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When will President Obama see the Present

By at March 24, 2011 | 10:17 am | 1 Comments

When will President Obama see the Present

Back in 2008 I told a number of my friends that the rhetoric you heard regarding Iraq and Gitmo from their champion, the prophet of Hope and Change, was hollow. That is not to say that Candidate Obama didn’t believe he would pull out of Iraq and close Gitmo; rather, I argued that even the most strident peacenik, when faced with the consequences of releasing committed Jihadists into the Middle East or abandoning a fledgling government with a hungry wolf on its doorstep, realizes the right thing to do and that the job requires it, even against his own ideology.

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And They’re Off

By at February 24, 2011 | 9:33 am | 2 Comments

And They’re Off

As Rock The Capital’s Scott Paterno observes the presidential run for 2012 is moving closer to the starting blocks. Paterno tracks how President Obama is working to leverage his ties to unions and gay voters.

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Contrasting Realities in Wisconsin

By at February 23, 2011 | 1:18 pm | 3 Comments

Contrasting Realities in Wisconsin

Scott Paterno returns with the conclusion of his insight and perspective of what continues to unfold in Wisconsin. Paterno suspects unions are trying to scare the middle class by saying that middle wage earners will vanish without the power of unions and collective bargaining.

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The shrinking middle class

By at January 3, 2011 | 10:42 am | 186 Comments

The shrinking middle class

The middle class is becoming a part of America’s great past. As Rock The Capital’s Phil Gimson illustrates the numbers firmly back-up what many have suspected.

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