capitol-violence

COMMENTARY

Don’t say the Capitol riots weren’t us. They were. And we need a reckoning | Ray E. Landis

BY: - January 13, 2021

The rioters' viewpoints are shared by large swaths of those who live in the United States.

COMMENTARY

Let’s not get fooled again: Fight the lies by learning to recognize the truth | Opinion

BY: - January 13, 2021

We can send the liars packing by committing ourselves to the truth. Let’s not get fooled again.

Criticism grows of GOP lawmakers, including Pa.’s Perry, who refused masks while sheltering during Capitol riot

BY: - January 12, 2021

There were nearly 100 people in the room, according to multiple media reports.

COMMENTARY

Scott Perry tried to take away the votes of thousands of Pa. residents. They deserve an explanation | Opinion

BY: - January 12, 2021

Why didn’t you seek to defuse the time bomb built by the president and his campaign? Why did you let that bomb explode on Jan. 6?

COMMENTARY

How should schools teach kids about the U.S. Capitol insurrection? Six education experts explain

BY: - January 12, 2021

The Conversation U.S. asked six education experts how teachers – and parents – can help young people comprehend, analyze and process what happened.

Pa. Capitol Complex security increased following violence in D.C.

BY: - January 11, 2021

 The Capitol building has been closed to visitors since Dec. 3 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

COMMENTARY

Pa.’s Toomey had the chance to impeach Trump. Will he finally do the right thing now? | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 11, 2021

The Lehigh Valley Republican is retiring. And Trump's 10 days away from the exit. It's a low-stakes, maximum gain scenario.

COMMENTARY

Trump’s mob ran wild. Why was anyone surprised? | Dick Polman

BY: - January 11, 2021

Republicans, who long indulged him, presumably knew better. The desecration of democracy, beamed across the world, is on them. The blood of the dead and injured is on them.

Pa’s Toomey becomes second GOP senator to call on Trump to quit, report

BY: - January 10, 2021

Toomey did not say whether he would vote in favor of removing Trump from office if the U.S. House sends over articles of impeachment and if the Senate puts Trump on trial.

COMMENTARY

Democracy is fragile, but we can strengthen it together | Opinion

BY: - January 10, 2021

Americans of good will have to take on the burden of rebuilding what has been lost. As we now know too well, democracy is fragile; if it is to continue, let alone thrive, it will require a renewed commitment from all of us.

COMMENTARY

For the last time, No, ANTIFA didn’t attack the U.S. Capitol | John A. Tures

BY: - January 9, 2021

Initially, as the insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, some supporters all across America cheered them on. One local likened them to “storming the beaches at Normandy.”

It’s a very different Farm Show week | Five for the Weekend

BY: - January 9, 2021

Saturday, Jan,. 9 kicks off the first-ever virtual farm show in the exposition's 105-year history.