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April 24, 2011

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PRESIDENT OPENS 2012 CAMPAIGN President Barack Obama opened his splashy, 2012 re-election campaign in downtown Chicago, and it was a meticulously orchestrated event to position the president as an outsider-insider incumbent and the inevitable winner of the president sweepstakes. Chicago will be the center of the political universe for the next two years. The president […]

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April 18, 2011

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CUTS ALONE WON’T SOLVE PROBLEM Regarding to President Barack Obama’s plan for tax hike and spending cuts: he’s targeted the wealthy in laying out a deficit reduction plan. He clearly told us what must be done to address the federal government’s imminent bankruptcy: “Most economists and budget analysts say a comprehensive mix of spending cuts […]

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April 10, 2011

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RYAN PLANS DEFICIT REDUCTION VIA MEDICARE With the Republican plan announced by Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to dump Medicare as we know it, we finally have the answer to who ought to pay for a GOP war in Afghanistan; a GOP war in Iraq; a GOP Medicare drug plan; 10 years of GOP tax breaks […]

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April 10, 2011

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RYAN’S PLAN TO REDUCE DEFICIT VIA MEDICARE With the Republican plan announced by Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to dump Medicare as we know it, we finally have the answer to who ought to pay for a GOP war in Afghanistan; a GOP war in Iraq; a GOP Medicare drug plan; 10 years of GOP tax […]

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April 3, 2011

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WHO’S MORE OUT OF TOUCH ON ENTITLEMENTS? On the one hand if Medicare and Social Security kicked in at age 67 or higher, the government would save billions. But there is a problem for working people at the same time, many companies are laying off people every few months, many of whom are over the […]