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Would Republicans cut the minimum wage?


In his state of the union speech President Obama called for increasing the federal minimum wage. The Republicans say that’s a bad idea because it would kill jobs. They say this without offering any evidence or data to backup the … Continue reading

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Obama’s ‘Moneyball’ campaign


In today’s Washington Post opinion page Marc A. Thiessen says that Obama and his campaign team used technology much more effectively than Mitt Romney and his staff did. http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/marc-thiessen-how-obama-trumped-romney-with-big-data/2012/11/12/6fa599da-2cd4-11e2-89d4-040c9330702a_story.html But in the article he writes: “And letting a community organizer … Continue reading

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Success!


When I started my other blog (http://danb99.blogspot.com/) I did not really think it would have much impact on national politics. Boy, was I was wrong! My first success was getting Republican Senator George Allen defeated (see my post 9/25, http://danb99.blogspot.com/2006/09/another-racist-republican-senator.html). … Continue reading

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