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No,Chicago Isn’t Proof That Gun Regulation Doesn’t Work

February 16, 2013

By Zack Beauchamp on Feb 15, 2013 at 1:30 pm   Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year old Chicagoan recently killed by gunfire. Friday afternoon, President Obama will speak on gun violence prevention in Chicago. Charles C.W. Cooke, writing for National Review, previews the conservative spin, arguing that because Chicago has a high murder rate and relatively strict gun laws, it “defies belief” […]

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Kid President “Pep Talk” watch and share

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Con Law Professor 2nd Ammendment Debate

December 22, 2012

Randy Barnett of Georgetown and Eric Segall of Georgia State University had a very interesting, civil and informative debate. Here it is 12-19-12 – Randy Barnett & Eric Segall

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Gene’s Phone call to Stand Up

December 19, 2012

Gene Rosen, Newtown Resident, Took In 6 Children During Sandy Hook Shooting Gene Rosen’s Phone Call Audio Clip Gene Rosen, Newtown Resident, Took In 6 Children During Sandy Hook Shooting By PAT EATON-ROBB 12/17/12 05:45 PM ET EST NEWTOWN, Conn. — Gene Rosen had just finished feeding his cats and was heading from his home […]

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Dr Carroll is so damn convincing

December 13, 2012

Raising the eligibility age for Medicare will increase the number of uninsured in the United States. It will likely lead to some negative health outcomes for seniors. It will repressively hurt the poor more than the rich. It actually removes benefits from many Americans instead of adjusting for increased life expectancy. It will raise the price of health care insurance for the rest of […]

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Medicare Info Bonanza

December 12, 2012

From Washington Post’s Wonkblog: Should we raise the Medicare eligibility age? Five ways raising eligibility could change Medicare. “The Medicare eligibility age is one entitlement policy on the table in a fiscal cliff deal. If it went through, the policy change would move about 5 million seniors out of the entitlement program and into the market […]

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Must Read

December 7, 2012

The Forgotten Millions By PAUL KRUGMAN Let’s get one thing straight: America is not facing a fiscal crisis. It is, however, still very much experiencing a job crisis. It’s easy to get confused about the fiscal thing, since everyone’s talking about the “fiscal cliff.” Indeed, one recent poll suggests that a large plurality of the public […]

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Today’s Reads

November 5, 2012

Four Ways Ohio’s GOP Secretary Of State Is Trying To Swing The Election For Mitt Romney Can a ‘post-truth’ candidate be elected president? Chris Rock’s Message for White Voters  All things Nate Silver Sandy Versus Katrina By PAUL KRUGMAN    

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