Browsing: Parkesburg Politics

This (and the above chart)  from Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal: The U.S. housing market continued to gain steam in August, with new data showing that home-price increases accelerated over the month while also spreading to more


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“Absolutely no good reason whatsoever.” (Hat tip The Dish)


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You’ve heard it.  “This election is the most important election in the country’s history.” Both candidates say it. They both think we have amnesia and can’t remember the same phrases being tossed about 4, 8, 12,


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According to this morning’s New York Times: “The pickup in spending by consumers, along with a burst of defense orders and a stronger housing market, helped the economy expand at an annual rate of 2 percent


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According to Wikipedia, the US Navy has 11 aircraft carriers in service plus an additional three carriers under construction.  The rest of the world’s Navies, including Russia’s, China’s, Great Britain’s and Spain’s have 11 carriers combined.


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Crude oil production is 15% higher today than it was in 2008.  The Morning Sentinel noted gains made over the last five years: U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon


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According to Fox News, The Commerce Department reported yesterday housing starts rose 15% to an annualized rate of 872,000 units in September from August. Housing permits jumped 11.6% to an annualized rate of 894,000 units. I


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The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 13,500 and some change yesterday, more than double the 6,500 points the market registered in September 2008 as the economy melted down.  Double. I didn’t know that. Maybe the


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Yesterday’s decision by Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson to suspend Pennsylvania’s draconian Voter ID law for a year as welcomed by Chester County officials. Republican and Democratic officials were unified in praising Judge Simpson’s decisions. Terrence


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This side by side comparison of Eric Schott’s position on state education funding and property taxes versus those of his challenger John Lawrence was published yesterday by the Schott campaign. Octorara Schools and Property Tax FAQ


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