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Spin v Truth
SPIN V TRUTH:  ECONOMY EDITION The Real Truth Behind the Economy Under Trump.  The Impact of the Republican Tax Cut …and Lies. When Republicans delivered $1.5 trillion in tax cuts last December and slashed the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent, they said it would come with a big wage boost for American workers. Except it hasn’t. When...
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SPIN V TRUTH:  6th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT EDITION Debunking Roskam’s Whoppers about the Tax BillBy Sean Casten [This series of Tweets came out shortly after the Casten/Roskam debate in July – but it is still MUST READ for anyone who missed it.  See also some of Sean’s other writings concerning responsible financial management of our country: ...
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SPIN V TRUTH:  COUNTY BOARD D2 EDITIONTHE DuPage COUNTY SHELL GAME OF MISUSING RTA TAXES IMPROPERLYSource:  Liz Chaplin’s Blog For years, the republican DuPage County Board has boasted that property taxes have not been raised with the indication they have been fiscally responsible.  The truth is the county has used funds from RTA taxes and...
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SPIN V TRUTH:  DuPAGE COUNTY BOARD D3 EDITION  DEM CANDIDATE FIGHTS FOR CLEAN AIR – STOP STERIGENICSBy Julie Renehan “Leading from behind” is a term that is used in multiple ways.  The best, most positive meaning describes what DuPage Democrats are doing – influencing others without the mantle of leadership or a majority, to create...
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SPIN V TRUTH: FOREST PRESERVE DISTRICT EDITION DEM FOREST PRESERVE CANDIDATES FACE REPUBLICAN DIRTY TRICKS  WHY?By Daniel Hebreard, candidate for Forest Preserve Board President     and Irfan Ibrahim, candidate for Forest Preserve Board District 3 The 2018 primary had a near full ballot of Democratic candidates for the local elections in DuPage including County Board Chair,...
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SPIN V TRUTH:   DuPAGE COUNTY SHERIFF EDITION By Greg Whalen The use of canine teams in law enforcement is an invaluable tool that can help locate a missing person, passively detect explosives, locate fleeing, violent felons and detect illegal drugs concealed in vehicles and buildings. While canines can be an extraordinary law enforcement tool, there...
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SPIN V TRUTH:   DuPAGE COUNTY CLERK EDITION DUPAGE COUNTY CLER OFFICE STILL NOT RUNNING ELECTIONS AS PROMISED BY BOARD By Jean Kaczmarek, Democratic Candidate, DuPage County Clerk Despite the spin, elections have NOT yet moved to the DuPage County Clerk’s office. The move won’t take place until 2019. A County Board vote will take...
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SPIN V TRUTH:  TRUMP EDITION TRUMP TELLS THE TRUTH FOR ONCE, AND THE REAL TRUTH IS INNOCENT CHILDREN ARE BEING HARMED. During an interview on Fox, Trump was asked “How do you think you have done since being in office?”  His response was actually honest.  He said: “I would give myself an A+.  No other...
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