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Financial inequities persist under Obama

You don’t have to be a Republican to sling some mud at our lame-duck president. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., dared suggest that student loan rates should equal those charged to large banks, 0.75 percent; she’s appalled by the “business-as-usual” mindset in Washington. After much haggling, Congress passed bipartisan legislation that pegs student loan rates to… Continue Reading Financial inequities persist under Obama

Sassower’s military critique baseless

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I am in general agreement with Raphael Sassower’s recent opinion piece on “looking outside the military for a brand,” but his gratuitous comments about retired military people demand a response. He said (without any substantiation) that retired military people in our community “don’t like taxes because their kids are no longer of school age.” A… Continue Reading Sassower’s military critique baseless

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