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The Affordable Care Act remains a very, very expensive bill of goods forced on the American people.
March 23 marked the five-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, and has anyone noticed the sky has not fallen?
Because God lives, we live, and he brings a special quality and meaning to our living and our being.
Seniors get a free pass? There’s nothing to ride for free!
I’m writing in regard to the March 15 front-page article “Survey: PSO Out of Sync With Potential Audiences.”
Let’s do away with the notion that any development is good development.
Did it ever occur to these students and their families that there may be some need to take care of themselves?
I was in Vietnam in 1958 with the 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) based at Nha Trang. We were called “advisers” then.
I had the opportunity to attend the “Test-In on High Stakes Testing” event organized by the grass-roots group Yinzercation.
I can’t believe that the Post-Gazette would use valuable space writing a huge article talking up someone like Kim Stolfer.
Let the sons, daughters, grandsons and granddaughters of members of Congress serve in the front line.
More such pairing of commentators could be useful in tempering partisan rhetoric.
The notorious anti-blasphemy laws, codified into the Pakistani penal code since the 1980s, have in effect empowered extremist clerics.
A November 2014 poll of registered Pennsylvania voters showed that 72 percent of those surveyed favor increasing the state’s tobacco tax.
As the time for a fresh face is narrowing, one has to wonder, isn’t there a person outside of government who could become a contender?
Take a look at what is going on in the Middle East. Does it really look like the Muslims want peace?
My local store did not have a particular wine, but through the Web, I found a case in a store 34 miles away.
Perhaps legislation could be enacted so that any new tax would have to be voted on by referendum.
Most owners of valuable or extensive land are wealthy.
Using the word “retard” or “retarded” to describe anyone — especially a person with developmental disabilities — is classless and ignorant.
I heard Starbucks was trying to start a dialogue on race relations, so I went to Homewood to find a barista; there wasn’t one there.
One good thing is we should have a pretty good idea of what the conservatives’ worldviews are (if they actually have one beyond the pulpit).
Those who have roundly criticized the 47 Republican senators who signed Sen. Tom Cotton’s letter should read the Constitution.
Both parties drum on their efforts to reduce taxes, but there is always an increase.
More than 1.5 million Arabs living peacefully in Israel today enjoy the right to vote.
I was a member of the Innovations Committee, which helped to explore design alternatives for U.S. Steel’s 600 Grant St. building.
The arguments raised at the public hearing are important for legislators to hear.
But do we really want to return to a time when children as young as 8 and 10 worked in factories and mines for up to 12 hours?
I believe that responsible gun ownership goes hand in hand with respect for the Second Amendment and is critical to keeping our communities
Although I disagree with President Barack Obama on almost everything, even he finally said “enough.”
Additional criteria should be used to qualify as a nonprofit.
All Pennsylvania professional public educators should be held accountable for their classroom performance.
Taxpayer subsidies (i.e., public aid) keep public pensions “magically infinite” after worker contributions run out.
Many in Congress understand they are one step away from poverty and work assiduously to lower their taxes so they can scrape by.
Use the military budget to fix potholes.
Domestic violence against women is the great social secret that needs to be brought into the light.
If the Port Authority wants to cultivate a culture of public transit, it needs to make taking the bus or T more convenient than driving.
When we connect areas that were previously thought of as unconnectable, the quality of service and ridership will rise.
Given the sheer size of the proposed U.S. Steel building roof, I am stunned that a green roof is not part of the building design.
If Ukraine were a loose confederation of independent states, like Switzerland, it would be better off.
People everywhere are sick of gun violence.
Senate Bill 76 seeks to permanently eliminate school property taxes and increase sales and income tax.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is being negotiated behind closed doors, primarily for the benefit of large international companies.
What I read in the March 16 Perspectives piece by Ed Rendell (“Trade Equals Jobs”) made me sick to my stomach and highly infuriated.
The Keystone Cops would be no comedic match for today’s Secret Service.
Ann Neumann’s “Their Dying Wishes” (Forum) evoked memories of both my parents and the tender, loving care they received from hospice staff.
I read with great interest the story about symphonies and their “growing problems” (“Survey: PSO Out of Sync With Potential Audiences”).
It annoys me to hear politicians speak of boots on the ground when most of them have never served in the military.
Thanks to Dick Cheney and George W. Bush we upset the proverbial apple cart.
I have yet to see him hold a single “about Islam” question/answer session in the Middle East to an audience that is predominantly Arabs.