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September 03rd 05:22:11 PM

"The durability of the Bush agenda -- with its commitment to tax cuts, the Iraq war, and free-market solutions to healthcare and retirement -- is in part a tribute to the president's continued popularity among the Republican voters who matter most now, as the candidates head into the post-Labor Day sprint to the first primaries," writes Janet Hook in a Los Angeles Times article that looks at the policies of Republican presidential candidates.

There is truth to this, of course, but there is another reason why candidates are advancing policies of ownership and choice, and that is the strength of the policies themselves.  On the issue of Social Security, in particular, a glance at the "solutions" offered by Senator Clinton, Senator Obama and most candidates on the other side of the aisle shows a tendency toward tax increases and benefit cuts, two options roundly rejected by our generation.

These alternatives to personal accounts are often left unmentioned, but they are the rock and hard place between which a successful candidate will navigate.  Republican candidates are indeed staying the course on Social Security, and a more detailed policy discussion forced by the likes of Fred Thompson and Newt Gingrich might help more voters understand the logic behind personal ownership.



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Posted by Payday Loan Advocate on October 13th 06:16:07 AM



Itís no secret that the economy is in the trash, and Americans are looking for some kind of relief. We are facing the worst financial crises since the Great Depression; folks are defaulting on their mortgage payments, fuel costs are outrageous, and unless you have a spotless credit history a loan might be out of the question. The middle class is struggling and the notion of the American dream is diminishing. This load doesnít seem to be getting lighter, especially when politicians, who caused this mess, are trying to ban the one thing that could help you out in your time of need. In Washington, there has been a bi-partisan effort to hinder, even ban, the payday loan industry. These politicians tend to accuse the industry with what they call ďpredatory lending.Ē This commonly used term in Washington just shows how out of touch they are from Main Street. Iím sure that these politicians donít know what itís like to be a single father living paycheck to paycheck while trying to raise two children. A payday loan can be an excellent financial tool if used responsibly, but I guess they wouldnít understand that. With that said, please educate yourself on the issues that affect you the most and exercise your right to vote.

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Posted by Payday Loan Advocate on October 13th 06:16:28 AM



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