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In this July 29, 1964 file photo, Richard Zanuck, 29, is shown as production manager at Twentieth Century-Fox studio in Los Angeles. Zanuck, the son of Darryl F. Zanuck, has been schooled by his father in all phases of the business. According to his publicist, Richard D. Zanuck has died at a…
President-elect Herbert Hoover called upon President Calvin Coolidge, left, at the White House on January 7, 1929 to discuss Hoover's good-will trip, just concluded. Photo shows Coolidge and Hoover on the steps of the White House on this moning. (AP Photo)
The Star invited Southern Arizona's congressional candidates to answer that question.
The most important thing we can do is to grow our economy by getting people back to work. This will create economic momentum as well as reduce our deficit. Our first principle should be that we cannot have a thriving America without a thriving middle class.
Our total debt as a nation recently topped $16 trillion, which is over $50,000 per every man, woman, and child in America. This debt per person is a greater amount than Greece, Italy, Spain or Portugal.
Europe is in its dire fiscal position today because its governments are spending more money than they are taking in, and at the same time they are stifling job growth by placing undue burdens on small businesses.
My crystal ball is broken and I do not have a magic wand to change the economic situation in America or to reduce the risk of a European financial collapse. A lot of very smart men and women with multiple degrees in economics have no idea how to solve our economic ties to the crisis in Europe.
Our nation is strong, thanks to its foundation of economic freedom and a robust middle class. But we cannot take this for granted - we must support economic policies that keep us fiscally sound in the 21st century. Here is where I stand on a few key topics:
The reason that Europe has a weakened economy is that their governments decided to have a socialist community. A community where the government oversees all programs and businesses. Gathering all the wealth of the nation to redistribute as leaders decide.
There's really no debate about how to fix our economy. We need to create jobs by increasing working people's disposable income and stimulating demand. A lot of conservatives say we should cut upper-income taxes and hope wealthy corporations hire a few of us out of gratitude. The voting publi…
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ron Barber, who almost died in the Tucson shooting that wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, was sworn in Tuesday as a member of the House.