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  • Barbara Comstock
    More diversified, yet far from representative Congress
    Peter Sullivan at The Hill describes that the new Congress is more diverse than before. What does that mean? It simply means that there is greater variety among the members that is interpreted from applying labels that identify our differences....
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    Nice Jewish Guys
    It is a truth nearly universally acknowledged that Jewish men make the best husbands. Why? That's something I pondered in a blog post that continues to draw the most visit over three years after it was posted. It's not merely an...
  • Amy's analytics on online dating
    Uncovering the secrets of successful online dating
    I frequently write about big data analytics. While that seems to be far afield from the topics I cover here, they do sometimes intersect, as in discussions of John Gottman's analytics of relationships and dating data. While some people claim...
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    Reducing partisanship in Congress can be achieved (Video)
    Most Americans have heard stories about how there is a partisan divide in Congress, and we've seen the results of that division. That divide is currently between Democrat and Republican party members, but it could break down along the lines of...
  • Rahm Emanuel
    Mayor Emanuel's flippant response to Rep. Jackson's absence is very disturbing
    On Thursday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel responded to Chicago’s constituents’ concerns regarding the absence of U.S. Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress. Emanuel’s shockingly flippant response to something as serious as a...
  • Jeff Fried
    Fried has a big hand in the success of many
    In Washington, DC, there is a law office on every block. DC is also rich in mega sports attorneys and agents, like David Faulk, Bill Strickland and Donald Dell. Let’s add another name to that list. Jeff Fried, (pronounced Freed), is adding...
  • Who will you turn to
    Who will you turn to
    Nobody likes having to deal with legal issues, especially when those issues take us to court. Being forced to adapt to the legal system has driven many people to have one drink too many. When we find ourselves being faced with the need to stand...
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    Another way to contact congress
    In last week’s address regarding the budget crisis and potential default, as well as congress’ delay in resolution addressing those problems, Pres. Obama suggested citizens contact their representatives directly to offer their opinions...
  • Redistricting commission
    "Packing" and race highlight Newark redistricting talks
    The latest meeting and discussion on the state's redistricting process occurred on Wednesday in Newark. After the Census data was released last week, the talks will certainly start to take a more definitive shape in the coming month.At the...
  • Senator-Elect Halseth at the Wreaths Across America Memorial
    Being an elected representative means representing constituents
    Over the past year I’ve experienced Nevada politics at its finest and its worst. Looking back has me pondering. I guess it really all began for me last December – 2009 – when I accompanied my parents to the Southern Nevada...
  • Pennies on the dollar
    FTC warns against IRS pennies on the dollar scams
    You’ve seen the ads. You’ve heard the strong words leveraged against them. You’ve silently assented or nodded your head in agreement, perhaps muttering your approval under your breath.Perhaps you’ve heard some of these...
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    Can't pay your IRS tax bill? You may qualify for non-collectible financial hardship
    For those who qualify, the IRS will temporarily suspend collection of your debt. It’s not a secret – individuals are struggling to meet their basic living expenses. As a result, some obligations get pushed aside, often out of necessity...
  • Having anxiety because of your tax bill?
    What should you do if you owe the IRS
    Having an inability to pay off a personal balance to the IRS no doubt creates a tense, and perhaps more appropriately, a taxing situation. The IRS wants individuals to make timely payment on their tax obligations, but at the same time also...
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    The good, bad, and ugly of SL School Board 2010-11 budget decision-making
    Difficult SL School Board Budget Decisions ComingMicosoftRelated articlesSL School Board remains uncertain on how to reduce budget deficit The current Salt Lake School Board is much different than its predecessors. One of the most striking...
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    Shared governance in Salt Lake Schools under serious attack (part one)
    The bond between SL District and its teachers may be breakingMicrosoftAccording to Rosemary Emery, a Salt Lake School Board candidate, the voices of teachers are being “eradicated” in the school district. She says that, “In the...
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