Americans’ personal data shared with CIA, IRS, others in security probe

WASHINGTON — U.S. agencies collected and shared the personal information of thousands of Americans in an attempt to root out untrustworthy federal workers that ended up scrutinizing people who had no direct ties to the U.S. government and simply had purchased certain books. Federal officials gathered the information from the customer records of two men who […]

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White House tries to salvage Obamacare, Democrats in distress

The White House scrambled Wednesday to find solutions for the glaring failures in Obamacare as rebellious congressional Democrats pressured the administration over their increasing political predicament. In a closed-door meeting at the Capitol, House Democrats blasted administration officials over their handling of the Obamacare rollout, and the White House’s failure to address Mr. Obama’s broken promise to Americans […]

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Yellen to defend Fed's ultra-easy monetary policy

(Reuters) – Janet Yellen, President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the U.S. Federal Reserve, will offer a stout defense on Thursday of the central bank’s aggressive monetary easing before a Senate panel that includes some tough Republican critics. At a Senate Banking Committee hearing on her nomination to be the first woman to run the nation’s central […]

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Wal-Mart's U.S. sales miss mark as shoppers visit less

(Reuters) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Thursday reported its third straight quarterly decline in U.S. comparable sales, hurt by a drop in shopper visits, and the world’s largest retailer gave a disappointing profit forecast for the holiday season. The company said comparable sales at its U.S. stores, its biggest unit, fell 0.3 percent in the […]

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Obama’s Secret Treaty Which Will Merge America More Deeply Into The Emerging One World Economic System

Did you know that the Obama administration is negotiating a super secret “trade agreement” that is so sensitive that he isn’t even allowing members of Congress to see it?  The Trans-Pacific Partnership is being called the “NAFTA of the Pacific” and “NAFTA on steroids”, but the truth is that it is so much more than […]

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Is It Wrong To Be "Anti-Government"?

It is natural for a society to search for explanations and motivations in the wake of a man-made tragedy. It is also somewhat natural for people to be driven by their personal biases when looking for someone or something to blame. In recent years, however, our country has been carefully conditioned to view almost every […]

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Why Gold Is The Best Money Of Them All, And Nothing Comes Close

If you ask anyone, “what is money?” they can point to a dollar bill, but not define money itself. It’s become so complicated that economists debate what to include in the measure of the money supply. Most don’t believe that gold is money. Nevertheless, gold still behaves as money even though governments have banished it […]

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Reports of the survival of the eurozone may have been greatly exaggerated

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water… Last week’s surprise interest rate cut by the European Central Bank(ECB) may have been taken as good news by the markets, but it was largely a response to the looming danger of deflation in the eurozone. And that is not good news at […]

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The Euro Could Disappear In 10 Years – BlackRock CE

The euro could be in danger of disappearing within the next decade if France does not continue pushing economic reforms, BlackRock Capital boss Larry Fink said Tuesday. Fink expressed his concern about the health of one of Europe’s largest economies at The New York Times’s DealBook Conference, mentioning France’s recent downgrade by Standard & Poor’s. “I don’t think […]

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Lawmaker Seeks to Ban U.S. Dollar

Warning that the U.S. dollar is on the brink of collapse, a State Duma lawmaker has submitted legislation to ban dollar deposits and transactions at Russian banks. Mikhail Degtyaryov of the Liberal Democratic Party said the dollar will collapse in 2017 if U.S. national debt continues to grow at the current rate, and he cautioned that countries with a high dependence on the currency would suffer an economic disaster. “In light […]

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