We told you so: legalizing marijuana increases pot usage among kids

From The Oklahoman: Five years later, Colorado sees toll of pot legalization Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | Colorado Springs Gazette Opinion Last week marked the fifth anniversary of Colorado’s decision to sanction the world’s first anything-goes commercial pot trade. Five years later, we remain an embarrassing cautionary tale. Visitors to Colorado remark about a new …

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For Democrats, the solution is always higher taxes

From ABC News in Houston: Residents not thrilled about mayor’s proposed property tax hike By Jeff Ehling | Updated September 12, 2017 | 6:42 AM CDT HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Many Houston residents are still dealing with flood damaged homes and wondering how much it will cost them to get back to normal. On top …

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A good reason to move to Kentucky!

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Pennsylvania badly needs new revenue, top Senate Dem says by Karen Langley | Harrisburg Bureau |Updated: June 19, 2017 — 6:45 PM EDT HARRISBURG — Senate Democratic leader Jay Costa painted a bleak picture of state finances Monday, predicting lawmakers and the governor will put band-aids on the next two budgets …

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Eric Frein will die in prison But he will never be executed

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Jury chooses death sentence for convicted murderer Eric Frein by Laura McCrystal, Staff Writer | @LMcCrystal | lmccrystal@phillynews.com | Updated: April 26, 2017 — 10:50 PM EDT MILFORD, Pa. – A jury Wednesday ordered the death penalty for Eric Frein, who gunned down two state troopers outside their Pike County barracks …

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This is how Republicans should act!

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: House GOP offers leaner Pa. budget; Dem leader says it ‘cuts into bone’ By Karen Langley | Harrisburg Bureau | Updated: April 3, 2017 — 7:29 PM EDT HARRISBURG –Recommending government-wide cuts, House GOP leaders Monday unveiled a budget that a top Democrat said “cuts into the bone” of what he …

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Big Brother is Watching You!

Castro was a piker! The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has left the Comités de Defensa de la Revolución in the rear-view mirror! Goodbye registration stickers; hello license plate readers By Jackie Cain | Updated: 6:40 PM EST February 10, 2016 You can say goodbye to those license plate registration stickers soon. Pennsylvania authorities have a new …

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Hold them accountable!

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: Newall: Between the porn and the PCP, plenty of signs parolee was headed for trouble by Mike Newall, Philadelphia Inquirer Columnist | @MikeNewall | Updated: January 3, 2017 — 6:54 PM EST The cocaine abuse and the porn addiction could have been enough to get Byron Allen pulled off the street. …

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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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One way to start draining the swamp

From Investor’s Business Daily: Good News: 35% Of Government Workers Might Quit If Trump Wins Editorial | November 1, 2016 A new survey finds that more than a third of federal workers are threatening to quit their jobs should Donald Trump prevail in the presidential election. If only that were true. A survey of federal …

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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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