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Tax Problems and Chicago Politics in Washington

February 2, 2009 – I’m guilty of reading that right wing extremist publication called The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). But I’m highly educated in business and I’ve yet to find a better source for the truth. You can compare the “What’s News” section to the headlines and articles in your local paper and see the [...]

“Creative Industries” Support Florida’s Economy

Florida Highlighted for Best Practices in Using Arts and Culture to Stimulate the Economy January 21, 2009 Secretary of State Kurt S. Browning is pleased to announce that Florida has been highlighted in a new report from the National Governor’s Association Center for Best Practices called Using Arts and Culture to Stimulate State Economic Development. [...]

Leadership… Where?

January 31, 2009 What is a citizen supposed to do? The economy stinks. The war on terror continues – maybe? Politicians don’t have solutions. Journalists don’t have the answers and we all know how smart they are. Smart men have run companies into the ground and even under it. Seems smart women are under the [...]

Pres. Obama’s Weekly Address 1/31/09

Saturday, January 31st, 2009 at 4:45 am Moving Forward In the weekly address, President Barack Obama addressed the latest economic news and urged the passing of an America Recovery and Reinvestment Plan. He also announced that Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is preparing a new strategy for reviving our financial system — which will not only [...]

U.S. Sends Additional Aid to Zimbabwe’s Cholera Outbreak

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) continues to provide assistance to the people of Zimbabwe in the aftermath of a widespread cholera outbreak that began in August 2008. USAID is consigning nearly 440,000 bars of soap-valued at nearly $365,000-to the U.N. Children’s Fund, which will provide it to humanitarian organizations to [...]

Secretary of State Clinton’s Dialogue with Former Secretary Shultz

Washington, DC January 30, 2009 Watch the VIDEO! SECRETARY CLINTON: We are delighted to have former Secretary Shultz visit the State Department today. Some of you who may have been around a while know that he was Secretary of State for seven years and had a leadership role, was instrumental in so many of the [...]

A Strong Middle Class = A Strong America [So Says the White House]

Friday, January 30th, 2009 at 11:17 am A Strong Middle Class = A Strong America The mortgage crisis. Wall Street. The loss of millions of jobs. In this economic crisis, the middle class is getting hit from all angles. That’s why the President created a Middle Class Task Force and asked his right hand man, [...]

Pres. Obama’s Weekly Video Address 1/24/09

Saturday, January 24th, 2009 at 5:55 am President Obama delivers Your Weekly Address In his first weekly address since being sworn in as the 44th president of the United States, President Barack Obama discusses how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan will jump-start the economy. “This is not just a short-term program to boost employment,” [...]