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Politics &raquo

[25 Sep 2011 | 7 Comments | ]
Republicans Show “Bad Faith” on Funding Bill

The Republicans are up to their old tricks again, and it looks like the American people are facing the implications of yet another government shutdown at the end of next week.  For those Americans who were hoping this divisive issue was settled last Summer, when Congress finally came to an agreement at the eleventh hour to raise the debt limit ceiling, it looks like their faith in a Congress that actually works “for the people” will be again shattered.  House Speaker John Boehner’s funding bill failed to pass muster in …

Economics &raquo

[29 Jun 2011 | One Comment | ]
Bachmann Says “Let Them Eat Cake” as America Faces Debt Crisis

In a recent interview  presidential hopeful, Michele Bachmann, was asked about the deadlocked discussions between the Republicans and the Democrats over raising the U.S. debt limit ceiling.   Her response , which reflected the attitude of many Tea Party advocates, was that the debt ceiling should not be raised unless Democrats agree to $5 or $6 trillion in cuts to (primarily) entitlement programs, and no changes to the current tax code.  If the Democrats do not agree to the Republican plan,  the debt ceiling increase would not be approved by …

Politics &raquo

[17 Apr 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
When Trump Speaks, Obama Rises in The Polls

Just about any day that  presidential-hopeful, Donald Trump, opens his mouth is a good day for the Democrats,  and a bad day for the Republicans, who have shown no ability to reign in Mr. Trump’s  extremist, political positions.  By almost any measurement, yesterday was a good day for the Democrats.   Buoyed by a surge in the polls over the last month,  Trump decided yesterday to speak at length with CNN’s Candy Crowley.   During the interview, Trump became the first of the Republican presidential-wannabes to begin “lobbing grenades” at his …

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