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The Missisles and Sandcastles of Summer

As eye brows are raised as Russia tests a new ground launched cruise missile, my thoughts drifted to those pre-test treaty times when the sight of a truck toting  a missile was just part of Cold war summer fun. 468 more words

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The US Middle Class - 20 percent poorer than it was in 1984

As the Russell Sage Foundation points out, the slow housing recovery means that, in 2013, median households were still 36 percent poorer than they were a decade earlier. 120 more words

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When Good Humor Ruled the Suburbs

Growing up in mid-century Long Island, no  sound was more welcome than the suburban siren call of summer – the seductive jingling  bells of the… 793 more words

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The Obama Economy: Over a Third of Americans Dealing with Collection Agencies

Just how bad is the Obama economy? Associated Press reports that, according to a study by the Urban Institute, over 35 percent of people in the United States have unpaid bills or debts that have been turned over to a collection agency. 358 more words

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