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401(k): The Lie.

Do you have a 401(k)? Have people suggested you open a 401(k)? Either way, read this: You need to know this number: $18,433.That’s the median amount in a 401(k) savings account, according to a recent report by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Almost 40 percent of employees have less than $10,000, even as the proportion […]

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Greenpeace Co-founder: “No Proof for Climate Change.”

Dr. Patrick Moore is the co-founder of Greenpeace, and has been a leading environmentalist figure for over 40 years. He is also a Climate Change skeptic. In an editorial on the Heartland written by Dr. Moore, we read: I am skeptical humans are the main cause of climate change and that it will be catastrophic […]

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How the Federal Gov’t Wastes $400 Billion…

On the Fiscal Times, we read: The Pentagon’s embattled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter continues to be plagued with so many problems that it can’t even pass the most basic requirements needed to fly in combat, despite soaring roughly $170 billion over budget. As the most expensive weapons program in the Pentagon’s history, the $400 billion and counting F-35 is supposed to be unlike any other fighter jet—with high-tech computer […]

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Federal Government Bailing Out Oil Companies?

On Reuters, we read: The U.S. government on Friday proposed buying buy up to 5 million barrels of sweet crude for the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to replace oil it sold in a test sale last year. In March 2014, the Department of Energy astonished oil markets with a test sale of 5 million barrels, which […]

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College Collapse: The End of the Tiny College?

First, on the Times Free Press, we read: Tennessee Temple University is moving — not across town to Woodland Park Baptist Church, as planned a year ago, but 300 miles away, to merge with Piedmont International University, a private Christian college in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Temple’s 15-member board of trustees is expected to approve a […]

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Will the Federal Reserve Raise Interest Rates?

On the Wall Street Journal, we read: Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen , sounding upbeat about the economy, laid the groundwork for interest-rate increases later this year. “The employment situation in the United States has been improving on many dimensions,” Ms. Yellen told the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, her first of two days of […]

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Ron Paul: “RIP, Internet?”

From the Ron Paul Institute, as written by Ron Paul: Today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), a non-elected federal government agency, voted three-to-two to reclassify broadband Internet as a common carrier service under Title II of the Communications Act. This means that – without the vote of Congress, the peoples’ branch of government – a […]

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Ron Paul: Obama Seeks “Blank Check” For War.

From the Ron Paul Institute, as written by Ron Paul: Last week President Obama sent Congress legislation to authorize him to use force against ISIS “and associated persons and forces” anywhere in the world for the next three years. This is a blank check for the president to start as many new wars as he […]

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Elizabeth Warren, Friend of the Big Banks?

On the Wall Street Journal, we read: A critical question for Sen. Rand Paul’s effort to expand oversight of the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate decisions is whether he could win support from the central bank’s leftist critics in Congress. But one of the Senate’s most prominent liberal Democrats says she’s not on board. Sen. Elizabeth Warren […]

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White House Telling “Big Lie” on Unemployment?

On Fox News, we read: The chairman of the venerable Gallup research and polling firm says the official U.S. unemployment rate is really an underestimation and a “big lie” perpetuated by the White House, Wall Street and the media. What CEO and Chairman Jim Clifton revealed in his blog Tuesday about how the Labor Department […]

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