Tag Archives: 1%

The Importance Of Economic And Social Factors

News reports often separate economic and social issues. Yet the term, socio-economic, dating back to the 1880s, indicates a linkage. And a strong political connection exists between economic and social issues. Recent public opinion polling shows that the economy, followed … Continue reading

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Letter From The 99% To The 1%

From our inbox:  The letter below is a simple, elegant expression of the reason for the Occupy Wall Street movement.  We do not know its origin.  Please share widely. Letter to the 1% We are the 99%. We are the … Continue reading

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Why Bruce Braley Would Like You To Contact Congress

This was in our inbox from Congressman Braley: It’s shocking. It seems like leaders in Congress want your taxes to go up this holiday season. And no, I’m not kidding. Unless Congress acts now, taxes for the average American family … Continue reading

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Who Is Scaring The Bejezus Out Of Republicans?

Who said this? “I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.”  Thomas Edison in 1931 to … Continue reading

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