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dwayne roberson July 24, 2014 at 07:56 am
As we witness the gas drillers being deemed a boogeyman we should recall tax policy history. If youRead More want to decrease revenue then increase taxes. Higher taxes will always diminish economic activity. Businesses will go elsewhere, local jobs will be gone and energy will cost more. PA would be in bad shape if not for energy technology. Taxes actually do kill the goose that laid the golden egg. Democrats don't mind killing the bird if it will get them elected.
Gina TB July 24, 2014 at 09:03 am
Thanks gov corbett. So you are saying my brother and my friends & family who were teachers inRead More the state of Pennsylvania to bust their butt 8 hours a day plus countless hours every evening and weekend grading papers and doing lesson plan after 30 years of service don't deserve a pension. not only do some of my friends have to teach in the school district of Pennsylvania they need to shell out their own money for supplies and practically need to have a bodyguard to protect themselves from the brats they have to teach in their classrooms. today teachers not only has to teach they have to babysit serve as interpreters for those students in her classroom that don't speak English and have to deal with the idiot parents that don't want to take accountability for the child's education. why not get the illegal immigrants documented that they can pay taxes for the services that they now get for free in this state and stop letting them off the state services that's where all of our money is going on top of the big businesses that don't pay their fair share of the taxes because they have lawyers to get out of paying taxes. also they need to start acting the churches to bring in refugees an illegal immigrant and then put them on the state welfare system and don't pay taxes. I found out recently many churches bring in refugees and illegals from their missions and then they end up going into the state Medicaid system and nobody pays for these people so it comes out of this date. Which is not right
Bob Lentz July 24, 2014 at 09:45 am
They get a deduction for all the supplies they buy if they actually buy them or not . They went intoRead More teaching knowing what they would be facing and get paid well. The points you bring up are union talking points that the teachers agreed to and are not part of their job . The people you speak of are getting a good pension and medical benefits for life and so far those benefits can't be reduced or taken away . Adding twice as many teachers wouldn't change the union work rules and the problems in the schools continues .
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policeshld July 23, 2014 at 03:16 pm
That is a total joke. Why do they have to raise the speed limit when people go 75-85 mph now? ThereRead More is virtually no enforcement now for speeders and there will be no enforcement when the limit changes.
Bambi L Albert July 23, 2014 at 06:27 am
Are you screening for Lyme disease AND coinfections?
Jodi July 23, 2014 at 09:16 am
Blood Drive TODAY (Wednesday) at Congregation Or Shalom, 205 Old Grassy Hill Rd, Orange, 1 pm - 6 pm
jjtw425 July 23, 2014 at 11:12 am
As a past donor and as a volunteer at blood drives for over 35 years, I am aware of the great needRead More for blood especially during the summer months. Please look for your local opportunities to donate and sign up or walk in. Your donation will potentially save 7 lives and be greatly appreciated.
Kara Seymour July 23, 2014 at 09:32 am
the article clearly states the list of products recalled, two of which are organic, so no correctionRead More is warranted.
Don W July 23, 2014 at 06:14 pm
According to foodsafteynews.com the problem was with a filthy Wawona packing plant. After the plantRead More was cleaned there was no more Listeria present on any fruit. So why does this this article start with the word Organic?
EWCtzn July 24, 2014 at 12:45 am
Kara, the headline reads "Organic Fruit Sold Locally Recalled for Possible ListeriaRead More Contamination". It's clearly sensationalizing the two organic products.
Pamela McCarthy July 22, 2014 at 08:53 am
They need to expand to more states! Just got back from the Berkshires in MA...terrible not beingRead More able to find a Wawa when you need one!
This guy deserves his bad reputation.
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Fred Savage July 23, 2014 at 10:42 am
Here's an idea...don't click on links you don't want to read.
The Cannon House Office Building. (Photo courtesy of the Architect of the Capitol)
Hugh Gallagher July 21, 2014 at 08:02 am
The count for Chicago this past weekend. 40 shot/4 killed
Steve Mast July 22, 2014 at 01:20 pm
What the hell is a "magazine clip"? Semi-automatic pistols use a magazine. Technically,Read More it's called a box magazine. Clips are completely DIFFERENT!! http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_RYwUPr35rLw/SMSzcYalaPI/AAAAAAAAAM4/pgTUU7jUlFo/s1600-h/Magazine+-+vs+-+Clip.jpg
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Grama July 23, 2014 at 08:25 am
what is all this crap?
Deb Bicher July 23, 2014 at 12:21 pm
Please delete those posts off the site -- If the poster has something to say, then they need to haveRead More an explanatory sentence recommending the links. Even then, they are still not relevant to any ongoing discussion. Thanks.
The speed limit on a stretch of the Pa. Turnpike is increasing to 70 mph. (Patch file photo)
Duke Ganote July 20, 2014 at 03:45 am
Facts first! Rural interstates account for less than 5% of Pennsylvania's traffic deaths. With aRead More fatality rate of 0.60, rural interstates are the safest rural roads in the state -- the state-wide rural rate is 3.72 deaths per 100-million-travel-miles -- over six times higher!
William Keyser July 20, 2014 at 10:08 am
It was recently posed that speed limits were just revenue generators. I say drop the speed limitsRead More altogether and have police enforce safe driving by discretion.
Pam July 20, 2014 at 10:17 am
I've noticed that other states like Arizona, Montana, Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, etc have theirRead More posted speed limits appropriate to the road conditions. On limited access highways (theirs tend to be a spacious 4-8 lanes) the speed limit is 85mph & 75mph on major roads. Good drivers know that this is 'maximum' assumes dry road conditions & good visibility. For limited access roads this is a blessing. Mountain passes, hairpin curves, and severe sloped grades are a different story and might be 25mph or less. Cut to PA limited access highways: tons of congestion and bottlenecks, typical 2-4 lanes except of rt95 and some parts of the PA turnpike, slower speed limits, and more people commuting. It's not hard to see why 'rush hour' in PA is all about sitting in traffic NOT moving. 'Rush hour' in AZ is not a congested mess, there are lots of people and the traffic moves great ! Our PA roads are small and designed poorly for traffic flow and speed. Take the new rt202 bypass through Doylestown to Montgomeryville, feeder roads are posted higher than the limited access road (45mph)-how is that NOT a bottleneck? Raising the speed limit on major PA limited access roads helps alleviate congestion. I wouldn't do this with every PA road, but the turnpike is a good start.
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Margalit Tetlow July 19, 2014 at 05:14 pm
One's opinions of PETA not withstanding, it is a compliment to the vendors at CBP and these otherRead More ballparks that they recognize that there is also profit in serving healthy, vegan/vegetarian food to their customers.
the truth is a dope July 20, 2014 at 06:21 pm
Another article with comments from "the truth" confirms he is a DOPE
The Truth July 20, 2014 at 10:22 pm
^ you're not even trying anymore. 2 of the same retard comments on different pages? Why don't youRead More get away from your computer, go out and get some of this nice sun we've been having and go play in traffic...
John Child July 19, 2014 at 09:39 am
Nationwide the Labor Participation Rate is the lowest it's been in 40-years. More and more peopleRead More are simply dropping out of the world force, which is why the so-called unemployment rates are falling... it's not that more people are working; it's that more people are no longer looking for work.
John Child July 19, 2014 at 09:41 am
Nationwide the Labor Participation Rate is the lowest it's been in 40-years. More and more peopleRead More are simply dropping out of the work force, which causes the unemployment rates to fall ... it's not that more people are WORKING; it's that more people are no longer LOOKING.
dwayne roberson July 22, 2014 at 07:04 am
The upcoming Obamacare employer mandate implementation will continue to degrade employment numbers.Read More The mischief of QE 3 will continue to develop a cycle of inflation. Growing a government Godzilla was never an economic solution for anyone.
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Mark S July 23, 2014 at 04:20 pm
We should OUTLAW enriched white flour, refined sugar, HFCS, Food coloring, and any other foodRead More additive that adds to the Obesity and Diabetes epidemic that has hit this Country in the last 2-3 decades. If it's a health issue, 90% of the stuff sold at grocery stores should be banned. Including ALL processed foods that our Corporations are making BILLIONS from.
Bryan Harz July 23, 2014 at 04:31 pm
Just because stores sell foods that are bad for you does not mean you have to buy them or eat them.Read More Folks may want to educate themselves on how to have a healthy diet. Spend more time in the produce isle maybe. Same can be said for weed and alcohol. Why do people always want the government to save them from themselves by banning or prohibiting unhealthy products?
Bryan Harz July 23, 2014 at 10:44 pm
Produce isle...hahaha! I rely on spell checker way too much.
Andrew Chin. (Patch file photo.)
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