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Michelle Obama Shows How Moms Dance Today

Jimmy Fallon and First Lady Michelle Obama dance in honor of the “Let’s Move” campaign to get America moving. Enjoy:

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State Department Delays XL Pipeline, Public Wants it Stopped

Keystone XL Protesters Surround the White House President Obama put off making a decision about the XL Keystone Tar Sands Pipeline by sending it back for review by the State Department. The final decision of whether to build the controversial Keystone XL … Continue reading

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Boehner talks about being “Serious” about Budget Plan but is he playing Edward’s Game?

Boehner walks out on Budget Talks Today…Here’s what is really going on: Can Boehner and the people he claims he represents get beyond party politics? Negotiation 101: In an optimal negotiation both sides listen to each other’s point of view … Continue reading

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The Gang of Six Proposal Cuts Medicare, Social Security & Medicaid

Devil is in the Details While the bipartisan effort of the 3 democrats and 3 republicans making up the Gang of Six is a great start, what does it mean? According to Senator Bernie Sanders, (VT), the draft outline of … Continue reading

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The Debt Ceiling has been Raised 102 times since 1917

What will bring Congress together for the American people instead of political grandstanding? So, why are many Republicans, including Eric Cantor, deciding now is the time to put the entire U.S. economy in jeopardy, especially since we are still pulling out … Continue reading

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Something Smells at Fox News Politics Twitter Fiasco

Fox News Politics Claims Twitter Feed Hacked Fox News claims its Fox News Politics twitter feed was hacked into on July 4, 2011 with a malicious series of tweets masquerading as the real FoxNewsPolitics and spewing false rumors about President … Continue reading

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Soros Agrees Markets Unable to Self-Regulate Excesses

Soros claims markets are unable to self-regulate their excesses. There is an important role for governments to play to prevent future financial crises. Mr. Soros also claims “Republicans are engaged in a maneuver of starving the beast [government] for political purposes.” Will the American public see through efforts to dismantle the good work government can do by the GOP yelling about deficits? Continue reading

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Senator Lautenberg Proposes modest Gun Legislation says Gail Collins of the NYT

Gail Collins wrote a compelling column in the NYT called Utah’s Gun Appreciation Day Ms. Collins has a terrific sense of humor and can make you laugh even if the news is horrible. It is truly mind-boggling that 4-year Utah … Continue reading

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President Obama Highlights Importance of Education to Win the Future of America

President Obama gave his State of the Union Speech Tonight, 1/25/11 and urged Americans to Win the Future “We do big things. From the earliest days of our founding, America has been the story of ordinary people who dare to … Continue reading

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Obama Urges Americans to Close the Empathy Deficit

Thank you to Edwin Rutsch who left a comment on this blog about his Culture of Empathy.org website and documentary project. His website contains a historical record of President Obama’s interviews and speeches about the importance of empathy. 2004-11-23 – … Continue reading

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