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Relationships: Anxiety Reduction Techniques

By Barton Goldsmith, McClatchy-Tribune News Service When you are feeling anxious, there are a number of things you can do to decrease the tension and get back to life as you know it. Remember that you can feel panic even if the source of your anxiety is not immediately present, because sometimes stress just floats out […]

June 18, 2014

Most Americans Support Tax Increases To Reduce Deficit

We know that President Obama wants tax increases as part of the deficit reduction plan, and we know that Republican politicians vehemently do not want them. But what does the general public want? Bruce Bartlett compiled data from 27 national polls conducted between November 2010 and Sept. 16, 2011. The results? A whopping average 64.5 […]

September 20, 2011

What Does Obama’s Speech Mean For The Supercommittee?

President Obama announced his $3 trillion deficit reduction proposal today, which has many on the left praising the president’s willingness to tax the wealthy and many on the right grumbling. But what does this mean for the 12 members of the “supercommittee” tasked with reducing the deficit? Obama said in his speech today, “I will […]

September 19, 2011

New Poll: Americans Support Higher Medicare Premiums For Richer Retirees

A new poll from ABC and the Washington Post reveals that voters support requiring rich retirees to pay higher Medicare premiums and Social Security taxes in order to reduce the national debt. The poll, conducted July 14–17, found that 61% of Americans believe wealthier retirees should pay higher Medicare premiums than less affluent Americans, and […]

July 20, 2011