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Just Another Friday

December 10, 2010

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The fight in Congress over extending the Bush tax cuts is at best, flawed. If you believe one side of the argument that it will cost 700 billion dollars, then you have to assume that the 4 % raise in taxes to the upper 2 % is guaranteed  income that the Federal Government will receive. […]

Federal worker pay freeze

December 5, 2010

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First lets look at what is the definition of a pay freeze. Salary Freeze A temporary policy in which a company refrains from giving any workers, or a certain subset of workers, ANY increases in salary or wages. Salary freezes are most common in companies that ordinarily give raises at regular intervals. The policy is adopted […]

DADT

December 4, 2010

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The DADT policy seems to less and less sense every time I hear it debated. If gays are already serving, then why would anything change if they were allowed to openly say they were gay? The hysteria seems to come from a dark side of people who think that once a person says they are […]

Dream Act

December 2, 2010

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Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act. This bill would provide certain illegal and deportable alien students who graduate from US high schools, who are of good moral character, arrived in the U.S. illegally as minors, and have been in the country continuously and illegally for at least five years prior to the bill’s enactment, […]

Tax Cuts

December 2, 2010

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Here we are still fighting in Congress about the “Bush Tax Cuts” . Both sides are still making their stand. From the left,no tax cuts for the rich. From the right, tax cuts for all. And the battle still rages. The big question is should the rich get an increase of 4 % in their […]