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One nation, under outrage | Ray E. Landis

BY: - September 25, 2022

We're seeing a repeat of revolutionary anger. How we deal with it will determine the future of the nation.

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Why can’t we get a handle on scams targeting the elderly? | Ray E. Landis

BY: - September 11, 2022

Older adults, who are more used to face-to-face interactions, are particularly vulnerable.

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Driver behind the wheel

On the road, as in life, there’s a balance between freedom and responsibility | Ray E. Landis

BY: - August 28, 2022

A trait of United States society generally celebrated throughout our history has been the “rugged individualism” of Americans. Sadly, however, much of that “rugged individualism” has morphed into an uncaring selfishness which has become more pervasive in the era of Donald Trump. I was reminded of this when reading the letter that appeared in last […]

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Medicine for diabetes disease of health care and self-care concept. Plus size African American woman with syringe making insulin injections at abdominal skin (intra subcutaneous) for hyperglycemia by herself

Republicans showed us who they are with vote on insulin caps | Ray E. Landis

BY: - August 14, 2022

There was no clearer signal on whether the GOP stands with Americans or Big Pharma.

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The GOP’s claims about gas prices, the economy are running on empty | Ray E. Landis

BY: - July 31, 2022

When Trump talks about the country “going to hell” there should be a large video screen with his image staring back at him.

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‘Whole Home Repair’ law is proof lawmakers can work together when they want to | Ray E. Landis

BY: - July 17, 2022

Creating and funding Whole Home Repair acknowledges the demographic challenges facing the Commonwealth.

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We’ve turned power over to a tyrannical minority. There’s a fix if we want it | Ray E. Landis

BY: - July 3, 2022

Our best option for revitalizing the United States and rescuing it from tyrannical minority rule is a significant revision of the Constitution.

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Lawmakers, Wolf can’t kick the can down the road this budget season | Ray E. Landis

BY: - June 5, 2022

The General Assembly has chosen to use this influx of federal dollars as a slush fund to avoid making the hard choices of raising revenues or cutting state programs.

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The primary is over. The shakedowns for contributions continue. Save your money | Ray E. Landis

BY: - May 22, 2022

If you must give to a campaign, cut your donation by half, and give the balance to a worthy cause that will really make a difference.

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These are the trends to watch for among older voters in the Pa. primary | Ray E. Landis

BY: - May 8, 2022

With critical gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races, the nation’s eyes will be on Pennsylvania.

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Damage in Kyiv, Ukraine, from the Russian invasion. A residential building destroyed

Here’s the new strongmen. The same as the old strongmen. There’s no backing down | Ray E. Landis

BY: - April 24, 2022

The rise of the new authoritarians is hauntingly familiar. We cannot shirk our responsibility to confront them.

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Pa.’s 2022 GOP U.S Senate primary could define future of Social Security, Medicare | Ray E. Landis

BY: - April 10, 2022

If Mehmet Oz or David McCormick win, advocates for the most successful social welfare programs in American history should be worried.