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Economy

General discussions of the economy or multiple aspects of the economy.

"Nuns on the Bus" This Thursday and Friday in Columbus!

Join the Catholic Sisters in calling on our leaders to protect people who are struggling and calling on all Ohioans to vote our values. Sisters from across Ohio are traveling thousands of miles to lift up people who would be harmed by immoral budget cuts, and to remind our leadership of the need for a faithful budget that affirms the life of all God's children.

Don't Miss "Heist" at the June Membership Meeting

You don't want to miss .... MOVIE NIGHT!

Join us for a special screening of the acclaimed documentary "Heist" on Monday, June 18, at the Upper Arlington Main Library, 2800 Tremont Road, from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Information about Issues

This is a source for all things Issue-related.

If you wonder  about the Affordable Care Act (aka "Obamacare") or the Republican war on women and women's rights, we will have some information for you,

If you wrote a letter to the editor about an issue, we would be glad to publish it whether or not the newspaper does.

If you want to know more about a current petition drive--whether to sign or to participate--we can help you find out more.

Celeste Town Hall on Budget

Celeste Town Hall Meeting

Topic: Gov. Kasich budget

Saturday, April 30, 1:30-3 p.m.

King Avenue United Methodist Church, 299 King Ave., Columbus Ohio 43201

Come share your thoughts and questions on Governor Kasich's State Budget at this open town hall meeting hosted by State Representative Ted Celeste.

Want to get involved but can't make it? Watch the live stream and make your voice heard.

Contact: ted@tedceleste.com

 

 

Dialogue on jobs Aug. 16, 2010

District Dialogue on Jobs, Monday, August 16, 6:30-7:45 pm
Hilliard Public Library, 4772 Cemetery Rd. (map)

Come ask questions and share your thoughts on creating jobs and growing our economy at this open meeting. State Rep. Ted Celeste will be joined by Ohio Department of Development Director Lisa Patt-McDaniel to help answer questions about what the State is doing to encourage job creation in these tough times.

LIVE internet feed. Click here for more information.

Obama's "A New Foundation" Speech

Conservative op-ed columnist David Brooks reviewed Obama's speech:

America once had a responsible economic culture, Obama argued. People used to save their pennies to buy their dream houses. Banks used to lend by “traditional standards.” Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac used to stick to their “traditional mandate.” Companies like A.I.G. used to limit themselves to the “traditional insurance business.”

The Daily Show: Jim Cramer Interview Outtakes, Pt. 1, 2, and 3

Jon Stewart's best ever interview. Here are the uncensored versions.

The devastation of CNBC

A half-hour comedy episode that's both more informative than most analysis on television and really funny, too.

 

10 Reasons to be Hopeful about 2009, and 3 Reasons to be Terrified

by Sarah van Gelder
Yesmagazine.org

Keating Economics

John McCain wants you to forget about his role in our country's last major financial crisis and costly bailout: the savings and loan crisis of the late '80s and early '90s.

But voters deserve to know that the failed philosophy and culture of corruption that created the savings and loan crisis then are alive in the current crisis -- and in John McCain's plans for our economic future.

Here's a superb 13-minute documentary about John McCain's role in that financial crisis --

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