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July 31, 2012

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FOX ISN’T NEWS For those who rely on Fox News for their information, here’s something to think about. Canada won’t allow Fox to broadcast in their country because they don’t tell the truth. Canada’s Radio Act requires that ” licenses may not broadcast…any false or misleading news.” The provision has kept Fox News and right-wing […]

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July 24, 2012

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DISRESPECT FOR THE PRESIDENT AND VOTERS In all my 77 years, never have I seen politicians who are supposed to represent the peoples of the United States disrespect the highest office of our country, the president’s office. One must remember he is still the president of the United States and the most powerful leader of […]

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July 17, 2012

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STATE LAWS MUZZLE VOTERS An election is intended to reflect the will of the people. Fair elections are the heart of a democracy. But the integrity of our elections are threatened by new state laws requiring registered voters to present photo IDs before they cast their ballots. Missouri General Assembly had tried to enact such […]

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July 9, 2012

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AUSTERITY VS. STIMULUS Many Republicans support an austerity program as the only way to restore substantial growth in the U.S. economy. Their key provision is sharp cuts in government spending at all levels of government. They have the opinion that the abuses in our safety-net system, Social Security and Medicare, are so huge that only […]