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Passage of Homeland Security Legislation
Includes Visa Waiver Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC (June 26, 2014) – U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced Committee passage of the fiscal year (FY) 2015 Homeland Security spending bill. The legislation includes language to modernize the existing Visa Waiver Program (VWP), providing a path for participation from Poland and other strong U.S. […]

Ladies Guild Celebrates Its 75th Anniversary

CONNECTICUT – On Sunday, June 8, 2014, the Ladies Guild of SS. Cyril and Methodius Parish in Hartford, Connecticut celebrated its 75th anniversary with a special Mass at SS. Cyril and Methodius Church officiated by the Reverend Andrzej Pogorzelski and followed by a banquet at the Polish National Home. The highlight of this special occasion […]

Krakow Votes ‘No’ In Winter Olympic Bid

POLAND – The voter turnout was light in Kraków but the majority recorded a 70% ‘no’ vote in a special referendum to bid as host for the 2022 Winter Olympics. The referendum saw a 34 percent voter turnout – just exceeding the 30 percent required for the vote to be legally binding on the city […]

New Jersey Land Business Predates America

Once a year, America’s oldest continuously operating corporation meets in a tiny building in Burlington City, N.J. Instead of business suits, shareholders dress in Quaker costumes. There’s not much business to conduct, because the Council of West Jersey Proprietors is from another era. Established in 1688 as a land grant corporation, the council no longer […]

Intolerance and the Rise of Fascism

Tolerance of differing views and opinions is the foundation of a free society. Throughout history, elimination of opposition through the suppression of free speech has been one of the first steps taken by fascists determined to seize power in order to control a society. People who tolerate intolerance empower these fascists. If you remain silent […]

Killer Robots

Fully Autonomous Weapons Threaten Rights in Peace, War Geneva, May 12, 2014) – Fully autonomous weapons, or “killer robots,” would jeopardize basic human rights, whether used in wartime or for law enforcement, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today, on the eve of the first multilateral meeting on the subject at the United […]

Free Speech, RIP: A Relic of the American Past

“The First Amendment was intended to secure something more than an exercise in futility.” —Justice John Paul Stevens, dissenting in Minnesota Board for Community Colleges v. Knight (1984) Living in a representative republic means that each person has the right to take a stand for what they think is right, whether that means marching outside […]

Air Force Base Open House
Offers Inside Look To Community

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst will open its doors to the community for a special open house and air show May 10 and 11. The event will be showcase “America’s Strength” and how support from the local communities is essential for defending our nation’s air, land and sea. Community members will have […]

Historic Marker To Honor Dr. Walter Golaski

PENNSYLVANIA – The Polish Heritage Society of Philadelphia is proud to announce the unveiling of an historical marker in honor of Dr. Walter Golaski. In 2013 the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission approved an historical marker to honor Dr. Walter Golaski (1913-1996), engineer and inventor who was a leading pioneer in manufacturing knitted Dacron blood-vessel […]

USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo
Inspires Kids To Explore STEM Careers

Washington, DC—What is the universe made of? What does science have to do with extreme sports? And how would you survive a zombie invasion? The answers to these questions and more are at the 3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo and Book Fair, hosted by founding and presenting sponsor Lockheed Martin. Designed to inspire […]