Climbing Out of a Deep

Posted by on Oct 30, 2012 in Economy | 0 comments

Climbing out of a deep, deep hole is difficult and takes time, but the U.S. economy is successfully accomplishing this under the leadership of President Obama When people, including Mitt Romney, state that Obama isn’t keeping his promises for improving the economy and employment, they unintentionally, or intentionally, ignore the economic situation thorough which the country has been.   The deficit Obama inherited created a very deep hole...

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Choice Between Congressman Boswell and Latham is Clear

Posted by on Oct 30, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

The choice between Congressmen Boswell and Latham is clear. Leonard Boswell has always been a fighter for the middle class. His voting record proves he places principle above politics. With Leonard, his constituents always come first. Congressman Latham takes a different approach. As an enabler of the current House leadership, Latham has chosen time and again to support extreme positions that offer no benefits to his constituents. He continues...

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RE: Wall Street Journal Article “The Un-President”

Posted by on Oct 22, 2012 in Economy | 0 comments

The following is a response from one of our Polk County Democrats to an article in The Wall Street Journal titled: Henninger: The Un-President Yet another negative rant by Dan Henninger and Karl Rove about President Obama and his apparent failure to clean up a Republican created mess in 4 years.  Mr. Henniger and Mr. Rove and your readers would benefit from a review of the comparative history of the Great Depression.That economic calamity took...

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The Real Plot to Ruin America

Posted by on Oct 16, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

The Depression-era humorist Will Rogers once famously said, “I belong to no organized party. I am a Democrat.” While today’s Democratic Party is a more disciplined, well-run operation, there’s still some truth to this. We have difficulty agreeing on some issues and congressional Democrats, in particular, are well-known for voting across party lines. It’s because we welcome candidates and members with a range of political...

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I’m In, Are You?

Posted by on Oct 16, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

“The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place” -Marian Wright Elderman Diversity and community building are a couple; wedded by the needs of our children and families to become all of who they were created to be, both individually and collectively. Providing a community where each one can find themselves clearly and positively in our...

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