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Modernity…The answer to POVERTY is COMMUNITY

This is from another blog that I thought is interesting…just a point of view that could be switched to many other contexts… Diagnosis: Modernity The answer to POVERTY is COMMUNITY by Jurgen Moltan http://collationes.wordpress.com/2011/02/21/diagnosis-modernity/ It is no longer easy to … Continue reading

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Demographics of NYPD

Demographics of New York City http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_New_York_City See also: Racial and Ethnic History of New York City Demographics of NYPD http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_York_City_Police_Department As of 2009, the NYPD is: 47.5% Caucasian, 28.9% Hispanic, 17.9% African American, 5.5% Asian Compared to a city that … Continue reading

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Rep. Lee’s Resignation May Affect Makeup Of NY State Senate

Rep. Lee’s Resignation May Affect Makeup Of NY State Senate Lee’s resignation opened a political vacuum. Upstate Republican State Senator George D. Maziarz was being viewed as a frontrunner, but if he leaves for Washington, that will put the newly-won … Continue reading

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The right and left team up on criminal-justice reform

Strange bedfellows: The right and left team up on criminal-justice reform Away from the spotlight, criminal-justice-reform advocates are making progress – with the help of their new friends, the conservatives By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN | January 26, 2011 . The … Continue reading

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Congressional Reform Act of 2011

Congressional Reform Act of 2011 1. Term Limits. 12 years only, one of the possible options below.. A. Two Six-year Senate terms B. Six Two-year House terms C. One Six-year Senate term and three Two-Year House terms 2. No Tenure … Continue reading

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New York state losing 2 seats in House

Rep. Charles Rangel, a Harlem Democrat and dean of New York’s House delegation, said he’d learned of the loss of seats “with a heavy heart.” He blamed the state’s weather and high cost of living for dampening its growth……Really…OK lets … Continue reading

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