The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 22 May 2015 11:59:28 EDTFri, 22 May 2015 11:59:28 EDT anyone ever defend the banks? of the interesting nuggets coming out of the conservative sweep in the British elections was the failure of bank-bashing by the Labour Party. Labour leader Miliband, who has since resigned, was anti-bank, anti-rich and anti-business. It failed.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTPoliticians are blacks' real enemies and people with little understanding want us to believe that today's black problems are the continuing result of a legacy of slavery, poverty and racial discrimination.Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTVote on medical marijuana overdue majorities in both houses of the state Legislature famously resist any federal rules that contradict their priorities - from air and water pollution regulations to Medicaid expansio.Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTExamining the fantasy of rail travel Amtrak crash outside of Philadelphia was an invitation for practically every politician in the Northeast and every transit expert in America to complain about lack of funding for the county's infrastructure.Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTJeb Bush's unfortunate honesty - You know we're off to the races when the first slip of the tongue by the presumed Republican presidential front-runner consumes the news for days and launches the primary race in earnest.Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT