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Marxist is as Marxist Does

2 years ago I predicted that Democrats would eventually try to bribe voters by offering to eliminate their personal responsibility with regard to student loans. Ron Kind is moving the political football in that direction:

On Thursday at UW-Eau Claire, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind unveiled his plan to tackle the issue. He hopes to put government profits from existing loan programs into Pell Grants that will go to help students from low income families. Kind also says students deserve to get the same interest rates as big banks, and says loan payments should be tied to earnings a student makes upon graduation.
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La Crosse County For Goodness' Sake

PLEASE: Help or forward to someone who you know who can!

* Hunger Task Force Food Bank, 1240 Clinton St. La Crosse, (608) 793-1002, is in need of canned or boxed soups, peanut butter, jelly, breakfast cereals, canned fruit and pasta. Please drop off your donations 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon.- Fri. or by appointment.

* The Food Pantry in the La Crosse Salvation Army at 223 Eighth St. N.,(608)782-6126 is in extremely short supply of canned vegetables, boxed meals (H&T Helper / Rice-a-roni / Mac & Cheese), tuna, vegetable soups, pasta and sauces, and toilet tissue. Donation drop off is 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. A donation of any of these item will be appreciated!

* Onalaska Food Basket, (next to the Onalaska American Legion Club), 731 Sand Lake Road, (608) 783-7722 is in need of hamburger/tuna helper, stew, canned tomato products, peanut butter, cream soups, vegetable soups, tomato soups, beans and pasta. Thank you for your generosity.

Comments on Paycheck Fairness vote

It's been illegal to pay women less than men with comparable experience working the same job ever since the Equal Pay Act of 1963. The Paycheck Fairness Act is nothing more than a cynical political exercise that, if enacted, would severely hamper merit-based pay systems and cause workplace conflict. This bill would harm our economy and result in fewer opportunities and downward pressure on wages for all Americans.

The often cited statistic used to 'prove' pay discrimination - that women earn 77 cents for every dollar a man earns - is highly misleading. It compares pay for every man and every woman working in every job. It ignores job duties, career choices, specific education requirements, work conditions, experience needed, and even differences in what 'full-time' means. As a result, it proves nothing.

La Crosse County For Goodness' Sake

PLEASE: Help or forward to someone who you know who can!

* The Food Pantry in the La Crosse Salvation Army at 223 Eighth St. N.,(608)782-6126 is in extremely short supply of canned vegetables, boxed meals (H&T Helper / Rice-a-roni / Mac & Cheese), tuna, vegetable soups, pasta and sauces, and toilet tissue. Donation drop off is 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. A donation of any of these item will be appreciated!

* Onalaska Food Basket, (next to the Onalaska American Legion Club), 731 Sand Lake Road, (608) 783-7722 is in need of hamburger/tuna helper, stew, canned tomato products, peanut butter, cream soups, vegetable soups, tomato soups, beans and pasta. Thank you for your generosity.

Marxist-Democrats are Experienced at Destroying Economies

Why are Marxist-Democrats working so hard to destroy our economy in the same way they did the territories of American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands? Do they not know about Einstein's definition of insanity: Doing the same things and expecting different outcomes? Are they deliberately trying to tank the economy?

The minimum wage hike that Congress imposed on two U.S. territories in 2007 has harmed their economies, according to a government audit released this week that shows more money for workers is more than canceled out by inflation and job losses.

The economic fallout has been so severe that the governors of both islands are urging lawmakers in Washington, who are considering a nationwide minimum wage hike, to forgo further increases in their territories.