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A Deficit Pitch Without Social Security–The Only Chance of Winning

This past Friday night in Washington, a New York Mets pitcher threw the type of pitch President Obama must use in his march to stop any new proposals to cut Social Security if he plans to make it through the … Continue reading

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Washington’s Last Ever Cherry Blossoms This Year and Other Spring Doings

It’s Spring!  Cherry blossoms and hordes of tourists invade the DC area this week and next for what experts have said is the last time we’ll ever have cherry blossoms.  So get out and catch them before they’re gone.  Forever.  … Continue reading

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Social Security Caucus Has True Grit—Who Else Will Join?

This is another in a series of posts for Ourfuture.org. The Social Security Caucus, who could also be known as the “True Grit” Caucus began meeting yesterday in the U.S. Senate as a new sense of urgency grew on the … Continue reading

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Bringing You DC Area Hikes, Running Races and Other Outdoor Happenings In the New Year

As the season for mass family obligations comes to a wrap, we have been named the latest site to the Washington Post’s Local Blog Directory.  Below find our final hike through Maryland on the AT as we complete the whopping … Continue reading

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Trail Mix Picks–Celebrity Sightings and Outdoor Activities

After seeing Hair on the same evening that Tina Fey received her Mark Twain award at the Kennedy Center, we saw Fey, her husband, Betty White,  Jane Krakowski, and, could it have been–yes, it was former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf … Continue reading

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Horses, Nazis, Fake Presidential Candidates and Lots of Old White Dudes

Horses, Nazis, Fake Presidential Candidates and Lots of Old White Dudes By Josh Rosenblum November 10, 2010 – 11:31am ET The Latest Battle to Take Social Security from the Middle Class, People of Color, and People with Disabilities This is … Continue reading

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Trail Mix Picks

Rallies, marches, fear, sanity, insanity, fall foliage, ghosts, Halloween and lots more.  The outdoor activities in this final weekend of October in the DC area in that nexus when we have professional football, basketball, and hockey still happening with the … Continue reading

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10 Lines for Democrats to “Mine” for Sympathetic Voters

    Democrats who so often coasted to victory often little more than “hope” and gas fumes for the last four years are feeling the full weight of a pendulum swinging back despite all they have accomplished.  Some Republicans will … Continue reading

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Washington Post Forgets Washington, DC?

It seems on the evening that the Washington Post covered what might be nicknamed Tea Party Tuesday or Rangel’s Rout, the Post forgot to add Washington, DC on its pull down menu of states holding primary elections today, Thursday, September … Continue reading

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An Introduction to the Delectable Capital Trail Mix

Thanks for stopping by our site about nature, politics, news and the nature of politics and news.  The trail mixers work in politics, communications and health care in and around Washington, DC.  As there are infinite combinations of delicious trail … Continue reading

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