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Intolerance in Academia

If you need an accurate update on some of the madness at the nation’s institutions of higher learning, check out Minding the Campus, a nonprofit independent organization. John Leo, its editor in chief, says that the organization’s prime mission is dedicated to the revival of intellectual ...

Democrats’ ‘immigrants first’ policy

President Donald Trump’s key immigration rule change, to discourage immigrants from relying on public health programs, food stamps, housing assistance and other welfare, got derailed by three federal judges. Their decisions, blocking Trump’s rule from going into effect, are wins for ...

The human side of immigration

There is a human side to immigration at the United States and Mexican border. Thousands of migrants are crossing the border of the United States experiencing despair on their journey to our country but still remaining hopeful upon their arrival. From my perspective, there is a humanitarian ...

Pennsylvania’s unaffiliated voters deserve a voice

As the Pennsylvania General Assembly heads back to Harrisburg to take up the commonwealth’s business, a priority for their fall agenda should be passing Senate Bill 300. This proposal would enable Pennsylvania’s unaffiliated voters to have a voice in casting votes in either the Republican ...

Winging it

In one sense, the Syria debacle is a singular moment in the Trump presidency, and arguably in American history. I can’t think of another momentous decision by a commander in chief that was instantly recognizable as a disaster for which the president was entirely to blame. Even if you think ...

The president’s personality

Depending on the polls you read and how you read them, nearly half of those surveyed want the House impeachment inquiry of President Trump to continue. That is not the same as wanting him impeached, much less convicted by the Senate and removed from office, but it represents a momentum the ...