Pennsylvania Democratic Lawmakers Move to Block Expanded Gun Rights

Pennsylvania Democratic Lawmakers Move to Block Expanded Gun Rights

With the midterms a week behind us and a future of expanded gun rights on the horizon, Pennsylvania Democratic lawmakers are pushing in the other direction. They are trying to block the implementation of pro-gun legislation that outgoing Governor Tom

T Minus 8: GOP Expands Battle for Statehouses

T Minus 8: GOP Expands Battle for Statehouses

While most national attention is focused on the battle for the US Senate, voters in 36 states will elect Governors on November 4th. The Obama Era has witnessed a resurgence of Republicans in state elections. This year, the GOP looks

What to Watch in the House Mid-Terms

The AP expects the GOP to “tighten its grip” on the U.S. House of Representatives this year citing “redistricting after the 2010 census and the retirement of moderate Democrats in conservative states,” although the Democrats financial edge is something of

1st Female Little League Player Happy for 2 Girls in World Series

1st Female Little League Player Happy for 2 Girls in World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — More than six decades after Kathryn “Tubby” Johnston Massar cut off her braids, tucked her hair under her cap and became the first girl to play Little League baseball, she’s delighted to see two girls

Billionaire Tom Steyer to Invest $50 Million to Defeat GOP

Billionaire Tom Steyer to Invest $50 Million to Defeat GOP

Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer, who is planning to donate at least $50 million to various senatorial and governor’s races in 2014 in order to target key GOP targets, is a hypocrite of the first order.  Steyer made much of his

May 20: 'Super Tuesday' Primary Preview

May 20: 'Super Tuesday' Primary Preview

On Tuesday, voters in 6 states will head to the polls to select party nominees for the general election in November. It’s the first “Super Tuesday” of the 2014 primary season. The results will fill in more lines on the

Fighting Back Against an AG'S 'Tyranny of One' in Pennsylvania

Fighting Back Against an AG'S 'Tyranny of One' in Pennsylvania

“If one man can be allowed to determine for himself what is law, every man can. That means first chaos, then tyranny.” –Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter Public corruption and abuse of office isn’t just a D.C. phenomenon. Corruption in

High School Slasher Chased Students Down Hall with Kitchen Knives

High School Slasher Chased Students Down Hall with Kitchen Knives

With only two common kitchen knives in tow, 16-year-old Alex Hribal chased his Franklin Regional Senior High School classmates in a stabbing spree Wednesday morning. As witnesses describe the incident, many reacted slowly to the school’s fire alarm, expecting a common fire

Teen Posts Selfie from Hospital After Mass Stabbing by Fellow Student

Teen Posts Selfie from Hospital After Mass Stabbing by Fellow Student

It appears one of the twenty victims of a berserk knives brandishing student, is doing okay in light of what the Washington Post called a “post-stabbing selfie” he took on Instagram Wednesday Morning. Nate Scimio of Franklin Regional High School in Pittsburgh,

States Exploit Loophole to Defy Congress on Food Stamp Cuts

States Exploit Loophole to Defy Congress on Food Stamp Cuts

Earlier this year, Congress finally wrapped up work on a new Farm Bill after years of contentious negotiations. Ultimately, Congress agreed to trim a modest $8.6 billion in spending on the food stamp program over the next ten years. The

Lights out for One Million as Winter Storm Slams Northeast

Lights out for One Million as Winter Storm Slams Northeast

More than a million homes and businesses were left in darkness and cold Wednesday after snow, sleet and freezing rain moved into the Northeast. The region’s second winter storm of the week canceled classes, closed government and business offices and

Judge Spikes Photo ID Requirement for PA Voters

Judge Spikes Photo ID Requirement for PA Voters

(AP) Judge spikes photo ID requirement for Pa. votersBy PETER JACKSON and MARC LEVYAssociated PressHARRISBURG, Pa.A nearly 2-year-old requirement that almost all of Pennsylvania’s 8.2 million voters must show photo identification before casting a ballot was struck down Friday by

Chris Christie Tells GOP Governors He Has Everything Under Control

Chris Christie Tells GOP Governors He Has Everything Under Control

Embattled New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is getting strong support from some other GOP governors after he was tarnished by his recent scandal.  That scandal erupted after revelations that Christie’s aides and appointees allegedly caused a traffic backup in the

Snow, Cold Temps Disrupt Life in Several States

Snow, Cold Temps Disrupt Life in Several States

(AP) Snow, cold temps disrupt life in several statesBy The Associated PressA snowstorm that dumped up to a foot of snow in the Midwest has moved east, where it merged with low pressure, bringing heavy snow and freezing temperatures to

In Governor's Races, Democrats Eye Minimum Wage Hike

In Governor's Races, Democrats Eye Minimum Wage Hike

(AP) In governor’s races, Democrats eye wage increaseBy MARC LEVYAssociated PressHARRISBURG, Pa.Republican governors running for re-election next year are looking to capitalize on distaste for Washington gridlock and President Barack Obama’s dropping public approval amid the bumpy rollout of his

GOP Governors Popular Ahead of 2014 Vote

GOP Governors Popular Ahead of 2014 Vote

(AP) GOP governors defend edge over Democrats in 2014By THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated PressDES MOINES, IowaRepublicans swept into governorships on a tea-party fueled wave of discontent four years ago, taking over statehouses long governed by Democrats with promises of conservative economic and

Exxon Mobil CEO Pressures PA Governor to Implement Common Core

Exxon Mobil CEO Pressures PA Governor to Implement Common Core

Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil, sent a letter to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett in May with a veiled threat to move operations out of the state if Corbett does not implement the controversial Common Core standards in Pennsylvania schools.

Obama Will Not Attend 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address

Obama Will Not Attend 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg Address

November 19th will mark the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, and President Obama will not be attending the commemorating event.  According to the Chicago Tribune, the commemoration will take place “at 10 a.m. in the Soldiers’ National Cemetery and

PA Governor Compares Gay Marriage to Incest

PA Governor Compares Gay Marriage to Incest

On Friday. Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett (R) fired up pro-gay marriage supporters when he said that same-sex marriage could be compared to incest because both involved relationships with adults in which the parties involved could not legally marry in his state. 

PA Officials: Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Issued in State Not Valid

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 29 (UPI) — Marriage licenses issued to gay and lesbian couples are as meaningless as those issued to 12-year-olds, Pennsylvania officials said in a legal brief Wednesday. The brief was filed in a lawsuit brought by the

Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Trial Starts Monday

Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Trial Starts Monday

Eyes will be watching Pennsylvania as a trial starts Monday to determine if a 2012 voter identification law is constitutional. The law requires all voters to show a certain form of photo ID before they vote. The American Civil Liberties

PA Atty Gen Will Not Defend State Marriage Law

Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane, wildly ambitious and eager to quickly rise in the ranks of nationally known Democratic politicians, has openly abandoned her responsibility to defend the laws of her state, announcing that she will not defend the state

'Courtship of Eddie's Father' (1963): Sleepless In New York City

It was about an hour into director Vincente Minnelli’s “Courtship of Eddie’s Father” when I realized I had seen this movie before. But it was not called “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father.” Glenn Ford is Tom Corbett, a recent widower

Judge Tosses PA Gov. Corbett's Lawsuit Against NCAA over PSU Sanctions

Judge Tosses PA Gov. Corbett's Lawsuit Against NCAA over PSU Sanctions

(AP) Judge tosses lawsuit by Pa. governor against NCAABy MARK SCOLFOROAssociated PressHARRISBURG, Pa.A federal judge on Thursday threw out the governor’s lawsuit against the NCAA over sanctions against Penn State related to Jerry Sandusky, calling his argument “a Hail Mary

In Honor Of School Choice Week

In Honor Of School Choice Week

In honor of National School Choice Week, we should recognize the Governors who are putting Education and Children ABOVE the Unions. — Alabama Gov. Robert J Bentley        — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie          — Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell        — New