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Teresa Barragan
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Cowardice asks the question: Is it safe?
Expediency asks the question: Is it politic?
Vanity asks the question: Is it popular?
But conscience asks the question: Is it right?

And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic nor popular - but one must take it simply because it is right.

~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

What kind of person thinks there's no problem with asking the people tasked with teaching our children to take a 20% cut on a $50,000 annual salary, but thinks it's a terrible idea to ask millionaires to pay an additional 3% more in taxes?

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Republicans for the first time in the modern history of this country are denying emergency relief to states that have been devastated by disasters. They should be ashamed. These people called for no offsets when they bailed out Wall Street with $700 billion, no offsets when they expanded the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that cost $160 billion every year, including for rebuilding those countries, and no offsets when they gave huge tax breaks to millionaires and billionaires and the largest corporations. But when it comes to helping families in Vermont and New Jersey and elsewhere, they now want a major budget debate.

Check out this video for your laugh of the day - Adopt a Job Creator

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For Your Consideration: Syfy's 'Haven'

Can anyone tell my why posts in my stream and articles in my sparks are not exactly in chronological order? And how do I fix this, if there is a way?

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Emily Rose on the New Season of "Haven" on Syfy

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