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MSM Reports U3 Unemployment Rate of 8.6%, Ignores U6 Unemployment Rate of 15.6%

Different Measures of Unemployment From Wikipedia, we see that the US Bureau of Labor Statistics has six different ways to measure unemployment, named U1 through U6. (scroll about half way down the Wikipedia page to get a description of U1-U6) U3 is the “official” unemployment rate as per the International Labour Organization (ILO) definition, the proportion of the civilian labor ...

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Occupy DC Tries to Erect a House at McPherson Square

The Occupy movement has one-upped its absurdity by attempting to build a house in a public square. Metro police are disassembling  a wooden structure that the Occupy protesters built off-site and brought to the park. The wooden frame consists of a roof and some wall framing that look to be a house in the initial build phases. Police on horseback ...

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U.S. Postal Service may eliminate overnight service

In a bow to the efficiency of privately owned express couriers like Federal Express and UPS and admitting that email is partially replacing mail, the United States Postal Service has filed a proposal that seeks to eliminate overnight delivery of first class mail. By no longer offering the overnight services the the postal service can close an additional 250 offices, ...

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Obama: Congress should work through Christmas to extend Social Security revenue cuts

President Obama announced a 17-day long vacation to Hawaii for the holidays while almost simultaneously telling Congress to keep working through the break to pass an extension of the current Social Security revenue cut. Obama has been pushing for Congress to extend the Social Security revenue cut and increase the length of time Americans can be given unemployment insurance – ...

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Decision Day For Herman Cain

As you have probably heard, today is the day that Herman Cain will make the announcement of whether or not he will continue with his campaign. Mr. Cain met face-to-face with his family yesterday to determine whether or not he should continue with the campaign, after numerous allegations of sexual harassment and infidelity have sidelined his campaign message. Campaign volunteers ...

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How The Euro Collapse Will Affect the U.S.

The Present Euro Status Great Britain is now planning on the basis that a Euro (€) collapse is just a matter of time. British diplomats have been told, we learned last Friday, November 25, 2011, to prepare to help tens of thousands of British citizens in EuroZone countries with the consequences of a financial collapse that would leave them unable ...

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Jon Huntsman's Daughters Spoof "Sexy Back" In An Attempt To Promote Their Dad

Yeah… I don’t even know what to say about this one.  After spoofing Mark Block (Herman Cain’s adviser) for his “smoking ad”, Jon Huntsman’s daughters have made another interesting song/video. Informal poll…. Let us know if you’re even familiar with the song these girls are spoofing in the comments below. [poll id=”34″]

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Exploring the Goals of Occupy UMaine

It’s a scene that’s all over the media these days- groups of disgruntled, mangy looking protestors carrying signs with messages like “We are the 99%” and “People over Profits”. And aside from a much higher level of hygiene, this particular group of occupiers wasn’t all that different. The Occupy UMaine protest, appears to be genuinely what the national group claims ...

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Fed's Bernanke Props Up EU With Loan-sharking Scheme

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has reached out to Europe in what is being mischaracterized across America as just another European bailout. Bernanke realizes the U.S. Congress would never allow the Federal Reserve to put the U.S. Economy at further risk by directly bailing out the European Socialists, in which we are already exposed to the tune of owning ...

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Big shock: Politicians are corrupt. So what do we do about it?

Clearly not satisfied with their sky high approval ratings, members of Congress seem to be doing everything they can to convince that final 12% of Americans who support them to reconsider. Last week, Peter Schweizer revealed in his new book that a lot of them have been using their offices to engage in insider trading. For example, while most American ...

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Mitt Squirms When Pressured About Romney Care

In case you missed it, this is the Bret Baier interview with Romney that everyone’s been talking about.  Bret asks Mitt about possible similarities between Obama Care and Romney Care, and oh, does Willard squirm.  Check it out, check-it-outers: I’ll tell you two things I learned from this video. One:  Romney was hoping the interview would be a bunch of ...

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Senate Votes To Keep Indefinite Detention Provision In Military Bill

Earlier today the Senate voted to keep a provision in S.1253 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 which would give the President authority, using the military, to indefinitely detain suspected terror suspects. This includes not only oversees, but in the United States, to include American citizens.  The provision’s sponsors are Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain and Michigan Democratic ...

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