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October 30, 2011

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ARE TEA CUPS RATTLING? GOP presidential candidates and tea partiers are cozy at their table, and Republican activists could be pushing their eventual presidential candidate off a cliff over illegal immigration. The candidates have adopted a hard line on the issue, and they have been rewarded while the candidates who favor a more moderate approach […]

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October 23, 2011

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OCCUPY WALL STREET MAKES SENSE REFORM LONG OVERDUE Occupy Wall Street is a grassroots protest movement against the lopsided power of corporate America and Wall Street interest in American political and economic life. It is a movement long overdue, and it will continue to make sense as long as it avoids adopting goals defined by […]

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October 15, 2011

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CAN WE GET IT IN WRITING? GOP PROMISE DID NOT HAPPEN Business owners and the politicians that support them tell us that if we give businesses fewer regulations and lower the taxes, they will immediately begin providing jobs that the economy so desperately needs. Recently, it seems that increased profits have been used primarily to […]

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October 9, 2011

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OBAMA FOR THE LITTLE GUY SAY “NO” STOPS BILLS FROM PROGRESSING How have we been convinced that the extremely wealthy should not be required to help get the country back on track by contributing their fair share? It is time that we read the fine print and wake up to the financial realities facing us […]

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October 2, 2011

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HEALTH INSURANCE PREMIUMS SURGE U.S. NEEDS SINGLE -PAYER HEALTH CARE Obamacare will not be fully implemented until Jan. 1, 2014. Until then, we are still at the the mercy of profit motivated insurance companies, and they are taking advantage of that. In many ways, the health insurance companies will still be in control after the […]