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Over the past eight years, the Obama presidency, the Democratic Party has gone into a descendancy. In just eight years, the Democrats lost the House, the Senate, the presidency and now almost … more
When I was in school, I did a research paper on the wild mustang horses living on the Western plains of the United States. I found statistics on the numbers of horses and how that had changed over … more
It was a typical morning here in my studio in early July when an incoming email caught my attention. It was from Middletown’s school superintendent, Dr. Lori Suski.  We were overdue to get together to discuss the Pathways Program the … more
Dear Editor: Maybe it’s because you’re fairly new to Middletown. Maybe it’s because you didn’t personally witness the silencing of Middletown’s residents by the prior dictatorial regime.  Or maybe it’s because, without … more
To stimulate the U.S. economy to “levels you haven’t seen in many years,” President Donald Trump is proposing to cut federal income taxes, for most folks in general, but … more
About 27 kids sit in the average public school classroom. For a new crop of education entrepreneurs, that number is nearly perfect — for an entire school. Siri Fiske These entrepreneurs are rebelling against the educational status quo by … more
So, what’s next in the ongoing efforts to eliminate school property taxes as I continue to believe no tax should have the power to leave you homeless? Article VIII, Section 1 of … more
Cato the Elder, a Roman senator and historian, once remarked: “Cessation of work is not accompanied by cessation of expenses.” For centuries, retirees have been aware of this unfortunate fact, which led them to demand and, in many cases, secure … more
Several years ago, Dr. James Broussard, an esteemed Lebanon Valley College professor, testified at a time when the Senate was considering legislation to change how our Electoral College votes are determined.Sen. Mike Folmer Under that proposal, … more
  I bought a gallon of orangeade yesterday. At Turkey Hill. Got home, took a swig right from the jug, male pig that I am. Couldn’t wait for a glass. I was immediately transported to my summer days of the early 1960s. Summers … more
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