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Romney’s Odd Hotheaded Comments about Foreign Policy Reveal his Inexperience

Romney’s Negative Political Maneuvering What was Mitt Romney thinking when he angrily accused President Obama of things that President Obama never said or did? Romney seems to be reading from a script that uses certain hot-button key words meant to … 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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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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How to save $100 billion per year (via IPPNW peace and health blog)

The International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War offer a way to save $100 billion per year. It is time to cut spending on nuclear weapons development. Nuclear weapons should be outlawed. Bruce Blair of Global Zero has just … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit Hole. Does the Dept. of Defense Know Where their Money Goes?

Possible Gold Mine of Untracked Money in DOD The accounting practices of the Department of Defense are so ridiculous that it should be a Saturday Night Live Skit.  This assessment comes from the DOD’s own Inspector General! Here are some … 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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Why was Elizabeth Warren treated like a “pinata” in Congress?

Elizabeth Warren Goes before House on Subcommittee Institutions and Consumer Credit Joe Nocera’s article in the NYT, “An Advocate Who Scares Republicans” regarding the recent appearance of Elizabeth Warren, President Obama’s advisor on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, at a … Continue reading

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Breitbart’s Protege Creates Gotcha Videos of ACORN and NPR

Andrew Brietbart’s Protege James O’Keefe strikes again with secret videos in an attempt to attack NPR. O’Keefe helped bring down ACORN with secret videos that he edited in a way to slander their work. However, after Congress de-funded ACORN, the Federal Courts and GAO proved all accusations brought against them were cleared. However, why did Fox News, O’Keefe and Breitbart try to destroy ACORN and now they are attacking NPR as well. Does this have anything to do with the 2012 election? Continue reading

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