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Swallowed Batteries The Cause Of Doubled ER Visits For Kids

Everything has a battery these days - even toys for kids.  That's why it should be no surprise that Emergency Room visits for kids that have swallowed batteries have increased.  A recent report shows that these sort of ER visits have more than doubled over the last two decades.

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Ex Presidents Perks Revealed

I was outraged when I read these numbers. You and I pay for every bit of this. There's no way we would get away with it.

We shell out $4 million a year to pay the expenses of the country's four living ex-presidents… and they are all multi-millionaires.

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Bank of America Starts Mortgage Reduction Effort

Bank of America said it planned to contact more than 200,000 homeowners who could be candidates for the offers, sending letters to a majority of them by the third quarter of this year. Which to you and me means around summer time.

That's the good part.

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New Mexico Town Will Cut Off Your Utilities for Not Paying Traffic Tickets — Dollars and Sense [VIDEO]

Many drivers have bemoaned the cameras installed in intersections that catch drivers blowing through red lights and issue tickets accordingly. But in one New Mexico city, ignoring those tickets is an especially bad idea — doing so could get your utilities shut off.

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TSA Defends Interrogating 4 Year Old

TSA officials are defending their actions after interrogating a 4 year old girl at a Montana airport.

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Beware: Fiscal Cliff Looms For U.S. Market

As a country, we've done nothing to manage our debt the last couple of years.  In fact - we've added to it at a record rate.  Wall Street-"dooms-dayers" foretell of a fiscal cliff that the market is headed for.

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Low Tax Rate, Refund For Obama

I thought that millionaires were supposed to pay more in taxes?  Barack Obama's tax returns are public information and inquiring eyes have noticed two things:  His effective tax rate is lower than the 30% he proposes and he's also getting a very large tax refund!

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Should the United States Get Rid of the Penny? – Survey of the Day

Last month Canada joined countries like Australia and Great Britain in eliminating the penny. Is the United States next?

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Obama Fails At Hoops, Too [VIDEO]

Over the Easter Weekend, Barack Obama invited people to the White House for storytelling, healthy food, and a game of basketball.   Obama has been quick to trumpet his basketball skills before, so all eyes were on the POTUS as he engaged in a game of shoot-around.

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Obama Practices Damage Control After Telling Catholics To Go To Hell

After casting off Catholics not once but twice in the last three months over religious freedoms, Barack Obama is trying a new strategy;  The POTUS is now inferring that he partnered with Catholics in his earliest days as a community organizer in Chicago.

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Majority Of Hybrid Owners Wouldn’t Buy Again

The Obama administration might have a problem on their hands if they're counting on the money they've spent on hybrids turning into satisfied American customers;  Two-thirds of current hybrid owners say that they would never buy another

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Obama Thumbs Nose At Supreme Court; Appropriates $500 Million For Obamacare

Deciding not to wait until the Supreme Court rules on whether or not his health plans for the United States are lawful, Barack Obama has directed the government to divert $500 million to help the IRS implement his plans.

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