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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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Mike Wallace, Master Interrogator Dies [VIDEO]

We lost a great one here. Mike asked the questions those of us sitting in our living rooms would ask. He got the the crux, and he did so quickly. There was no "fluff" with him, he shot from the shoulder, and as he did, he endeared himself to us.

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DHS Still Mum On Why They Need 450 Million Bullets

After the bombshell earlier this week that the Department of Homeland Security has ordered 450 million hollow point bullets from a Minnesota company, they're remaining silent on the need for such a large armament.

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1940 US Census Is the First Census Available Online

If you’ve been searching for your family history, the search just got a little bit easier. For the first time ever, the results of a US census are available online and can be accessed by and shared with anyone on the internet.

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DHS Arms Itself With 450 Million Bullets

What does the Department of Homeland Security need with 450 million bullets?  Who are they planning on defending us against?

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U.S. Government To Change Penny And Nickel Coin Composition

With both the 1-cent penny and 5-cent nickel costing more than double it's face value to mint, the United States government is looking to make changes and save some money.
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner outlined how his department will find savings, including $286 million in the next fiscal year, by changing the materials that go into coins, replacing paper with electronic communications and consolidating internal agencies

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