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Today I got word that the sale of my former house, just a few miles away, will go through. Closing set for about two weeks. We have done so much work, over such a long time, to empty it out. Physical work and emotional work. Now we are nearing the... Continue »
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OSAWATOMIE, Kan. — President Barack Obama delivered a sweeping indictment of economic inequality in the U.S. on Tuesday as he summoned the memory of President Theodore Roosevelt and pledged to fight for fairness at a "make or break moment for the middle class." via www.huffingtonpost.com What a wonderful speech! A... Continue »
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Here's how many Republicans Senators voted to raise the debt ceiling each time it came up for a vote since 1997. 1997: 55 2002: 31 2003: 50 2004: 50 2006: 51 2007: 26 2008: 34 2008: 33 Then Obama was elected. 2009: 2 2009: 1 2010: 0 Yeah, Republicans were... Continue »
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I want to record, mostly to keep myself honest, that I consider Barack Obama to be the best possible president for the US at this difficult time in history. Really: who could be better. John McCain? He was candid in admitting that he doesn't know much about economics. And, rather... Continue »