Category Archives: Economy

Encourage Obama and Democrats to give Republicans Nothing

The latest “compromise” that the Senate is considering would give Republicans part of what they want and set us up for another identical confrontation in February. We’re already seeing economic effects of this confrontation. Hundreds of thousands of government workers … Continue reading

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Preventing Brinkmanship

Lurching from crisis to crisis has become the norm in Washington. The radical Republicans cannot accept that they lost and that they can no longer dictate how the government will run. So they will continue to use every opportunity to … Continue reading

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Tempest in a Tea Party

The Tea Party continues it’s multi-year long temper tantrum over Obama’s Affordable Care Act. Now, since they can’t have their way, they’re going to hold the country’s breath until we all turn blue and vote to defund the health care … Continue reading

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The Plutocracy Stands United!

Yesterday, April 16, our fearless representatives in Congress voted down the Buffet Rule, which would have required people making a million dollars or more, to pay taxes at a rate equal to the rate paid by the middle class. You’d … Continue reading

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Opportunities Lost

Every election should be an opportunity for us to review the actual performance of our elected officials and compare that to the proposals made by candidates running against them. It should be a time of sober reflection and evaluation. Instead, … Continue reading

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