Archive for April 23, 2011

Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama confronted two political realities this week: — Rising gas prices are bad for a politician's poll numbers — There is almost nothing a politician can do about it, at least in the short run. The national average for gas rose another eight-tenths of a cent in the last 24 hours, to $3.856 a gallon, according to AAA. That's the 32nd consecutive day with an increase. Prices have risen nearly 31 cents a gallon … Read More

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Who Really Benefits from the "American Dream"? by Marie Owens by Marie Owens Guest Writer Dandelion Salad April 22, 2011 The idea of the "American Dream" has been in existence almost as long as the country itself. In an attempt to shed the legacy of an aristocratic class background bias from the very beginning of its history, America was built on the premise of being the world's first true meritocracy, where cla … Read More

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