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Independence Comes With Responsibility

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Independence Comes With Responsibility

As Americans, we know this month starts with lots of celebrations. We celebrate our independence and the people who made it possible. We are reminded that there was a resolution of independence that had been proposed declaring the United States independent from Great Britain’s rule. There was also a Declaration of Independence, a statement explaining […]

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Taxes, Spending and the Federal Debt

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

I’ll warn you, this is kind of wonky, but it’s a national conversation that is LONG overdue. Here are two tables excerpted from a 2011 CNN poll of American voters:   Share of the Federal Budget   What We Think Actual 2010 Budget Keep Same or Increase Military 30% 19.3% 63% Medicare 20% 13.1% 87% […]

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Disability Insurance Basics

| April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

According to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), more than half of Americans say they would be unable to pay their bills or meet their expenses if they became disabled and could not work for a year or longer. Research on the reasons for personal bankruptcy has shown that prolonged medical bills are often […]

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Obama for America?

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich   Barack Obama took the presidential oath of office January 20, 2009. The challenges he inherited on that historic occasion were as great as faced by any president – including Abraham Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt; any assessment of Mr. Obama’s presidency not accounting for those challenges would be dishonest. With that […]

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