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Once upon a time not long ago, my husband and I could jump into our car and, with few concerns, take off for a cross-country trip. That is no longer the case. Almost every day we are hit with …

We live in a divided America instilled by persuasion and influence. Sadly, it is also fed by false, manipulated media and the use of technology. A mere Photoshopped image can sway the masses, blurring …

In recent weeks, at universities across the country, peaceful demonstrators have been arrested while protesting events in the Middle East. In some parts of the country, the public has begun to attack …

O Canada, how should we govern?

First and foremost, I love this country and I’ve always been proud to say I’m an American wherever I’ve traveled. Lately it seems there are many of my fellow citizens that don’t share those …

During an introductory forum Monday, Dr. Steven Yanni told the Central Bucks school community that he has dedicated his career to helping all students succeed and feel they belong.

The State of the Nation is precarious, Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick told members of the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce frankly during its recent meeting.The Republican congressman Friday touched on a …

On the Record: How Legislators Voted

A report on votes by local legislators in Washington and Harrisburg. “On the Record” is supported by a grant to the Bucks County Herald Foundation made possible by Melissa Eiseman.

The saying goes “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But the Republican Party is broken. So if Republicans ever want to deserve our vote, they must fix their broken party. Many are fond of …

On the Record: How Legislators Voted

A report on votes by local legislators in Washington and Harrisburg. “On the Record” is supported by a grant to the Bucks County Herald Foundation made possible by Melissa Eiseman.

As most Americans do, I love our democracy. So I volunteered to help voters on Tuesday’s primary by being a poll greeter. Republicans and Democrats who came to vote were all in a good mood on this …

This is a quote from Abraham Lincoln. “As labor is the common burden of our race, so the effort of some to shift their share of the burden onto the shoulders of others is the great, durable, curse …

A recent guest opinion poses a question that requires a response (“For Trump supporters, what would it take?” April 11).The opinion itself is well presented and reasoned from a certain …

What keeps me up at night is to learn from conversation that otherwise sensible and diligent people are obsessed with the migrant “invasion” and how ill-informed they are about President …

Recently it was brought to the attention of several parents that an organization in CB West is allowing students to gather during lunch and learn to write anti-Israel letters to the Pennsylvania …

Another primary election is upon us and, while it won’t match the drama of what lies ahead in November, the Bucks County Herald will be watching a couple of key races closely on Tuesday night.

Vote in the Pa. Primary if you can

Tuesday, April 23 is Pennsylvania’s primary day. The PA Primary is where citizens currently registered as either Republicans or Democrats choose candidates who will represent their respective …

On the Record: How Legislators Voted

A report on votes by local legislators in Washington and Harrisburg. “On the Record” is supported by a grant to the Bucks County Herald Foundation made possible by Melissa Eiseman.

The Next Step Programs has hired former CB Cares executive Kimberly Cambra to be the nonprofit’s next community relations director. At TNS, Cambra will spearhead efforts to enhance community …

In his novel “It Can’t Happen Here” (1935), Sinclair Lewis foresees the dangers to our democracy posed by a Donald Trump presidency. Lewis is one of America’s most famous and accomplished …

I came across this passage in the book “Travels” written by William Bartram, the botanist, poet, scientist and humanitarian while traveling in the wilds of America in 1773 and how his thoughts …

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