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Violence in Athens (photos)

It should be clear to everyone that our economic future is tied with the fortunes of Europe. This is a result of more than 20 years of deregulation and “opening up markets.” Capital flows freely because those on Wall Street have been pushing for the free flow of capital for more than three decades. A significant amount of our GDP, therefore, depends on Europe’s ability to buy our goods. Last night, the Greek Parliament agreed to bend over and take the beating that some in the financial community believe they deserve. Many of the Greek people, on the other hand, are

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Election Updates

Some election updates — California is expected to have over 80% of their electorate turn out and vote.  This is amazing, considering that most Americansin the past, haven’t voted.  Hopefully, we are seeing a trend towards more citizen participation in our government. Birmingham, Alabama is hopeful. Fairfax, Virginia is having some problems with their voting machines. There is some sort of memory card problem. It has been reported that new memory cards have been sent out to these machines. One would figure that the machines would have been tested days before the election so that they are ready to go on the day

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What's going on – Evening News Roundup

Saturday Evening News Roundup 100,000 people showed up to see Barack Obama in St. Louis today. That’s a staggering number of people, yet daily tracking polls show the race narrowing over the last few days. This ain’t over until the fat lady has counted all of the ballots. The McCain campaign continues its relentless assault on Barack Obama and the community activist group ACORN. Despite the fact it has been proven that ACORN did not commit voter fraud and that there are virtually no links to the Obama campaign. Let’s face it. Reality has never stopped John McCain and Sarah Palin before.

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