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A few nights ago, my wife and I watched the 1961 Stanley Kramer film, “Judgment at Nuremberg.” The movie is a fictionalized account of the trial of the German judges held in the late 1940s in Nuremberg Germany.

A few days ago I was asked by a fellow Democrat, “Who was I supporting for the Democratic nomination to represent the new PA1 congressional district?” I answered Rachel Reddick, but was disappointed that there was no follow up question as to why I was supporting her. The goal of all Democrat…

While quietly reading my political book in a doctor’s office a few days ago during my elderly friend’s appointment, an older man came up to me and commented on the button reading “Tweet People With Respect” which I had pinned to my jacket.

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I’ve been a lifelong Democrat. As with any large organization over a long period of time, there have been ups and downs in my attitude towards my party. But after hearing the three Democratic Congressional Candidates speak in open free public forums across our newly-minted non-gerrymandered …

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Bucks and Montgomery county residents value Medicare Advantage. As our community’s voice in Congress, I’m working to make sure beneficiaries who rely on this program keep their benefits.

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In the 2016 Presidential Campaign, we saw some of the best of the “big tent” philosophy of the Republican Party. Unlike the Democrats who had their own “swamp” to deal with and were in the tank for one candidate over another, Republicans had over a dozen different candidates run. Despite at …

I kind of always understood, if not agreed with of course, our local moderate Republicans when they stingily espouse their fiscally conservative government policies, erroneously comparing running a government to a family household (I bet they are secretly seething about that $1.5 trillion bu…

Editorial cartoonist Tom Stiglich remembers the late David Bruce Cassidy, an American actor, singer, songwriter and guitarist who died Nov. 21, 2017 in Florida. Cassidy was known for his role as Keith Partridge, the son of Shirley Partridge, in the 1970s musical-sitcom "The Partridge Family,…

I recently sent a letter explaining why the Republican Party in Newtown Borough had no lawn signs, I explained that it was a choice that we had made to forgo the smaller signs in favor of large ones with all our candidates’ names strategically placed at the gateway to Newtown Borough.

The recent letter to the editor by Paul Salvatore introduces an unfortunate negative element into the 2017 political campaign. In it, he basically says that the Republican party is taking the high road by not putting up yard signs while the Democratic party is taking the low road by choosing…

Who is your hero? Do you know someone who has saved a life or made an incredible impact on a person or community and deserves the recognition? Digital First Media is looking for stories about local heroes for a special section coming in November and we want to share the story behind your her…

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One of the most important decisions any municipality will make is selecting the person who will be responsible for the law enforcement, safety, and protection of its residents. That is why I believe the 2018 Chief of Police selection process in Newtown Borough should utilize sound business p…

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Come to my fair and you will see, something quite different, rather unique. From rides to raffles, from chickens to cows, my fair has something for every crowd. This fair was started by farmers, way back in history-hard working agriculturalists, it’s no mystery. In 1948 farmers called for a …