Policy Round Up: Government Shut Down

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The government shut down began last Tuesday, October 1, leading to a great deal of frustration amongst politicians and citizens alike. It is not clear how much longer the shut down will last, but thus far it has led to thousands of federal employees being furloughed and essential funding for programs such as Head start […]

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Who’s Afraid of Universal Healthcare?

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The glaring illogicality just ruining the great theater that is Republican opposition to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), to its apparent imposition of a communal healthcare system upon the storied, once truly free and independent American man (Sorry ladies, I do believe this is stated correctly.), is that this dreaded communal calamity is already the […]

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President Obama, Why Hath Thou Forsaken Us?

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April 21, 2013 – “President Obama, Why Hath Thou Forsaken Us?” Featuring: Isaiah Poole, Editor of Campaign For America’s Future’s OurFuture.org; Dr. Margaret Flowers, Congressional Fellow at Physicians for a National Health Plan; and William Spriggs, Chief Economist at the AFL-CIO

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African Americans Chained by President Obama’s CPI Proposal

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During the last election cycle Al Sharpton famously said, “It’s not about Obama, it’s about your momma.” He was making a compelling argument that the public needed to be concerned about Mitt Romney’s draconian Social Security and Medicare proposals. Now that the Obama Administration has released its 2014 budget that includes cuts to both Social […]

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State of the Union: On the Forefront of Global Competitiveness

I applaud the President’s talk tonight regarding jobs and technology. We must ensure the resilience of the American worker, and the adaptability and innovation inherent in our economy, to keep us at the forefront of global competitiveness. This is the Silicon Valley way of life and business, where the manufacturing sector employs 1 in 5 […]

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