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Not-So-Healthy Headlines

June 25, 2012

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This week the United States Supreme Court is expected to hand down its ruling on President Obama’s healthcare act. If the bill is overturned, many Americans will joyfully cheer its defeat, despite it being the first serious effort to correct a system that allows Americans to rank #37 in healthcare and #38 in life expectancy, […]

Cain Herman Cain or Cain’t He?

October 18, 2011

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For decades Republicans have been touting supply-side economics: If tax rates are cut, the wealthiest will spend more and create jobs with the promise that the wealth from the wealthiest classes would ‘trickle-down’ to the rest of the economy.  Unfortunately, this trickle-down never took place and instead there has been a massive trickle-up of wealth.  […]