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Number Living Paycheck to Paycheck Up 33% From 2012

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Almost a third more people are living paycheck to paycheck  from only a few years ago. Anytime anyone brings up our economic malaise, liberals like to chime in to talk about how great the economy is under Obama. They talk

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Blockbuster Study as Minimum Wage Goes Up so does Unemployment!

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Is it mean to say ‘we told you so’? Ok. Well, I don’t really care about not being mean so… ‘we told you so’! A recent study shows that as minimum wage goes up employment drops. Which would mean that

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As Usual, the Jobs Report isn’t as Great as Everyone’s Saying it Is

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Let’s do a reality check on the jobs report. And by everyone, I mean liberal economists, Democrat cheerleaders, and investors who have a vested interest in making everyone think the economy is booming like crazy so that their investments bloat

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Political Affiliation of the Best- and Worst-Run States

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24/7 Wall Street just released its report on the best and worst-run states in the US. They determined this, as you would imagine, based mostly on economics. Their methodology, in a nutshell: To determine the best- and worst-run states, 24/7

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Fast Food Workers Continue to Fight for Minimum Wage Hike

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Across the nation minimum wage fast food workers have been clamoring for higher wages even though this fight has led to increasing automation in the fast food industry. As the movement has gained steam fast food companies have pushed to

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We’re Number Two! China Overtakes US as World’s Largest Economy

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We’re not number one anymore. The International Monetary Fund just released this year’s economic production numbers and China has officially overtaken the US as the world’s largest economy: The International Monetary Fund recently released the latest numbers for the world economy. And

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Total US Debt Over $18 Trillion

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The total US debt has just jumped over the $18 trillion mark for the first time ever. With all of the other major problems we are facing as a country, this one might be the crow bar that finally shatters

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Why isn't the Media Happy about the Drop in Gas Prices?

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Have you been to a gas station recently?  If you have you have noticed that gas prices are lower than they’ve been in a very long time. In fact, they’ve dropped so low that Americans have begun buying SUV’s again

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The Dwindling Power of OPEC

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As if you hadn’t noticed, gas prices are plummeting. You may have wondered why this is the case. There is really one main reason, and it is shaking things up for OPEC. The US is producing far more oil than

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Senate Democrats KILL Keystone XL Pipeline - For Now...

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Well, that’s it then. Senate Democrats have killed the Keystone XL Pipeline, which means that Republicans won’t have another chance to pass it until the new Congress in January. This should effectively kill Senator Mary Landrieu’s (D-LA) hopes of being

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Ex-Wife of Oil Baron Harold Hamm Rejects $1 Billion Divorce Settlement

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Sue Ann Hamm, now ex-wife of oil tycoon Harold Hamm, has been awarded about one billion dollars in a recent divorce settlement. And she is appealing the award “on grounds that it grossly undervalues the marital wealth she is entitled

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Republicans Not Acting Like "Free-Market" Conservatives!

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Every now and again, I wish I could grab the GOP and shake the entire Party. The ongoing battle with Tesla Motors and their CEO Elon Musk is one such moment. Now, I am not here to defend all of

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