Pennsylvania’s claim to No. 1
July 11, 2014 As West Chester University considers moving from state-owned to state-related status, its students — present and future — ought to take a hard look at the U.S. more »»
Chicago’s shooting spree
July 10, 2014 By RICH LOWRY For most of the country, July Fourth weekend means hot dogs, fireworks and relaxing time with family. In certain neighborhoods in Chicago, it means something very differen. more »»
Is the medium the menace?
July 10, 2014 By FROMA HARROP An aspiring rapper posts his lyrics on Facebook, suggesting a Halloween costume with his estranged wife's “head on a stick. more »»
We are mistaken about Iraq
July 9, 2014 By BERT SACKS “Those Iraqis have been fighting each other for centuries,” a friend recently said to me. I have heard this mistaken view too often. more »»
Corbett has a lot to consider
July 8, 2014 By MARC LEVY Associated Press With lawmakers’ rocky spring session bleeding deeper into summer, nobody knows what Pennsylvania Gov. more »»
July 8, 2014 By RALPH DOTTERER JR. From his beginnings as an actor on the TV series ‘Rawhide’, playing the part of Rowdy, Clint Eastwood has made an acting career by carrying a gun. more »»
Finding solace on the summer train
July 7, 2014 By GAYATRI DEVI As the day wears on, the railway stations in India get progressively crowded, chaotic, and squalid, but there is a brief window of time in the early morning, just as the dawn is... more »»
Frontiersman’s Fair Play diary
July 5, 2014 “July 4th. Great doings, a wonderful day. Fine, clear weather, with the river as blue as the sky above. We met this afternoon, at two o’clock, and signed ourselves free from the British tyrants. more »»
July 5, 2014 “The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows his handiwork.” (Psalms 19:1 AKJV) God is real. Evidence of His existence is all around u. more »»
Freedom is precious
July 4, 2014 By BRYAN GOLDEN On Independence Day, we celebrate the gift of America given to us 238 years ago by the founders of our great nation. Freedom is as precious as life itself. more »»
A Decent Respect: Renewing the Spirit of ‘76
July 3, 2014 July 4, 1776 gave birth to perhaps the most revolutionary political document in the history of civilization, submitted by men who proclaimed, “with a firm reliance on the protection of divine... more »»
Who will keep America going?
July 3, 2014 We live in an interconnected world. Energy, cars, televisions, clothes and much more are traded among the countries. There are positives with global trad. more »»
What lurks in a child’s online world?
July 2, 2014 By FROMA HARROP What is the most shocking takeaway from the story of the two 12-year-olds who repeatedly stabbed their friend - nearly to death - on the imagined orders of a fantasy character? Is it... more »»