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The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful.

It has been nearly 7 years since the Great Recession of 2008. Some people have recovered, but many have not. When I say “recovered”, I mean recovered the lifestyle they had pre-2008. Whether willingly or unwillingly, there are many people who have downgraded their lifestyle. How do I know this? Examine the below chart – […]

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Marco Rubio, Cuba, and Schizophrenic Conservatism.

On Fox News, we read: To hear former Texas Republican congressman and longtime conservative rock star, Ron Paul, tell it, Marco Rubio is clueless when it comes to the power of the free market.  “It’s like talking to a stone wall,” said Paul.  Paul is aware of Rubio’s ongoing verbal sparring with his son, Rand. […]

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Eulogizing King Abdullah…

On the NY Times, we read: King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, who came to the throne in old age and earned a reputation as a cautious reformer even as the Arab Spring revolts toppled heads of state and Islamic State militants threatened the Muslim establishment that he represented, died on Friday, according to a statement […]

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Obama Silent on Social Security, Medicare Crisis?

On Fox News, we read: If there were any doubts that President Obama has moved beyond trying to tackle the $18 trillion national debt, his State of the Union address should put them to rest: He’s over it. The president on Tuesday night pitched an ambitious package of tax hikes for some, tax cuts for […]

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The Future of Public School – 51% of Students in Poverty.

The Public Schools are completely falling apart. In my opinion, they are utterly doomed. I have discussed this before. Recent data coming to light does not paint a healthy picture for the future of Public Schooling in America. In the Washington Post, we read: For the first time in at least 50 years, a majority […]

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France, Terrorism, and Gun Control.

France has seen, over the past few days, it’s first major clash between French Law and Islamic Sharia Law. This has been the first major showdown between the freedom of the press, which is allowed by French law, and the veneration of Muhammad, which is required by Islamic law. As we read on Fox News: […]

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What Happens if Greece Leaves the Euro…

In an Associated Press report, we read: PARIS (AP) — France’s president has raised the possibility of Greece leaving the shared euro currency, but says that’s a decision for “Greece alone” to make. Some in Europe have expressed concern that if the left-wing Syriza party wins this month’s general election in Greece, the new government […]

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Is the War in Afghanistan Really Over?

A few days ago, NATO officially marked the end of the combat mission in Afghanistan. It is widely being referred to as the end of the war. On Fox News, we read: President Obama on Sunday marked the end of the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan by calling it a “milestone” for the country and […]

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Obama and NAFTA: Betraying The Left Wing.

In the Washington Post, we read: President Obama is preparing a major push on a vast free-trade zone that seeks to enlist Republicans as partners and test his premise that Washington can still find common ground on major initiatives. It also will test his willingness to buck his own party in pursuit of a legacy-burnishing […]

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The Price of Oil: What You Need to Know.

On Fox News, we read: With the price of oil now below $56 a barrel, drivers are smiling at the gas pump. However, American oil producers and the states whose economies rely on them are bracing for tougher times ahead. “If oil drops five dollars a barrel, that’s about a $17 million loss to our general […]

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