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New critiques of:

In Trump administration, hypocrisy reigns supreme Thomas Finch
Will GOP overreach destroy the party? Thomas Loxley
Trump keeps his promise, but at what cost? James Zedak
Abortion issue remains a woman’s choice Patricia Powala
Protect rights of citizens, not oil-and-gas industry Dan Sainovich
ACA must be improved, not simply destroyed Delbert Linville
KD’s “PESKY REGULATIONS” Comments #1 - #5 Carl Davidson
ONE CHART, 10,000 WORDS … a case of “American Exceptionalism” Carl Davidson
SO IT BEGINS Carl Davidson
WHY IS TRUMP ... Carl Davidson
A VERY EASY QUIZ Carl Davidson
Trump wants the truth to be whatever he says it is Thomas Finch
Imagine if ‘birther’ claims had targeted Trump Oren Spiegler
Election interference demands a runoff Thomas Loxley
What happened to the promises Trump made? Thomas Finch
Shell repeatedly failed to be a ‘good neighbor’ Terrie Baumgardner
Republicans fought Obama, now want cooperation Jayne Berresford
Trump owes victory to his friend Putin Stephen Kislock
Diversity in workplace needs to be a priority Lonzie Cox
When did recycling become a dirty word? Jennifer Kramer
Shell can afford an environmentally friendly plant Kari Pohl
History Has Absolved Him Carl Davidson/ Bob Tomashevsky
Infrastructure investment benefits entire community Mario Leone
Potter Township location not suitable for plant Joanne Livengood
Cracker plant will turn Beaver into Stinkville Thomas Loxley
Those concerned with Shell plant are protectors Bob Schmetzer
A safe environment is everyone’s concern Michelle Mindek
We see no signs of ‘draining the swamp’ Cindi Kincaid
Times endorses McGinty for Senate BCT editorial
12th Congressional District: A rematch of opposing views BCT editorial
Sexual indiscretions didn’t start with Bill Clinton Elizabeth Douglas
Hillary Clinton – “Basket of Deplorables” Robin Cox
Hillary Clinton and E-mailgate Robin Cox
Bernie Sanders - 5 percenter
Robin Cox
Donald Trump Robin Cox
“News:” A Beaver County Times (BCT) cover-up? Robin Cox

Religious Freedom Laws

Robin Cox

Obamacare - King v. Burwell

Robin Cox

Obamacare - National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius

Robin Cox
Ferguson, MO (update) Robin Cox
Rep. Jesse White (D-46), Ashley Jackson, and I Robin Cox
Limited Government and Traffic Roundabouts Robin Cox
Gold Star family story Jim Quinn
Patriotism redefined Robin Cox

Entrepreneurs, innovators, pioneers, and hard-working individuals who asked only for freedom tamed and developed western Pennsylvania.  Today, the region is home to self-pitying sheep who blame everyone else for their situation.  They believe government is a white knight to rescue them.  We fought against communism and socialism in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and the Cold War, yet far too many of us believe socialism is the answer.  Our ancestors must be turning over in their graves.

For things to change, we must change.  Quoting Benjamin Franklin, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.”1

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1. Similar quotes are attributed to a number of people, including Albert Einstein, and a Chinese proverb.

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