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Obama First, America Second

I was going to write an editorial today outlining how disappointed I am that the President has chosen his re-election as a priority over fixing our economy, and the known lies he is telling, and the damage it will cause … Continue reading

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The Oracle of Omaha Swings and Misses

In yesterday’s New York Times the Oracle of Omaha (Warren Buffet) wrote an editorial urging the President and Congress to raise taxes on the super-rich.  See that editorial here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/15/opinion/stop-coddling-the-super-rich.html While I agree with some of the substance of the … Continue reading

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The GOP: Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

We have a President who has proposed no plan for reducing our debt, who has not proposed a valid budget for 18 months, who calls national addresses to create unprecedented class warfare and vilify his opponents, who has spent us … Continue reading

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The Debt Ceiling Solution

If Republicans and Democrats could put the interests of their biggest campaign contributors aside and do what they both know is right, fixing the debt ceiling issue would be much simpler.  I believe the leaders of both parties KNOW what … Continue reading

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The Republican Conundrum

Fact:  America is facing an unprecedented financial crisis, and every day of delay assures this crisis will be more difficult to emerge from.  We will spend $1.4 trillion more than we collect in taxes this year, our national debt is … Continue reading

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Diet, or Dessert? America at the Tipping Point

Perhaps it sounds too dramatic, but America sits at the precipice of fiscal disaster.  Will we reign in government spending and bring our taxes and debt back under control, or will we give in to the easiest and worst of … Continue reading

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Federal Compensation

Yes, I’ll pay more taxes if the Federal government needs to raise additional revenues, but only after we get our spending under control.  Here is just one example of where we need to restore sanity.  In a country where we … Continue reading

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