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Tax Day: Where did your 2013 Tax Money Go? – Infographic

Where did you your 2013 tax dollars—which are due today—go?  This nifty info-graphic breaks it down.  Can I say entitlements? Major entitlements (Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security) gobbled up 49 percent, while more federal benefits took another 20 percent. These [...]

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3 Reasons Government Needs to Address Income Inequality

Earlier this week, President Obama signed two executive orders addressing income inequality experienced by women and minorities. The new regulations allow employees to discuss their pay without fear of retribution and also requires employers to submit salary data according to [...]

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A Government Suppressed Society

The US economy even when stumbling and being suppressed by bad federal government policy is still the largest economy in the world. That being said, still millions of Americans remain unemployed, food stamps and welfare rolls are at record highs [...]

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Obama calls Putin over ‘Illegal’ Crimea referendum

Readout of the President’s Call with President Putin  President Obama spoke this afternoon with President Putin of Russia. President Obama emphasized that the Crimean “referendum,” which violates the Ukrainian constitution and occurred under duress of Russian military intervention, would never [...]

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POTUS Obama remarks on his $3.9 Trillion 2015 Budget, $651 billion in New Taxes

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ANNOUNCING THE FY2015 BUDGET  Powell Elementary School Washington, D.C. THE PRESIDENT:  Good morning, everybody.  I’m here at Powell Elementary School, and just had a chance to see some of the outstanding students here.  And I thought [...]

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Report: Raising Minimum Wage will allow 500K to spend more time Family

A new report released by the CBO says that raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour will allow 500 thousand people to spend more time with their families.  Of course, they will be spending that extra time in their [...]

Thomas Jefferson warned against allowing banking institutions to destroy the US with inflationary and deflationary cycles.Thomas Jefferson warned against allowing banking institutions to destroy the US with inflationary and deflationary cycles.

America Under the Weight of The Federal Reserve

In 1913 the Revenue Act was passed under conspicuous circumstances. Under the Woodrow Wilson White House, a progressive administration, the fate of the United States passed into the hands of a few men beyond the purview of Congress or the [...]

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Evil Koch Brothers Rank 59th in Political Donations, ActBlue 1st

You see it in nearly every democrat party or affiliates email.  You see it at almost every Democrat rally… The Evil Koch Brothers are destroying America with their billions of dollars going to Republican and Libertarian causes. Problem is,  it’s [...]

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Labor Force at 1978 Levels, More people can pursue Hobbies

The Employment situation report was released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics at 8:30 a.m. on February 7, 2014.  The report related that employment rose by a mere 113,000 jobs much below estimate.  Even so the unemployment rate (U3) dropped [...]

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Stocks worst February Start since 1933

U.S. stocks saw their worst start to February since 1933 after a manufacturing report heightened concern about the economy before Friday’s monthly jobs report. Overall factory activity hit an eight-month low in January as new order growth plunged by the [...]

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January Effect? Dow Ends Month Down 5%, Worst since 2009

As January goes, so does the rest of the year.  That according to the fairly accurate ‘January Effect‘.  Since Democrats have been pointing the the Stock Market as an indicator of the economy improving, this may be a very, very [...]