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Activists to take on Capitol Hill: Lay off our milk, lemonade

August 17, 2012

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(WASHINGTON TIMES) Milk and lemonade may seem like the staples of youthful innocence, but on Saturday a group of activists hope to turn them into the tools of protests when they take to the Capitol to demand the government stop interfering in sales of fresh milk and stop shutting down kids’ lemonade stands. The Raw […]

Unemployment rose in 44 states last month

August 17, 2012

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(WASHINGTON TIMES) — Unemployment rates rose in 44 U.S. states in July, the most states to show a monthly increase in more than three years and a reflection of weak hiring nationwide. The Labor Department said Friday that unemployment rates fell in only two states and were unchanged in four. Unemployment rates rose in nine […]

Eight co-sponsors of ‘audit the Fed’ bill vote against it without explanation

July 27, 2012

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Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER: The House of Representatives approved Texas Republican Rep. Ron Paul’s “Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2012″ by a wide margin in a 327-98 vote Wednesday. But lost in the bipartisan revelry was the fact that eight co-sponsors of the legislation actually voted against it. Spokesmen for each of these congressmen […]

Obama MIA, Hasn’t Met With Budget Chair In a Year

July 27, 2012

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Report: Obamacare penalty to hit uninsured poor people hard

July 26, 2012

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Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER: The penalty imposed by the Affordable Care Act on citizens who elect not to purchase health insurance will be at least $1,000 for most people, and more than $12,000 for high-income earners, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation. “We can see that this is a big tax, […]

100 Million Poor People In America

July 26, 2012

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(INFOWARS) Every single day more Americans fall into poverty. This should deeply alarm you no matter what political party you belong to and no matter what your personal economic philosophy is. Right now, approximately 100 million Americans are either “poor” or “near poor”. For a lot of people “poverty” can be a nebulous concept, so […]