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UnitedAmericans Launched To Bring Us Together As Americans

Something different is happening this 4th of July. A transformational strategy is being launched to fill the growing void between us as Americans. UnitedAmericans.com went live at 3pm today, committed to using new and innovative technologies that will empower us … Continue reading

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Honoring the American Worker – 2011

As we honor the American Worker on this Labor Day 2011, those of us who work for a living in these United States of America are increasingly uneasy about the direction of our country. For good reason. Stagnant incomes and … Continue reading

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Republicans Threaten the American Economy

The greatest source of uncertainty facing the American economy has been, and continues to be, Republican/Tea Party threats related to funding government and raising the debt ceiling. To listen to the Republicans, the Obama adminstration is creating uncertainty in our … Continue reading

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Ending Roosevelt’s New Deal

The anti-government rhetoric of the Republican Party and their Tea Party allies is rapidly coming into focus.  Their increasingly radical agenda is no less than to roll the clock back to the early 1930s, to the days before the election … Continue reading

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The Looming Republican Recession

Apparently, Republicans are so hell bent on returning to power that they are willing to push the economy back into a recession to do so. Let’s hope the American people come to understand just how misguided and dangerous the Republican … Continue reading

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Misplaced Union Envy

Millions of Americans have lost their jobs and homes since the financial collapse of 2008.  Tens of millions more are in fear of losing their jobs and homes.  Conservatives and tea party activists have chosen to blame the government and … Continue reading

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Job Killing Republican Budget Cuts

The Republican onslaught continues.  Public sector employees are just the current manifestation of an effort by Republicans to get back into power — to retake the House of Representatives, the Senate, and ultimately the White House.  Central to the Republican … Continue reading

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What Kind of America Do We Want to Live In?

The lesson of the events in Wisconsin for progressives is clear.  When you let the opposition set the political agenda and frame the political discussion, losing is inevitable.  The conservative, tea party narrative asserts that government has been living beyond … Continue reading

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Time to Stand Up for Our Teachers, Police, and Firefighters

State governments across the US are facing record budget deficits in the upcoming fiscal year (FY) 2012 that begins July 1, 2011 in most states.  Altogether, total state shortfalls could exceed $140 billion in FY 2012.  The biggest deficits look … Continue reading

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Re-Engaging in the Health Care Debate

The Obama Administration does not appear ready to re-open the health care reform debate any time soon. Having paid the political price for focusing on health care reform instead of job creation during his first two years in office, President … Continue reading

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