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Sometimes, ‘security’ is just a cover up

April 28, 2014 It is understandable that the armed forces, the nation’s intelligence agencies and the White House want to avoid disclosure of information that may be harmful to national security. more »»

The source of liberty

April 28, 2014 WASHINGTON - In a 2006 interview, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer said the Constitution is “basically about” one word — “democracy” — that appears in neither that document nor the Declaration o... more »»

Be careful when new ‘green’ fuels are being touted

April 26, 2014 Thoughtful, perceptive environmentalists are coming to realize some of the panaceas suggested as ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are no more than political hot air. more »»

Uncle Sam should not be Big Brother

April 25, 2014 Most Americans can understand why law enforcement and national security officials want access to information about us — though there are serious, in some cases overriding, invasion of privacy... more »»

Uncle Sam should not be Big Brother

April 25, 2014 Most Americans can understand why law enforcement and national security officials want access to information about us — though there are serious, in some cases overriding, invasion of privacy... more »»

Obama concerned more with politics than making decisions

April 24, 2014 It has become clear politics is the only thing preventing President Barack Obama from deciding whether to approve the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. more »»

Surprise! National debt is growing faster than before

April 23, 2014 Americans seem to have become numb to worry about our astronomical national debt, already at $17.5 trillion. more »»

On Earth Day, Americans can be proud of success

April 22, 2014 Today has been set for the annual observance of Earth Day, focusing on environmental quality throughout the world. In that context, Americans have much about which to be proud. more »»

EPA should consider regulations’ true costs

April 21, 2014 Few federal officials have the kind of virtually unbridled power enjoyed by the Environmental Protection Agency. more »»

Lessons that should have been learned in Boston

April 19, 2014 With this week’s one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing comes the realization that it might not have occurred had U.S. intelligence agencies merely heeded warnings from Russia. more »»

Give water, sewage plans priority over ‘alternative’ work

April 17, 2014 Clean water and effective sewage treatment are serious, immediate environmental concerns for tens of millions of Americans in rural areas and small towns where funds for such purposes are limited. more »»

‘Budget’ proves Congress must be taken from liberals

April 16, 2014 It used to be that liberals were known as the tax-and-spend crowd. Now they are the tax, borrow and spend group, as a federal budget proposal unveiled last week makes plai. more »»

Stabbing incident just underlines the need to learn more

April 15, 2014 Sometimes it must seem to the public that the more researchers learn about homicidal teenagers, the less we really know. more »»

Shooting shines light on urgent need

April 14, 2014 Programs to help U.S. servicemen and women suffering from mental challenges, including post-traumatic stress disorder, have been around for decades. Clearly, more effort needs to be put into them. more »»

Tax Freedom Day grows later, later

April 12, 2014 Tax Freedom Day for Americans, on average, is April 21 this year. more »»

Franklin rampage a reminder that no place is safe

April 11, 2014 Students at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, have been buying tickets for the prom, griping about make-up days because of snow cancellations this winter, studying for tests and, in... more »»

Around the world with little kids but little common sense

April 10, 2014 Adults have every right to take risks, as long as they understand that if taxpayers have to foot the bills to get them out of jams, they will be liable for part or all of the cost. more »»

Housing ‘reform’ should only bring less government

April 9, 2014 It is difficult — with good reason — to believe that any “reform” initiated in the U.S. more »»

Why the secrecy regarding Holder's personal flights?

April 8, 2014 Nearly 400 airplane flights that were taken for personal reasons by Attorney General Eric Holder and other top Justice Department officials were not included in government reports on use of aircraf. more »»

Why brag about the Obamacare shell game?

April 4, 2014 It is not really amazing what a combination of coercion and giveaways can accomplish in a year. more »»

 
 

 

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