Tag Archives: concessions

What the fuck is happening in Florida?

Claiming that ballots (ostensibly cast by Democrats) had been “forged,” the President of the United States declared this morning that the counting of votes in Florida should stop immediately, and that that Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis should be declared the winners of their respective races. This, Donald Trump reasoned, was the right thing to […]

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Should we cut the pay for City Council, and, if so, by how much?

Quite a few folks here in Ypsi aren’t too keen on the idea of firing firefighters and police officers in order to balance our budget. (See previous post.) So, it’s no surprise that other ideas are being floated. One of the most commonly heard suggestions is that we cut the pay of our elected City […]

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Sweeping healthcare legislation passes the House

With the support of only one Republican Congressman – America’s first Vietnamese Representative, Joseph Cao – it looks as though the House has passed significant healthcare reform legislation. Here’s a clip from the New York Times: Handing President Obama a hard-fought victory, the House narrowly approved a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s health care system […]

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