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Common Ground in the Senate before Christmas to Pass the START Treaty

The New START Treaty is another step on the path to sanity by reducing nuclear arsenals within the U.S. and Russia. It’s time for U.S. Senators to come together for the sake of all Americans to create a safer world by passing the New START Treaty in 2010. Continue reading

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Eye-popping revelations that Federal Reserve bailed out Wall Street with Multi-Trillion Dollars

How is it possible that the Federal Reserve Board could loan Trillions upon Trillions of dollars to banks and corporations at near 0% interest without requiring those institutions to treat their own clients seeking loans or credit fairly? On December 1, 2010 the Federal Reserve Bank was required to reveal transactions data regarding their secret loan deals that appear to be between 3.3 Trillion and 9 Trillion Dollars or possibly more. Continue reading

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Tax Cuts for 1-2% will Certainly Create Huge Deficit

Why do Republicans insist that Tax Cuts for the Top 1-2% Earners in the U.S. will create jobs? This is a myth. Tax Cuts for TOP 1-2% and Certainty Myth of Jobs The Bush tax cuts have been in place … Continue reading

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Obama Compromise with Republicans a Decision to Benefit All Americans

President Obama explained in his press conference today that he made a decision to work with Republicans in a compromise in order to help all Americans. He refused to allow the Republicans to hold the American people hostage for unemployment … Continue reading

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Time to Pass the New START Treaty in December 2010

According to former Republican arms control negotiator Richard Burt, Republicans may be stalling on passage of the New START because they have never passed an arms control treaty under a Democratic Congress and/or a Democratic President. It has nothing to do with the merits of the Treaty and it’s all about partisan politics. Burt and 5 former Republican Secretaries of State urge passage of the New START Treaty for the sake of improved national security. Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Senator Kyl to Ratify the START Treaty Now

An Open Letter to Senator Jon Kyl: Dear Senator Kyl please join together with Republican Senator Lugar and ratify the New START Treaty as soon as possible in this current session of Congress. This Treaty has broad bipartisan support amongst military leaders and foreign policy experts of both parties. This Treaty will make the U.S. safer and promote peaceful relations between the U.S. and Russia in reducing the threat of nuclear weapons that affects all people around the world. Do the right thing by putting aside petty partisan politics and fearmongering and pass this treaty now. Continue reading

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The American People Want Cooperation and Progress in Congress, not “We will not compromise”

Reading the Election Tea Leaves: What Do the American People Really Want and Need? It is clear that Americans want something different from Washington. What might that be? Do they want results and progress to get people back to work? Do … Continue reading

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Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon Urges Senators to Follow Founders Vision

Thank-You Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon Today, September 29, 2010 on the floor of the Senate at 4:12 pm ET, Senator Merkley urged senators across both sides of the aisle to restore the Senate to the proper deliberative body envisioned … Continue reading

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Isn’t it Time to Pass the Small Business Jobs Bill?

President Obama urged Congress in his August Employment speech before the Labor Day Week-end to set aside partisan politics and be the leaders Americans want by coming together to pass a small business jobs bill to aid businesses when they return to Congress later in September. Will the Republicans set aside their political mindset before the November 2010 midterms and think about what is best for Americans instead of their party? One can dream… Continue reading

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Historic Middle East Peace Process Begins

Historic Mideast talks began in Washington D.C. on September 1, 2010 between Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. President Obama said: “It is the path of resolve and determination, where compromise is possible, and old conflicts, at long last, can end.” Continue reading

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