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EDITORIALS


Waiting for water: DEP and drillers must respond more quickly

Imagine how nerve-wracking it would be to wait a year or more for the promise of a permanent supply of clean water.


Labor dishonored: Congress snubs U.S. workers on the minimum wage

More than a parade, more than a picnic, if there’s one thing many American workers want today it’s a raise.



Ghost wings: 100 years ago the last passenger pigeon died

Have we truly learned from this slaughter in the natural world unparalleled in the nation’s history?



Expanded coverage: Corbett’s Healthy PA still comes with questions

No one will know the impact of Gov. Corbett's health plan until it takes effect.



Compromise: It’s the only way to save the August Wilson Center

The foundations and a developer should come to terms on the August Wilson Center.



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David Shribman



David M. Shribman: The world is changing fast and the United States seems stuck

Perhaps only a few times before have world leaders returned to their posts to so dangerous a mix of global conditions.


 

Brian O'Neill



Brian O’Neill: Something stinks about how people act in public now

This page regularly runs “Random Acts of Kindness.” Might we get just as many letters if we went with “Random Acts of Rudeness”?


 

Tony Norman



Tony Norman: Islamic State puts a pacifist in a tough place

Between the unrest in Ferguson, renewal of American bombing in Iraq and more, it was easy to get lost in a thicket of bad vibes last week.


 

Sally Kalson



Health care sabotage 101

The GOP, not a botched website, is the real obstacle.


 

Dan Simpson



Dan Simpson / Potential American allies in the fight for Iraq are a sorry lot

Americans favoring letting the Islamic State and the other malevolent elements fight it out among themselves are, in my view, right.


 

Jack Kelly



Jack Kelly / Rick Perry resists ‘lawfare’: Bogus charges backfire on Democrats

He’s not the first Republican to be victimized by Democratic efforts to criminalize policy differences.


 

Ruth Ann Dailey



Ruth Ann Dailey: In tyranny’s assault, we're all together now?

A lot of time, energy and lives have been wasted while we citizens of the still-free Western world bicker bitterly while Mosul burns.


 

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