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President's Town Hall Remarks on Social Security Contradict Current Policies

Daniel Marans | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics
Daniel Marans

President Obama said that Social Security is not an "entitlement," or a "driver of the deficit or debt," at a Minnesota Town Hall meeting on Monday. Then why is he allowing a Super Committee charged with deficit reduction to address the program?

US Peace Ranking Shows Billions in State Budget Savings

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

Despite the devastating financial implications of violent crime in a society, the unfortunate tendency in America is to pursue policies that primarily react to violence, not aim to prevent it.