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Lessons Learned from the First Debate

  <<< Romney Deflates the President >>>  The Wall Street Journal (on-line) by Peggy Noonan — October 5, 2012 …..The first debate was a surprise. Now the challenger has to prepare for more surprises….. Out on a limb, where the breeze is best: The impact of the first debate is[…]

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Two New Posts on Oregon PERS!

    <<< 2013-15 PERS Employer Contributions To Increase By $900 Million >>>       By Dan Re – Inrethepeople’s Blog – September 29, 2012   On September 28, 2012, the Oregonian reported that the PERS Board voted unanimously to increase PERS employer contributions by $900 million for the July 1, 2013 – June[…]

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Abbott & Costello + Toothpaste + A Blonde Pilot

  <<<Abbott & Costello on the Unemployment Rate>>>  COSTELLO: I want to talk about the unemployment rate in America. ABBOTT: Good Subject. Terrible Times. It’s 9%. COSTELLO: That many people are out of work? ABBOTT: No, that’s 16%. COSTELLO: You just said 9%. ABBOTT: 9% Unemployed. COSTELLO: Right 9% out[…]

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Congratualtions Oregon. You’re Number 2 in the Nation!

   <<< Food Stamps buys Starbucks, steaks, pizza & birthday cakes! >>> …Oregon Catalyst – September 4, 2012  by Taxpayer Association of Oregon… A Starbucks in a Salem Safeway gleefully advertised on their doors that they “accept food stamps” where they can be used to buy Frappuccino cold drinks and[…]

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