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  • Senate passed nuclear arms treaty with Russia. From CNN: “The New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or   New START, was cleared by a 71-26 vote. Several Republicans joined a unified Democratic...

    Senate Passes START Nuclear Treaty

    Senate passed nuclear arms treaty with Russia. From CNN: “The New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, or   New START, was cleared by a 71-26 vote. Several Republicans joined a unified Democratic...

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  • A compromise that reduced the total amount of the bill was reached and the Senate passed the Zadroga bill that would grant 911 1st responders free medical treatment and compensation.

    Senate Passes 911 Responders bill

    A compromise that reduced the total amount of the bill was reached and the Senate passed the Zadroga bill that would grant 911 1st responders free medical treatment and compensation.

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  • President Barack Obama signed the repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” today ending the 17 year discriminatory practice baningn gay service men and women from serving openly in the military....

    Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repeal Signed by President Obama

    President Barack Obama signed the repeal of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” today ending the 17 year discriminatory practice baningn gay service men and women from serving openly in the military....

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  • We who are caught in the middle must make ourselves heard if only so the world may know we exist; that we are the true pluralistic voice of a democratic America.    We don’t agree on everything but we all have a common interest in survival and maintaining and creating a society that seeks to allow the least amount of suffering and promotes the most amount of good possible.  We may disagree on how to get there.  But we can agree to work toward mutually agreeable solutions.

    A CALL TO THE SILENT MAJORITY: It’s time to speak

    We who are caught in the middle must make ourselves heard if only so the world may know we exist; that we are the true pluralistic voice of a democratic America. We don’t agree on everything but we all have a common interest in survival and maintaining and creating a society that seeks to allow the least amount of suffering and promotes the most amount of good possible. We may disagree on how to get there. But we can agree to work toward mutually agreeable solutions.

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