Monthly Archives: November 2012

Prop 8 at the Supreme Court: what to expect at the November 30 conference

“Back on September 24, the Supreme Court held its first closed-door conference to determine which cases it will take up for full review, and among the cases were several challenges to Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, as … Continue reading

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“This is not a game.”

“At least one Republican lawmaker has already left party ranks to say the GOP should accept the president’s tax proposal. Conservative Oklahoma Rep. Tom Cole, for instance, told GOP colleagues in a private meeting Tuesday that it’s better to make … Continue reading

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Obama Launches #My2K Fiscal Cliff Campaign

The president spelled out in simple terms what that tax increase would mean for most Americans if a deal is not reached. “It’s $2,200 out of people’s pockets. That means less money for buying groceries, less money for filling prescriptions, … Continue reading

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The White House: Extend the Middle Class Tax Cuts

“If Congress sends me a clean bill extending the tax cuts on the first $250,000 of every family’s income, I will sign it right away.” — President Obama President Obama is calling on Congress to pass a bill right now … Continue reading

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Walmart Strike Hits 100 Cities, But Fails To Distract Black Friday Shoppers

“Walmart cuts hours and benefits to push people out,” said Tammy, using her phone to capture video of the protest. “It’s the same thing at Walgreens. The workers are suffering while billionaires make all the money.” But despite her professed … Continue reading

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Sign of the Times, November 16, 2012

    Most Popular Hostess Brands closing for good   ·  3,799 Wal-Mart workers plan Black Friday walkout   ·  675 Fate of paychecks rests on fiscal cliff   ·  173 BP to pay record penalty for Gulf oil spill … Continue reading

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