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Postal Service is not going broke

Despite what you keep hearing from Tea Party types and from some members of Congress the Postal Service is not going broke nor is it an outdated delivery service. 515 more words

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Woman in the Work Force

Every woman in the work force should get out and vote. And vote not for some hot button issue that divides, but they should vote their pocket books and in doing so they can change the course of history by electing sane progressive individuals who care about the real issues which are equal pay, poverty and a living wage for all! 507 more words

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Minimum Wage, It Amazes Me

It amazes me when I speak about raising the minimum wage to something more akin to a living wage. I get attacked by people who I know aren’t counted among the ultra-rich, most of whom aren’t even in the category of earning any ways near what a member of congress gets. 1,108 more words

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The Yearly Outlay of the Paul Ryan Budget

The yearly outlay of the Paul Ryan budget will be presented on the House floor this week and like the other Ryan budgets of the past it favors the rich and dumps on the poor and middle class. 727 more words

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Old and Still Waiting to Turn Into a Conservative

I know they say that as your age advances you are supposed to become more conservative and less likely to think radical thoughts. That you prefer the normal (whatever that is) over change. 1,179 more words

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MLK

It was today that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr was shot and killed in Memphis in 1968. The world lost a special person on that day. 765 more words

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ACA: up and running and beating expectations

Obamacare is up and running and beating expectations, but you wouldn’t know if you listened to Paul Ryan and Michelle Bachman. Before it got past it’s first hurdle of signing up the expected amount of people Michelle and company were crying Obamacare Death Panels would kill people and that people weren’t going to buy into it at all. 884 more words

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