Freedom in America

February 6, 2011 
Filed under Conservatism, Voices of Liberty

Freedom in America

By Richard Minnick. Since the early history of our country, the protection of our basic freedoms has been of the utmost importance to Americans. A poem by Langston Hughes, “Freedom,” emphasizes the struggle to enjoy the freedoms that he knows are rightfully his. He reflects the American desire for freedom now when he says, “I do not need my freedom when I’m dead. I cannot live on tomorrow’s bread.” American’s recognize the need for freedom in its entirety without compromise or fear.

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West Chester’s Washington Monument Syndrome

January 7, 2011 
Filed under Taxes, Voices of Liberty

West Chester’s Washington Monument Syndrome

By Sean Carpenter, December 23, 2010. West Chester residents were presented with the classic Washington Monument Syndrome: cut the most visible and appreciated service in order to provoke outcry and then increase taxes instead.

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“Freethinkers” misuse their rights

December 2, 2010 
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“Freethinkers” misuse their rights

by Fred Fonseca Daily Local News November 30, 2010 In “Freedom of Expression for All” in the Daily Local on Monday, Nov. 22, Mr. Hochella writes about the Chester County Commissioners decision to take control of Holiday displays on the court house grounds. Regarding the Free Thought Society he complains that “not everyone else has the right to […]

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‘We the people’ must retain control

September 17, 2010 
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By Fred Fonseca Daily Local News September 17, 2010 I learned about delusion as a young man during conversations with my grandfather who during the 1940s and 1950s as a United Public Workers Union official worked to organize government employees. He was convinced that the big corporations controlled our government and oppressed working people. According […]

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Not Racism … But Opened Eyes

September 11, 2010 
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By Anthony J Oleck Daily Local News September 10, 2010 I happened to be reading some of the Daily Local blogs when I came across this disturbing piece from Karen Porter. In her Sept. 4 blog, “From Chester County’s Left Bank,” Ms. Porter writes: “… This country should hang its head in shame … we […]

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Voters Must End Partisan Politics

August 27, 2010 
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by Scott Good Daily Local News August 27,2010 Why is anyone a Democrat or Republican these days? Between the partisan atmosphere and seemingly nothing getting done these days in the world of politics, why does anyone consider themselves Democrats or Republicans? Honestly, most of the country agrees that neither party is helping anyone but themselves. […]

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Some Are Elated About War’s End

August 27, 2010 
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 by Anthony J. Oleck Daily Local News August 27, 2010 Karen Porter writes that the Iraq War is over and somehow she does not feel elated. Well let me offer a possible explanation … we won the war, it was a victory for America and a victory for the Iraqi people. A victory for the […]

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The Ground Zero Mosque and the Legitimate Boundaries of Religious Freedom

August 19, 2010 
Filed under Activism, Voices of Liberty

The Ground Zero Mosque and the Legitimate Boundaries of Religious Freedom

Recent public outcry in print and on talk shows demonstrates that many Americans instinctively oppose the construction of a mosque anywhere near Ground Zero. A mosque near Ground Zero is seen as an intentionally provocative act, a declaration of triumph and supremacy over a symbol of America by the forces of Islam.

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Obama Health Care Law Under Attack

August 18, 2010 
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By Christopher P. Gerber Daily Local News 8/16/10 We have just witnessed the beginning of the end for Obamacare. Living up to its nickname, the “Rocket Docket,” the U.S. District Court in Virginia recently gave the attorney general a green light to launch a constitutional attack upon the health care law. That lawsuit has now […]

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America’s troops are our heroes

July 20, 2010 
Filed under Voices of Liberty

Tom Chambers Daily Local News July 20, 2010 In response to Gordon Bennett’s letter to the editor where he writes about a sign he recently noticed being held by someone in a group of (in his words) “pro-war demonstrators” that reads, “Our Soldiers are Heroes,” I take exception to his opinion expressed in his letter. […]

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