to increase spending and boasts of his compromises with Demo­crats to boot. more »»

Governor, unions ‘underperforming’

November 30, 2015 We knew Gov. Tom Wolf was a joke, but now it’s gone beyond that. His holdup of the passing of a budget has a lot to do with his love affair with teachers unions and public schools. more »»

ISIS has nothing to do with Islam

November 28, 2015 I was extremely saddened and hurt when I found out about the attacks in Paris and Beirut, which resulted in the loss of nearly 170 lives. more »»

The Prophet of Islam counted the killing of a soul among the four major sins in the sight of God and further added that a true Muslim is the one from whose hands and tongue others are protected. These two sayings of the Holy Founder of Islam prove beyond

November 28, 2015 I wonder if anyone in their right mind can explain to me what the price of gasoline has to do with not getting a raise in Social Security. Gasoline is going down by pennies while inflation is raging. more »»

‘1-percent’ shouldn’t be taken for granted

November 25, 2015 As many of my friends know, I am a big fan of Neil Cavuto. Cavuto had a young woman protester he was interviewing about her stated right to a free college educatio. more »»

Ward, Legion Post 516 did nice job with vets

November 25, 2015 I would like to thank Rep. Judy Ward and the American Legion Post 516 for doing such a magnificent job honoring our veterans this past Veterans Day. more »»

Show Thanksgiving spirit

November 25, 2015 Why do some people already have Christmas decorations up, but not Thanksgiving ones? I just think it is not right. more »»

Governor’s tax plan ‘bait and switch’ tactic

November 24, 2015 The Legislature is correct for voting down state budgets including an increase or expansion of the state sales tax. Gov. more »»

Second Amendment needs to be updated

November 23, 2015 We are all responsible and have the blood of the victims in mass shootings in our country on our hands by our inaction toward sane gun control, but the bloodiest of hands belong to the NRA. more »»

Governor’s tax plan ‘bait and switch’ tactic

November 21, 2015 The Legislature is correct for voting down state budgets including an increase or expansion of the state sales tax. Gov. more »»

Moving timber doesn’t erode soil

November 20, 2015 Moving timber doesn’t erode soil In his Oct. more »»

Children too close to fracking wells

November 20, 2015 PennEnvironment’s new report,“Dangerous and Close,” shows that there are 166 schools and 165 child-care providers within one mile of a permitted fracking well site in Pennsylvania. more »»

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