Friday, March 30, 2012

NewsBusted 3/30/12

'Annie' Coming To Mount Penn this weekend



Tickets still available at the door for Antietam Musical Productions' musical version of "Annie" at the Mount Penn Primary Center, 201 N. 25th St., Mount Penn, PA.

Shows are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday.

'Zero Votes' For 2013 Obama Budget

Rep. Cox to Unveil Property Tax Independence Act

The long-awaited introduction of House Bill 1776 is scheduled for Monday, April 2, in Harrisburg. This is the best bill out there to eliminate Pennsylvania's onerous property tax, which places a heavy burden on homeowners to fund public education. The bill has bipartisan support.

Here's some information released today by Rep. Jim Cox, R-Berks, the prime sponsor of the bill:
WHAT: A news conference to unveil the Property Tax Independence Act (House Bill 1776/Senate Bill 1400), a proposal to completely replace school property taxes in Pennsylvania with alternative state revenue sources.

WHO: State Representative Jim Cox (R-129), state Senator Dave Argall (R-29), state Representative Rick Saccone (R-39), state Representative Tom Caltagirone (D-127), Pennsylvania Taxpayers Cyber Coalition President David Baldinger, property owner Patrick Briegel, and additional members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

WHEN: Monday, April 2, at 10 a.m.

WHERE: Capitol Media Center, Main Capitol, Harrisburg

LIVE WEBSTREAMING: The news conference will be streamed live at www.RepJimCox.com.

Pa. House considers prevailing wage reforms

Pa. House considers prevailing wage reforms - ABC27 WHTM

Gallup Poll: Public skeptical of climate coverage

Public skeptical of climate coverage - The Hill's E2-Wire

Greek Easter Bread & Pastry Sale this Sat.

Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church is hosting its annual Greek Bread & Pastry Sale on Saturday, March 31, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The church is located at 1001 E. Wyomissing Blvd. in Reading, Pa., right across the street from Berks Catholic High School.

In addition to a variety of Greek pastry, the church is also selling Honey Ball (Loukoumades) and various Easter plants.

A truck from The Salvation Army will also be parked in the church lot to accept clothing donations.

CDC Report Finds States Lag in Increasing Cigarette Taxes, Undermining Efforts to Reduce Smoking

CDC Report Finds States Lag in Increasing Cigarette Taxes, Undermining Efforts to Reduce Smoking

What If the National Debt Were Your Debt?

Google offers free websites Pennsylvania businesses

Websites Now Free for Pennsylvania Businesses

Child Abuse Prevention Month Begins With Formal Observance April 3 in Harrisburg

Child Abuse Prevention Month Begins With Formal Observance Tuesday, April 3, in Harrisburg

PA Game Commission Offers Advice to Avoid Attracting Bears

PA Game Commission Offers Advice to Avoid Attracting Bears

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Poll: Tom Smith Leading In Pennsylvania U.S Senate Republican Primary

Not good news for Steve Welch, the endorsed candidate, who came in at just 2.2% support from voters.


Tom Smith Leading In Pennsylvania U.S Senate Republican Primary According To CUPVF Poll

Pennsylvania DEP Launches New Earth Day Webpage

Pennsylvania DEP Launches New Earth Day Webpage

Obama's 2013 plan gets zero votes in House

0-414 vote: House clobbers budget proposal based on Obama's 2013 plan - The Hill's Floor Action

Editorial: Another property tax reform proposal in Pa.

The Pottstown Mercury is urging Pennsylvania taxpayers to get behind House Bill 1776, which would eliminate property taxes.

Another property tax reform proposal

ObamaCare: It's A Tough Sell

'Annie' Coming To Mount Penn this weekend

Antietam Musical Productions will present the musical "Annie" at the Mount Penn Primary Center, 201 N. 25th St., Mount Penn, on the weekend of March 30-April 1.

The show, featuring students from Antietam Middle School/High School, will be presented Friday, March 30, and Saturday, March 31, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 1, at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $10 per person. On Sunday only, children 12 and under will be admitted for $5.

For ticket information, send an email to tschnitter@antietamsd.org

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Professors: Laws for Pre-Abortion Ultrasounds Constitutional

Professors: Laws for Pre-Abortion Ultrasounds Constitutional | LifeNews.com

Obama: My Plan Makes Electricity Rates Skyrocket

Poll: 9 in 10 Americans Give Congress Negative Job Ratings

Nine in Ten Americans Give Congress Negative Job Ratings

33 Years Ago Today: Three Mile Island Disaster Began

U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for March 28

Pennsylvania Home Heating Assistance for Low-Income Families Extended to April 13

Pennsylvania Home Heating Assistance for Low-Income Families Extended to April 13

Pennsylvania's New Bike Safety Law to Take Effect April 2

Pennsylvania's New Bike Safety Law to Take Effect April 2

"After the Election"

Poll: Santorum support slips at home in Pennsylvania

Poll: Santorum support slips at home in Pennsylvania

PA State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe Tells Democratic Congressman Bob Brady to Stop Endorsing Voter Fraud

PA State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe - Metcalfe Tells Congressman Brady to Stop Endorsing Voter Fraud and Corruption

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Obama EPA move to drive up electric rates

Higher gas prices? Check.

Next up: Obama wants higher electricity rates.

I don't know about you, but I can't afford any more of his hope and change.


EPA to reduce new power plants' carbon pollution

Gov. Corbett Announces Confirmations, Nominations

Governor Corbett Announces Confirmations, Nominations

Pennsylvania Offers Vaccination Clinics as School Immunization Deadline Approaches

Pennsylvania Department of Health to Offer Vaccination Clinics as School Immunization Deadline Approaches

Obamaville

PA lawmaker challenges state trooper subsidy for municipalities

Too many communities in Pennsylvania are taking advantage of fellow taxpayers by receiving free police coverage from state troopers, according to state Rep. Mike Sturla.



Democratic lawmaker challenges state trooper subsidy - News - Citizens Voice

Group: Obamacare is 'Largest Expansion of Abortion Since Roe v. Wade'

Americans United for Life Calls the Obama Administration's Healthcare Law "the Largest Expansion of Abortion Since Roe v. Wade"

Richard Viguerie: Conservatives Reject Establishment GOP Pressure for Romney

Richard Viguerie: Conservatives Reject Establishment GOP Pressure for Romney

Monday, March 26, 2012

Opinion: Why wouldn't ID be required for voting?

Why wouldn't ID be required? (3/26/12)

'Individual Mandate: Obama v. Obama'

Chester County GOP committee members upset by endorsement process

Chester County GOP committee members upset by endorsement process

New API Ad Campaign Stresses Energy Tax Hikes Could Increase Pain at the Pump

New API Ad Campaign Stresses Energy Tax Hikes Could Increase Pain at the Pump

Today is last day to register to vote in Pennsylvania Primary

Today is the last day to register to vote for the April 24 primary election.

In addition to nominating candidates for president, voters will also pick candiates for U.S. Senate, state attorney general, auditor general, and treasurer, as well as U.S. House of Representatives, state House and Senate, and delegates to the Republican and Democratic national conventions.

"There are many resources available to help citizens register and vote in these important contests," Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele said. "Voters can visit www.VotesPA.com to check their registration status, download a voter registration form and find information on their polling place."

Applications from Pennsylvanians registering for the first time, changing their address or changing their party affiliation must be postmarked or delivered to the applicant's county board of elections by the close of business on Monday, March 26.

For more information on voter registration, call the Department of State's toll-free hotline at 1-877-VOTESPA (1-877-868-3772) or visit www.VotesPA.com

March 26 is Deadline to Register to Vote in Pennsylvania Primary

Obamacare: Never Wanted

Gas prices rise to $3.93 a gallon

Another week, another record-high for gas prices as Obama continues to put the screws to working Americans.

The national average for a gallon of regular unleaded is $3.93, that's an 11-cent jump from last week.

Heckavu job Barack.
 

Gas prices rise to $3.93 a gallon

Slower jobs growth for women voters could cost Obama in election

Slower jobs growth for women voters could cost Obama in election - The Hill's On The Money

Antietam Musical Productions to stage 'Annie'

Antietam Musical Productions will present the musical "Annie" at the Mount Penn Primary Center, 201 N. 25th St., Mount Penn, on the weekend of March 30-April 1.

The show, featuring students from Antietam Middle School/High School, will be presented Friday, March 30, and Saturday, March 31, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 1, at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $10 per person. On Sunday only, children 12 and under will be admitted for $5.

For ticket information, send an email to tschnitter@antietamsd.org

Friday, March 23, 2012

Mitt Romney: Why I'd repeal ObamaCare

Why I'd repeal ObamaCare – USATODAY.com

The RNC Doesn't Forget: 'Happy Birthday, ObamaCare!'

The RNC Doesn't Forget: 'Happy Birthday, ObamaCare!'

Former Pa. employees 'triple-dipping'

Former Pa. employees 'triple-dipping' - ABC27 WHTM

NewsBusted 3/23/12

Romney: Repeal Obamacare

Romney marks 2nd anniversary of Obama health law, calls for repeal

ObamaCare's lonely birthday

ObamaCare's lonely birthday - HUMAN EVENTS

Obama's War On Women

Obama's Middle-Class Tax Pledge Shattered 2 Years Ago Today

Obama's Middle-Class Tax Pledge Shattered Two Years Ago Today

Pennsylvania official: Obamacare Will Negatively Impact Pennsylvania

DPW: Obama Health Care Law Will Negatively Impact Pennsylvania, Make Difficult Fiscal Situation Worse

Gov. Corbett Announces Recent Nominations

Governor Corbett Announces Recent Nominations

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Congressman Paul Ryan's new budget offers a path to prosperity and solvency

Paul Ryan's new budget offers a path to prosperity and solvency

Pennsylvania Voter Registration Deadline is March 24

With the race for the Republican presidential nomination dragging on, Pennsylvania voters may actually get a say on who will be the party nominee.

That did not appear to be the case earlier this year with so many states voting ahead of Pennsylvania. But the April 24 Pennsylvania primary just might matter for a change.

In order to have a say, you have to be a registered voter. The deadline to register is fast approaching.

Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele reminds Pennsylvanians that Monday, March 26, is the last day to register to vote for the primary election.

In addition to the presidential race, voters will also help pick party nominees for U.S. Senate, state attorney general, auditor general and treasurer, as well as U.S. House of Representatives, state House and Senate, and delegates to the Republican and Democratic national conventions.

“There are many resources available to help citizens register and vote in these important contests,” Aichele said in a press release. “Voters can visit www.VotesPA.com to check their registration status, download a voter registration form and find information on their polling place.”

Applications from Pennsylvanians registering for the first time, changing their address or changing their party affiliation must be postmarked or delivered to the applicant’s county board of elections by the close of business on Monday, March 26.

Another change coming this year is the recently signed Voter ID law.

While a photo ID will not be required to vote in the primary, some counties will be doing test runs and will ask voter to produce a photo ID. All voters in the fall general election will be required to show a photo ID.

Information on the voter ID law is available at www.VotesPA.com or by calling 877-VOTESPA.

For more information on voter registration, call the Department of State’s toll-free hot line at 877-VOTESPA, 877-868-3772, or visit www.VotesPA.com

NewsBusted 3/20/12

Columnist: The Optics of Obama's Failures

Articles: The Optics of Obama's Failures

Pennsylvania DEP to Host Online Sessions on New Marcellus Shale Law

Pennsylvania DEP to Host Online Sessions on New Marcellus Shale Law

Pa. government earns C- for integrity

Pa. government earns C- for integrity

Newspaper: Pennsylvania needs to make more strides in transparency

Pennsylvania needs to make more strides in transparency - Chambersburg Public Opinion

The Whole Truth television commercial

Doctors' Group Sponsors 'Obama Throws Granny Off the Cliff' TV Ad

"Obama Throws Granny Off the Cliff" TV Ad From Doctors Group

Many Americans Ambivalent Over Laws Aimed at Healthy Living: Poll

Many Americans Ambivalent Over Laws Aimed at Healthy Living: Poll

It's official: Obama has increased the national debt more than Bush

It's official: Obama has increased the national debt more than Bush - HUMAN EVENTS

Obama Hoses Working Americans

The price of regular unleaded has reached $3.70 in Berks County, PA, with premium running at $4.00. Be sure to thank Barack Obama for doubling the price of gas since taking office.

Monday, March 19, 2012

A Look At The Flaws Of ObamaCare On Its Two-Year Anniversary

Newt Gingrich to Address 2012 PA Leadership Conference

Add Newt Gingrich to the list of big-name speakers lined up for the 2012 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference, the largest gathering of Pennsylvania conservatives.

Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich will bring his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination to the 2012 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference when he serves as the closing speaker on Saturday, March 23 at 1:30 P.M., according to PLC organizer Lowman Henry.

From a press release issued by Henry:

The Pennsylvania Leadership Conference is the premiere annual gathering of conservative activists and is being held this Friday and Saturday, March 23rd and 24th at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill.

Speaker Gingrich, the latest addition to a growing program of activities planned for the 2012 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference. This year’s keynote address will be delivered by Fox News Senior Political Analyst Brit Hume. Also scheduled to speak are presidential candidate Rick Santorum, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley speaking on behalf of Mitt Romney, Presidential candidate Herman Cain, film producer Ann McElhinney, U.S. Senator Hon. Pat Toomey, Lt. Governor Hon. Hon. James Cawley, Grover G. Norquist from Americans for Tax Reform and Human Events White House correspondent and political editor John Gizzi. Candidates for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senator will debate at the conference luncheon on Saturday, March 24th.

Four interactive panel presentations will constitute the policy core of the conference with topics set to include: Right-Sizing State Government; Marcellus: How Shale We Proceed; Obama's Regulatory Overkill; and Reagan-izing the PA GOP. The Constitution Organization of Liberty (COOL) will present a pre-conference seminar on the Bill of Rights. Also scheduled for Friday morning, March 23rd, is an activist training workshop conducted by the Americans for Prosperity Foundation and the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity. The Franklin Center will also sponsor a Saturday afternoon seminar on utilizing video in messaging.

The Heritage Foundation and the Family Research Council will be sending their “Values Bus,” to promote voter registration efforts.


CBO: Obama budget deepens debt by $3.5 trillion

CBO: Obama budget deepens debt by $3.5 trillion - Washington Times

Obama silent on call to destroy churches

From an editorial in The Washington Times:
If the pope called for the destruction of all the mosques in Europe, the uproar would be cataclysmic. Pundits would lambaste the church, the White House would rush out a statement of deep concern, and rioters in the Middle East would kill each other in their grief. But when the most influential leader in the Muslim world issues a fatwa to destroy Christian churches, the silence is deafening.
EDITORIAL: Destroy all churches - Washington Times

Not News: Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia Calls For 'Destruction of All Churches in Region'

Not News: Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia Calls For 'Destruction of All Churches in Region' | NewsBusters.org

Obama Too Busy Raising Campaign Cash To Do His Job?

Obama Plays Defense On ObamaCare, Gas Prices, The Federal Debt, And Jobs | RNC: Republican National Committee | GOP

Pennsylvania Kids 'Kick Butts' on March 21

Pennsylvania Kids 'Kick Butts' on March 21

March 26 is Deadline to Register to Vote in Pennsylvania Primary

March 26 is Deadline to Register to Vote in Pennsylvania Primary

$4.9 Trillion in New Debt Under Obama.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Gas price is $4 or more for almost one-third of drivers

Gas price is $4 or more for almost one-third of drivers – USATODAY.com

Weekly Republican Address: Pain At The Pump

Poll: Obama job approval rating dives

Poll: Obama job approval rating dives - The Hill's Ballot Box

Vulnerable Senate Dems don't rule out voting against Obama cost-control board

Vulnerable Senate Dems don't rule out voting against Obama cost-control board - The Hill's Healthwatch

Gaming Control Board Releases February Table Games Revenue

Gaming Control Board Releases February Table Games Revenue

15 Times Obama and Top Dems Blame Bush For Gas Prices

15 Times Obama and Top Dems Blame Bush For Gas Prices

Top 10 examples of the war on religion

Top 10 examples of the war on religion - HUMAN EVENTS

Radio Alert: Tony Phyrillas on WCHE

The Mercury's Tony Phyrillas will be the guest on “Life Unedited with John Aberle” Saturday from 11 a.m.-noon on WCHE 1520 AM based in West Chester. Phyrillas will discuss a variety of state and national political issues including race for the Republican presidential nomination, rising gas prices, President Obama’s declining job approval numbers, Pennsylvania’s budget woes and efforts to eliminate school property taxes. WCHE can be heard throughout Chester, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties as well as portions of Berks, Bucks and Lancaster counties and parts of New Jersey and Delaware. The station also simulcasts programs live at www.wche1520.com

Harry Reid's Magical Glasses and Whatever Joe Biden Is On Sweep The Nati...

Gas prices still climbing, top $4 in 6 states

Gas prices still climbing, top $4 in 6 states

Obama spending would add $6.4T in new debt over decade

Obama spending would add $6.4T in new debt over decade

CBO: ObamaCare could wipe out health insurance for up to 20 million Americans

CBO: ObamaCare could wipe out health insurance for up to 20 million Americans - HUMAN EVENTS

Friday, March 16, 2012

CBS Plays Up Voter Suppression Charge in Pennsylvania; Ignores Voter Fraud

CBS Plays Up Voter Suppression Charge in Pennsylvania; Ignores Voter Fraud | NewsBusters.org

Staggering Debt Under Obama

CBO says Obama's latest budget would add $3.5 trillion in deficits through 2022 - The Hill's On The Money

NewsBusted 3/16/12

PA Gov. Tom Corbett Announces Nominations

Governor Corbett Announces Nominations

Opinion: Obama promised action on gas prices but failed to deliver

Obama promised action on gas prices (3/14/12)

Pennsylvania Highway Deaths in 2011 Second-Lowest on Record

PennDOT Announces Highway Deaths in 2011 Second-Lowest on Record

PEMA Urges Residents to Be Ready for Floods, Other Emergencies

PEMA Urges Residents to Be Ready for Floods, Other Emergencies

Catch Tony Phyrillas on the radio

The Mercury’s Tony Phyrillas will be the guest on “Life Unedited with John Aberle” Saturday from 11 a.m.-noon on WCHE 1520 AM based in West Chester.

Phyrillas will discuss a variety of state and national political issues including race for the Republican presidential nomination, rising gas prices, President Obama’s declining job approval numbers, Pennsylvania’s budget woes and efforts to eliminate school property taxes.

WCHE can be heard throughout Chester, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties as well as portions of Berks, Bucks and Lancaster counties and parts of New Jersey and Delaware.

The station also simulcasts programs live at www.wche1520.com

Thursday, March 15, 2012

ObamaCare: Twice as expensive as promised, and getting worse

ObamaCare: Twice as expensive as promised, and getting worse - HUMAN EVENTS

CBO: Obamacare could cause as many as 20M to lose health coverage

CBO: Health law could cause as many as 20M to lose coverage - The Hill's Healthwatch

Working Hard

Governor Corbett Signs House Bills into Law

Governor Corbett Signs House Bills into Law

Pennsylvania Prosecutes 9 For Welfare Fraud

Pennsylvania Office of Inspector General Announces February Welfare Fraud Adjudications

Poll: Rohrer strongest Republican to challenge Sen. Casey

Casey up big in PA-Sen, Rohrer strongest Republican - Public Policy Polling

Vets angry Obama Flag replaced American Flag

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Red Tape Rising: Obama-Era Regulations

Red Tape Rising: Obama-Era Regulations

PA Gov. Tom Corbett Signs Voter ID Bill to Require Photo Identification



Pennsylvania now has one of the toughest voter ID laws in the country.

"I am signing this bill because it protects a sacred principle, one shared by every citizen of this nation. That principle is: one person, one vote,'' Corbett said after signing the bill at 6 p.m. Wednesday, shortly after the state House passed it. "It sets a simple and clear standard to protect the integrity of our elections.''

The law goes into effect immediately, but the photo ID will not be required for the primary election next month. Voters will need a photo ID for November's general election.

Let's see how quickly Obama Attorney General Eric Holder pounces on the Keystone State's efforts to prevent voter fraud, which is the mainstay of the Democratic Party.

Governor Corbett Signs Voter ID Bill to Require Photo Identification

Catch Tony Phyrillas on the radio

The Mercury’s Tony Phyrillas will be the guest on “Life Unedited with John Aberle” Saturday from 11 a.m.-noon on WCHE 1520 AM based in West Chester.

Phyrillas will discuss a variety of state and national political issues including race for the Republican presidential nomination, rising gas prices, President Obama’s declining job approval numbers, Pennsylvania’s budget woes and efforts to eliminate school property taxes.

WCHE can be heard throughout Chester, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties as well as portions of Berks, Bucks and Lancaster counties and parts of New Jersey and Delaware.

The station also simulcasts programs live at www.wche1520.com

Santorum to address 2012 PA Leadership Conference

Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum will address the 2012 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference on Saturday, March 24, in Camp Hill, Pa.


This is the largest annual gathering of conservative movers and shakers in the state and Santorum, fresh off primary victories in the South, will get a chance to make his case for the Republican presidential nomination in the state he once represented in the U.S. Senate.


The Pennsylvania Leadership Conference will be held over a two-day period, March 23-24 at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill.

Santorum is the latest addition to a growing program of activities planned for conference, according to organizer Lowman Henry.

From a press released issued by Henry:

This year's keynote address will be delivered by Fox News Senior Political Analyst Brit Hume. Also scheduled to speak are former Presidential candidate Herman Cain, film producer Ann McElhinney, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey, Lt. Governor Jim Cawley, Grover Norquist from Americans for Tax Reform and Human Events White House correspondent and political editor John Gizzi. Candidates for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senator will debate at the conference luncheon on Saturday, March 24th.

Henry said there is also a good chance Newt Gingrich will attend the event.


Registration and complete information on the 2012 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference is available at www.paleadershipconference.org

Pennsylvania Game Commission Releases 2011-12 Deer Harvest Estimates

Pennsylvania hunters harvested 336,200 deer in 2011, which is an increase of six percent from the previous season's harvest of 316,240 in 2012.

Pennsylvania Game Commission Releases 2011-12 Deer Harvest Estimates

FTC Takes Action to Stop Deceptive Car Dealership Ads

FTC Takes Action to Stop Deceptive Car Dealership Ads

James Pethokoukis: The entire Obama presidency, in one anecdote

The entire Obama presidency, in one anecdote

Coming Soon: The Commercials that Obama Fears

Coming Soon: The Commercials that Obama Fears

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Nat Hentoff: Your doctor could be Obama

Columnist Nat Hentoff has broken ranks with his liberal colleagues to warn Americans of the dangers of Obamacare.

Hentoff writes: "Starting in July 2014, if Barack Obama is still president, a 15-member board that he selects with Senate confirmation -- the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) -- will be in charge of deciding when to reduce government spending per capita (for each person) on health care."

In other words, Obama will install a rationing board to decide who gets health care ... and who is allowed to die.

As of July 2014, your doctor could be Obama

Based on Where the Top 1 Percent Lives, the Occupy Crowd Should Be Protesting Against Big Government

The rich people Obama is always complaining about work for the U.S. government.

Based on Where the Top 1 Percent Lives, the Occupy Crowd Should Be Protesting Against Big Government

Pennsylvania property tax reform debate will begin — again — Monday

Property tax reform debate will begin — again — Monday - delcotimes.com

Is Harrisburg's Nightmare America's Future?

Friday, March 09, 2012

Antietam Musical Productions to stage 'Annie'

Antietam Musical Productions will present the musical "Annie" at the Mount Penn Primary Center, 201 N. 25th St., Mount Penn, on the weekend of March 30-April 1.

The show, featuring students from Antietam Middle School/High School, will be presented Friday, March 30, and Saturday, March 31, at 7 p.m., and Sunday, April 1, at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $10 per person. On Sunday only, children 12 and under will be admitted for $5.

For ticket information, send an email to tschnitter@antietamsd.org

DMV supervisor gave out fake IDs to fugitives

From a story in The Pottstown Mercury:
Khalif Abdullah Ali, 43, of Philadelphia, was charged Wednesday with multiple counts of tampering with public records, conspiracy to commit identity theft, hindering apprehension or prosecution, computer trespass and related charges, according to court records.

“This is public corruption at its worst,” said Chester County District Attorney Thomas P. Hogan. “We have a state employee abusing his position in order to help and hide criminals.”
PennDOT employee charged with creating fake licenses

NewsBusted 3/09/12

Mackenzie Chosen as Republican Nominee in 134th District

Republicans pick House candidate for Reichley seat

The real unemployment rate? It sure isn’t 8.3%

The real unemployment rate? It sure isn’t 8.3%

Why claims of conscience matter, Mr. President

Why claims of conscience matter, Mr. President

Thursday, March 08, 2012

Pennsylvania Recoups $6.5M in Fraudulent Unemployment Benefits

Pennsylvania Recoups $6.5 Million in Unemployment Benefits from Fraudulent Claimants' Federal Tax Refunds

'We hid this during the election': Latest Breitbart tapes debut

Blog: 'We hid this during the election': Latest Breitbart tapes debut

The ObamaCare death spiral continues

The ObamaCare death spiral continues - HUMAN EVENTS

Gary Bauer: Time For Conservatives To Unite

Bauer: Time For Conservatives To Unite

Obama Approval Averages 45% in February

Obama Approval Averages 45% in February

U.S. Underemployment Rate At 19.1%

U.S. Unemployment Up in February

New Study: Little Progress in Reducing Speeding-Related Traffic Deaths

New Study: Little Progress in Reducing Speeding-Related Traffic Deaths

Typical Obama Voter: Lottery Winner on Food Stamps

Gov. Corbett Proclaims March as Women's History Month in Pennsylvania

Governor Corbett Proclaims March as Women's History Month

Inspector General Highlights Pennsylvania's Efforts to Fight Fraud, Trafficking in Food Stamp Program

Inspector General Highlights Pennsylvania's Efforts to Fight Fraud, Trafficking in Food Stamp Program

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

The Four Alarms - Fireproofing Pennsylvania's Economy

Governor Corbett Discusses Budget Proposal, Praises Berks County Employer's Contribution to Community

Governor Corbett Discusses Budget Proposal, Praises Berks County Employer's Contribution to Community

Pennsylvania Game Commission Delivers Annual Report to Legislature

Pennsylvania Game Commission Delivers Annual Report to Legislature

Sam Rohrer: 'Peace through Strength' is America's Defense

PA State Rep. Seth Grove Unveils Property Tax Elimination Plan

From a press released issued today by state Rep. Seth Grove on a bill designed to ease the tax burden on Pennsylvania property owners:
Rather than a one-size-fits-all solution, Grove’s House Bill 2230 proposes to allow counties, through voter referendum, to enact a 1 percent county-level sales tax to reduce school property tax millage rates.

The legislation would also allow local taxing authorities to levy a local income tax, with the option of a Personal Income Tax (PIT) or an Earned Income Tax (EIT). The revenue collected would offset a reduction in property taxes by at least 30 percent, depending on the tax rate. Local taxing authorities could opt to completely eliminate property taxes under the plan.

Grove’s proposal includes inflationary guidelines on tax increases for municipalities, public school districts and counties, which would be compelled to freeze property taxes if they opt to enact a tax shift. School districts would be subject to Act 1 inflationary index requirements and exceptions.
Read more at the link below:

PA State Rep. Seth Grove - Grove Unveils Property Tax Elimination Plan

Obama EPA forces shutdown of PA power plant

A coal-powered generating station near Reading, PA, will close due to increasing regulations by Obama's EPA. Does Mr. Obama understand that the electricity needed to power the $50,000 electric cars he wants Americans to buy is generated by coal or nuclear plants? How dumb are these liberals?

Titus Generating Station to close - Southern Berks News - Berks-Mont News

'Watchdog Press' Yawns Over Obama Socialist Ties

From Investor's Business Daily:
The president's Rolodex of radicals has grown even fatter after bloggers revealed fresh details about his earlier ties to socialists. Yet the major media continue to keep a lid on it.
Read the full editorial at the newspaper's website.

U.S. Job Creation Declines in February

The Obama Recession continues despite what the state-run Obama media has been telling you.

U.S. Job Creation Declines in February

Richard Viguerie Calls on Gingrich to Drop Out and Back Santorum

Richard Viguerie Calls on Newt Gingrich to Consider Dropping Out and Backing Rick Santorum

ACLJ Defends Tea Party Groups From IRS Assault

ACLJ Defends Tea Party Groups From IRS Assault

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

For the 99%, no recovery at all under Obama

For the 99%, no recovery at all under Obama

State attorneys general report tackles Obama's unprecedented lawbreaking

Blog: State attorneys general report tackles Obama's unprecedented lawbreaking

State attorneys general report tackles Obama's unprecedented lawbreaking

Blog: State attorneys general report tackles Obama's unprecedented lawbreaking

Berks County Commissioners: Amend PA Prevailing Wage Act

Taxpayers would benefit tremendously if Pennsylvania amended a Prevailing Wage Act that forces local and county government to pay high union wages for public projects, often sending work to out-of-area firms.

"House Bill 1329 would allow county dollars to be used more effectively for these projects, as well as, reduce the pressure on local property tax dollars. We encourage our state representatives to vote yes on House Bill 1329," according to all three Berks County commissioners, including the board's lone Democrat.

Berks Commissioners endorse House Bill 1329

NewsBusted 3/06/12

Will Obama Unleash Death Panels In Second Term?

Sebelius: Decrease in Human Beings Will Cover Cost of Contraception Mandate | CNSNews.com

Report: State Parks Generate $1B in Local Economic Activity in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania's State Parks Generate $1 Billion in Local Economic Activity, Support Jobs

Gov. Corbett Announces Confirmations, Appointments

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Announces Confirmations, Appointments

The Obamacare Decree Isn’t Merely an Affront to Religious Liberty

The Obamacare Decree Isn’t Merely an Affront to Religious Liberty

It's time for the Greek Diaspora to stand up

Monday, March 05, 2012

This is How Completely Stupid the Obama Administration Is

This is How Completely Stupid the Obama Administration Is

Darth Obama Transforms America - 2012 Campaign Ad

How to File a Work Discrimination Claim

How to File a Work Discrimination Claim

Pennsylvania Announces Disciplinary Actions Taken Against 171 Licensed, Commissioned Professionals, Organizations

Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Taken Against 171 Licensed, Commissioned Professionals, Organizations

'My Employees Don't Want Free Birth Control - Even If Sandra Fluke Does' Says Catholic Non-Profit President

"My Employees Don't Want Free Birth Control -- Even If Sandra Fluke Does" Says Catholic Non-Profit President

Daylight: The Story of Obama and Israel

Gas prices up for 27 straight days to $3.77

Gas prices up for 27 straight days to $3.77 for regular – USATODAY.com

Obama Ranks Worst in White House Transparency

Obama Ranks Worst in White House Transparency | Red Dog Report

Anti-Texting Law to Take Effect March 8 in Pennsylvania

Anti-Texting Law to Take Effect March 8 in Pennsylvania

Report Finds Government Unions Hurting Pennsylvanians

Report Finds Government Unions Hurting Pennsylvanians

Saturday, March 03, 2012

Obama Answers Adele's "Someone Like You" With His Own Song

James R. Billman, leader of Berks Patriots, seeks state House seat

Leader of Berks Patriots seeks state House seat

Wanda Mercado-Arroyo enters 134th District GOP race

Lehigh woman enters 134th District GOP race

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ObamaCare is another huge government money pit

Republican probes $111 billion jump in cost of healthcare law - The Hill's Healthwatch

House Republicans, 14 Dems press White House to end job-killing climate rules

House Republicans, and some Dems, press White House to kill climate rules - The Hill's E2-Wire