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It Will Take 6.25 BILLION 'Man Years' To Pay Off Federal Government Liabilities: 'A Mathematical Impossibility'


We often hear government officials and mainstream financial pundits throwing around numbers like a billion or trillion. To most Americans these numbers are indiscernible. They are so incredibly enormous that we can’t even imagine what one billion dollars actually looks

Posted in Economics

How Obama's Unemployment Numbers are Meaningless

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You’re going to hear a lot of cheerleading this weekend about the unemployment number dropping to the lowest since 2008. Sorry to be a wet-blanket (for your information, my daughter tells me people read my writing to get depressed), but

Posted in Economics, unemployment

Ben Carson Fears Widespread Chaos That Could Postpone 2016 Election

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Dr. Ben Carson said that the number of crises that America is now facing could result in the country not holding elections in 2016. The retired neurosurgeon and likely 2016 Republican presidential contender said that he hopes the election will

Posted in 2016 Election, Economics, National Security, Politics

Why is the Middle Class Evaporating?

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If you listen to leftists and big-government stooges, the middle class is evaporating because of low minimum wage, greedy corporations, and tax-breaks for the rich. Which would indicate that, in order to grow the middle class, the civil government needs

Posted in Economics

Obama's Budget Chief: Denying Climate Change ‘Makes You a Member of the Flat Earth Society’


Shawn Donovan, director of the Office of Management and Budget, said on Friday that if you don’t believe in climate change and support federal spending to fight it, you believe the earth is flat. “The failure to invest in climate

Posted in Economics, Environment, History, Science

House Passes Bill to Audit the Fed. Will Dems in the Senate Follow?

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Congressman Ron Paul may be gone from the House, but his legacy lives on as the Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to audit the fed- a longtime goal championed by the former Congressman and two-time presidential candidate. The

Posted in Economics, Government, Politics

Report: It’s YOUR Fault: Fed Says Americans Who 'Hoard Money' Are To Blame For Poor Economy

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Despite arguments to the contrary from the Obama administration, mounting evidence suggests that the U.S. economy is rapidly falling back into negative growth territory. More Americans are out of the workforce than ever before, median household incomes are at levels

Posted in Economics, Government

If The Economy Is Recovering, Why Is The Labor Force Participation Rate At A 36 Year Low?


Should we be concerned that the percentage of Americans that are either working or looking for work is the lowest that it has been in 36 years? In August, an all-time record high 92,269,000 Americans 16 years of age and

Posted in Economics, Government, unemployment

BLS: Unemployed More Likely to Go Shopping on Average Day Than Look for Job


On the average day, an unemployed American is more likely to be shopping—for things other than groceries and gas—than to be looking for a new job, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Only 18.9 percent of Americans

Posted in Economics, Government, Taxpayer Waste

Fed Reveals Rich Got Richer as the Poor Got Poorer Under Obama

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Reason bounces off liberals like bullets off Superman. They are impervious to any form of logic, which is why, despite their deeply flawed philosophy, they have remained relevant for so long. If the facts were laid bare, and everyone were

Posted in Economics

Why $15 An Hour To Flip Patties Is Outrageous

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“…I also think that there is an entitlement that is starting to emerge that I think is unhealthy for people and unhealthy for our country.” – Ashton Kutcher I’m not sure just where the entitlement mentality comes from, but it’s

Posted in Business, Economics, Government

Foreign Ownership of U.S. Government Debt Passes $6 Trillion

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For the first time in the nation’s history, foreign interests now own more than $6 trillion in U.S. government debt, according to the most recent Treasury Department report on major foreign holders of the debt, which includes the numbers through

Posted in Economics, Government, World News