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Desperate Colorado Senator used coercion to prop up Obamacare numbers

As Democrats around the country scurry to get away from the growing failure that is the Affordable Health Cart Act, one Senator in particular is desperately trying to save his political life by coercing Colorado officials to change or not report the actual numbers of individuals who have lost their healthcare coverage since Obamacare became fully implemented. In fact, Democratic Senator Mark Udall is so des ...

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Obama to create ‘Promise Zone’ scheme as poverty level highest in 50 years

President Obama has been in office for more than five years and in that time he has led an economy that has created the highest level of poverty in the last 50 years.  To combat this, the President wants to embark on a new job creation scheme in which he will create 'Promise Zones', run by community organizers in urban centers around the country. In other words, President Obama seeks to put a different shad ...

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Governor Christie helps embed New Jersey’s mafia reputation in traffic scandal

In many recent polls, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is leading the charge for the Republican party in the race for the 2016 Presidency.  And while the 'larger than life' Governor has stayed mute on whether he will actually run in 2016, Christie is already preparing for the job in the footsteps of the current President Barack Obama by feigning ignorance and blaming others for a growing scandal in New Je ...

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FBI changes mission from law enforcement to protecting the state apparatus

The term National Security has changed since 9/11, and has a much more sinister scope than that of protecting the people of the United States.  In fact, when politicians or government agencies use the term National Security today, what they mean in a veiled reference is the protecting if the State apparatus, similar to the way the Stasi did during the years of communist East Germany. Which makes it very int ...

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Falling stock prices make people sick… literally

Sometimes, emotions, much more than any physical threat, can cause the body to develop illnesses.  In fact, it is estimated that stress is the greatest threat to developing a heart conditions, high blood pressure, and even some cancers. So when a new study came out showing that hospital visits for illnesses occur in greater proportion on days after a drop in the stock market, it validates the Japanese belie ...

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New York realtors using Bitcoin to fuel the real estate bubble

Never let it be said that businesses and investors will ever be short of opportunities to spend their money, especially in this era of Fed induced cheap currency.  Like foreign and domestic casinos that allow gamblers to bet on such esoteric things like what time the newest heir to the throne of England would be born, to Wall Street firms opening a bond fund to speculate on the success of ex-convicts, peopl ...

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New York Fed president admits ignorance on QE outcomes

Like the climate change scientists who manipulated data to justify their position that man is the cause of the world's global warming problems, so too is it with mainstream economists, who cite and use incorrect statistics to validate monetary polices that anyone with a shred of common sense can see are more destructive than beneficial to our financial system. Thus it should not come as a shock four years l ...

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Like cigarettes, pot could become tax that saves state budgets

On Jan 1, recreational pot laws went into effect in the states of Washington and Colorado.  And while it is too early to determine how this will equate in the rise of overall revenue for the marijuana industry, expectations are already under way by these states on how taxes received from the sale of the drug can help in subsidizing their general budgets. Colorado projects $578.1 million a year in combined w ...

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Regulation gone wild in NYC: Meet the new boss, same as the old boss

It did not take long for the soon to be inaugurated mayor of New York City to look exactly like his predecessor when it comes to regulating the lives of citizens.  In his first intended act once he takes office, Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio is seeking to destroy a long standing tradition for locals and tourists alike by ending horse drawn carriage rides in Central Park. New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasi ...

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Colorado will use pot to fund schools

Dec. 31 begins the first day of Colorado's new law which legalizes marijuana for recreational use.  In its first year, estimated revenues for businesses are expected to reach $578 million, yielding $67 million in tax revenue.  A large portion of that money will be going to fund education in Colorado, as well as the building of new schools. Colorado projects $578.1 million a year in combined wholesale and re ...

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Methodist church in California replaces Jesus with Trayvon Martin in Nativity scene

Churches across the country no longer appear to be representations of Christ, but instead, have become political institutions masquerading as non-profit corporations that focus on society rather than spiritual causes.  And a great example of this comes from the United Methodist church of Claremont in the state of California, which replaced the baby Jesus in their nativity scene with a figure of Trayvon Mart ...

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Could Russian terror bombing be a Saudi reprisal over Syria?

As Russia prepares for the Sochi Olympics in about 40 days, a troubling reminder of events which took place earlier this year may be casting a dim light on the global event.  On Dec. 29, a suicide bomber detonated a bomb in a train station in the Russian city of Volgograd, which killed 14 people and injured over 40.  This act of terror suddenly brings to mind what Saudi Minister Bander Bin Sultan told Vladi ...

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