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A Simple Replacement for ObamaCare

The obvious solution to the health care problem is self-insurance. The Obama Tax is designed to effect those who are young, healthy, and can afford insurance. Who makes the decision about what someone else can afford? But that is beside the point. The point is that if one is young and healthy and can afford insurance, then one can probably ...

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When Unions Won’t Budge

Cities across the country are struggling; some are finding the piggy bank empty. Cities like Scranton, PA are feeling the effects of the tough economy, poor real estate market and a general exodus from the area. City pension outgo is three times more than the city revenues. A loan to the city has not materialized because banks requested the city ...

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June Romney Donors—Look Like Me

June was a big month for Mitt Romney. His fundraising efforts brought in over $100Million to the campaign. Maybe not record breaking; this haul is more than $35Million more than Barack Obama for the same month. Obama campaign manager Jim Messina sent out an anxious and apparently error filled email begging for donors. He wrote, “Through the primaries, more than ...

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Wendy Krepak-Woman Inventor

Meet Wendy Krepak, inventor of Card Cubby. When she lost her real estate job she didn’t wait for a hand out. Instead she took an idea and promoted it. Another example of American ingenuity.    

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Obama Claims He Was Outspent in ’08

President Obama stopped by Pittsburgh today to deliver some campaign remarks, but absurdly states that he was outspent in 2008. (H/T GOPRapidResponse)   According to OpenSecrets.org, those who gave over $200 heavily favored Obama.

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The Job Sinkhole

Today the American unemployment rate remains unchanged at 8.2 percent.  The economy is still five million jobs shy of the breakeven point as America continues to drown in a sea of growing government red ink while struggling to tread water under the overburden of oppressive big government regulations. Since the start of the seemingly never ending “great recession”, the nation ...

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Lackluster service-sector report shows long-term weakness ahead

The Institute for Supply Management released it’s non-manufacturing report today hit 52.1, the lowest in more than 12 months, indicating that while the service-related businesses are still growing, the growth is slowing. In May, the Non-manufacturing index (NMI) was at 53.7. June’s NMI was markedly lower at 52.1 indicating that service-sector employers were seeing weakness in their respective industries. While ...

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June 2012 Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business

(Tempe, Arizona) — Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in June for the 30th consecutive month, say the nation’s purchasing and supply executives in the latest Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Anthony Nieves, C.P.M., CFPM, chair of the Institute for Supply Management™ Non-Manufacturing Business Survey Committee. “The NMI registered 52.1 percent in June, 1.6 percentage points lower ...

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North Carolina Joins Fracknation

North Carolina overrides Purdue veto on fracking

After what one Democrat calls an accidental vote, North Carolina will join most modern states in the 21st century energy boom sweeping the nation. No, not solar or wind – a resurgence in new production of oil and gas in the United States. Using “fracking”, oil and gas producers are able to collect petroleum and natural gas from formations previously ...

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Student Loans-In Need of a Fix?

Part 2 Yesterday we talked about many of the problems inherent with student loans in our society. Today I’d like to share some common sense ideas. Do note, I’m just a mom and I’m not a professional. Also: there are plenty of websites dedicated to finding financial aid for college, do your research before starting school. These suggestions are just ...

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RI Senator- Tax Rates Don’t Affect Small Businesses

Tax policy was the subject of a panel, titled 98 to 2: Raising Taxes to Invest in America and Promote Fairness, held in Washington last month. The panel was associated with former Obama administration official and radical Van Jones’s Take Back the American Dream Conference, which basically aims to advance progressivism. The panel consisted of several prominent progressive activists and ...

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GM Hits New Low, Taxpayer Losses at $34Billion

Obama’s famed auto-bailout centerpiece, General Motors, is become worth less every day as its Monday close bottomed at $19.57 – the lowest in 2012. GM went public in November of 2010 after being rescued by American taxpayers and the stripping of private investors. The initial offering started at $33 and things have fallen off a cliff since then. As Investors.com reports, ...

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EU Unemployment: Ouch!

European unemployment for May reached 11.1% making it the highest ever for a single currency area. Nearly, one in four adults in Spain is now unemployed but for the under 25 age group a critical 52% in Spain and Greece are unable to find work.  In total, 17.6 million people were out of work in the Eurozone in May, up ...

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Student Loans-In Need of a Fix or a Change?

Part 1 Every day we hear more tales of woe from college students who are inundated in debt due to their huge student loans.  Paying off student loans is a factor affecting lifestyle choices for many. More recently, the loans have become a larger influence on graduates, impacting decisions about home buying and even marriage. Some believe that the sudden ...

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