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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

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

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…

BREAKING: PA Legislators File Five Articles of Impeachment Against Gov. Wolf Over His Mishandling of the Emergency COVID-19 Response

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BREAKING: PA Legislators File Five Articles of Impeachment Against Gov. Wolf Over His Mishandling of the Emergency COVID-19 Response

A Republican state Representative from Butler County has filed Articles of Impeachment against Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf.

Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R- Butler) introduced House Resolution 915 on Tuesday, which includes five Articles of Impeachment against the Governor.

Metcalfe said there are 24 co-sponsors of the resolution.

The language of all…

Gov. Tom Wolf’s Plea to State Supreme Court Over Emergency Powers May Backfire Big-Time – Meanwhile, Businesses Across PA Are Opening in Defiance of His Orders

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Gov. Tom Wolf’s Plea to State Supreme Court Over Emergency Powers May Backfire Big-Time – Meanwhile, Businesses Across PA Are Opening in Defiance of His Orders

Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf on Friday asked the state Supreme Court to intervene and rule in his favor immediately in the dispute on the bipartisan legislation passed last week ending his coronavirus emergency declaration.

In doing so, he may be painting himself into a corner.

As first reported by Lancaster-blog,…

PA Post: Courts May Be Slow to Take Up and Rule on Constitutional Showdown over Governor’s Emergency Powers – And That’s a Good Thing

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PA Post: Courts May Be Slow to Take Up and Rule on Constitutional Showdown over Governor’s Emergency Powers – And That’s a Good Thing

The PA Post has good piece about how while both Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania General Assembly want quick action on the issue of Wolf’s emergency powers, the judiciary is likely to proceed slowly and deliberately.

And that’s exactly what lawmakers planned for, as was first

The COVID Panic is Over – Lancaster People and Businesses Are Going Back to “Normal Normal”

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The COVID Panic is Over – Lancaster People and Businesses Are Going Back to “Normal Normal”

Stick a fork in the COVID panic and the governor’s tedious phased reopening plans, because people in Lancaster aren’t having it anymore.

A survey around downtown Lancaster on Thursday found half a dozen restaurants offering in-house dining, barber shops open and clipping, and more all in “violation” of the…