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Opinion: Romney Denigrates 47% Not Paying Taxes As He Uses Loopholes Trying To Do The Same

Mitt Romney, if you want to talk about mooches and freeloaders that take advantage of the system then grow a spine and show America your tax returns. Let’s see what you really pay as a percentage. Let’s see what deductions you take. Let’s see how addicted to federal benefits you are.

09/21/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Shows He’s Exactly Who We Thought He Was

The recently released tape of Romney speaking to donors at a closed door fundraiser has exposed Mitt Romney to, in fact, be the person Democrats have portrayed him to be: a rich, out of touch, arrogant man that has no respect or connection to the American middle class and absolutely no interest in making the American middle class stronger.

09/19/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.

09/19/2012

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Opinion: Mitt Romney Disdains Half The Country He Wants To Be President Of

The idea that 47 percent of Americans don’t have “personal responsibility” or “care for their lives” is shockingly arrogant, even by Mitt Romney’s standards.

09/18/2012

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Ceremony Held At 30th Street Station For World War II Vets

A brief wreath laying ceremony was held at 30th Street Station on Sunday honoring some 1,300 Pennsylvania Railroad employees who served during World War II and made the supreme sacrifice.

08/12/2012

Capt. April Nees felt an immediate connection with Swoop. (credit: Suzanne Monaghan)

Adoption Program Matches Veterans With Homeless Greyhounds

April Nees and Swoop were brought together through the “Hounds for Heroes” program which allows veterans to adopt greyhounds free of charge.

08/03/2012

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Health: Text To Prevent Suicide For Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its efforts to prevent veterans from taking their own life, which has become epidemic.

07/30/2012

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‘Bands Of Brothers’ Help Veterans Deal With PTSD

Some local folks are stepping forward with a unique idea to help Vets band together to help themselves and each other heal through music.

07/26/2012

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Corbett Carves Out Slice Of State Contract Pie For Small Businesses

Governor Tom Corbett has announced a new initiative to carve out a slice of state contracts for small businesses.

07/23/2012

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Thief Targets Veterans’ Graves At Chester County Cemetery

At a cemetery in Chester County, among the final resting place of some of America’s bravest sons, a thief has been lurking.

06/28/2012

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Philadelphia Teams Up With Local Organization To Provide Housing For Homeless Veterans

The City of Philadelphia teamed up with the South Philadelphia social services group CATCH, Inc. to provide housing for homeless veterans.

06/19/2012

(US Army soldiers await departure for their deployment to Afghanistan .  Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Rutgers Helps Army Combat High Soldier Suicide Rate

The Army has been confronting an alarming increase in the number of suicides among soldiers and it’s seeking help from an unusual source: the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository.

05/28/2012

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Taking Time To Remember On Memorial Day

In Wildwood, New Jersey Vince Deprinzio touched the names on the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall. It’s one of only three in the country that is an exact half-size replica of the official wall in Washington D.C.

05/27/2012

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Online School And Financial Institution Join Forces To Help Vets

An online school has teamed up with a local financial institution to help 150 veterans get back to school and work after serving in the military.

05/06/2012

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New Jersey Rakes In The Cash From Sale Of Mega Millions Tickets

All that excitement over the record Mega Millions jackpot last weekend may not have left any of you much richer, but states that participate in the game sure are.

04/07/2012

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