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Dec 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from POLITICO: President Barack Obama arrived in Southeast Washington Wednesday with a clear message: White people are poor too. The conversation that assumes inequality is about poverty — and that both are about race — is a dangerous error that has infected American thinking and warped American politics, he argued in the middle of a ...

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Dec 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Floor Action: Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) on Tuesday reintroduced legislation that would require the government to study the most practical ways of taxing drivers based on how far they drive, in order to help fund federal highway programs. Blumenauer's bill, H.R. 3638, would set up a Road Usage Fee Pilot Program, which he said ...

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Dec 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON FREE BEACON: The Obama administration quietly finalized the Health Insurance Tax (HIT) over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, a provision in Obamacare that will cost nearly $60 billion over the next five years and raise health care premiums by 3 percent. The final rule, published on Nov. 27, imposes a fee beginning in 2014 ...

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Dec 2, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Zero Hedge: While what little remains of America's middle class is happy and eager to put in its 9-to-5 each-and-every day, an increasing number of Americans - those record 91.5 million who are no longer part of the labor force - are perfectly happy to benefit from the ever more generous hand outs ...

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Nov 28, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Hill: Labor and business will clash on Black Friday as union organizers back up Walmart workers protesting for higher wages. Activists say support for the demonstrations has grown compared to last year, estimating roughly 1,500 protests will be held across the country on the busiest shopping day of the year. Critics have sought ...

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Nov 26, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WFB: With just four days left to fulfill their promise of a fixed website, the Obama administration is scrambling to fulfill fix their other promise: ensure that millions of Americans’ insurance plans are not dropped. Keep Reading

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Nov 25, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from RT: Americans may have to start paying to keep money in the bank. Retail banks have warned they might need to start charging customers and companies for deposits if the US Federal Reserve cuts interest it pays on bank reserves. The message from the US banks comes as fears grow the Fed could ...

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Nov 20, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: A North Carolina small business owner said she is being driven to drink more alcohol because of the stress brought on by Obamacare’s regulations, drawing laughter at a hearing about the new exchanges Wednesday. Keep reading

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Nov 20, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Craig Zucker believes he had a "great American success story" until federal regulators shut him down for speaking up, and now the entrepreneur is fighting back. Scraping together $2,000 with a partner, Zucker in 2009 began importing small, high-powered magnets from China. Dubbed "Buckyballs," the BB-sized magnets could form all kinds of ...

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Nov 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Nov 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Nov 19, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER: Obamacare eliminates a tax deductible for many Americans struggling with losing their existing health plans. Millions of Americans facing higher out-of-pocket costs after losing their existing health insurance will also be damaged by what is effectively a tax hike imposed under Obamacare. Keep Reading

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Nov 18, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NY POST: In the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign, from August to September, the unemployment rate fell sharply — raising eyebrows from Wall Street to Washington. The decline — from 8.1 percent in August to 7.8 percent in September — might not have been all it seemed. The numbers, according to a ...

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Nov 18, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON • So much money to be had if you know where to look. The avalanche of cash that made Washington rich in the last decade has transformed the culture of a once staid capital and created a new wave of well-heeled insiders. The winners in the new Washington are not just the former senators, party consiglieri ...

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Nov 14, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

My9 New Jersey Franklin Lakes, New Jersey (My9NJ) - The Affordable Care Act or Obamacare seems to be in the headlines every day because of all of the problems surrounding the launch. And while most realize the law is funded in part by the individual mandate and penalty tax, it is also being funded in ways that ...

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Nov 14, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Washington — First, President Obama had to backtrack from his promise that if you like your health insurance plan, under Obamacare "you can keep it." Now, a new study is suggesting that, under Obamacare, "If you like your workweek, you can’t necessarily keep it, either." About 30 percent of small franchises and 12 percent of ...

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Nov 14, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER: Investigative author Edwin Black details how American taxpayers help fund Palestinian terrorists in his new book, ”Financing the Flames: How Tax-Exempt and Public Money Fuel a Culture of Confrontation and Terror in Israel.” “As soon as a Palestinian terrorist murders an innocent civilian, blows up a bus, or commits any other ...

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Nov 13, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

NEW YORK – WikiLeaks published Wednesday the highly secret negotiated text for the controversial Intellectual Property Rights chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, treaty the Obama administration has been negotiating behind closed doors, without congressional input or approval. In February, WND first reported the Obama administration plans to ask Congress to grant fast-track authority to ...

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Nov 12, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) The percentage of American civilians 16 or older who have a job or are actively seeking one dropped to a 35-year low in October, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In September, the labor force participation rate was 63.2 percent, but in October it dropped to 62.8 percent—the lowest it has been since ...

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Nov 11, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BIG GOVERNMENT: Food stamp enrollments have remained over 47 million for an unprecedented 13 consecutive months. According to the most recent figures available from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), which oversees the food stamp program, in August 2012, 47,102,765 individuals were enrolled in the program, known officially as the Supplemental Nutrition ...

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Nov 11, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: A record high 91,541,000 Americans did not participate in the labor force this October. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 932,000 people dropped out of the labor force last month, from at total of 90,609,000 in September to 91,541,000 in October. The BLS defines a person “[n]ot in ...

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Nov 8, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Big Government: On Friday, the Labor Department reported that 720,000 Americans left the labor force. This exodus pushed the labor force participation rate down to 62.8%, the lowest level since 1978. One out of three adults is neither working nor actively looking for work. Some observers attribute the sharp drop to the shutdown ...

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Nov 6, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The number of poor people in America is 3 million higher than the official count, encompassing 1 in 6 residents due to out-of-pocket medical costs and work-related expenses, according to a revised census measure released Wednesday. The new measure is aimed at providing a fuller picture of poverty, but does not replace ...

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Nov 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER: A memo reportedly went out Monday from the corporate offices of David’s Bridal to store managers informing them that all employees have been moved from full-time to part-time as a result of Obamacare. The memo’s existence, was confirmed to The Daily Caller by 5 David’s Bridal employees, all reached at separate ...

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Nov 2, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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