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Billionaires and Billions of Food Stamps

Food Stamps reported this week that, “A record 290 newcomers joined the Forbes billionaires list in the last year as world markets defied international turmoil. While wars, diseases and currency crises made headlines, tycoons from every continent but Antarctica managed to

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The Turn Away from God means Idolizing Government


We are idolizing government and building fascism into our nation; the problem is spiritual. Throughout Barack Obama’s Presidency many have accused him of supporting Socialism. Of course, given the historical and dictionary definition of the term, that is not accurate—government

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Walmart Raises Wages; Still Getting Complaints


While Walmart raises wages, activists are getting ready to force the company to give employees more hours. People have been using Walmart as a punching bag for years. They make all kinds of accusations against the company based on their

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A Third of Americans Have No Savings for Emergencies

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Far too many of us have no savings, or inadequate savings, for a financial crisis. Our political and economic leaders have encouraged a culture of spending, as if that was the key to economic growth. They have encouraged consumer debt

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Greek People Expect Greek Government to Represent Them

Austerity Ahead

What happens when the Greek government sets policy according to the dictates of foreign creditors, not the wishes of Greek voters? The new left-wing government now has power in Greece for one reason only: they promised to end austerity. The

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Politicians Have No Skill or Honor to Manage the Economy

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Asking the state to manage the economy through central Banking is a case study in what happens when the fox guards the henhouse. Why is the euro destined to fail, and why will the dollar and United States financial system

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The Collapse of Greece Might Bring Collapse to Us

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The Collapse of Greece threatens to bring ruin to our banks, which will then be bailed out by our government at our expense. Why is the current debate over the future of Greece important to you? Yes, you, on Main

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UN Official Admits to Using Climate Change to Change Economy

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Climate Change is an excuse to end the economic development model of the industrial revolution. I cannot overemphasize the importance of this link. If you want to understand why the press for “Climate Change” regulations is so strong–despite the fact

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How to Lose Your Job Before You Even Start


There are some 30 million out-of-work Americans across this country today who are no longer even counted by the government as unemployed because they’ve been jobless for so long. I’m betting that most of those former workers would jump at

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Russia about to Send Europe into Chaos?

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The interest of Russia in Ukraine and the Baltic States, along with Greece’s financial crisis, could send the EU spiraling downward. Only the eldest among us have lived in a time when the dangers were so palpably high. My generation,

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Greece and the Euro about to Erupt

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The new government in Greece is staring down the European Union over the money they owe. What happens when a debtor can’t pay and owns no assets that would cover the debt? Typically, the debtor should go bankrupt. That can

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Gallup CEO: Employment Numbers Are Big Lie

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Jim Clifton, the CEO of Gallup, has written that the employment numbers are highly misleading. Frankly, I thought many of us already knew that the job numbers were virtually meaningless. But as a relatively mainstream figure in a mainstream organization,

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