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2012

03

Jul

The Facts Make It Clear: Public Workers and Unions Are Not Overpaid

The Facts Make It Clear: Public Workers and Unions Are Not Overpaid Public sector and union workers make modest salaries with hard-earned benefits. Rather than trying to reduce public sector pay, industry leaders should be addressing wage inequality in the private sector by bringing employee compensation closer to the level warranted by 30 years of […]

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03

Jul

Robert Reich: Mitt Romney and the New Gilded Age

Robert Reich: Mitt Romney and the New Gilded Age But the real issue here is that Romney’s Bain is part of the same system as Jamie Dimon’s JPMorgan Chase, Jon Corzine’s MF Global and Lloyd Blankfein’s Goldman Sachs — a system that has turned much of the economy into a betting parlor that nearly imploded […]

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26

Jun

11

Jan

Taxing the Wealthy

Do yourself a favor. Take 20 minutes to watch this. Oh … and,  the Oscar Meyer fortune he mentions? He gave it all away and then started United for a Fair Economy.

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2011

17

Aug

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Jul

28

Apr

There’s nothing more important than putting yourself first.

I don’t know how I missed this when it originally aired.  But, it’s brilliant and relevant. “There’s nothing more important than putting yourself first.”

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04

Mar

When will America’s teachers follow the lead of Wall Street …

When will America’s teachers follow the lead of Wall Street … … and start making some sacrifices for the children?

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06

Jan

Michael Vick Deserves to Die.

Michael Vick Deserves to Die. In his blog-post at the Church & Culture Blog: http://www.churchandculture.org/blog.asp?id=611, James Emery White writes: Not on the Vick bandwagon is commentator Tucker Carlson who, commenting on Obama’s praise of an act of grace, said that Vick did not deserve a second chance. Carlson said he should be killed. “I’m a […]

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2010

17

Dec

Jesus Was A Liberal Democrat

“…if this is gonna be a Christian nation that doesn’t help the poor either we’ve got to pretend that Jesus is just as selfish as we are or we’ve got to acknowledge that He commanded us to love the poor and serve the needy without condition… and then admit that we just don’t want to […]

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