Friday, March 28, 2014

Philly Democrat wants Spanish as official language of Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania state legislator from Philadelphia has introduced a resolution in the state House calling for "Spanish" to be declared the official language of  the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Let me check the calendar. Nope, it's not April Fool's Day. The screwball state lawmaker is Rep. Angel Cruz, and of course, he's a Democrat. The resolution would require all local, county and state government agencies to use Spanish on all government documents. It appears Cruz's resolution (House Resolution 666) is in response to a bill by Republican state Rep. Daryl Metcalfe to designate "English" as the official language of Pennsylvania. Metcalf's legislation is House Bill 2132.

Pennsylvania's official language: English or Spanish? | Local News - WTAE Home

Barnard College picks Planned Parenthood president as graduation speaker

College's pick of pro-choice speaker sparks outcry - Washington Times

Video Highlights of Top Pottstown Mercury Stories - Off The Presses

Viguerie Blasts Boehner, GOP Congressional Leadership

In response to news  that House Speaker John Boehner and the Republican Congressional leadership will meet with the anti-tea party group, Mainstreet Advocacy, at the Ritz Carlton, ConservativeHQ founder Richard Viguerie offered the following response:

"Since the purpose of the weekend meeting at the Ritz Carlton on Amelia Island in Florida is to raise money and strategizing as to how to defeat limited-government constitutional conservatives in Republican primaries, this meeting is an act of war by John Boehner, Eric Canter and the Republican Congressional leadership."

"By fighting conservatives, Republican congressional leaders are publicly acknowledging they do not share the core values of conservatives and Tea Partyers, including limited-government, fidelity to the constitution, lower taxes, balanced budget, significantly reducing the size, scope and reach of the federal government."

The Evil Empire Strikes Back


Is 'moderate Islam' an oxymoron?

Is 'moderate Islam' an oxymoron?

Hometown newspaper questions Pa. AG Kathleen Kane's 'silent mistreatment' on corruption probe

Editorial: The silent mistreatment - Opinion - Citizens' Voice

FBI Quietly Cuts Ties With Anti-Christian Hate Group

FBI Quietly Cuts Ties With Anti-Christian Hate Group | Judicial Watch

Documents: Obama Vacation Trips Cost Taxpayers $16M

JW Obtains Documents Revealing High Cost of Obama 2013 Trips | Judicial Watch

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Monday, March 24, 2014

PA GOP: 250,000 Pennsylvanians have lost their health care coverage due to Obamacare

Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason issued the following statement on the fourth anniversary of the disastrous Obamacare plan passed by Congressional Democrats:
"Four years ago, President Obama and the Democrats rammed through legislation which created health care insecurity for millions of Americans and caused 250,000 Pennsylvanians to lose their health care coverage," Gleason said. "Over the course of the past four years, Pennsylvanians have watched as Obamacare has hurt small businesses, costs jobs and separated families from their doctors. It seems like each time we pull back a layer of the Obamacare law, there is another disastrous consequence.

"Now, President Obama and the Democrats are ignoring the Constitution and delaying provisions of ObamaCare by fiat for blatant partisan political gain. No matter how hard the Democrats wish away their role in Obamacare, voters will hold them accountable for their role in this mess in November."

According to the Governor's Office, more than 250,000 Pennsylvanians have lost their health care coverage due to ObamaCare. (Office of the Governor, "Governor Corbett Calls on President Obama for Permanent Solutions to Affordable Care Act Issues and to Protect Pennsylvanians' Health Care," 11/14/13)
HARRISBURG – Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding the fourth anniversary of Obamacare.
“Four years ago, President Obama and the Democrats rammed through legislation which created health care insecurity for millions of Americans and caused 250,000 Pennsylvanians to lose their health care coverage,” Gleason said. “Over the course of the past four years, Pennsylvanians have watched as Obamacare has hurt small businesses, costs jobs and separated families from their doctors. It seems like each time we pull back a layer of the Obamacare law, there is another disastrous consequence.
“Now, President Obama and the Democrats are ignoring the Constitution and delaying provisions of ObamaCare by fiat for blatant partisan political gain. No matter how hard the Democrats wish away their role in Obamacare, voters will hold them accountable for their role in this mess in November.”
According to the Governor’s Office, more than 250,000 Pennsylvanians have lost their health care coverage due to ObamaCare. (Office of the Governor, “Governor Corbett Calls on President Obama for Permanent Solutions to Affordable Care Act Issues and to Protect Pennsylvanians’ Health Care,” 11/14/13)
- See more at: http://www.pagop.org/2014/03/chairman-gleason-releases-statement-fourth-anniversary-obamacare/#sthash.hg4GyPl8.dpuf

New Corbett Campaign Ad: 'Promise Kept'

Study: Obamacare costs outweigh benefits

Study: O-Care costs outweigh benefits | TheHill

Report: Raising minimum wage in Pa. would kill 28,000 to 119,000 jobs

NFIB Research Foundation Report on the effect of raising the minimum wage in Pennsylvania

Obamacare can't fool the people

Judd Gregg: O-Care can't fool the people | TheHill

Obamacare: The mistake America could not afford

ObamaCare: the mistake America could not afford | Human Events

Obamacare leaves Las Vegas man owing $407,000 in doctor bills

Obamacare leaves Las Vegas man owing $407,000 in doctor bills

Global Warming Consequences


Officials want voters to decide if Lower Alsace Township, Mount Penn should merge

Officials want voters to decide if Lower Alsace Township and Mount Penn should merge | NEWS

Congressman Pitts, other speakers pound Obamacare during conservative gathering

Pitts, other speakers pound Obamacare during conservative gathering | NEWS

Antietam will see smaller tax hikes if districts merge, proposed budget shows

Antietam will see smaller tax hikes if districts merge, proposed budget shows | NEWS

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Liberal Newspaper Editor Backs Voter ID Law in Pa.

Here's something you don't see every day. The editor of one of the most liberal newspapers in Pennsylvania actually supports a Voter ID law.

From a recent column by Reading Eagle Editor Harry Deitz:
I don't understand why people shouldn't have to show identification to vote.

It's one of our most important responsibilities as citizens, and it must come with rules that assure it is secure.

The issue of voter ID in Pennsylvania has been a long-running battle in the courts. Proponents argue that it prevents fraud. Opponents claim there is no evidence of fraud and that providing an official ID is a burden on some citizens. 
I see those as lame and unfounded excuses. Can they legally drive a car without a license?

Can they refuse to provide an ID if requested to cash a check? Can anyone go into a bar or liquor store and make a purchase without valid ID if requested? Can they get on a commercial airline without identification?

None of those come close to the importance of voting. If you go for medical tests, you need an ID. If you apply for a job, you need ID.
How do we assure that the person voting is who he says he is? No system is perfect. But there have to be checks. There must be rules.What are they afraid of? What are they trying to hide?
Harry Deitz: Five things I don't understand and likely never will | NEWS

'God's Not Dead' Official Movie Trailer

Fellow Democrat blasts Pa. AG Kathleen Kane in botched sting case

District Attorney Williams blasts attorney general in sting case

Biggest job gains are in states run by Republicans

Friday, March 21, 2014

Weekly Video Recap from The Pottstown Mercury

Tea Party Groups Calls For Impeachment of Pa. Attorney General Kane

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has really stepped in it this time.

While Kane has been using her office for political grandstanding since she took office last year, her decision to pull the plug on a sting operation that caught prominent Philadelphia politicians allegedly accepting bribes has caused a political firestorm across the Keystone State.

Kane is now threatening to sue Pennsylvania's most liberal newspaper - The Philadelphia Inquirer - for exposing the botched sting operation, but the controversy is not going away. Watchdog groups and citizen activists are calling for investigations of her actions.

Today, the Independence Hall Tea Party Association is calling for Kane's impeachment.

From a press release issued by the group:
The Independence Hall Tea Party is calling on the Pennsylvania State Legislature to immediately remove Katherine Kane from her duties as Attorney General of Pennsylvania.

"In the recent past, Attorney General Kane has refused to enforce the PA Marriage Act and to indict Philadelphia area elected officials caught on tape accepting monetary bribes," said Association President, Teri Adams. 

"Ms. Kane's refusal to do the right thing in order to protect her political allies and friends is even more frightening than the bribery itself. 

"Corruption begets corruption.

"But we have held back our fire until Ms. Kane instigated her most chilling move to date  - hiring Philadelphia's most feared attorney to intimidate the press - in particular the Philadelphia Inquirer - and others - from examining her record. 

"What she hopes to achieve by hiring Dick Sprague is an end to the scrutiny of her very questionable - possibly even criminal behavior - and the silencing of her critics.

"This is a veiled assault on the First Amendment of the United States Constitution--on freedom of the press and freedom of speech," said Ms. Adams.

"This is not a partisan issue. It's one that should concern Pennsylvanians of all political persuasions and backgrounds."

"As organization who is named for the building which gave birth to the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution, we will not be silenced by Kathleen Kane or her Attorneys."

Reality For College Graduates In Obama's America

New Ad Shows Reality For College Graduates In America | Truth Revolt

Opposing voter ID laws in the name of race is insulting to minorities

David Limbaugh: Opposing voter ID laws in the name of race is insulting to minorities

Tea Party Patriots endorse Bevin in McConnell challenge

Tea Party Patriots endorse Bevin | TheHill

Thursday, March 20, 2014

New Poll: 53% disapprove of Obamacare

ACA at Age 4: More Disapproval than Approval

Newspaper: Push for tax reform - Urge Pa. legislators to back Senate Bill 76

Push for tax reform | Urge legislators to back Senate Bill 76

Democrat Kathleen Kane protects Democrats in voter ID law bribery case

Allen West: Democrat protects Democrats in voter ID law bribery case

Pa. Democrat Tom Wolfe endorses Obamacare

Democrat Tom Wolfe, who is running for Pa. governor, is a supporter of Barack Obama and likes what he's seen of Obamacare so far.

From the Republican Party of Pennsylvania:
Today, Tom Wolf stated that a law that cost 250,000 Pennsylvanians their health care coverage is “a step in the right direction.” Perhaps Tom Wolf was too busy calling for new taxes on energy to notice how ObamaCare is hurting small businesses, driving up health care costs for our local governments, and costing families their doctors. Tom Wolf’s statement that ObamaCare was a step in the right direction just proves that he would have voted for the law and he would rubberstamp its disastrous effects that would lead to more health care insecurity for Pennsylvanians.
Pennsylvania voters should know what they're getting with this tax-and-spend, big-government liberal.

Wolf is also a multi-millionaire who doesn't have to worry about paying for his health care.

Illegal Aliens, Non-Citizens Caught Voting In Florida In Vast Numbers

Friday, March 14, 2014

Obama: Cut Your Household Spending to Afford Obamacare

Sen. Toomey to oppose Obama's radical Surgeon General nominee

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) on Friday issued the following statement about Dr. Vivek Murthy, President Obama's nominee to be the Surgeon General.
"The Surgeon General is the most prominent government spokesperson on matters of public health and is responsible for overseeing more than 6,700 uniformed members of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

"President Obama's nominee for the position, Dr. Vivek Murthy, has had a relatively short career in medicine that is rather lacking on public health issues for a position of this stature. Instead, Dr. Murthy, as the president of a partisan political organization, has been an active promoter of ObamaCare - a law that I believe is fundamentally wrong in its approach to improving our nation’s health care system. Dr. Murthy also has advocated for policies that would erode our important Second Amendment rights. For these reasons, I will oppose Dr. Murthy's nomination for Surgeon General."
Toomey recently led a successful bipartisan effort in the Senate to block another controversial Obama nominee  - a lawyer with ties to a convicted cop killer - for a key Justice Department position.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Republican Jolly wins crucial Florida bellwether special election

Today's special election in Florida was widely seen as a referendum on Obamacare. Judging from the results, it's not going to be a good year for Congressional Democrats who have to run with the Obamacare albatross around their necks in November.

Republican Jolly wins crucial Florida bellwether special election | TheHill

Monday, March 10, 2014

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Antietam MS/HS Presents 'Oklahoma!'

The classic Rodgers & Hammerstein musical "Oklahoma!" is coming to Mount Penn, Pa. Tickets are on sale now at www.antietamsd.org.

Friday, March 7, 2014

Newspaper: Even Democrats couldn't stomach radical Obama nominee

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review gets it right on the Senate rejection of Obama's radical nominee for the Justice Department: 
The unvarnished truth for Debo Adegbile was that he had engaged in a blatant case of race-baiting. And that was too much for even seven Senate Democrats — among them, Bob Casey of Pennsylvania — who joined with every Senate Republican — led by Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey — to block the nomination of Mr. Adegbile to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division.
The Adegbile nomination: Rejecting race-baiting

Poll: 65 percent support Keystone XL pipeline construction

Poll: 65 percent support Keystone construction | TheHill

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's fiery speech ignites CPAC

Perry's fiery speech ignites CPAC | TheHill

ObamaCare's ultimate failure: the uninsured aren't buying

ObamaCare's ultimate failure: the uninsured aren't buying | Human Events

Sen. Marco Rubio: The difference between Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama's foreign policy