We can't simply say it must never happen again
The time will come -- and soon -- when we, as a nation, have to clearly define just what the Second Amendment means.
Let's mourn boy's death rather than debate guns
The death of Craig Allen Loughrey is a tragedy, pure and simple, but the magnitude of it demands more than that pithy observation.
Self-control pays big dividends
As Christmas approaches, Americans are once again spending a lot of money. With that in mind, here are some thoughts on the importance of self-control in our lives.
Don't give 'til it hurts; give 'til it feels good
Don't give 'til it hurts; give 'til it feels good! That's been the slogan for The Herald's Good News Fund for the last two decades when it comes to raising money to help needy people in the Mercer County area during the Christmas holiday.
Holding the Federal Reserve accountable
Many hard questions have been raised in response to the Federal Reserve's decision to embark on open-ended bond buying or quantitative easing ("QE").
Romney’s remarks may undermine his remedy
If successful businessman Mitt Romney hopes to write the prescription that heals the nation’s ailing economy, he needs to work on his bedside manner. Stat.
Shootings raise questions, few answers
The latest mass shooting incident in America will produce a disturbing list of questions and tragic lack of answers.
Kelly's rhetoric could create tea party cartoon
Last week U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly's rousing, anti-regulation rant on the House floor earned him a standing ovation, a string of guest spots on Fox News, hundreds of positive comments on Facebook, and a shout out from Rush Limbaugh himself.
Cities fighting crime could use more help
The U.S. Justice Department's surge of 50 agents, who have been working with Philadelphia police and the District Attorney's Office, is having a welcome payoff.
Ask questions at your local farmers market
With dedicated foodies hounding the public to be "locavores," consumers of locally grown farm products, and the health watchdogs urging increasingly obese Americans to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, it is no wonder that the number of farmers markets has soared to 7,175 nationwide, up 17 percent from a year earlier.
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