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May 13, 2012

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WE’LL LOSE WITH REPUBLICAN BUDGET If enacted, the Republican budget Mitt Romney supports will, according to The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, essentially end all government spending except Social Security, health care entitlements, defense and interest on the debt by 2050. And Mr. Romney says he will privatize Social Security and repeal Obamacare and […]

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May 9, 2012

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AUSTERITY PROGRAMS ALONE FAIL Since the Great Credit Crisis and housing market crash, the current debate in America is ideological. It appears some believe that an Invisible Hand will correct the economic errors of the past. In this perspective, Republicans say we need only to fix certain structural problems that have unaccountability which have arisen […]

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May 1, 2012

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CONGRESS MUST FIX POSTAL SERVICE The current crisis facing our national postal system is essentially manufactured by Congress. So Congress needs to fix it now. It is true the Internet has transformed how Americans communicate with each other and pay their bills. Also, the recession has contributed substantially to a steep decline in volume of […]