Archive for June, 2009

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Posted on June 28, 2009 by

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We’ve Got Your Back, Mr. President

Posted on June 20, 2009 by

By now, many democrats have found some or several reasons to feel disappointed with the President and his administration; that he’s too compromising or too timid on health care, financial reform, union rights, gay rights, immigration and more. Yet most of us still clearly see a remarkably talented leader with enormous potential. Republican strategy – [...]

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Quiet Down. Stay Patient. Support the President

Posted on June 17, 2009 by

The near unanimous vote by house republicans against short-term funding for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan show how much the GOP is willing to risk in their effort to disparage, discredit and destroy Obama. While they explained their opposition to the $106 billion bill because of a provision which included financing for the International [...]

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Republicans Play It Both Ways

Posted on June 14, 2009 by

Forget for a minute all the complexities of the bank and auto bailouts, the stimulus plan and even health reform. The broad political debate around these issues is taking a very familiar turn. Each step by the Obama-led democrats to fix capitalism is met by a disapproving and disdainful rebuke by republicans. There’s an obvious [...]

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Pres. Clinton vs. Pres. Obama – So Far, No Contest

Posted on June 7, 2009 by

Obama’s strikingly bold agenda contrasts sharply with Bill Clinton’s early months as President. Though circumstances were certainly very different in 1993 – the economic problems Clinton inherited were obviously less acute than they are now and Clinton won the White House without achieving a majority of the popular vote – the new president was the [...]

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Prez Tilts Toward UAW

Posted on June 1, 2009 by

Nearly 28 years ago President Reagan fired striking air traffic controllers, in an action widely acknowledged to signal a new era of anti-unionism in America. The American Labor Movement was in decline before the Reagan years, but the disastrous PATCO strike is seen symbolically and substantively as a turning point. President Obama’s determination to save [...]

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