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The Working Poor…Not Looking For Hand-Outs!

March 10, 2013

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Originally posted on Ron Pagano's Delmarva Progressive:
Judy Davis, an activist from Worcester County, MD, is involved with important issues in our state. She recently participated in the Marylanders Against Gun Violence rally, in Annapolis, MD and is a participant in the Emerge program, which trains women around the country to take more active…

Ocean City And America, Fall 2010

September 21, 2010

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The trip isn’t over till it’s over . . .  And I’m not sure it’s ever over . . . Ocean City Summer Turns Into Fall The 2010 season is just about done in Ocean City. Delmarvelous Bike Week finished it off with a roar. The bikers are gone . . . and they left […]

Marylanders Leading Fight for Health Care

February 25, 2010

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Maryland is well-represented in President Barack Obama’s health-care showdown today, live and televised from Blair House. As President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden walked across the street to the White House for the lunch break, the president paused for an impromptu one-on-one with Rep. Steny Hoyer, the congressman from Southern Maryland, who also happens […]

Health Care: Are Your Representatives Part of the Problem Or Part of the Solution?

February 21, 2010

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Maryland On My Mind has never done this before, but today I’m posting an e-mail in it’s entirety from TrueMajority, which is associated with MoveOn.org. But first, I would like to propose a simplified health-care bill, something along the lines of: This act extends Medicare to all U.S citizens. The U.S. courts shall impose penalties […]

The Truing of American Capitalism

March 20, 2009

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The wailing and gnashing of teeth emanating from Wall Street, and parroted by Republicans on Capitol Hill, is hurting my ears. The uproar over executive bonuses is loud but disingenuous! Look, the game is up! The bubble has burst, the market has crashed, the economy is in crisis. Capitalism has run wild. The people want […]

Slots In Maryland — Another Tax On The Poor

October 19, 2008

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Slots and Taxes Part I To cheer for slots/ One must ignore/ This open secret:/ Slots tax the poor Don’t tax the poor/ On voting day,/ Tax the rich –/ They can afford to pay Slots tax the poor/ For corporate greed/ Placing private profit/ Above common need Racehorse owners/ Stand to gain;/ Families and […]

No Bank Left Behind. At What Cost?

September 22, 2008

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OK, I do not doubt that the mighty U.S. government has the ability and resources to bail out the mighty Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. And OK, the mighty U.S. government will somehow figure out the insurance business of the mighty AIG. But is the mighty U.S. government, as big and powerful as it may […]