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Melvin Freedenberg May 20, 2013 at 01:27 pm
Having lived in Ridgewood for thirty seven years and now retired, we have formed bonds to theRead More Village that are not easily broken. There is value in establishing relationships and developing familiarity with all that makes life enjoyable. Taxes are exorbitant and eat up a large portion of our social security benefits, but we know every corner of our house, inside and out, and familiarity with our living faciities is difficult to discard. To some people, picking up and moving is a way of life. To others, like us, picking up and moving to avoid high property taxes doesn't make sense. We hope to continue to live out our elder years in a village that we value and one that we would hate to leave. The grass is not always greener someplace else.
Logan Ruppel December 15, 2012 at 08:43 pm
It’s easy to forget, among the fierce debates over cliffs, loopholes and tax cuts that we haveRead More to preserve the investments that uphold our ideals and make America great. That we watch out for our neighbors and protect those who are most in need. That we provide a strong safety net for our unemployed, create jobs with a living wage, and say no to failing schools. That we promise access to healthcare for infants and seniors and everyone in between. And while everyone agrees that the national debt is a grave issue, we can’t force middle class families to bear the full burden. We must ask those who can afford it to help. That’s why we need Congress to let the Bush Tax Cuts expire on the top 2%. So we can afford to invest in our future. But politicians are busy talking about “cutting government spending,” while never acknowledging what that means for real Americans. You can’t cut Medicare, Medicaid, and other social programs without cutting benefits to children, seniors, and working families who rely on those programs. Slashing the safety social net will diminish healthcare services to seniors, will deprive students of an education that would give them the opportunity to succeed, and send the message to working families that we no longer have a moral obligation to care for all Americans.
Michael Sedon October 13, 2012 at 05:17 pm
While we may not be "turning Japanese," the U.S. stock market loss of 4 percent throughRead More 12.5 years doesn't show any growth either. So I, for one, will not be celebrating the fact that we are the most healthy patient in the terminally ill cancer ward. But don't worry all of that money printing, sorry, quantitative easing will surely bring back millions of lost manufacturing jobs and help out the unemployed while lifting the economy to new heights.
Capital Stars July 18, 2013 at 03:39 am
India's second largest private sector HDFC Bank continued to keep the markets enthused with itsRead More magic net profit figure but this time, it was with a little nudge. The bank reported 30 percent year-on-year rise in its first quarter (April-June) net profit to Rs 1,844crore, aided by a spike in the other income and robust loan growth. The net interest income increased 21% y-o-y to around Rs 4,420crore. <a href="http://www.capitalstars.com/stockcash.php">equity tips</a>
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