Monthly Archives: September 2010

Downhill With The G.O.P.

More common sense from Paul Krugman. On Thursday, House Republicans released their “Pledge to America,” supposedly outlining their policy agenda. In essence, what they say is, “Deficits are a terrible thing. Let’s make them much bigger.” Read the Op-Ed here by … Continue reading

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What The Rich Don’t Need

Another intelligent argument why the top 1% do not need let alone deserve a tax cut. WANT to give affluent households a present worth $700 billion over the next decade? In a period of high unemployment and fiscal austerity, this … Continue reading

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Sharron Angle On Insurance Coverage for Autism (Dr. X’s Free Associations)

My friend Dr. X points out the hypocrisy of a common argument of some Tea Party sponsored candidates.  As usual, he nailed it. Read the story here on Dr. X’s Free Associations.

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Social Media: The New Battleground For Politics

With new media at hand, elections become a time for innovation, and online engagement can lead to enormous influence. Read the story here on Mashable.

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Mexican New Yorkers Are Steady Force In Workplace

Teo, a Mexican worker, has a job in a Brooklyn grocery. It is a story like this that makes the “amnesty” argument so inhumane.  Give these people a path to citizenship so that everyone benefits. That success, though, has a … Continue reading

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Adolescent Girls Especially Susceptible To Cutting

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The Angry Rich and Taxes | Paul Krugman

A man I respect.  The Nobel Prize and his ability to make economics easy to understand being the primary reasons. … if you want to find real political rage — the kind of rage that makes people compare President Obama … Continue reading

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