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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Now That Obama Rammed Through Net Neutrality, We Can Find Out What's In it


Carly Fiorina at CPAC: 'Mrs. Clinton, please name an accomplishment'

Carly Fiorina at CPAC: 'Mrs. Clinton, please name an accomplishment' - Washington Times

Hillary Clinton, as senator, paid women 72 cents on every dollar paid to men

Hillary Clinton, as senator, paid women 72 cents on every dollar paid to men: report - Washington Times

Ben Shapiro: Why Rudy and Walker Were Right About Obama

SHAPIRO: Why Rudy and Walker Were Right | Truth Revolt

Gowdy to Dems: One Day You’ll Regret Undermining the Law

Gowdy to Dems: One Day You’ll Regret Undermining the Law | Truth Revolt

Who Says Obama Doesn't Love America?


Teachers' union sued over 'ghost workers' on Philadelphia School District payroll

PFT sued over workers on district payroll

Pa.-based Sheetz opens 500th convenience store, with plans for 1,000 total

Sheetz opens 500th convenience store, with plans for 1,000

Liberals silence free speech on college campuses

Liberal ideals are stunting speech on college campuses

Hillary Funded By Foreign Interests: What Difference Does It Make?


Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Cyprus Denounces Turkish Occupation at UN Security Council Open Debate

Cyprus Denounces Turkish Occupation at UN Security Council Open Debate | GreekReporter.com

Democrats run away from Obamacare penalty they imposed

Dems run away from Obamacare penalty they imposed | WashingtonExaminer.com

PennDOT performance report available online

PennDOT performance report available online - News - Citizens' Voice

In The Magical World of Obama-Land ...


Newspaper: Time for Pa. to get out of the booze business

Editorial: Time to privatize liquor business - Opinion - Citizens' Voice

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Pennsylvania Legislature's slush fund swells to $161M

The Pennsylvania Legislature's slush fund

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Obama's Idea of Helping US Veterans


Poll Shows Growing Support for Military Campaign Against Islamic State

Poll Shows Growing Support for Campaign Against Islamic State

Obama's DHS Spent $150M on Office Furniture to Secure Border

Obama's Dept. of Homeland Security just spent $150 million on office furniture to secure our borders. I feel a lot safer, don't you?

Obama's DHS Spent Nearly $150M on Office Furniture and Makeovers

Paycheck Protection Advances in Pa. Senate

Paycheck Protection Advances in the Senate

Rep. Maloney Property Tax Measure Clears Pennsylvania House

PA State Rep. David Maloney - Maloney Property Tax Measure Clears House

ESPN suspends Keith Olbermann after he insults Penn State students

What's more pitiful? A liberal broadcaster who's been fired a half-dozen times in the past decade or thousands of Penn State students who raised $13 million to fight cancer?

ESPN has apologized for Keith Olbermann's Twitter comment, calling Penn State students "pitiful" for participating in the annual THON fundraiser to fight pediatric cancer and has suspended Olbermann from his low-rated nightly broadcast.

ESPN benches Olbermann over THON and PSU tweets - WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg - Top Stories

Sunday, February 22, 2015

'American Sniper' tops $320M at US box-office

"American Sniper" took in another $10 million this weekend to being its total U.S. box-office to $320 million. The film has also grossed $108.5 million overseas. Wouldn't it be great if "American Sniper" scores an upset win for Best Picture tonight at the Academy Awards over the overrated "Boyhood" and the over-hyped "Birdman"?

When Obama Looks In The Mirror ...


The Great Harrisburg Crash of 2015 for Kathleen Kane

Brad Bumsted: The Great Harrisburg Crash of 2015

America's Nero: Obama fiddles as the world burns

Cal Thomas: America's Nero: President Obama fiddles as the world burns

Obamacare penalty reducing amount of tax refunds for many

Affordable Care Act penalty can lessen amount of tax return

Saturday, February 21, 2015

California Provides 59,000 Illegal Aliens With Driver’s Licenses

California Provides 59,000 Illegal Aliens With Driver’s Licenses In First Month of 2015

Poll: More Than 4 In 10 Democrats Think Obama Should Be Allowed To Ignore Court Rulings…

Poll: More Than 4 In 10 Democrats Think Obama Should Be Allowed To Ignore Court Rulings…

CNN Loon Carol Costello: American 'Right Wing' More Dangerous Than ISIS

CNN's Costello: American 'Right Wing' More Dangerous Than ISIS | Truth Revolt

Weekly GOP Address On Cyber Security Threats

Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf the First Governor Ever to Escort Women to Their Abortions

Pennsylvania Gov Tom Wolf the First Governor Ever to Escort Women to Their Abortions

Columnist: Obama isn't fighting terrorists — he's fighting us

Daniel Greenfield, writing at FrontPage Magazine:
Obama does not believe that the terrorists are the problem. He believes that we are the problem. His foreign policy is not about fighting Islamic terrorists. It is about destroying our power to stop them.
He isn’t fighting terrorists. He’s fighting us.
Daniel Greenfield: Aiding Islamic Terrorists Is Our Foreign Policy | FrontPage Magazine

America's foreign policy will need rescuing from the Obama years

Imagine the mess the next president will inherit after eight years of incompetence by Barack Obama.

America's foreign policy will need rescuing from the Obama years | WashingtonExaminer.com

Friday, February 20, 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Spring Training Is Finally Here


Reduced access to records invites abuse of power in Pa.

Editorial: Reduced access to records invites abuse of power - Opinion - Citizens' Voice

PA liquor control enforcement officer charged with DUI

Liquor control enforcement officer charged with DUI - News - Citizens' Voice

NY Times: Obama administration is greatest enemy of press freedom

You know it's bad when the pro-Obama New York Times complains about the administration's lack of transparency. 

James Risen: Obama administration is greatest enemy of press freedom

Things I Trust More Than Obama ...


L.A. Libraries to Help Illegals Apply for Obama Amnesty

Welcome to the People's Republican of California, where $10 million in taxpayer dollars will be spent to help illegals stay under Obama's illegal amnesty decree.

L.A. Libraries to Help Illegal Immigrants Apply for Amnesty | Truth Revolt

Fact Checker: Obama VA Secretary Lied About Number of Firings

It doesn't matter who Obama puts into positions of leadership. Lying is standard operating procedure in his administration.
Washington Post Fact Checker: VA Secretary Lied About Number of Firings | Truth Revolt

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Obama: America Must Make Muslims Feel More Comfortable

Can you imagine Franklin Roosevelt saying America must make Nazis feel more comfortable at the height of World War II? America, hang your head in shame. We have two more years of this clown in the White House.

Obama: America Must Make Muslims Feel More Comfortable | Truth Revolt

PA Gov. Wolf's new state police commissioner under fire by rank-and-file troopers

Eric Heyl: Shades of gray popular — unless you're state police commissioner

Which is the bigger threat: ISIS or Obama?

Editorial: Two threats: ISIS & Obama

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Obama Goes To War ...


Setting 'Clueless Celebrities' Straight on Thinking Che Guevara is 'Cool'

John Stossel Sets 'Clueless Celebrities' Straight on Thinking Che Guevara is 'Cool' | Truth Revolt

'Duck Dynasty' Star Phil Robertson To Receive Free Speech Award At CPAC

Phil Robertson To Receive Free Speech Award At CPAC | Truth Revolt

The Obama Administration's War on Whistleblowers

The "most transparent" administration ever spends a great deal of time and resources going after people exposing corruption and waste in the Obama Administration.

The Obama Administration's War on Whistleblowers - Politics - CBN News - Christian News 24-7 - CBN.com

Morning News Shows Spend More Time on SNL Special Than ISIS Beheadings

TheDC: Morning News Shows Spend More Time on SNL Special Than ISIS Beheadings | Truth Revolt

Joe Biden Strikes Again with Inappropriate Touching at White House Ceremony


Joe Biden Strikes Again with Inappropriate Touching at White House Ceremony | Truth Revolt

Cronyism: Gov. Wolf taps ex-Dem Congressman to head PA Liquor Board

Tim Holden named chairman of Pa. Liquor Control Board

Sunday, February 15, 2015

'American Sniper' tops $300M at box-office

OK, so 'Fifty Shads of Grey' dominated the Valentine's Day weekend at the box-office, but 'American Sniper' continues to do well at the domestic box-office. With a $16.4 million haul over the Feb. 13-15 weekend, 'American Sniper' has now earned $304 million in the U.S.

The Clint Eastwood-directed tribute to Chris Kyle has also earned $85.7 million overseas, making it one of the most successful movies ever. It's already among the Top 50 highest-grossing films of all time and No. 3 of all films released in the past year. It also set the record for the biggest January opening of all time.

And next weekend is the Oscars, with 'American Sniper' nominated for 6 Academy Awards.

Pennsylvania DAs Slam Tom Wolf on Pennsylvania Death Penalty Moratorium

Pennsylvania Death Penalty Moratorium: DAs Slam Tom Wolf | News | Philadelphia Magazine

Ronald Reagan's optimism played a pivotal role in his success

Paul Kengor: Ronald Reagan's optimism played a pivotal role in his success

Pennsylvania Democrats' image is in trouble, analysts say

Pennsylvania Democrats' image is in trouble, analysts say

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Global Warming Protest Canceled Because It's Too Cold

Al Gore is laughing (at us) all the way to the bank.

That Awkward Moment When It’s Too Cold To Protest Global Warming

One Final Collection of Brian Williams Cartoons


Lou Dobbs Can't Stop Laughing Over Latest Dubious Claims from Brian Williams

Anchorman Can't Stop Laughing Over Latest Dubious Claims from Brian Williams

Democratic Governor Resigns In Disgrace and the MSM Barely Notices

Kitzhaber's Resignation Wasn't an AP 'Big Story' Front-Page Item Just 12 Hours Later

Weekly Republican Address: Keystone XL would create 42,000 jobs

NPR Admits: Jon Stewart Tilts Left, His Audience 10-to-1 Liberal to Conservative

NPR Admits: Jon Stewart Tilts Left, His Audience 10-to-1 Liberal to Conservative

How Jon Stewart Gave Us Obama

How Jon Stewart Gave Us Obama | FrontPage Magazine

The True History of Christendom and Islam

The True History of Christendom and Islam | FrontPage Magazine

Obama on Net Neutrality: If you like your Internet, you can keep your Internet

Ted Cruz Spoofs Obama In Hilarious New Video On Net Neutrality

Ted Cruz Spoofs Obama In Hilarious New Video On Net Neutrality | Truth Revolt

Illegal Aliens Could Get $24,000 in Taxpayer-Funded 'Amnesty Bonuses'

Illegal Aliens Could Get $24,000 in Taxpayer-Funded 'Amnesty Bonuses' | Truth Revolt

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Hitler Finds Out About Brian Williams

PA Gov. Wolf imposes death penalty moratorium in state without the death penalty

Continuing his month-long 'If It's Not Broke, Fix It" agenda, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered a moratorium on executions of death row inmates in a state that hasn't executed anyone since 1999.

From Melissa Daniels of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review:
Though the state hasn't carried out an execution in 16 years, Pennsylvania's prison system houses 186 death row inmates.
Since the Legislature re- authorized capital punishment in 1978, governors have signed 434 death warrants. Three executions have happened since then.
Heckavu job, Tom. 

Gov. Wolf imposes state death penalty moratorium

Friday, February 13, 2015

Taking back government from union bosses

RICHARD BERMAN: Illinois allows workers to opt out of union dues - Washington Times

Brian Williams is an amateur compared to this guy ...


Democratic Philadelphia Councilwoman Honors Terrorist Supporter

I was going to write 'Clueless Democratic' in the headline but that would be repetitive ...

Oops. Did I just honor a terror supporter?

As long as MSM is talking about Scott Walker's college career, let's see Obama's college transcripts

For the past eight years, the liberal media has helped Barack Obama conceal his college transcripts from the American people. Now, the MSM is talking about Republican Scott Walker's college years. I'm more interested in how Barack Obama got into college, what courses he took and his grades. So get to it, Brian Williams and Co. Let's dig deeper into Obama's past.

Editorial: Democrats blow dog whistle on Scott Walker's college career | WashingtonExaminer.com

How much does your state spend on welfare?

How much does your state spend on welfare? | WashingtonExaminer.com

Valentine's Day advice for wary women

Tom Purcell: Valentine's Day advice for wary women

Advocates: Legalizing video poker machines in Pa. could be gold mine

Advocates: Legalizing video poker machines in Pa. could be gold mine

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Obama keeps up with the news


Liberal media fears Gov. Scott Walker, begins hatchet job on behalf of Dems

WashPost Devotes 2223 Words to Probing Scott Walker's College Life

IRS to pay back-refunds to illegal immigrants who didn't pay taxes

IRS to pay back-refunds to illegal immigrants who didn't pay taxes - Washington Times

Illegal Immigrants or Undocumented Democrats?

Obama amnesty creates loophole for illegal immigrants to register, vote in elections - Washington Times

Hillaryland

Pa. guitar teacher facing lawsuit from mega star Taylor Swift

Pop superstar Taylor Swift has forgotten where she came from. The former Wyomissing, Berks County, resident is threatening to sue her former guitar teacher because the man is attempting to make a living by starting a website called ITaughtTaylorSwift.com

There's no dispute that Ronnie Cremer taught Swift how to "play" the guitar, so what's wrong with Mr. Cremer trying to make few bucks?

Forbes estimates Swift made $64 million last year (and that was before the release of her mega-hit album, "1989."

My advice to Swift: Be nice to people on your way up because you meet them on your way down.

Local guitar teacher facing law suit from mega star Taylor Swift

Obama Makes Up Facts - Again

Obama Makes Up Facts - Again

Solar Energy Subsidies Cost Taxpayers $39 Billion Per Year

Report: Solar Energy Subsidies Cost $39 Billion Per Year

A sympathetic ear for Brian Williams


Toomey bill targets job-jumping school sexual predators

Toomey, Manchin team on bill that targets job-jumping predators

The welfare state wages war on marriage

Robert Rector: The welfare state wages war on marriage

Tax-and-Spend Liberal Tom Wolf, revealed

Editorial: Tom Wolf, revealed: Good grief

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Is your state conservative, liberal or moderate?

Gallup has released a new survey ranking the most conservative, most liberal and most moderate states. Three Southern states top the conservative list. The People's Republican of Massachusetts tops the liberal list and Delaware tops the moderate list.




Check out the full report here.

Perplexing: Pennsylvania leans conservative but keeps voting for Democrats

Interesting Gallup survey shows more residents consider themselves "conservative" than "liberal" in Pennsylvania, but how does that explain why the state tends to vote for liberal politicians like Tom Wolf, Kathleen Kane, Bob Casey Jr. and Barack Obama? I suspect people who call themselves "moderates" are really liberals too ashamed to admit it.

Gallup Ranks Pennsylvania's Ideology

More Misremembering With Brian Williams


Poll: Sen. Toomey holds double-digit lead over Democratic rival Sestak

Some very good news for Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey, a first-term Republican being targeted by Democrats in 2016. A new Quinnipiac University Poll shows Toomey with a double-digit lead over former Congressman Joe Sestak, who has already announced he will run against Toomey.

(Toomey defeated liberal Sestak in 2010, but 2016 is a presidential-election year and Democrats have a way of turning out lots of voters (whether they're dead, alive or citizens of other countries.)
From the poll:
U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey leads possible Democratic challenger Joe Sestak 45 - 35 percent in an early look at a possible rematch in 2016. Toomey gets a 43 - 25 percent approval rating from Pennsylvania voters, who say 37 - 29 percent that he deserves reelection. His favorability rating is 37 - 21 percent.

For Sestak, 64 percent of voters don't know enough about him to form an opinion. 
2016 Presidential Swing State Polls Poll - February 10, 2015 - Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania Vo | Quinnipiac University Connecticut

Gov. Wolf pushes job-killing minimum wage hike in Pa.

Three weeks in office and there's no doubt Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is your classic big government, tax-and-spend liberal. He is expanding Medicaid and now wants to push job-killing minimum-wage hikes. 

Wolf says he'll push for passage of Pa. minimum wage hike

Cable Ratings Show Al Sharpton at the Bottom

Friday's Cable Ratings Show Sharpton Is at the Bottom | Truth Revolt

Poll: 60% say U.S. going in the wrong direction under Obama

Trib poll finds United States going in the wrong direction

Pennsylvania weighs open records access fee

Pennsylvania weighs open records access fee

Bozell on Brian Williams: 'He Has No Credibility Left and Neither Will NBC If They Bring Him Back'

Bozell on Brian Williams: 'He Has No Credibility Left and Neither Will NBC If They Bring Him Back'

Gov. Wolf moves PA toward Obamacare disaster

Wolf moves toward Medicaid expansion under Obamacare

Sunday, February 08, 2015

New York Post Front Page: Brian Williams Anchor Away!


Another Great Collection of Brian Williams Cartoons


'SpongeBob' knocks 'American Sniper' from No. 1 at box-office

After three weeks at No. 1, "American Sniper" dropped to No. 2 in the domestic box-office this weekend, knocked from the top perch by ... SpongeBob SquarePants? Yes, "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water" was the No. 1 film in America this weekend, earning an estimated $56 million. "American Sniper" earned another $24.1 million - good for No. 2 - and brought its total gross to $282.2 million.

The other big news at the box-office is the titanic failure of sci-fi epic "Jupiter Ascending," which could only muster $19 million in its opening weekend. The film cost Warner Bros. $176 million to produce and will go down in history as one of the biggest flops of all time. It's a good thing "American Sniper" is also a Warner Bros. film or studio executives would be jumping out of windows tonight.

Extreme-left Democrats pushing Middle America away

Salena Zito: Extreme-left Dems pushing Middle America away

The Age of Mush: Barack Obama & Brian Williams

Editorial: The Age of Mush: Obama & Williams

Friday, February 06, 2015

Good news: Obama is planning to do to the Internet what he's done to health care

Guest Column: The real ‘Dark Money’ in Pennsylvania politics

January marked the fifth anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s controversial Citizens United v. FEC decision, which lifted many restrictions on corporate spending in politics. President Obama highlighted the anniversary with a statement saying that “it has caused real harm to our democracy” and has opened politics up to a flood of “dark money.” Some of Obama’s biggest supporters — national and state teachers unions — also routinely condemn Citizens United as a threat to free speech.

But when confronted by a legal challenge to their own political “dark money” operation, it turns out those same unions are actually secret admirers of Citizens United.

The National Education Association (NEA) and its affiliate the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) haven’t been shy about their views — well, what they’d like you to think their views are — on Citizens United. As recently as 2013, the NEA sent a letter to the U.S. House warning that the decision was “drowning out the voices of ordinary Americans.” Also in 2013, an NEA spokesperson said it “has twisted and distorted our political system.”

The NEA is even a member of United for the People — a group calling for a constitutional amendment to override the Supreme Court decision. But now, in response to a legal action filed by PSEA member Mary Trometter and the Fairness Center late last year, the unions are hypocritically citing Citizens United to excuse the fact that they misused union members’ dues money on Pennsylvania elections.

Trometter’s legal charge stems from a campaign mailer her husband received from the PSEA just before the November 2014 election. The mailer used her name to urge her husband to vote for then-candidate Tom Wolf. It was paid for by the NEA Advocacy Fund, which itself is funded by union members’ dues.

The problem is, a 45-year-old Pennsylvania law says using dues money to support candidates is illegal.

In 1970, Pennsylvania enacted the Public Employe Relations Act — a law defining how state government would interact with public employees and the unions representing them. One portion of the Act prevents union dues money from being spent in “direct or indirect” support of candidates for political office, a measure that was intended to remove the temptation for government union leaders to influence the political process.

Why is this important? The conflict of interest Governor Wolf currently faces is a good example. He received millions in direct and indirect contributions from government unions whose contracts he is now negotiating. It’s hard to be impartial when you’re negotiating partner got you into office and could be funding your next campaign — that’s why Pennsylvania passed a blanket prohibition against using dues to support candidates.

But laws are worthless if no one is willing to enforce them, and this one hasn’t been enforced in more than four decades.

In response to Trometter’s charge, the PSEA and NEA themselves admit that the election mailer, which they say was sent to about 20,000 Pennsylvanians, was funded by members’ dues.  They also admit that their magazine The Voice, which has a circulation of about 180,000 and is available for free online, is funded by union dues, is made available to the public, and advocates for political candidates.

The admissions are notable because Pennsylvania law also says that if dues are used in support of political candidates — whether directly or indirectly — the incidents must be reported to the Labor Relations Board within 90 days. The Fairness Center found that no such reports were filed in 2014, a year when The Voice endorsed Gov. Wolf on its cover.

Worse, no reports were filed in any other year since this provision was enacted in 1970. Incredibly, these unions have been ignoring state political funding laws since their inception — that’s the real “dark money” in Pennsylvania politics.

The courts will eventually decide whether Citizens United excuses their actions — union leaders don’t get to arbitrarily choose which laws they will and will not follow.

Ultimately, the integrity of our legal system must be protected. A valid state law that was put in place to protect the public and educators like Mary Trometter cannot be ignored with impunity.

David R. Osborne is general counsel for The Fairness Center, a nonprofit, public interest law firm with offices in Harrisburg and King of Prussia. For more information, visit http://fairnesscenter.org

Brian Williams Must Go, And Chelsea Clinton Should Replace Him

NBC has a credibility problem in its news division. That's why Andrew Stiles is recommending the network bring back Chelsea Clinton.

Andrew Stiles: Brian Williams Must Go, And Chelsea Clinton Should Replace Him

Pentagon Spent $504,816 on Viagra Last Year

Pentagon Spent $504,816 on Viagra Last Year

UPDATED: The Very Best Collection of Brian Williams Cartoons