Joseph Mistick

It's about us, not them

Kathleen Kane reportedly said that revenge is a dish best served cold. But it was not nearly cold enough when she served it to her ...

Donald Trump is certifiably crazy

Some people think that calling Donald Trump "crazy" is an insult to crazy people. As Patrick Kennedy said in a Washington Post op-ed, "When that ...

Trump erodes America's foundation

Donald Trump will always have his followers. They will follow him off a cliff, no matter how crazy he talks, because his message expresses their ...

The insult candidate: Donald Trump

By their nature, most politicians go along to get along. Most of the time. This time around, Republicans John Kasich and Ted Cruz have chosen ...

All is not well in the world of Trump

"Imitation is the sincerest (form) of flattery," according to the early 19th-century English writer Charles Caleb Colton. Being a man of simpler times, Colton might ...

Republicans in Cleveland: Rename 'Freedom Plaza' as 'Suppression Plaza'

In spite of a chaotic primary season, the Republican National Committee is promising a great time at its convention. And it claims that much of ...

Donald Trump's continuing attack on civility

After tweeting a Star of David and a head shot of Hillary Clinton against a background of $100 bills last week, Donald Trump and his ...

Be careful what you wish for: The Brexit fallout

There are many lessons from Brexit, the decision of Great Britain's voters to leave the European Union, and those lessons are not just for Hillary ...

Old partners, new plastics: Setting politics aside to secure the Beaver County 'cracker' plant

This is the way government is supposed to work. When Republican Tom Corbett was governor of Pennsylvania, he persuaded Royal Dutch Shell executives to locate ...

Orlando: Has the gun lobby finally met its match?

"I am sorry. I am so, so sorry. I am sorry that our tragedy here in Sandy Hook wasn't enough to save your loved ones," ...

For love of country

"There'll come a time when the love of country will trump hatred of Hillary," Sen. Lindsey Graham said last week. The South Carolinian urged his ...