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  • Obama signs bill with more money for VA care

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama signed a bill into law Thursday designed to restore trust in the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs following a national uproar over long waits and poor care at veterans' hospitals and clinics across the nation....
  • South Whitehall will look into keeping Wehr's Dam

    South Whitehall will look into keeping Wehr's Dam
    Several South Whitehall residents came before the township's Board of Commissioners on Wednesday night with a fresh stack of signatures and a plea: Don't tear down the 110-year-old Wehr's Dam. The board gave them an inch. While the Wildlands Conservancy...
  • 'Throw the rascals out'

    "Throw the rascals out" was a slogan from our distant past; it should be adhered to now. The "say no" House of Representatives should be completely cleaned out. It cannot function. Therefore let us fire the entire crew. We must elect representatives who...
  • Congressman passes out 534 Bibles on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON Republican Rep. Steven Palazzo of Mississippi has found a way to inject new meaning into constituent service by agreeing to distribute Bibles to his colleagues in Congress, all 534 of them. Palazzo's staff and student interns circulated the...
  • Obama vows to act on issues if Congress won't

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he would act alone even on the hot-button issue of illegal immigration if a divided and uncooperative Congress continued to fail to act. Obama will announce a set of executive actions at the end of...
  • Round-Up: A Bethlehem church, museum trash and monkey selfies

    Round-Up: A Bethlehem church, museum trash and monkey selfies
    A 1,700-year-old Bethlehem church gets a revamp by Italian masters, a Boston museum rents out its masterpieces, a British institution puts its garbage on view and a couple of terrific essays on New York's 9/11 memorial site. Plus, cloud music, GIF art,...
  • Walgreens: The exception that proves the rule [Editorial]

    Walgreens: The exception that proves the rule  [Editorial]
    Today's announcement by Walgreens that it would not seek to move its corporate headquarters (for tax purposes, anyway) out of the United States may well be the exception that proves the rule of an inexorable trend toward so-called "corporate inversion."...
  • Steady-state looniness

    Every morning I check for dispatches from the locations in this broad republic where the simple wait to be practiced upon. And every morning I discover confirmation that H.L. Mencken's low estimate of the intelligence of his fellow citizens holds true.*...
  • Wooden In Democratic State Senate Primary

    Wooden In Democratic State Senate Primary
    That longtime state Sen. Eric Coleman, D-2nd District, has a primary challenge on Aug. 12 is his own doing. He waited until 21/2 weeks before the May nominating convention to announce that he would seek re-election. By that point, other candidates had...
  • House extends session to try again on child immigrant bill Obama vows to veto

    WASHINGTON In a stunning series of stops and starts to resolve the border crisis Thursday, the House of Representatives debated a bill to help resolve the flow of unaccompanied children over the southeastern border, then GOP leaders, facing defeat, pulled...
  • Reid, Pelosi and The Sun — all subversives [Letter]

     Reid, Pelosi and The Sun — all subversives [Letter]
    When is The Sun going to do an expose about the lack of a responsible leader in the U.S. Senate (formerly known as the most revered deliberative legislative body in the world)? I am reading "Duty" by Robert Gates who basically thinks Senate Majority...