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‘Murica needs Sanders Vs Trump

Our media loves a good celebrity reality show, but this election cycle is about a choice between governing philosophies more than any other in recent history. People’s faith in their government is nearly non-existent. Nothing gets accomplished, it is clear our leaders are corrupted by money, and when they do accomplish something it is often […]

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Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio

[Excerpt from “$wing $tate, Money and Politics in Ohio 2012” available here] Ohio 10/11/2012 Today I had the opportunity to speak with US Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio for a few minutes about politics, the national debt, entitlements, green energy, and jobs as relates to Ohio.   Balanced Budget The Senator has been a long […]

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Early Voting Ohio

[This article is a selection from JD Adler’s book “$wing $tate, Money and Politics in Ohio 2012” which can be purchased in kindle or print formats here.] Cleveland, Ohio 10/02/2012 On a rainy evening in Cuyahoga County citizens gathered with their state and federal senators to camp out for the night before the first day […]

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Chapter 2: Nathan

Officially, you had to be 18 to work. But that was a privilege which belonged to the upper castes. For the children of workers, making money began when you could count. For Nathan, it had always been the hustle. He was a smart kid, quick witted. He never missed an opportunity when it presented itself, and that made him successful on the street. Some days he brought home more money than his father. Not that that what was saying a lot. Even in a lucky family such as Nathan’s, where both parents had decent jobs, there was barely enough income to maintain the small 3 room shack they lived in. Not that he had spent much time there in the last 2 years, anyway

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