Protests in Wisconsin | Retirement benefits in the crosshairs

Wisconsin Workers vs. Governor Walker

The Union Protests in Wisconsin have had me perplexed for a while, but I am starting to put it all in perspective. Governor Walker maintains the position that he just wants State workers to contribute to their pensions like private sector employees. Union members claim he is trying to take away their ability to bargain collectively. Unless Governor Walker intends to completely revamp that Wisconsin State Pension system his claim makes no sense. The government is going to pay 100% of pension costs either way because it is a defined…

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Should the Federal Government Fund Abortions?

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It need not be said that abortions are controversial, but when the government decides to pay for them, those who oppose it get really upset. Approaching this issue is never easy, because too often it engenders a visceral reaction void of all rational thinking. I hope that whoever reads this will check that reaction and hear me out. Susie is a college student. One Friday night she and a couple girlfriends head over to the local frat party for some entertainment. At some point during the evening one of the…

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