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Trump administration’s health care lies are starting to hurt

BY JESSE JACKSON March 14, 2017 For many of his supporters, Donald Trump’s casual relationship with the truth was at first amusing, part of his brash, anti-establishment appeal. He says what he thinks, went the argument, and if it isn’t true, so be it. His voters, we were told, have learned to take him seriously but not literally. Now, however, ...

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Trump will ‘look at’ Social Security, Medicare cuts: White House budget director

Source:aol.com Donald Trump said during his presidential campaign not to touch Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid, but Trump’s new budget director says he’s working on getting the president to “look at” entitlement reform. “There are ways that we can not only allow the president to keep his promise but to help him keep his promise by fixing some of these ...

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Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom Recognized by the Georgia House of Representatives .

The Georgia House of Representatives have recognized Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, one of the Presidential candidates of the recent Presidential elections in Ghana. Dr. Nduom is also a Business tycoon with banks and other businesses in West Africa and Chicago. The Resolution for the recognition was sponsored by Representatives: Thomas of the 56th Thomas of the 39th Scott of the ...

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Foreboding ‘Shelby’ ruling replaces hope of Selma

BY JESSE JACKSON In “A Tale of Two Cities,” Charles Dickens contrasted the plight of the poor in France with the lavish wealth of the aristocracy, the city of need with the city of greed. That harsh exploitation eventually erupted in the French Revolution, and the brutal revenge of the revolutionaries on their former oppressors. In some ways, Selma and ...

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GHANA @ 60: A Diaspora opinion and the need for discussions on an irrigation system leading to an Agricultural revolution in Ghana!

Preface: Sixty years ago, Ghana was liberated from the British colonial rule or what may be referred to by political pundits as liberated from the clutches of imperialist colonialism. As we celebrate this year’s Independence Day Anniversary on March 6, 2017, we need to take stock of the current situation or have some level of reflection on our achievements since ...

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Obama Packs Out

THEY line up near the Oval Office, down the hallway toward the Cabinet Room, with their spouses and young kids in tow. When it’s their turn, the White House staffers enter for a few private moments with President Barack Obama, a photo and a farewell hug from the boss. There’s a mass exodus underway this week at the White House, ...

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7 Sweet Valentine’s Day-Inspired Deals For Singles, Couples (And Pets)

Source:dnainfo.com   EDGEWATER — Depending on your relationship status, Valentine’s Day can be a mixed bag of sappy, sweet or just plain annoying.  But whether you’re single, in a couple or madly in love with your pet, there are plenty of ways to treat yourself (or someone else) this Valentine’s Day weekend.  Check out who’s dishing up sweet specials in Edgewater and ...

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‘This Is What Makes America Great’: Syrian Refugees Get Chicago Welcome

Source:DNAinfo.com   LINCOLN SQUARE — The long journey to freedom for a family of Syrian refugees sponsored by a Lincoln Square group finally came to a happy ending Tuesday night. The Haj Khalaf family — Baraa, her husband Abdulmajeed, and their 16-month-old daughter Sham — touched down at O’Hare airport in the early evening. They were reunited with Baraa’s parents ...

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