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Obama’s Jobs Plan (Well, it’s about time!)

When you’re President of the United States (and only 44 of us can claim that distinction over the past 223 or so years of U.S. history) you tend to get the credit when things go right (killing bin Laden), and the blame when things go wrong (the U.S.

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Downgraded

When I was a kid, adults (teachers, parents, nuns, etc.) used to tell us to eat everything on our plate, because of the “poor, starving children in China.” Well, that was quite a while ago, and a lot has changed.

Now China is the largest foreign holder of U.S.

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Debtageddon

As everyone knows by now, the debt ceiling bill did pass by the date Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said was the drop-dead date, August 2nd – in fact, ON August 2nd, and we therefore avoided Armageddon (what some had begun referring to as Debtageddon.) So what does it mean, and where do we go from here?

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Where It Stands

The purpose of this blog is to keep you, my loyal readers, informed as to what’s going on in Washington that could affect you and your family. The most significant thing going on right now is the imbroglio around the debt ceiling which allegedly will be reached next Tuesday, August 2nd.

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