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Interesting political issues.

Meaningless Rhetoric over Currency Manipulation

Here’s an interesting article that raises the issue of China manipulating it’s currency to keep it artificially low against the US dollar.  http://yhoo.it/qnGI4r Who benefits from this favorable exchange rate?  US Corporations.  When we talk about the loss of jobs … Continue reading

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Mixed Message – Can you spell R-E-C-E-S-S-I-O-N?

I just came across this post and I just had to laugh.  In the post they state that economists now feel that the U.S.A. my be entering another recession.  Entering?  We’ve been in a recession for the past 3 years. … Continue reading

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Brace for Impact

Here’s a realistic and refreshingly honest assessment of the U.S. economy.  http://yhoo.it/qctEnC  

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Troop Increase Slated for US Interior

This should be a wake-up call for all Americans.  A troop increase for the U.S. to protect the U.S.A. from who, us?  It was reported in 2008, but who knew? Watch the video and see for yourself.  http://bit.ly/ohdUYR     … Continue reading

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Bush Explains his Reaction to 9/11 Events

I was surprised to find this link about Bush trying to explain his reaction to news that a plane had struck the World Trade Center while he was visiting a Florida school classroom.  Here’s the link: http://yhoo.it/qja3Nc What I find interesting … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Government Break the Trade Unions

Break the unions and you break the middle class.  The British government was making plans to undermine the Miners Union during the 1985 strike even before the strike ended.  Read it here: http://bit.ly/pwv2NC Another article claims that Margaret Thatcher didn’t break … Continue reading

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Wrong Thinking Republicans

President Barack Obama is criticized for increasing the National Debt and he certainly bears some responsibility for the deficits during his term in office.  However, take a look at the data and you’ll see that the policies of the George … Continue reading

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Should David Cameron Resign?

Here’s a link to a short article from The Economist.  http://econ.st/qXZd6s How well can he distance himself from his former media advisor from 2007 to 2011 Andy Coulson?  It sure looks like News International had lots of access to the … Continue reading

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Let the EPA Do It’s Job

This article from Grist says it all.  Check it out and the included links: http://bit.ly/pOTXgH The EPA promulgates and enforces regulations based on laws passed by the U.S. Congress – you know the people we elected to represent us.  We should … Continue reading

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A Shot Across the Bow

The decision to release oil from the strategic petroleum reserve is a shot across the bow of OPEC.  Remember the first shot is a warning, the next?  Well your guess is a good as mine.  I think it’s clear that … Continue reading

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