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By Sheldon Richman   President Barack Obama, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have at least one thing in common when it comes to Iran: All are guilty of flagrant … more
The chaos that descended upon the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has widened the already gaping tear in our national discourse. What was supposed to be a rally to protest … more
By Dave Hickernell It is now widely known that the original cost of $940 billion for the first 10 years for the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as ObamaCare, was grossly inaccurate. more
As Longfellow wrote, “Into each life, some rain must fall.” Well, it has been falling here, on and off (mostly on) for seven weeks. In the four-plus years we have been here, I have never … more
Tens of thousands of seniors owe their lives to Medicare’s prescription drug benefit, according to a new study from the University of Illinois. The program reduces mortality rates among the elderly … more
Are you tired of endless political gridlock? Disappointed in uncontested elections? Frustrated that you can’t throw the bums out? Gerrymandering — the drawing of legislative districts to … more
    Every vote counts. We hear it year to year during election season, but do you believe it? For many, it may seem difficult to consider the sigificance of one vote - especially when looking at presidential elections because of … more
It was encouraging that so many people came to Middletown Borough Council’s recent meeting to discuss the county’s study of police cooperation and regionalization. This … more
Come one, come all. Come with an open mind. It's time for you selfish conservatives, liberals and moderates to swallow your pride and throw your parties' traditional “beliefs” to the curb. Our country has a serious problem on our hands. … more
The 2017-2018 budget process began with the governor’s budget address and has continued with hearings of the House and Senate Appropriations Committee. There are certainly no shortages of ideas on … more
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