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Entries by Bill Scher from 01/2007

Vision Time

| Posted 01.04.2007 | Politics
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Without a vision that explains where Democrats want to take our country, conservatives will be able to distort the underlying motivation behind Democratic proposals.

A Clean Bill of Wage?

| Posted 01.11.2007 | Politics
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If Senate Democrats put a clean minimum wage bill on the floor, Republicans oppose it at their political peril. Democrats could up the ante and tie the minimum wage to inflation and the cost of living.

Senate Dems: Stand Firm With The House

| Posted 01.19.2007 | Politics
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Senate Dems should take note of the House vote totals. Every bill commands wide public support, and in turn, attracted significant GOP votes.

Cheaper Health Care! Cleaner Energy! Just Another Bush SOTU

| Posted 01.23.2007 | Politics
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Bush would like to salvage his presidency by reclaiming control of the policy agenda. But voters wrested control away from him and gave it to a new Congress.

Show Them The Way

| Posted 01.25.2007 | Politics
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Yesterday, Senate conservatives did the bidding of the business lobby and filibustered the House minimum wage bill. Why? Because they want to attach irresponsible business tax breaks to the bill.

Blogger Shock At Min Wage Repeal Attempt (But Where's the Media?)

| Posted 01.26.2007 | Politics
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The attempt to abolish the federal minimum wage does not appear to have been picked up by any media outlet at all.

Crippling Our Civil Service

| Posted 01.30.2007 | Politics
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This power grab is not simply a feature of George W. Bush's personal, monarch-esque tendencies. It is the foundation of how Washington conservatives believe our government should be managed, or more accurately, mismanaged.