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Candidates demonizing campaign finance reform infantilize voters

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With the Iowa caucus, electoral politics have made a rather splashy re-entrance to the public dialogue, and a familiar bogeyman has snuck in with it. Since the Supreme Court issued its decision in Citizens United v. FEC in 2010 politicians on the left and right have sought to curry easy electoral points by vilifying this victory for freedom of speech, ...

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The Federal Reserve Doesn’t Understand Money

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Yesterday Ben Bernanke, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, published an asinine editorial in the Wall Street Journal describing how the central bank- and the central bank only- saved the economy through artificially suppressing interest rates. As if this blatantly irrational line of reasoning wasn’t comical enough, Bernanke further went on to browbeat Fed critics as not doing “their bit” ...

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Be Prepared: Dollar Sell Off Within 4 Months

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It looks like mid-May 2013 is the end of the road. Will this be the end of America? YouTube Description: If Congress does not get its financial house in order by the new deadline in mid-May 2013, John Williams of Shadowstats.com contends, “It will be the end of the road . . . . They are not going to have ...

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Free trade is for idiots

For decades, globalists and libertarian free trade ideologues have been telling us that free trade has been “good” for America, that it’s a traditional conservative/Republican policy, and that any suggestion that America should protect its industry – i.e. protectionism – is a Big Government policy and a betray of “free market principles”. Free trade is the religion of the CATO ...

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Romney/Ryan Medicare Plan Would Cost Seniors $6400: Debunked

Per Politico, here’s the analysis of the latest Obama campaign attack ad towards Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan on Medicare: “It’s a promise that was made long ago: you work hard, pay in, your Medicare benefits are guaranteed. But Mitt Romney would break that promise,” the ad says. “Replace your benefits with a voucher. Insurance companies could just keep raising ...

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Is Facebook Too Big To Fail?

With an initial public offering of $38.00 a share, a high of $45.25 a share, and a low of $18.75 per share, Facebook’s stock has been as rocky as a soap opera love affair. Today’s trading shows the current price per share is $19.44. However, with this slide, comes the calls for the company’s CEO and majority stock holder Mark ...

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International Leaders Call For Establishment of a Single World Currency To “Overcome the Economic Crisis”

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — More than 70 experts from 40 countries prepare an Open Letter for G20 countries’ leaders in Kazakhstan. Leaders and former leaders of five states, 11 current and former prime-ministers, 25 current and former ministers and 40 top managers of international organizations, transnational corporations and businesses, 12 Nobel laureates and renowned scientists will gather at the V Astana Economic ...

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Mitt Romney (Really) Doesn’t Have That Much Money

Romney’s “2 Cadillacs” and “my friends own NASCAR teams” stories might seem like old news now, but if he gets the GOP’s nod, you can bet that stories about his wealth will begin to circulate again in preparation for this fall’s election.  Since 80% of Conservatives seem to think he’s going to win the nomination (and he has the largest ...

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Is this the week the world economy bites it?

Ok, I know.. I haven’t written an honest-to-goodness analysis piece in awhile – but now.. the world is ending and I’ve noticed that no one else was writing about it.. well not just this moment .. We’ve been hearing that EU is going to crash any day now, that Americans are over-leveraged and as Conservatives we know all about the ...

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Washington Crackheads and the Root of All Evil

This week I had the privilege of finally catching up on Season 3 of the cable drama “Damages”, starring Glen Close.  This is not a review. I highly recommend this dark legal thriller and now Season 1 is available on Netflix. You won’t be disappointed.  However, as I said previously this is not a review.  I only mention the show ...

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Wanna See A Breakdown In Society? Look No Further Than Your Nearest Grocery Store

While CDN is primarily considered to be a political website, I contend that mundane aspects of our culture can sometimes be a part of the equation that get overlooked.  One of the issue that’s been on my mind lately is how we treat each other publicly.  If the last couple of decades were known for being overly “P.C.”, then I ...

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Taxpayer $ Spent On Obama Memoir. AWESOME!!!

Yesterday, a fellow CDN writer told you that our State Department had spent about $70,000 on copies of Barack Obama’s book, “Dreams of My Father”.  What do I think about that?  I think it’s GREAT.  I’m laughing so hard I could cry as I think about it, and I’ll tell you why… From what I can tell, these books were ...

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The Obama Effect

The following chart shows a comparison of prices of certain commodities from January, 2009 when Obama took office to the prices of the same commodities in January, 2011.             Sourcing is footnoted.             Leftist should take a lot of tranquilizers before reading this chart. Just take this last item: In the last two years we have accumulated national debt at ...

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National Suit Drive Helps Unemployed Americans Suit Up for Success

Men’s Wearhouse Fourth Annual National Suit Drive Collects over 80,000 Clothing Items for Job Seekers HOUSTON, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — For the fourth year, Men’s Wearhouse has held a successful National Suit Drive, the country’s largest collection of gently used professional attire. The company devoted the month of August to encouraging patrons to transform their unwanted businesswear into a second chance ...

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