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  • Nathan Benefield: How to immunize Pa. taxpayers from chronic overspending

    Nathan Benefield: How to immunize Pa. taxpayers from chronic overspending
    Last week, two major bond-rating agencies (Fitch and Standards & Poor's) downgraded Pennsylvania's debt rating, citing poor fiscal health. While this should worry voters — taxpayers will be forced to pay more for state borrowing — it isn't too...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: The Good Ship Murtha.

     
    Good Morning, Fellow Seekers. We begin this morning with the news that the Navy has decided to move ahead with plans to name a new warship after the late U.S. Rep. John P. Murtha of Johnstown, despite protests that the......
  • Corrupt culture thriving under Dems?

     
    (This posting has changed since it was first posted.) by Frank James Back in 2006 when House Democrats stormed back into power after pledging to end what they called the Republican's "culture of corruption," the cynical among us knew it......
  • Air Force refueling tankers: Pay no attention to taxpayers

     
    For the sake of taxpayers and its own armed forces, members of Congress would do well to adjust to the global marketplace and avoid skewing the Air Force tanker competition....
  • Thousands seek to sink Navy plan to name a ship for Democrat John Murtha

     
    Many angered over bid to honor House member who accused Marines of cold-blooded murder....
  • Tuesday gives voters chance to vent

     
    U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul talks to voters this weekend at a diner in Lexington, Ky. (AP/John Flavell) by Mark Z. Barabak LOUISVILLE, Ky.--With anger all around, voters in three states will signal on Tuesday the depth of the......
  • Voters' discontent rings loud and clear

     
    Five-term Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania, standing with his wife Joan, concedes defeat in Philadelphia Tuesday evening. (EPA/Chris Gardner) by Mark Z. Barabak Delivering a powerful message of discontent, voters Tuesday swept out veteran Sen. Arlen...
  • Bush apologizes for abuse

    WASHINGTON - President Bush apologized yesterday for the abuse of Iraqi prisoners at the hands of U.S. soldiers and said he had scolded Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld for his handling of the scandal. But the president rejected calls to oust...