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Justin Krebs

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Opinion: GOP More Concerned with Winning than Fixing Economy

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Remember that time Democrats stood in the way of the Republican plan for creating jobs for the American people? When a Democratic minority slowed the already sluggish pace of Washingt...
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Opinion: Instead of Econ Fixes, Tonight's Debate Will Show GOP Infighting

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Despite tonight's debate being billed as a focus on the economy, we won't see any real plan for creating jobs. We won't see any support for the American Jobs Act, but we also won't se...
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Opinion: America Wanted a Job, but Got an Occupation

Friday, October 07, 2011

The Democrats ignored rising frustrations and let the Tea Party steal part of the story. When debt and deficit overtook jobs and economic security, the media had a completely differen...
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Opinion: While MSM Ignores Occupy Wall Street, the Movement Grows Nationwide

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

There is still no microphone, yet officials are lining up to speak. There is still a sloppy story to tell, but participants are telling it to each other - through Twitter and other so...
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Opinion: Schneiderman is our "Agressive Progressive," and He's Not Alone

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

We have all seen principled political voices get drowned out. What makes this different isn't that he's more passionate or more savvy -- it's that he's not alone. A network of progres...
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Opinion: Wall Street Protests Skip the Script - and Why that's Good

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

This is counter to how many protests work - with scheduled speakers, officially printed signs, organized buses. But as those marches on Washington have found less and less traction in...
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Opinion: Clinton Global Initiative Shows the Promise of Government

Friday, September 23, 2011

If we really trusted that the business community, unfettered, would solve our problems, then they'd be solved by now.

                -Justin Krebs, It's A Free Country blogger.

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Opinion: Three Ways the Parties Can Agree on Reducing the Debt and Saving America

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

One might argue that if both sides show a little willingness to buck partisan conventions and negotiate, it would be good for both the budget and approval deficits. But maybe there ar...
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Opinion: Special Elections Show the Waning Power of the Party

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

It's about races that used to be shoo-ins becoming competitive. And if more challengers sense blood in the water, you'll just see more incumbents and party favorites fighting for the...
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Opinion: Watching the GOP Debate—A Visit to The Twilight Zone

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

The rival candidates and audience turned on Rick Perry, the frontrunner with deep Tea Party support, for his claim that if you're a young person in this country, regardless of your la...
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Opinion: 9/11 Legacy Played out in Public Forums and Freedoms

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Lessons of the fragility and resiliency of democracy have shaped our America and our New York -- and we learned them in the long shadows of towers that are fixed in our memories. -J...
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Opinion: Obama's Smart Bet on Immediate Job Action Over Rhetoric

Friday, September 09, 2011

The president made one irrefutable point last night. We can stake out sharply contrasting positions and let the electorate decide at the ballot box. But that will only ensure 14 month...
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Opinion: In Reagan Debate, Romney Must Fend off Also-Rans and Contend with Perry

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

The presumptive front-runner thought he could just keep his gait steady and eyes steely and it would all be his. But debates are where is center-right two-step looks the most awkward....
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Opinion: Republicans Should Use this Labor Day to Ponder their Assault on the American Worker

Sunday, September 04, 2011

It's only a matter of time before today's Congress seeks to change Labor Day to Capital Day. In the end, they will only compromise and call it "Ronald Reagan Labor Day" if the White H...
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Opinion: In Retreat Again over Debate Dustup, Obama Misses a Chance to Make Jobs Matter

Thursday, September 01, 2011

The White House did what it does best: They backed down. They'll now give the speech on Thursday - rather than go head-to-head with a group of clowns bashing each other for sport, the...
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Opinion: Why Each GOP Contender Thinks They Can Win Florida

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

A swath of Florida resembles the deep South, terrain that Rick Perry believes is his. There are plenty of Tea Party conservatives who Bachmann and Ron Paul would love to court. Then a...
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Opinion: Bush, Phil Gramm, Now Rick Perry ? Texas Won't Stop Messing With Us

Monday, August 29, 2011

'If at first you don't secede, try, try again' might be how they do things in Texas, but it isn't the right campaign slogan for the rest of the USA. -Justin Krebs, It's A Free Count...
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Opinion: Why is Eric Schneiderman Under Siege? He's Doing His Job

Thursday, August 25, 2011

What's "unacceptable" is the notion that the AGs would create a settlement before they even investigated the extent of the criminal activity. -Justin Krebs, It's A Free Country blog...
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Opinion: Obama's Job Plan - Another Promise when We Need Action

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

The president has been telling us "I will" for a long time. The American people, though, don't need a promissory note. We don't need to be tantalized by a trailer for a fall blockbust...
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Opinion: Advice to GOP Debaters - You Can't Run on 'No'

Thursday, August 11, 2011

You'd think the Republicans would be smiling. The economy shows no signs of turning by the 2012 election, a bad sign for any incumbent. The GOP caucus in the Capitol has ensured that Democrats can't govern effectively, giving the president very little to run on in his re-election bid. And Obama is ...

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