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I was surprised and disappointed by your editorial “Wolf’s Call: His Unrealistic Budget Will Undermine Cooperation” (March 4).
Tom Wolf wants more than 40 items and services taxed for the first time and wants to raise the personal income tax by 20 percent.
The wealthiest districts spend $1,800 more per student than the lower-income districts, resulting in higher achievement levels.
It would be a way to help communities cure their funding woes.
The same city car that follows the street sweeper in spring and summer should ticket for unshoveled walks in winter.
Liberals have become progressives, and global warming has become climate change.
I have grown weary reading about the downtrodden Palestinians, suffering under Israeli rule. The Palestinians control their own fate.
Christopher K. Mellon’s Perspectives piece shows an antagonistic position toward the Israeli prime minister.
Watching its programs would provide a real eye-opener to the effectiveness or lack of effectiveness of our federal government.
The Education Law Center works with students and parents to battle high rates of suspensions alongside community leaders.
The Feb. 25 editorial “A Place to Learn: Student Suspension Has a Role in Keeping Order” highlights an important issue but comes to the
Boilermakers Local 154 is effectively stripping these street kids of any excuse that they can’t make something of themselves.
Suspensions in the public school system disproportionately impact people of color and young men.
Suspensions are not only used when students are “defiant, belligerent or violent.”
The penned slaughter planned for the deer is no more appropriate as a population control measure than war.
The PA Game Commission recommends a healthy deer population at under five head per square mile.
All energy sources, including nuclear, receive tax incentives.
I’m amazed that some people are OK with a leader from another country injecting himself and his opinion into American politics.
I have seen small towns revived, residents provided with new, family-sustaining jobs, farms and fracking coexisting and more.
In this secular world today, people of faith are continually ridiculed if they believe in a Creator God.
Look around and see how lucky we are to be citizens of this great country of ours. We take so much for granted.
We await the robin, bluebirds and hummingbirds.
I found the article on Sen. Elizabeth Warren last Sunday to be a bit over the top (“A Passionate Voice Steering the Conversation,” Feb. 22).
What a wonderful opinion piece from Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen (“I Could Have Been Left Behind,” Feb. 22 Forum).
Why is Major League Baseball trying to shorten our good times with new rules?
Too bad more organizations aren’t following United Way’s lead.
Jack Kelly’s Feb. 22 column (“Evolution? Gotcha!”) complains of left-leaning journalists asking Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker about evolution.
It is an indication of whether as a president his decisions would be guided by reality (scientific evidence) or ideology.
I read with great interest two recent editorials concerning environmental issues: fracking and deer culling.
American naturalist Henry Beston in “The Outermost House” (1928) offered a view we should consider.
Those sentenced to death could agree to be a complete organ donor — death by donation.
President Barack Obama’s red line has been crossed by others without significant consequences.
Why must conservatives continuously try to rewrite history?
People in this country will make money exporting a unique terror that literally “rains out of the sky.”
For the official insanity file — the front-page headline on Feb. 18 (“U.S. Will Put Armed Drones on World Market”). Sure, what could
Mt. Lebanon needs to calm down, or soon people there will want to kill all the birds because “they poop on our heads.”
The Reading Achievement Center provides support designed to increase student learning.
Why is Ruth Ann Dailey allowed to say “the lunatic left still slanderously claims that Mr. Bush lied about weapons of mass destruction ...”?
George W. Bush’s reputation will forever be marked by the war of aggression he promulgated in Iraq based on fabricated tales of WMD.
An older person can become incapacitated for life from a fall on an untreated sidewalk.
Even more tragic for working families is the acquiescence we have seen from some in the labor community.
That Gov. Tom Wolf is upset about the governor of Florida visiting our state to woo businesses would be funny if it weren’t so sad.
Implied in “religion” is a moral code governing the conduct of human affairs that would include “moral justice” to ensure workers’ rights.
Most people need to focus on lifetime income generation, which a 401(k) or IRA is not set up to do on its own.
If these illegals are here to pursue the American dream, why didn’t they come here legally like millions of other people have done?
We are seeing people who are exploring a run for president, like Scott Walker, questioning whether President Obama is a Christian.
The council vote on the citizens ordinance calling for a “wait and see” approach before fracking more of our county parks was a spectacle.
Just because it is an old building from a particular point in time does not make it distinctive.
Nonprofits’ addresses should be “.-con.”
John Boehner s willing to stop funding the Department of Homeland Security to stop the president from implementing his immigration ideas.