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The Pa. Turnpike is broke, and we need to fix it
What’s 75 years old, in need of repair and struggling with crushing debt? The Pennsylvania Turnpike. And in what has become a time-honored tradition of sorts, starting next year the commission is hitting drivers in the pocketbook yet again.
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Without any real mayhem, we must hear about Melania
Ho. Hum.
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Baffled by Trump
I have been a participant in the great American institution of voting for half a century. Politicians and trends come and go, but the adulation surrounding Donald Trump amazes me.
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Just who angers God?
A lot of people are throwing around Bible passages these days, so I figured I might as well get in on the fun. I do, after all, have a dual degree in Church history, as well as religion and philosophy from a very conservative Christian college in Western New York.
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Fareed Zakaria
The banana republic of America
Over the years, I have watched campaigns in third world countries in which one candidate accuses the other of being a criminal, sometimes even threatening to jail his opponent once elected. But I cannot recall this happening in any Western democracy until this week.
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Clinton, not Trump, unites GOP
CLEVELAND — Like partners in a shotgun marriage, Donald Trump and the Republican Party’s establishment have been preaching unity this week in hopes of enabling their uneasy new partnership to thrive.
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Jay Ambrose
Trump supporters making sense
You don’t have to think Donald Trump should be elected president to think those having at some of his supporters are sometimes just plain out of it.
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Robert Samuelson
Is job insecurity being overstated?
If economic commentators seem to agree on one thing, it is this: Jobs in America have become less secure. If you’ve got an OK job, don’t let go, because you may not be able to find another. The conventional wisdom is widely shared — but it may be wrong.
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