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“Governing by deferral, deadlines and deadlocks”

December 31, 2012  |  No Comments  |  Share

Instead of being sad that Maine's Olympia Snowe is retiring, we need to look for the next moderate Republican woman who can fill her shoes. How interesting that the Republicans turned to this voice of reason in the final hours of the looming fiscal cliff. Here's an article you might enjoy on her career.

A fiscal cliff recipe from Comedy Central

December 31, 2012  |  No Comments  |  Share

I'm sorry but this is funny. Comedy Central suggests having your friends bring over copies of their credit card and utility bills and having them tape them to the ceiling to create the right ambience. Then serve a gooey milk cake (see the milk cliff in the mom vivant) while playing the music of blind but brilliant artists. Oh, my. http://www.indecisionforever.com/blog/2012/12/28/planning-your-fiscal-cliff-eve-party

Confused about healthcare? Everyone else is, too.

December 30, 2012  |  No Comments  |  Share

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR 12/29/12 01:14 PM ET EST   WASHINGTON — Confused about the federal budget struggle? So are doctors, hospital administrators and other medical professionals who serve the 100 million Americans covered by Medicare and Medicaid. Rarely has the government sent so many conflicting signals in so short a time about the bottom line for the health care industry. Cuts are coming,...

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Remembering the students of Sandy Hook

December 30, 2012  |  No Comments  |  Share

Twas' 11 days before Christmas, around 9:38when 20 beautiful children stormed through heaven's gate.their smiles were contagious, their laughter filled the air... they could hardly believe all the beauty they saw there.they were filled with such joy, they didn't know what to say.they remembered nothing of what had happened earlier that day."where are we?" asked a little girl, as quiet as...

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Military Moms and our Schools

December 30, 2012  |  No Comments  |  Share

There is a time to sit back and listen. And for a lot of us, the time to listen was immediately after the shootings at the Sandy Hook School in Newton, Connecticut. The shootings there were so painful, the solutions so seemingly elusive and the timing as the holidays were unfolding was so wrenching, it wasn't a time to lash...

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