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Obscure Court Ruling Sends Ominous Warning Message

While our news media focuses on the ongoing disasters such as the Russian Connection to the White House, the plunging stock market and the fate of those under DACA, some really important news is going under reported. 694 more words

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"When nursing homes push out poor and disabled patients"


“She had until midnight to decide.

Willis’ Medicaid managed-care plan had told the home that it was cutting off payment because she no longer qualified for such a high level of care. 47 more words


Astonishing Number: US Spends $250 Million Per Day On War

That astonishing number is according to International Business Times, what the GWOT – Great War on Terror – has cost the US – some $1.46 Trillion total – since the day planes were flown into the World Trade Center and other targets on Sept. 499 more words

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To Do List This Week: Vote, Sign Up For Healthcare, Call Congress

Back when I was in school  – when we walked miles there and miles back – one thing that was emphasized was that even as an average citizen you were expected to participate in the running of your government. 662 more words

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About Those Tax Cuts And An Appeal From Rob Hogg

Here and below we have a couple of short ( 3 minute and 4 minute) videos with Robert Reich explaining just how the proposed tax cuts will only do just what we would expect Republican tax proposals to do – make the rich richer, the poor still poor and bankrupt the country. 696 more words

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Congress Seeking Fast-Tracking Cuts To Social Security

Back in May republicans let it be known that Social Security was a huge target. (3 minutes)

Email from Social Security Works 

Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress have demonstrated an inability to pass any meaningful legislation.  390 more words

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Identity Theft: What to Watch out for and What to do

Tax-related identity theft typically occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number to file a tax return claiming a fraudulent refund. Anyone can fall victim to identity theft. 725 more words