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The case for a state police service fee keeps growing
The evidence that the commonwealth needs to find an alternative funding source for Pennsylvania State Police is piling up.
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Fashion a legacy of love for Bentley Thomas Miller
For the most part we are all aware that the world in which we live is a broken place. It is populated by broken people, families, communities and countries. Suffering and tragedy occur on a massive scale, and they occur every day.
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Healthcare cuts
It is amazing to me how the Republican Party can be so against abortions but also want to cut all the benefits caring for all these children — especially the mentally ill and physically handicapped. You also call for cuts in schooling for handicapped children that might help them become productive citizens in the future.
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Kelly’s conduct
Rep. Mike Kelly showed how little he cares for his constituents with his support of Trumpcare. Thirty Republican House members said they would vote against that cruel bill, but not Kelly.
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Get tough on crime
Governor Wolf needs to man up and sign the death papers on Richard Poplawski and the other convicted murderer. Killing a police officer should be automatic. Judges and jurors need to hand out more death sentences, and they should be carried out in a timely manner — in 90 days, not years.
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Correct my letter
Carole E. Brodmerkel (“Twisting History,” March 21) is exactly right about the Berlin Wall.
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Obamacare: What do we do now?
In an ideal world, politics is the means by which we resolve competing interests without losing sight of the principle that every politician’s first responsibility should always be serving the well-being of the body politic.
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Turns out Trump isn’t king of the deal
“Winning is everything,” Donald Trump often said as he campaigned for president. “Nothing is presidential except victory.”
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Americans watched in alarm but not shock as Parliament was locked down after a “terrorist incident” in London on Wednesday, the anniversary of the deadly attack in Brussels.
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Charles Krauthammer
Our not-so-decadent democracy
Under the dark gray cloud, amid the general gloom, allow me to offer a ray of sunshine. The last two months have brought a pleasant surprise: Turns out the much feared, much predicted withering of our democratic institutions has been grossly exaggerated. The system lives.
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Robert Samuelson
The national slush fund narrative
There was bound to be a political commotion when the Trump administration released its 2018 budget. After all, it isn’t every day that the White House proposes deep cuts in agency spending: for 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency would be down 31 percent; the State Department, 29 percent; the Department of Education, 14 percent; and the Department of Transportation, 13 percent.
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