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Occupy Oakland Update

By now most everyone knows about Occupy Oakland’s clash with the Oakland Police Department. Tensions are currently high and the Occupation and protests are ongoing. Here is a quick recap of what happened. First came the tear gas: Then came … Continue reading

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Dylan Ratigan Has One Demand

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OccupyWallSt – Here Comes the Cavalry!

Transit Workers Union Local 100 joins #OccupyWallSt

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Is Revolution Coming to America?

Probably not, but don’t tell that to Occupy. On September 17, an estimated 1,000 protesters descended on Wall Street. The protest was called by the Candian group Adbusters and supported by the hacker group Anonymous. They are Occupy and they … Continue reading

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Davos Experts See Dip Ahead

So will the world economy recover or will there be a double dip?  The world’s economic leaders are not very optimistic. “Heavy debts will weigh on governments and households in the U.S. and Europe for some time, while hopes for … Continue reading

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In Solidarity with everyone in Iran

Let us all hope democracy can prevail over tyrany and let us further hope that it can be done peaceably.  We’ll be keeping an eye on this – along with everyone else.

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After the Recesion Comes the Inflation?

As if we didn’t have enough to worry about in these dismal economic days, the government’s policies implemented in an attempt to avoid a total economic collapse after-effects will be felt for years to come. The currency-in-circulation component of the … Continue reading

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Happy Tax Day! and Tax Freeedom Day?

Well this is certainly everyone’s favorite time of year, its Tax Day!  Now, why is tax filing day April 15th?  Perhaps it is because this is about the time of the year that Americans have made enough money to pay … Continue reading

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Texas Governor Backs Resolution Affirming Sovereignty

Texas Governor Rick Perry spoke out today on the subject of state’s rights: “I believe that our federal government has become oppressive in its size, its intrusion into the lives of our citizens, and its interference with the affairs of … Continue reading

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Obama’s Impossible Task

Coming on the heels of yesterday’s massive layoffs – thats over 76.000 in one day! – and that fact that Obama has been in office all of one week, it seems appropriaate to try take an even handed look at … Continue reading

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Hail to the Chief!

A truly historic day as Barak Obama has been sworn in as the 44th President of the United States of America. I really don’t have anything to say other than: Now get to work!

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Congress is Smart, Frugal

Reflecting the bountiful harvest that was 2008, Congress has given themselves a raise. To be fair, they didn’t vote to give themselves a raise; the raise was automatic.  Years ago Congress approved a bill that gave them an automatic raise … Continue reading

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