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White House Summary of the American Jobs Act ( 2011 )

9 Sep

President Obama made a speech to congress about his jobs bill, The American Jobs Act last night. There was a lot there. Instead of having pundits or people with obvious political agenda tell you what was in it read a White House summary of it for yourself.

President Obama: The Comeback Kid

21 Dec

For a guy who took a “shellacking” in the midterm elections six weeks ago, President Obama is doing pretty well during this lame-duck political period. There’s the tax cut/unemployment deal. He got a trade deal with South Korea. Saturday he saw a huge win in the demise of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” ban on gays . Read more here:

Racial wealth gap in US getting wider.

20 May

Racial wealth gap getting wider:

A study by the Institute on Assets and Social Policy (IASP) at Brandeis University shows that the wealth gap between white and African-American families increased more than four times between 1984-2007, and middle-income white households now own far more wealth than high-income African Americans.

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