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November 27, 2011

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CONGRESS MUST WORK FOR US NOW CONGRESSIONAL FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION After the super committee’s failure to reach a deficit reduction agreement, another tough budgeting task looms for Congress. Impending expiration of federal payroll tax cuts, an unemployment benefit extension and the so called Medicare doc fix need to be taken care of now. […]

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November 20, 2011

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BUDGET MIRACLE WON’T HAPPEN ITS UP TO VOTERS TO TAKE ACTION The congressional super committee deadline is fast approaching, and a deal must be in place by Wednesday to avoid $1.2 trillion in automatic budget cuts over 10 years. So why is there a complete lack of urgency from the committee or anyone on Capitol […]

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November 13, 2011

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MUST PREVENT NUKES IN IRAN A CLOCK IS TICKING The verdict is in on Iran who is doing its damnedest to develop a nuclear weapon, and the only sane international response is to stop Iran. Reasonable people may disagree on just how to compel Iran to abandon all efforts to build a nuclear weapon, but […]

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November 6, 2011

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POVERTY IS GROWING PROBLEM MUST ELECT REPRESENTATIVES WHO CARE New information on U.S. poverty shows that the problem is growing, and it’s becoming more concentrated, and it’s showing up in places where many Americans would not expect to find it. The number of people livingĀ  in neighborhoods with extreme poverty has grown by at least […]