Tenth Dems December Newsletter
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In this issue of Tenth News:
- Blundering Bruce’s Budget Battle
- Lox, Not Glocks: Why Your Grocer Hasn’t Banned Guns
- Trump’s Repugnancy Knows No Limits
- How to Respond?
- Econ 101, Part 2: Taxes – Where They Go, and Who Pays Them
- David Yepsen to Headline Fall Fundraiser Dec. 16
- A Physician’s Open Letter to Dr. Ben Carson
- Congress Watch: He Says He’s Pro-Choice – What Bob Dold Doesn’t Want You to Know
- Trump All Wet About “Operation Wetback”
Blundering Bruce’s Budget Battle
by Eleonora di Liscia
Gridlock still grips Springfield, and Governor Bruce Rauner doesn’t seem to care how far he has to go, and how many Illinois citizens he has to hurt, to enact his agenda.
Lox, Not Glocks: Why Your Grocer Hasn’t Banned Guns
by Lee Goodman
What is the Shop Safer campaign, and is it having an effect on Illinois grocery stores?
Trump’s Repugnancy Knows No Limits
by Steven Gan
The louder Donald Trump bellows and the more people he offends, the higher his poll numbers go. It’s hard to stop writing about the Republican front-runner’s campaign of hate.
How to Respond?
by Laurence B. Schiller and Barbara Altman
The recent terrorist attacks in Paris have shocked the world. Many in America want this nation to take some kind of action. But what should our response be?
Econ 101, Part 2: Taxes – Where They Go, and Who Pays Them
by Larry A. Marks
In the second of a multi-part series on the fundamentals of our country’s economic system, the author examines taxes.
David Yepsen to Headline Fall Fundraiser Dec. 16
The annual Tenth Dems Awards Dinner is set for December 16. Our keynote speaker has been called the “king of the Iowa caucuses.” You won’t want to miss this event.
A Physician’s Open Letter to Dr. Ben Carson
by Mark Rosenberg, M.D.
A regular contributor to this newsletter, and a fellow physician, has some choice words for one of the leading Republican candidates for President of the United States.
Congress Watch: He Says He’s Pro-Choice – What Bob Dold Doesn’t Want You to Know
by Barbara Altman
Congressman Bob Dold says his views on reproductive rights are those of his constituents. But a look at the kind of legislation he votes for in Congress suggests otherwise.
Trump All Wet About “Operation Wetback”
by Roger Baron
At the most recent Republican presidential debate, Donald Trump defended his proposal to deport some 11 million undocumented immigrants by citing as a model a program implemented over 60 years ago by Republican President Eisenhower. The program was called Operation Wetback, and it was every bit as appalling as its name suggests.