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Why the debt crisis in Europe matters to American families

Who are “The PIIGS” The PIIGS (Portugal, Ireland, Italy, Greece and Spain) have been in the news, but the econo-geek phrases being thrown around sometimes make it difficult to know why anyone in the U.S.A should care what happens if Greece, Italy or anyone in the Eurozone goes under. It matters – greatly. The entire… Read More »

Why 2012 Must be a Referendum on Obama’s Policies

When CNN’s John King asked Former Obama advisor David Axelrod about the 2012 election, Axelrod answered that that the election would not be a referendum on Obama, but a choice between Obama and his opponents. Part of his statement is correct, the part of the election being a choice. As far as a referendum –… Read More »