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Reform: As Defined by Our State Legislators

Recently, those of us living in the PA 95th district received an email from our PA Representative Eugene DePasquale boasting that the legislature had passed state pension reform. This struck me as blatantly disingenuous and grossly misleading given that HB … Continue reading

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Health-Care Reform Would Help the Economy: If it is the Right Reform

Almost immediately after the historic Massachusetts Senate election, many Democrats began expressing second thoughts on continuing legislative efforts for health-care reform given the ongoing economic weakness and sustained unemployment. That stunning outcome forced Democrats, in an attempt to avoid a … Continue reading

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Because They are Self-Centered Not Right of Center

Fox News recently reported that the National Republican Congressional Committee fund raising has fallen well short of their projections and of their requirements for supporting national congressional campaigns (http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/01/03/gop-financial-struggles-jeopardize-house-election-bids/). The Republican leadership laments that this shortfall threatens potential significant Republican … Continue reading

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Fixing the Economy – The Hard (Impossible) Way

President Obama recently convened a jobs summit purportedly being “open to every demonstrable good idea to create jobs” as our economy continues to struggle in the throes of the worst recession since the Great Depression. Unemployment stands at 10% but … Continue reading

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Reclaiming the American Vision of Freedom and Prosperity

Regardless of our political affiliation, Republican, Democrat, or Independent, most of us would agree America faces serious issues with regard to the economy, healthcare, poverty, morality, education, and the aging population. Further, many of us, Republicans, Democrats, and Independents, share … Continue reading

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