Monthly Archives: April 2013

Manufactured Deficit Nonsense

Manufactured Deficit Nonsense   Increasing the deficit in a fragile economy is no more “Pro-Debt” than a family taking out a thirty-year mortgage. Budget cuts, on the other hand, are the major reason for our slow-growth economy. Republican austerity is … Continue reading

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Guns, more precious than children.

Guns, more precious than children.   Guns have caused the death of almost a million Americans since 1980. During that same time period, less than 3,000 have died by acts of domestic or foreign terrorism. Why are Republicans willing to … Continue reading

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We differ when a gun is your guide to God.

We differ when a gun is your guide to God.   “I’ve always felt disqualified my whole life,” said the East Texas Piney Woods Pentecostal preacher standing in front of safe in his house filled with long guns, hand guns, … Continue reading

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A good guy with a gun is a bad guy with a gun waiting to happen.

A good guy with a gun is a bad guy with a gun waiting to happen. I don’t want guns in schools, not in the hands of students, teachers or security guards. Guns in schools––as with anyplace else in life––will … Continue reading

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Deliberate Dumbing Down of Republicans

Deliberate Dumbing Down of Republicans Every time the subject of raising the minimum wage comes up, Republicans drag out the same old tired arguments: Higher wages hurt jobs, hurt business, and hurt the economy. In reality, after every single minimum … Continue reading

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