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Pennsylvania family ordered to take down Jesus Christmas display

A Pennsylvania family was ordered by their homeowner’s association to take down their Jesus Christmas display after one of the neighbors reported it as offensive. Mark and Lynn Wivell of Adams County, a Gettysburg subdivision, said they put up their Jesus display last Saturday, FOX43 reported. “As part of our Christmas decoration, we would display the name

Letter from Pennsylvania: All Jobs are Not Created Equal in Filling Tax Coffers

Colin McNickle, Job growth of any kind is welcome, of course. But all growth is not created equal, remind scholars at the Allegheny Institute for Public Policy. And Pennsylvania’s tax collection numbers are most instructive in that regard. The Lincoln Institute’s recent spring survey of commonwealth businesses suggested there is a more optimistic view of

Hillary Clinton says she’s Ready to Come Out

SCRANTON, Pa. — Hillary Clinton said Friday she’s “ready to come out of the woods” and help Americans find common ground. Clinton’s gradual return to the public spotlight following her presidential election loss continued with a St. Patrick’s Day speech in her late father’s Pennsylvania hometown of Scranton. “I’m like a lot of my friends

Obama Running ‘Shadow Government’ from Washington, Congressman Claims

Adan Salazar | Infowars, US rep voices concern over Obama’s attempt to undermine Trump. Former President Barack Obama stayed in Washington to run a “shadow government” that will undermine President Trump, a congressman claimed Friday. “President Obama himself said he was gonna stay in Washington until his daughter graduated,” Pennsylvania Republican Mike Kelly said at

Atheist Forces School to Ditch Ten Commandments Monument

Todd Starnes, A Pennsylvania school district capitulated to the demands of a militant atheist who filed a federal lawsuit demanding the district remove a Ten Commandments monument erected on a public high school campus. New Kensington-Arnold School District agreed to give the massive monument the heave-ho – ending a lawsuit filed in 2012 by self-avowed

Pennsylvania college group wants pins to start conversation on ‘white privilege’

A political group at a Pennsylvania liberal arts college launched a project Saturday to raise awareness about what it means to live with “white privilege.” Elizabethtown College Democrats are asking students to wear a white puzzle piece pin every day to encourage people to give further thought about how racial identity affects their lives, Lancaster

Election Integrity Can’t Wait

Ken Blackwell, For years, Republicans have pushed to improve election integrity. Democrats, aided by the courts, have fiercely resisted efforts to ensure honest elections. But there’s no good argument against making sure that everyone who casts a ballot is eligible to do so, and that they cast only one per election. After all, illegal voting

Trump says Mexican president ‘has got a problem’ with cartels

President Donald Trump told Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly in an exclusive interview broadcast Monday that Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto “has got a problem” with drug cartels in his country and could need U.S. assistance.  Trump was responding to reports that he told Pena Nieto in a phone call last week that the U.S. would

Inauguration Day clashes, Hundreds of protesters arrested

Protesters created havoc across Washington on Inauguration Day, shattering glass storefronts and torching cars but never posing a serious security threat to President Trump’s official inaugural ceremonies. Authorities said 217 people were arrested Friday in the protests and demonstrations, which started before dawn and at one point turned into a full-scale riot. Most of the

Inauguration protesters clash with police, as violence escalates

Violent and destructive Inauguration Day protests escalated Friday afternoon ahead of the ceremonial parade, as demonstrators smashed window fronts and clashed with police — who used pepper spray and tear gas to try and control the crowd. Authorities said roughly 90 people have been arrested so far. In the downtown Washington area, blocks north of