AmericasDemocrats.org-October 2, 2011

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Cliff Guffey

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Cliff Guffey, president of the American Postal Workers Union, tells us about the United State Postal Service’s plan to solve their budget crisis. The postal service has proposed cutting 120,000 jobs, but Guffey says employees are not the cause of the organization’s financial woes.

American Postal Workers Union

Save America’s Postal Workers

 

Fred Rotondaro

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Regular guest Fred Rotondaro discusses the ideologicial rigidity found in the Tea Party. He says Tea Partiers are so concerned with the nation’s spending that they’re ignoring Americans and their needs.

Fred at Center for American Progress

Ideology Rigidity is a Recipe for Disaster

Sheila Simon

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Sheila Simon, lieutenant governor of Illinois, talks about Illinois’ unique education reform goals. She defends the state’s decision to implement the controversial DREAM Act and offer incentives to teachers.

Meet Sheila Simon

Classrooms First Initiative