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US Economy 2014

The direction of the economy has been really weak.  The economy has been growing at a pace of about half of what the historical average is – as the New Year approaches. This slow growth may keep the Federal Reserve “printing” money at just over $1 Trillion per year. Recently however, we are beginning to

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Political Parties

When looking at lists of the greatest presidents America has had, George Washington is often among the highest ranked. He led the colonists against the British in the American Revolution for Pete’s sake! How could he not be ranked highly? In my list he ranks highly for one simple reason – his ability to say

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What You Want to Know About the Shutdown

So the federal government has again shutdown. The last time this happened was during President Clinton’s administration in the mid-1990’s. Well what does this exactly mean? I’ll tell you. The federal government is shutdown but that only means that those deemed as non-essential employees are being furloughed. All of the laws, speed limits, and the

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The Lessons of Yesterday are the Promises of Tomorrow

In his address Wednesday at the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, Obama made it clear that the push for equality is not over. Within five decades, we have come a great distance, not only for African-Americans, but for all types of people – Asians, Hispanics, LGBT, and Americans with disabilities. He ended his

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