How many Jobs does Trumps budget cut?
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Mar 28, 2017 - 9:35am
How many Jobs does Trumps budget cut?

On Thursday, the Trump administration released a preliminary 2018 budget proposal, which details many of the changes the president wants to make to the federal government’s spending. The proposal covers only discretionary, not mandatory, spending.      Defense spending gets increased $54 Billion, the rest of the economy gets evaporated. When we talk about cutting over $600 Billion dollars from “discretionary” budgets most of that translates to pay checks. Even when it cuts programs that fund development or reinvest in neighborhoods somebody doing good things doesn’t get to do them any more.   If we were to divide $600 Billion dollars by $100,000 average per administrative job, that’s 6,000,000 jobs lost by 2018, and most of them are the jobs of people we are sorely going to miss. Anythin…

CBP turns away another Muslim Canadian

Morocco isn’t one of the seven countries listed in Trump’s Executive Order. Yassine Aber isn’t even from Morocco, although his parents were, originally.   The 19-year-old kinesiology student was born in Canada. His Canadian passport is valid untii 2026. He was with his coach…

Mar 28, 2017 - 3:40am
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Indiana Winters, or: Why Aren't We Living in Flori…

SLIGHTLY OFF THE MARK (Note: This was originally written on February 7th and then misplaced, which isn’t the first time. It was the beginning of what was overall a nice February—for Indiana. Things changed in March.)   Ah, spring.   Or, possibly, &$@# spring! That’s t…

Mar 28, 2017 - 3:10am
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August 24, 2013   PROBLEM:   Unauthorized visitors   DEFINITION:   Unauthorized visitors are those persons who enter a country without legal authorization and those who overstay their authorized period.   CAUSES, REASONS, AND PROVENANCE: The main reason for unauthorized visi…

Mar 28, 2017 - 2:44am
Fantasy Faction Food Fight

One of the fantasies peddled by the right-wing Rage Machine collided rather violently with itself this week and sent to the canvas the Republican plan to "repeal and replace" Obamacare, perhaps for the count. "President" Trump has tried to blame Democrats for the problems the plan has faced. The tru…

Mar 27, 2017 - 4:26pm
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Truth and Why so Few Have it

There are consequences. TRUTH Hello. How are you? Are you feeling all right? I pray that you are as I sit here in my new place, just about the most perfect space I could imagine for myself. Nothing complicated. Just a room to live and sleep in, about fifteen by thirty, with a walk-closet, a bathroom…

Mar 27, 2017 - 4:20pm
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Decleration of Individual Independence

Decleration of Individual Independence     When I say to you that I’m not a careerist, I do not say it proudly. I don’t say it ashamed. I say it to you accepting that this is who I am and nothing can change it. The only variable is my awareness, which I haven’t always …

Mar 27, 2017 - 2:27pm
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No Surprise on Friday, Presidental Bankruptcy # 1

No Surprise on Friday, Presidental Bankruptcy # 1 Eureka Perspectives March 27, 2017 About Tracking Funds, Political Talk Why would anyone be surprised with what happened on Friday in Washington.  We have a President who has had four or five big time bankruptcies, and how did it wo…

Mar 27, 2017 - 2:14pm
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The Long Term Bush/Trump Legacy

Bush torpedoed the Kyoto treaty. Now Trump is reversing all of Obama’s effective measures to avoid Global Climate Change. Taking a really long view, I think after all the other issues we are now passionate about have faded, history may remember Bush and Trump for a single thing-- they stopped …

Mar 27, 2017 - 1:03pm
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Chronology of Economic Meltdowns

The legislation taken during the 1930s and policy implemented after WW2 was designed to avoid another Great Depression.  Over the years the legislation and the memories of the Great Depression wore off and of course in 2008 the global economy experienced another "financial meltdown."  …

Mar 27, 2017 - 12:51pm
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The article by John Naughton Os robôs realmente vão dominar o mundo (Robots will really dominate the world) available on the website < >, presents the information that David Grossman made an excellent film for Newsnight's newscast about the threat of advanced robotics for employment.…

Mar 27, 2017 - 11:54am
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False conceptions about conservatives

The most common gripe I hear from liberals/Democrats regarding conservatives/Republicans is disagreement with our stance on social issues.  The problem is that most of what they have been led to believe by the media and their Party elites is false.  Correct me if I’m wrong, but the l…

Mar 27, 2017 - 9:08am
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The best advice Donald Trump could get...

The best advice Donald Trump could get to improve his credibility; 10 “simple” actions   Perhaps Ivanka is the best person to get him to accept and act on this advice. But would he? Should he? Could he?   Some would say one’s personal credibility is everything,…

Mar 27, 2017 - 3:50am
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The MSM and failed repeal of Obamacare.

I guess this can be chalked up to the old can’t blame them for trying routine. It seems that anywhere you can find liberals, prominent, or otherwise, a story is being spun, and its a whopper.   The left seems to be utterly shocked that the Obamacare vote failed. Its been spun as a massive…

Mar 27, 2017 - 3:47am
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Observations of Liberals

I've noticed over time that liberals, or those who say they are liberals, have a lot in common. It's my long-held view that most people, regardless of what they claim to be and/or identify with, are a collection of contradictions who live in a world of massive hypocrisy, but liberals seem to be even…

Mar 27, 2017 - 12:12am
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ABORTION: The good old days.

When I was a teenager, Abortion was a felony in New York, and doctors who performed it, were guilty of manslaughter. There was no Planned Parenthood, and girls had no where to go for advice. Some were fortunate enough to have parents or church, or school councilors they could trust, but many only h…

Mar 26, 2017 - 11:44pm
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Near Death / Near Life

By Dennis Maulsby Once again, I caution everyone to please not send me requests for poetry. I will turn them down. This is one of those very rare instances where I was intrigued by this man's work and decided to give it a shot. Plot This book is a collection of poems and haiku. Many deal with wa…

Mar 26, 2017 - 11:13pm
Trump’s Healthcare Tweet Sets Up New Lawsuit…

When it comes to lawsuits Trump is his own worse enemy. His numerous bigoted . Now on the heels of the he has taken to Twitter once again with a Tweet that will set up arguments against his future executive actions related to Obamacare.   The Tweet is significant because it suggests that Tru…

Mar 26, 2017 - 1:32pm
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THE PERPETUAL LIE   The great experiment. The grand sociological, economic, and religious phoenix that was supposed to rise from the ashes. A government that was portrayed as of, by and for the people. The bright beacon to lead the way of the world out of the depths of oppression to be one of …

Mar 26, 2017 - 10:55am
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Race is NOT a Social Construct

25 Myths about Race: Myth 1 – Race Is a “Social Construct” by   We hear a lot today about how race is a “social construct”. This is a Cultural Marxist canard aimed at preventing White people from organizing to defend their legitimate collective interests. YouR…

Mar 25, 2017 - 7:17pm
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The Debt Limit

The United States has just hit its debt limit of $20 trillion, and of course we have so much to show for it. I know all of these wonderful government programs have so enriched by life.   Sarcasm aside for now Treasury can play games and use excess cash to fund the government machine.  Depe…

Mar 25, 2017 - 5:44pm
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Party to Maternity, a Horror Story

      The charged sat silently as an electronic voice echoed through the chamber. “Wire tap 89451638, in the case of illegal child number 975405, replay to proceed.” Then came the human voices, her own included.       “The baby is i…

Mar 25, 2017 - 5:35pm
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What people were saying-Remembering the Great Huss…

Thanks to Barack's recovery plan, American workers have been sleeping like babies. They wake up every couple of hours and cry. Vote Democratic.It's easier than working. Obama news conference- Come on I just answered, like, eight question. The only thing I worry about Barak Obama is his reaction when…

Mar 25, 2017 - 4:01pm
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