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Wall St. stuck in political purgatory?


Wall Street is looking for change, but not the change people are thinking. Watching T.V. you would think Wall Street is hoping for a new American President, but in fact Wall Street is looking for both parties to get along. Plus, with new elections around the world, the only stable […]

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Mortgage help in on the way, U.S., Banks Agree on Foreclosure deal


This is a big boost for the US economy and for homeowners. Government officials have finalized an agreement worth as much as $26 billion with five major banks. The deal represents the largest government-industry settlement since a multistate deal with the tobacco industry in 1998. The five banks who agreed […]

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California and the EU are leading the way for lower carbon emissions by 2020… big oil disagrees


The next generation must focus on clean energies in the future to help lower greenhouse-gas emissions. California and the EU (European Union) are creating legislation that leads to cleaner air by 2020, standing in the way is a common enemy; big oil companies. California a decade ago led the way […]

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The education cycle and how it affects the growing poverty rate


Education is the most important aspect of a person’s life, without education the window of opportunity is very slime. President Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society” programs went into effect in the ’60s to curb the inequality in the education system. This started with the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of […]

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Gerrymandering in California is approved by the Justice Department


2012 is the year of the gerrymandering. Gerrymandering is the process of redistricting areas in a state so the incumbent will be protected from losing in their next election. This is a major problem in the south due to the growing population in the Hispanic community. One example of a […]

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Is the war on drugs a cover for a war on minorities?


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What kind of capitalism is good for America?


The year was 1945. Two forces merged to beat the biggest threat in the world, fascism or Nazi Germany. The forces which joined together were communism and capitalism. In today’s world this would seem to be an impossible mix of ideologies because of the fall out during the “Cold War.” […]

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Happy birthday Gitmo…10 years and counting


Today marks the 10 years anniversary of the U.S. Naval Base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba called Gitmo. This detainment center for terrorist has been called un-American, while other has called it a matter of national security. Bush started the program after 9/11 and Obama has promised to close the program […]

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California Governor Jerry Brown gives the votes a choice, vote to raise taxes or get ready for massive cuts in the social safety net


Gov. Jerry Brown dream to balance the budget in California is giving democrats pause. The citizens will be given a choice in 2012, vote to raise taxes or get ready to slash. The planned cuts include education, welfare, health programs, and life guards. This sounds crazy but the recession of […]

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What would a Mitt Romney economic plan mean for you


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Herman Cain would like to be Secretary of State, this man in really stupid


Who the heck does Herman Cain think he is, now he’s requesting if a Republican wins the presidency then he would like the job of Secretary of State. This is coming from the same man who said he doesn’t care about the names of foreign leaders or the name of […]

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The new L.A. city council law restricting vending on Venice boardwalk isn’t all that bad


The new L.A. City Council law restricting vending on Venice Boardwalk is good for the boardwalk. Visitors to Venice Beach are constantly harassed by vendors and some performers. On the busiest days of the years, the crowding caused by the excessive vendor and performers can be overwhelming. The rules had […]

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The Justice Department settlement with Bank of America and the effect on the housing market


Lately, every time I turn on the news or read an article it’s about Bank of America. BOA over the last few months has seen a downward trend in the stock market. A month ago Bank of America was threatening to raise ATM fees to help raise money they lost […]

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Candidate Kennedy explains why his catholic faith is not a threat to this country.


In the 1960 presidential election against VP Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy religious believes was a major problem for him. At the time, citizens in this country was very wary of voting for a catholic. The believe at the time was people who believed in the catholic faith was a […]

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Lets get ready to rumble, President Obama Vs. Speaker Boehner over the Payroll tax cut plan.


I think everyone is finally realizing what the Republican party stands for, tax cut for the rich only. I just don’t understand why some people call themselves Republican. Yes, Conservative but not Republican. Talk about taxation without representation. In a bill passed by Republican and Democrats in the Senate by […]

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