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To be or not to be: Public healthcare plan

andrea @ July 29, 2009 # No Comment Yet

President Obama captivated millions of Americans to help him win the presidency last November. Many Americans were especially intrigued by the prospect of public health care. A little over half a year later, America anxiously awaits the arrival of this health care plan. According to Reuters, Americans can expect to be waiting for a while […]

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Obama a racist? I don’t know, but he’s certainly human

Brittany @ July 25, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Apparently, the issue of race is far more important to the American people these days than health care, at least that’s what the latest, most popular news reports have been implying with all this talk of President Barack Obama’s recent race related verbal misstep. This past week, Obama really stirred the cauldron by saying that […]

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Obama’s health plan woes

Rob @ July 21, 2009 # No Comment Yet

The keystone for Obama’s legislative docket was to pass his healthcare bill.  The goal is to offer government sponsored health insurance to help cover the 40 million plus people without any insurance at all, and also compete against insurance companies to keep costs down.  The plan looks great on paper and Obama has sworn he will […]

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Pentagon study wants tobacco out of military

andrea @ July 17, 2009 # One Comment

The troops were getting worried. The possibility of a ban on tobacco in war zones could make some really stressed out people even more stressed out. No worries though! The Pentagon assured them on Wednesday that they don’t have to quit…yet. According to the Associated Press, a recent study recommended that the military slowly become […]

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Best and worst job postings per capita by city

Brittany @ July 14, 2009 # No Comment Yet

As U.S.News reported recently, there is but one city that stands out among the 50 largest in the U.S. for most job postings for capita. Just think about what section of the country’s jobs have actually held up during this recession depression. Can you guess it?

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Palin not leaving politics

Brittany @ July 13, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (at least for another 13 days) told the Associated Press she’s not only planning on keeping a firmly planted seat in politics, but she’s going to take her position to a national level as soon as she’s officially finished relinquishing the reins as governor at the end of the month. Palin […]

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U.S. not alone in “crapper” economy

Brittany @ July 12, 2009 # No Comment Yet

The toilet, or more aptly described “crapper” state of our economy at the present time is certainly not something that lifts many American spirits. For sake of the old adage “misery loves company,” I think I may have found something that might bring some cheer in this time of economic recession depression, or at least […]

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Palin passes on governor reins early

Brittany @ July 4, 2009 # No Comment Yet

The loved and loathed Alaska governor, Sarah Palin, 45, resigned her office yesterday, and from what all the news reports have said, she did it pretty quick, fast and brash. According to online news site Reuters, Palin dropped the bomb without taking any questions from the media, and hinted at branching out with her political […]

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Unemployment rate highest in 26 years

andrea @ July 3, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Just when we thought it couldn’t get any worse, it did. As the recession continues, more of us are becoming aware of how serious it is. Thursday’s report from the Labor Department suggests that, although America may be coming out of a recession, many companies will still be laying off employees. This month, thousands of […]

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New smoking laws: Infringement or protector?

andrea @ June 26, 2009 # No Comment Yet

President Obama signed a new law that could help you quit smoking. At least, that’s what he’s hoping for. “I know how hard it is to break the habit once you’ve started,” he said. He’s an on-and-off smoker too. This new law allows the Food and Drug Administration some serious authority to control the marketing […]

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