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Obama Stands Up For Teachers, Firefighters, Police Officers

By Josh Marks, published on Jun 19, 2012

...is getting the message. He is starting to pound away at the obstructionist Republicans for blocking his jobs legislation that would put a million teachers, firefighters and police officers back to work; and would put countless construction workers back on the job rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure — roads, bridges, rail, runways, broadband, piping, etc…

It’s working. In response, Mitt Romney actually came out against federal aid to state and local governments so they can hire back teachers, firefighters and police officers. Romney says “it’s time for us to cut back... (more)

Tags: obama, infrastructure, teachers, romney, firefighters, police officers, public spending

We will work until we die!

By Shane Joseph, published on Feb 28, 2012

When I lived in a developing country in Asia many years ago, I looked towards the developed West and was wrapped in envy and a sense of inadequacy. Middle class westerners had plenty of material goods, excellent physical infrastructure, plentiful jobs, rules of conduct that were respected, guaranteed incomes, predictable lifestyles, excellent healthcare and a sense of entitlement that the world and their governments owed them a good quality of life. I felt shafted. In my part of the world we had import bans, shortages of most goods, local industry not worth talking about, corrupt governments,... (more)

Tags: healthcare, government, work, wisdom, infrastructure, west, seven, east, pillars

Patriotically Speaking

By Caballero_69, published on Aug 11, 2011

...schemes to police the world. All military expenditures and every military deployment do not fully contribute to the defense of the Republic. It is time to separate those that do from those that do not.

Fifth, promote the general welfare of all Americans. Invest in the nation's infrastructure and the education of America's children and youth. Push for Medicare for all with genuine reforms of the nation's healthcare system so that patient care takes precedence over corporate profits. Defend people's right to organize and bargain collectively. Bring the military home from most... (more)

Tags: education, obama, republicans, democrats, justice, unity, liberty, infrastructure, election, welfare, governance

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