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The $90M St. Joseph Hospital Redevelopment with Government Housing Will Bring Crime and Harm Home Values While Gentrifying Existing Nearby Lower Income Areas

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The $90M St. Joseph Hospital Redevelopment with Government Housing Will Bring Crime and Harm Home Values While  Gentrifying Existing Nearby Lower Income Areas

The proposal to turn the brutalist-style old St. Joseph Hospital on College Avenue into housing, offices, and shops – including low-income housing – would create serious traffic problems, increase crime and drive down housing prices in the neighborhood.

On Monday, the first step toward this $90 million redevelopment advanced, when…

Gov. Wolf and Rachel Levine’s War on the Keystone State’s Children | Diane Knight

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Gov. Wolf and Rachel Levine’s War on the Keystone State’s Children | Diane Knight

Editor’s Note: Lancaster-blog welcomes a conversation from all voices, and we’re finding more and more talented opinion writers across Lancaster County and Central PA. Send your submissions to [email protected]

By Diane Knight

One of the most terrifying things about Rachel Levine is not the fact that she is personally responsible for…

Corporate Cancel Culture is Killing Us | Ben Garrison

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Corporate Cancel Culture is Killing Us | Ben Garrison

By Ben Garrison

The ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement is all about Marxism.

People are not allowed to amend the far-left slogan, “Black Lives Matter” and it’s endlessly repeated in all the blue cities. It’s painted in large letters on public thoroughfares. Trying to paint over such graffiti might get you…

How America Failed to Manage a Measly Virus, Creating the Biggest Murder Mystery in History |Diane Knight

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How America Failed to Manage a Measly Virus, Creating the Biggest Murder Mystery in History |Diane Knight

Editor’s Note: Lancaster-blog welcomes a conversation from all voices, and we’re finding more and more talented opinion writers across Lancaster County and Central PA. Send your submissions to [email protected]

By Diane Knight

We can sit here and talk about Covid-19 and the unexplainable mistakes made in its management here in Pennsylvania…

Lebanon County Suing Democrat Gov. Wolf Over His Retaliatory Withholding of $13M in Federal Funding

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Lebanon County Suing Democrat Gov. Wolf Over His Retaliatory Withholding of $13M in Federal Funding

Lebanon County, home of some of the strongest resistance to Gov. Tom Wolf’s draconian lockdown, is suing the governor for nearly $13 million in federal coronavirus relief funding that he withheld in retaliation for its resistance to his authoritarian lockdown actions.

The lawsuit is the latest challenge to Wolf’s emergency…

Pennsylvania Patriots Turn Out in the Thousands at the Capitol to Defy Gov. Wolf’s Mandates as Resistance to Mask Laws, Lockdown Intensifies [INCLUDES PHOTO ESSAY]

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Pennsylvania Patriots Turn Out in the Thousands at the Capitol to Defy Gov. Wolf’s Mandates as Resistance to Mask Laws, Lockdown Intensifies [INCLUDES PHOTO ESSAY]

Braving sweltering summer temperatures and even higher humidity, more than a thousand patriotic Pennsylvanians took to the steps of the Capitol in Harrisburg on Wednesday, calling for an end to Gov. Tom Wolf’s authoritarian lockdown of the Keystone State.

Speakers and attendants included several Lancaster County residents, as well as…

The Media Matrix: How the Media Pushes the Blue Pill to Create Their Phony Left-Wing Narrative | Charles Stouff

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The Media Matrix: How the Media Pushes the Blue Pill to Create Their Phony Left-Wing Narrative | Charles Stouff

Editor’s Note: Lancaster-blog welcomes a conversation from all voices, and we’re finding more and more talented opinion writers across Lancaster County and Central PA. Send your submissions to [email protected]

By Charles Stouff

One of my favorite sci-fi movies of all-time has to be the 1999 classic, “The Matrix”. The entire premise…

Join Patriots Who Plan to Storm the Steps of the Capitol Wednesday in Harrisburg to Demand Freedom From Gov. Wolf’s Draconian Lockdown

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Join Patriots Who Plan to Storm the Steps of the Capitol Wednesday in Harrisburg to Demand Freedom From Gov. Wolf’s Draconian Lockdown

Patriotic Pennsylvanians are expected to take to the steps of the state capitol on Wednesday, July 22 at 11 a.m. to demand that Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf end his authoritarian lockdown orders.

Speakers begin at noon and will include, ReOpen PA co-founder Matthew Bellis of Lancaster County, state Sen.…

Bricks and Crosses: The Difference Between Civilization’s Creators and the Destroyers | Luke Saint

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Bricks and Crosses: The Difference Between Civilization’s Creators and the Destroyers | Luke Saint

Editor’s Note: Lancaster-blog welcomes a conversation from all voices, and we’re finding more and more talented opinion writers across Lancaster County and Central PA. Send your submissions to [email protected]

By Luke Saint

As the idea and application of CHOP smolders in the rearview mirror, one has to wonder what the next…

Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf Returns PA to Lockdown Status Citing ‘New Cases’ and Citizen Defiance of Unlawful Mask Mandate

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Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf Returns PA to Lockdown Status Citing ‘New Cases’ and Citizen Defiance of Unlawful Mask Mandate

You’ll go to sleep tonight halfway free, and wake up back in a draconian lockdown.

Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf petulantly announced new coronavirus regulations on businesses that mainly target bars and restaurants, citing new cases despite the offsetting new tests.

He was particularly upset by the fact that citizens throughout…

BREAKING: Lancaster Man Charged with Kidnapping of Linda Stoltzfoos – Her Fate Unknown at This Time

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BREAKING: Lancaster Man Charged with Kidnapping of Linda Stoltzfoos – Her Fate Unknown at This Time

East Lampeter Township Police arrested Justo Smoker Friday night and charged him with felony kidnapping and misdemeanor false imprisonment in the disappearance of Linda Stolzfoos.

Smoker, 34, a black male from Paradise in Lancaster County, is charged with kidnapping the 18-year-old Stoltzfoos, an Amish woman who has been missing for…

There is No White Privilege or Black Privilege – We Have the Privilege of Being Americans and Should be Grateful | Charles Stouff

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There is No White Privilege or Black Privilege – We Have the Privilege of Being Americans and Should be Grateful | Charles Stouff

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By Charles Stouff

Growing up in the 80s, I never really considered myself privileged. Being raised by a single mom, the…

The Biggest Global Hoax In History | Chuck Baldwin

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The Biggest Global Hoax In History | Chuck Baldwin

Editor’s Note: Because the LNP is congenitally incapable of doing anything but repeating whatever ill-conceived policies transgender Secretary of Health Rachel Levine pulls out of her fat ascertainably flawed bag of infection models, it’s important people hear other perspectives on the COVID lockdown.

By Chuck Baldwin

I’ll say it…

Big Victory for Religious Freedom in Supreme Court Ruling that Came out of PA AG Shapiro’s Attack on Christian Charities

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Big Victory for Religious Freedom in Supreme Court Ruling that Came out of PA AG Shapiro’s Attack on Christian Charities

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the White House’s effort to exempt employers with religious or moral concerns from complying with a “birth control mandate” in the Affordable Care Act, the Obama-era law that requires employer-provided insurance plans to cover contraceptives.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, who is not…

PA House to Consider Bill to Allow County Leaders to Reopen from ‘Green’ to ‘Green Plus’ if They Meet Certain Criteria

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PA House to Consider Bill to Allow County Leaders to Reopen from ‘Green’ to ‘Green Plus’ if They Meet Certain Criteria

The Pennsylvania House state government committee on Tuesday advanced legislation to grant county governments the authority to move from green to a “green plus” reopening stage on their own.

HB 2549 now moves to full House for consideration. No date has been set for a vote on the measure.

The…

The War on Young Minds: Public Schools and Colleges are Increasingly Just Leftist Indoctrination Centers | Charles Stouff

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The War on Young Minds: Public Schools and Colleges are Increasingly Just Leftist Indoctrination Centers | Charles Stouff

Editor’s Note: Lancaster-blog welcomes a conversation from all voices, and we’re finding more and more talented opinion writers across Lancaster County and Central PA to bring to you. Charles Stouff is one such voice that deserves a platform, and we are pleased to provide it.

Submit your letter or…

BREAKING: Democrat-Controlled PA Supreme Court Votes On Strictly Party Lines to Nullify Legislature’s Attempt at Oversight of Governor’s Emergency Powers

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BREAKING: Democrat-Controlled PA Supreme Court Votes On Strictly Party Lines to Nullify Legislature’s Attempt at Oversight of Governor’s Emergency Powers

The Democrat-controlled Pennsylvania Supreme Court sided with Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf in the constitutional showdown with the legislature over the extent of his emergency powers, endorsing the governor’s authority to lockdown the state without oversight and curtailing the effect of what the legislature viewed as their best possible check on…

Proposed State Constitution Amendments to Limit Governor’s Emergency Powers and to Ensure “Racial Equality” Go to PA House

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Proposed State Constitution Amendments to Limit Governor’s Emergency Powers and to Ensure “Racial Equality” Go to PA House

Amidst the constitutional showdown in the state supreme court between Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf and the state legislature, a pair of constitutional amendments — one limiting executive emergency powers, the other addressing “racial equality” — passed the Pennsylvania Senate and now goes to the state House of Representatives.

This queer…

It’s Time for People to Grow up and Cancel ‘Cancel Culture’ | Angela Phillips

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It’s Time for People to Grow up and Cancel ‘Cancel Culture’ | Angela Phillips

Editor’s Note: As Lancaster-blog grows, we continue getting submissions from talented conservatives voices like Angela’s and we invite readers to join the conversation.

By Angela Phillips

Ronald Reagan once stated, “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.”

It appears that this extinction generation has arrived with a…

Why Are the LNP and Lancaster City Officials Protecting Antifa, When the Only People Police Have Arrested or Are Searching for Are BLM and Antifa Agitators?

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Why Are the LNP and Lancaster City Officials Protecting Antifa, When the Only People Police Have Arrested or Are Searching for Are BLM and Antifa Agitators?

Lancaster Police are searching for a black male who planted multiple incendiary devices at Lancaster City Hall on May 30, the day before violent protests rocked downtown Lancaster.

The next day, a Sunday, more than 1,000 protesters faced off in downtown Lancaster with police from more than half a…

EXCLUSIVE: PA GOP in Chaos – Trump Down 8 in State Internal Poll; Republican Insiders Say Trump Has Lost Support of Conservatives Who Won Him The Keystone State in 2016

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EXCLUSIVE: PA GOP in Chaos – Trump Down 8 in State Internal Poll; Republican Insiders Say Trump Has Lost Support of Conservatives Who Won Him The Keystone State in 2016

Editor’s Note: The use of unnamed sources is a necessary evil for journalists when obtaining inside information. Lancaster-blog will strive to minimize the use of them, but sometimes sources have to be protected.

A consensus is building among GOP insiders and strategists in Pennsylvania that President Trump will lose this…

PA Supreme Court May Rule This Week in Constitutional Showdown Over Gov. Wolf’s Emergency Declaration and Shutdown

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PA Supreme Court May Rule This Week in Constitutional Showdown Over Gov. Wolf’s Emergency Declaration and Shutdown

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court may rule this week on whether legislators can end Gov. Tom Wolf’s pandemic emergency declaration.

If the court rules for the GOP, both Wolf and Republican legislators say that the governor’s ability to suspend regulations to manage the crisis will be curtailed, effectively ending the state-wide…

5 Things I Learned Debating the Harvard Prof Who Called for a “Presumptive Ban” on Homeschooling | Kerry McDonald

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5 Things I Learned Debating the Harvard Prof Who Called for a “Presumptive Ban” on Homeschooling | Kerry McDonald

Editor’s Note: Lancaster County has a far higher percentage of home schoolers and private schoolers than the national average. Given this, along with the wretched amount of woke BLM/political nonsense that Lancaster public school educators plan to add to the curriculum, I think this is very compelling and important…

The Demand to Remove the Bust of Christopher Columbus in Lancaster Shows This Isn’t About BLM or Police Brutality – It’s an Ethnic Cleansing of Western Civilization

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The Demand to Remove the Bust of Christopher Columbus in Lancaster Shows This Isn’t About BLM or Police Brutality – It’s an Ethnic Cleansing of Western Civilization

Earlier this week Democrat County Commissioner Craig Lehman called for the removal of the bust of Christopher Columbus from Lenox Lane behind the old county courthouse.

The statue had vandalized with spray paint and chipped with a sharp tool by people motivated by a hatred of European American history.…

The Case Against Rachel Levine – The Incompetent Political Hire Who Shut Down Pennsylvania and Sent COVID Patients into Nursing Homes, Resulting in a Record High Death Toll

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The Case Against Rachel Levine – The Incompetent Political Hire Who Shut Down Pennsylvania and Sent COVID Patients into Nursing Homes, Resulting in a Record High Death Toll

While Gov. Tom Wolf and four other Democratic governors are under the spotlight in the U.S. Congress this week over their forcing nursing homes to accept coronavirus patients – a move that resulted in the vast majority of COVID deaths in Pennsylvania – a closer look at the architect of…