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Speaker Boehner: Just a Regular Guy Who Only Backs Millionaires and Billionaires

This morning at the Newseum House Speaker John Boehner was asked by Politico’s Mike Allen if he could produce any small business owner whose lives would face an impact if a millionaire surtax became law.  Allen cited NPR’s Tamara Keith … Continue reading

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Mix Concert Review–The David Wax Museum 9.14 at the 9:30

The David Wax Museum  brought the 9:30 Club to their knees with joy in Washington on Wednesday, September 15, as Mr. Wax turned 30 at midnight.  Wax and his wandering band of troubadours got off from the stage and walked … Continue reading

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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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5k, Breweries, Overnights, Campfires, and Kayaking

After two Washington Post articles, one by Lori Aratani, the other by Maggie Fazeli Fard mentioning Capital Trail Mix’s April Fools Day post saying that the cherry blossoms would be sold to pay down the national debt, unlike the government, … 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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‘Twas the Night Congress Killed Social Security

‘Twas the Night Congress Killed Social Security By Josh Rosenblum ‘Twas the week before Christmas, when Congress expects to go home, And billionaires celebrated another victory under the Capitol dome. After Congress had passed Social Security cuts through the night, … Continue reading

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Trail Mix Picks–Say It Ain’t Snow

As holidays creep closer I have eaten my weight in potato latkes and need desperately to hike, ski, and enjoy some winter running while in Texas next week.  There are hikes to be done though and outdoor activities to be … Continue reading

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Trail Mix Picks–Holiday Season Edition

The holiday season posting has commenced though by now the holiday season is nearly over along with the holiday shopping crowds and the lack of snow so far in the DC area.  Happy post-Thanksgiving, mid-Chanukah, pre-Christmas, and pre-Kwanza celebrating.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Trail Mix Picks–The AT, Cows, Foxes, and Cliffs

Cows on the Appalachian Trail in Maryland, walk the Mason-Dixon line like a balance beam, thrill and chill on an outdoor adventure course, and learn about fox behavior in Pohick Bay Regional Park, you sly dog, you.

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