Opinion

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The TARP and the deficit hawks

WASHINGTON (PAI)--When politicians demand the public do something because of the dictates of financial markets, it is best to hold on to your wallet.

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Federal aid needed to save jobs and vital services

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- In Connecticut, jobless workers were unable to file for unemployment benefits because the phone lines were overwhelmed.

Deficit lies

The Republican attacks on extending the economic stimulus, on universal health care, on climate change legislation and financial reform all make reference to the exploding deficit and to the burden an immense debt may place on succeeding generations.