The Philadelphia Inquirer and illegal immigration If we are going to enforce the immigration laws, we can't be soft-hearted

The Philadelphia Inquirer tweeted: Hispanic immigrant father fears deportation, seeks sanctuary in Philadelphia church – https://t.co/pJqHNC40ty pic.twitter.com/qNNOnwtXgZ — Philly Inquirer (@PhillyInquirer) November 14, 2016 And now, the story: Mexican immigrant seeks sanctuary in Center City church by Michaela Winberg and Michael Matza, Philadelphia Inquirer staff writers | Updated: November 14, 2016 — 7:52 AM EST …

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The Solid South

From the Lexington Herald-Leader: Democrats blame huge losses in Kentucky House on the ‘long coattails’ of Trump By Jack Brammer | jbrammer@herald-leader.com | November 9, 2016 5:43 PM For 26 years, Democrat Hubert Collins has represented a state House district deep in Eastern Kentucky. Buoyed by his affable nature and stature as the chamber’s longtime …

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An absolutely horrible article from CNNMoney Statistics given without meaning or context

I’m so glad that my favorite CNNMoney writer only retweeted this story — I think that’s part of her job — and didn’t write it herself: Stunning stat: Americans aged 18 to 24 used CASH in 38% of their payments last year https://t.co/3TepcU4yAh via @Pat_Gillespie pic.twitter.com/rQqc3TI3Ji — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) November 7, 2016 And now, …

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It doesn’t matter who wins: I’m staying! I'm an American, and I'll always be an American

From Breitbart: George Stephanopoulos’s Wife: We’re Leaving America if Trump Wins By Ben Kew | November 6, 2016 The wife of prominent ABC news anchor George Stephanopoulos, Ali Wentworth, has claimed the couple will leave the country should Donald Trump become president of the United States. Talking to The Hollywood Reporter, Wentworth said that “If …

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Orange is the new black: Kathleen Kane is out on bail, pending her appeals She received a very light sentence; she ought to just go ahead and get it over with

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Despite plea for leniency, Kane gets 10 to 23 months in jail by Angela Couloumbis and Craig R. McCoy, Staff Writers A tearful Kane pleaded for leniency, urging the judge to consider the impact on her sons. “I would cut off my right arm if they were separated from me and …

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For Kathleen Kane, orange is the new black.

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Facing prison, Kane pleads for mercy for her sons by Craig R. McCoy and Angela Couloumbis, Staff Writers Updated: October 24, 2016 — 2:47 PM EDT A tearful Kathleen Kane apologized Monday to the state of Pennsylvania and begged a judge to impose a sentence that would show mercy not on …

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There’s at least one place where Donald Trump might help down-ballot Republicans Can the GOP take over the Kentucky House, the last legislative chamber in the South controlled by Democrats?

From the Lexington Herald-Leader: In Kentucky coal country, Democrats fear Trump By Adam Beam | Associated Press | October 21, 2016 4:04 AM FRANKFORT, KY. Democrats could lose control of their only legislative chamber in the South because of a blustery hero for folks in coal country — Donald Trump. The New York real estate …

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My vote won’t count . . . but it could

As our too-few regular readers know, the Editor lives in Pennsylvania. I have already noted that my vote won’t count, because Hillary Clinton will carry the Keystone State easily, and thus take all twenty of the state’s twenty electoral votes. The votes of everyone who casts a ballot for someone other than Mrs Clinton will …

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Economics 101: You can’t add millions of people who could not afford health insurance to the insurance rolls and not increase costs dramatically We told you that this would happen

Somehow, I am not at all surprised. Pennsylvania approves sharp increases for Obamacare plans By Wes Venteicher | Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, 3:21 p.m. The Pennsylvania Insurance Department on Monday approved monthly premium increases of up to 55 percent for health insurance plans sold on the Affordable Care Act’s online marketplace in the state. Calling …

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