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Posted by: Tim Williams

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 11:29:56 -0700 | political-news

When you think of all the injustices happening all over it probably shouldn't come to anyone's surprise that those programs whose allotted funds serve as safety nets for the poor, the unemployed, and the underemployed have been purposely diverted into...
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Breaking News: Who is targeted by 'stand your ground' law?
   
Posted by: April Johnson

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-07-19 16:53:33 -0700 | political-news

The “stand your ground” law has been a hot topic since the shooting deaths of Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis, two African American teens that were killed for no other reason than they were being kids. Many people have said...
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Breaking News: Reverse mortgage foreclosure: A growing tragedy for seniors
   
Posted by: itobin53

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-05-24 05:25:59 -0700 | political-news

The television commercials for reverse mortgages make them sound too good to be true. For an increasing number of seniors facing reverse mortgage foreclosure, they are turning out to be a tragedy. While a reverse mortgage may help some seniors...
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Breaking News: Is income inequality here to stay?
   
Posted by: itobin53

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:03:01 -0700 | political-news

Once the corporate welfare beast knows what it’s like to run free, it’s never happy to be tied up again. That pretty much sums up the problem America faces when it comes to the growing wealth of the wealthy, and...
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Breaking News: The Tempest
   
Posted by: twtimlinnet

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:03:00 -0700 | political-news

Once our earth was filled with green fields that were kissed by the sun. Once there were blue skies filled with white puffy clouds gently floating high above. Once there were valleys where fresh clean water used to run. Now...
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Breaking News: Rewarding failure: Corporate welfare queens take all
   
Posted by: itobin53 SelectMedia

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:08 -0700 | political-news

After the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s, corporate profits are at record highs while 106 million Americans are now living below the poverty line. Is this substantial income inequality gap an inherent aspect of free...
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Breaking News: Why do 'red states' have more poverty?
   
Posted by: itobin53 SelectMedia

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:08 -0700 | political-news

Americans do not have to guess what the country would be like if the small-government, conservative economic agenda were implemented on a national scale. Many Republican-controlled, predominantly Southern “red states” already have. The result is not an abundance of prosperity...
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Breaking News: US General Allen steps down, passes up top NATO job
   
Posted by: Bakhtawar

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-02-23 13:14:26 -0800 | political-news

US General John Allen has decided to retire instead of pursuing his nomination as the next NATO supreme commander in Europe, President Barack Obama has announced. In a statement issued on Tuesday, Obama said that he had accepted Allen's request...
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Breaking News: Why Republicans are obsessed with budget cuts (Opinion)
   
Posted by: itobin53 SelectMedia

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:08 -0700 | political-news

Pick a problem and ask a Republican to explain the solution. If they offer a coherent answer, it will likely include some convoluted reference to rich people paying taxes they shouldn’t, and poor people sucking off the government welfare and...
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Breaking News: Anti-war protesters interrupt CIA nominee Senate hearing
   
Posted by: Bakhtawar

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-02-11 13:11:55 -0800 | political-news

Protesters opposed to US assassination drone attacks have interrupted a US Senate hearing on the nomination for John Brennan, President Barack Obama's choice to be the next director of the CIA. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-California), the chairperson of the Senate...
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Breaking News: Obama pitches Congress short-term budget deal
   
Posted by: Bakhtawar

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-02-10 08:29:02 -0800 | political-news

US President Barack Obama has asked Congress to pass a short-term package designed to postpone the automatic spending cuts and tax hikes scheduled for March 1. Obama pitched the proposal on Tuesday, urging Congress to consider a smaller package of...
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Breaking News: Obama signs legislation to lift debt ceiling
   
Posted by: Bakhtawar

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-02-06 20:56:15 -0800 | political-news

US President Barack Obama has passed legislation that suspends the nation’s borrowing limit, averting a default and pushing debt talks until later in the year. Obama signed into law the new bill on Monday, which postpones the USD 16.4 trillion...
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Breaking News: Right-wing ideology growing poverty, welfare state
   
Posted by: itobin53 SelectMedia

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:08 -0700 | political-news

Those living in the right-wing bubble have at least one thing right. America does have “makers” and “takers.” But the real “takers” are the wealthy, not the lower-income people Mitt Romney infamously branded the “47 percent.” What radical right-wing...
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Breaking News: Thanks from the Allvoices American Pundit winner
   
Posted by: itobin53

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-01-03 09:52:06 -0800 | political-news

The only thing better than being recognized for doing something you love, is hoping that it somehow makes a difference. Winning the Allvoices American Pundit contest brought that together for me, and I am both grateful and proud for the...
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Breaking News: Guns, money and Tea Party Republicans (Opinion)
   
Posted by: itobin53 SelectMedia

Tampa :: FL :: USA | updated 2013-09-30 16:07:07 -0700 | political-news

The budget battles Republicans continue to fight with President Obama are not really about money. They are a clumsy disguise for social engineering and catering to the rich. To Republicans, the only thing worthy of the federal budget is military...
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