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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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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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President of S&P, Deven Sharma, Will Step Down

Deven Sharma, current president of Standard and Poor’s, announced today that he will step down to “pursue other interests.” As of September 12, 2011, Sharma will change his role at the S&P rating agency from president to advisor to the … 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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S&P Downgrade of U.S. Credit Rating Smells Fishy

Twisted Reasoning Standard & Poors (S&P) said they wanted the U.S. to cut $4 Trillion from the deficit in order to possibly maintain their rating. So Who exactly does Standard & Poors represent and how do they make their money? In 2009 … Continue reading

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Jobs are Jobs Public or Private

What Solutions will put 14 Million People Back to Work? First let’s realize that jobs from either the public or private sectors are still jobs and they put people to work where they get money that they can use to … 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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Oil Executives Say they Need Subsidies while getting $100/barrel of Oil

Is it a joke? 5 Oil Executives appeared before the Senate Finance Committee to explain why they still want $2.1 billion/year subsidies from the U.S. government. This does not make sense since in 2005 when oil was $55/barrel, the oil … 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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