Category Archives: congress

The Scandal about Misleading Talking Points on Benghazi

2016 is only 4 years away yet some talking point folks are busy busy creating misleading talking points for the public about emails from the State Department Here is a link to an article, “GOP Sources Altered Benghazi E-Mails To … Continue reading

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Letter to Speaker Boehner and Congress about the Sequester & March 1, 2013

Dear Speaker Boehner and Congress: What are your goals as Speaker of the House? No matter what talking points you use or grandstanding you use to try and justify possibly letting the Sequester happen, what do you think people will … Continue reading

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Hey Congress Remember Jobs and the Economy?

The role of Speaker of the House is to get folks on both sides of the aisle to pass legislation that will help the American people and keep our country moving in the right direction. Speaker Boehner must stop acting … Continue reading

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Silly Politicians: Eric Cantor wants to End Overtime for Hourly Workers

I just read a blog about how Rep. Eric Cantor is going to recommend ending the ability of hourly workers to get overtime. Games Silly Politicians Play The Daily Kos reports about Mr. Cantor’s very ridiculous waste of time in … Continue reading

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President Obama: Let’s Create a 21st Century Works Progress Administration

The Case for a 21st Century Works Progress Administration in America Now Dear President Obama: The Depression caused by speculation in the stock market caused millions of people to lose their jobs. However, during the first 100 days of his … Continue reading

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How to Counter The Age of Greed

In “The Age of Greed,” Jeff Madrick, former economic columnist for the New York Times and current Senior Fellow at the Roosevelt Institute and the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at the New School, recounts the history of the people, … Continue reading

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The Real Causes and Fixes of U.S. Economic Woes

Robert Reich Outlines 7 Lies about the Economy Economist Robert Reich, a man of many talents, displays his economic and artistic abilities in this video as he illustrates 7 Key Lies trumpeted by the GOP about what they claim are … Continue reading

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Ellen Tauscher Urges U.S. Senate to Ratify the CTBT

Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security of the U.S., Ellen Tauscher, explained the benefits of the U.S. ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty at a recent arms control conference in New York. Continue reading

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Safety Net Programs vs. Entitlement jargon: What’s in a name? Everything…

Since When did we start calling Medicare and Social Security “entitlement” programs? Have wordmeisters like Frank Luntz and Karl Rove hijacked the language to undermine Medicare and Social Security? It seems that way. Let’s start using the proper terms for … Continue reading

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Warren Buffett Wants Congress to Ask Rich for their Fair Share

Warren Buffett’s New York Times Op-ed said “Stop Coddling the Super-Rich” Self-made businessman Warren Buffett is worth over $40 Billion dollars. His article in the New York Times today calls for the Super-Rich (like himself) to pay their fair share … Continue reading

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