Category Archives: Political

H.R. 2213–will this bill become law?

H.R. 2213–will this bill become law, should it?“ For more than two decades, the Work Opportunity Tax Credit has proven to be highly effective in ensuring individuals on public assistance can make the transition to private sector jobs. In fact, … Continue reading

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Should we punish a people if we don’t like their Government?

Should we punish a people if we don’t like their Government? How about these people? Palestine–5 million N. Korea–25 million Cuba–11 million Iran–81 million Honduras–9 million Nicaragua–6 million Guatemala–17 million Venezuela–32 million Mexico–129 million Sanctions, which punish the people rather … Continue reading

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Medicare scam

“Federal prosecutors on Tuesday said they dismantled one of the largest health care fraud schemes ever investigated by the FBI, charging 24 people in a $1.2 billion alleged scam involving telemedicine and durable medical equipment companies.” “The IRS chief of … Continue reading

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Political Glossary

“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.” “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make words mean so many different things.” “The question is,” said Humpty Dumpty, “which … Continue reading

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Border Issues

“There is a crisis here but it has nothing to do with immigration.”–Gilbert Rebollar, a board member of the Brawley Elementary School District who is also an analyst at the Imperial County Air Pollution Control District. Jose A. Del Real, … Continue reading

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Sounds right

Sounds right, so it must be right. Are we too quick to accept ridiculous ideas because they sound good? Take “balanced budget,” for example. Balancing the Federal budget may be a good idea when times are good, but it is … Continue reading

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Health Care Revisited

“Ways and Means Republicans have voted to defund, undercut, and undermine our country’s health care system.”–Rep. Gwen Moore, D-Wis. “They have made it clear as day that they care more about the cost of the ACA than the value of … Continue reading

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