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New Laws Won't Stop the Next Sandusky

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett says he wants new laws to stop crimes like those that Jerry Sandusky is alleged to have committed. He’s wrong. Terrible as former Penn State Defensive Coordinator Jerry Sandusky’s alleged crimes are, there’s no case for new laws. In fact, insofar as Pennsylvan…

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Written by Eli Lehrer on Monday November 14, 2011

The Death of Sgt. Cahir

Marine Sgt. William J. Cahir, was laid to rest on Monday, August 31, 2009. Cahir died of an enemy gunshot in combat operations in Afghanistan. War consumes a country and a people, and especially the warriors who fight it. And a Marine once dead cannot be resurrected (at least not here on earth), no …

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Written by John Guardiano on Wednesday September 2, 2009