Month: September 2017

Transparency

Recently a friend emailed me this article, I am sharing the article he sent as well as my reply. I think candidates and lawmakers should be as transparent as possible. Having insight on how they think, is very important before you vote for them. Article By Merlin1963 Progressives always get the BS line about how we are “purists” when it comes to politicians we support, but I will say that I would gladly support a moderate Democrat for office here in KY, if I thought that any existed. But with the exception of Howard Dean, I cannot think of any other figures in the Democratic Party in my state or national level who are truly moderate. Let me explain. I’m one of those older people who remembers when moderation was defined as a political philosophy that accepted change but at a more gradual pace. Moderates didn’t want to overthrow the political system, but they sought to manage necessary changes. In other words, you do not fix what is not broken, but when something isn’t working, you acknowledge there is a problem and try to make make corrections. Moderates accepted a role for government as a positive good, but they didn’t think it was the solution to all our problems. And they could criticize government failures. Fair enough. And, it appears that some had principles that they would not negotiate...

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Political No-Brainer – Jeff Rabinowitz – Democrat for Congress 2018

Political No-Brainer – Jeff Rabinowitz – Democrat for Congress 2018 from jeff rabinowittz on Vimeo. Our goal is to increase Florida’s federal  public education investment, to create economic growth, build stronger communities and enable our young people to make informed decisions. Throughout my career in the hospitality business, I have seen a great number of young people not on a path to succeed. Why? Because they lack an understanding of basic financial management. As well as other important basic life skills. STRONG FAMILIES IMPART THIS KNOWLEDGE, but others don’t get that benefit. Schools need to take up the task. We can accomplish this goal by investing more money in our education system. As Florida’s district 15 Congressman, I will champion legislation that will close trillions of dollars in tax loopholes, and direct those incoming tax dollars to our states to invest in public education and higher education system. I will also see to it we use that money to significantly reduce student loan debts. College debt is a problem, as is state cuts in funding for public education, which either raises costs or reduces quality. Without access to education we create A PERMANENT UNDERCLASS. A great example of how to use that money wisely, dates back to the age old argument that smaller classroom size produces better results. But the reality is, great teachers can teach larger classrooms with...

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