Monthly Archives: December 2014

Senator Elizabeth Warren takes on Citigroup

Published on Dec 12, 2014 Six years after the largest bailout of financial institutions in American history, lawmakers are attempting slip a provision into the current spending bill that repeals the “Prohibition Against Federal Government Bailouts of Swaps Entities“. Um…I … Continue reading

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Fiscal Year 2015 Omnibus Appropriations Bill aka United States spending bill for 2015

December 11, 2014 A little history: “All Bills for raising Revenue shall originate in the House of Representatives; but the Senate may propose or concur with Amendments as on other Bills.” Article I, Section 7, Clause 1 Origination Clause in … Continue reading

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Keep shouting “Less government!”

Keep shouting “Less government!”  An informed democracy just makes our jobs that much harder. Thank goodness for the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent business blessings. And with a Republican controlled Congress next year, shout out loud.  Shout out proud. “Less government!”. … Continue reading

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Freedom from Want: From A Study Guide To The Four Freedoms

Did the United States really win the Cold War?  Without a single missile, a warped ideology of communism has facilitated in the demise of the American middle class. Most of us who grew up during the Cold War have a tendency … Continue reading

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The Richest 400 Americans have $2.29 trillion in wealth

“It was another record year for American wealth: The aggregate net worth of the richest 400 Americans was $2.29 trillion, up $270 billion from a year ago. It took a minimum net worth of $1.55 billion to make The Forbes … Continue reading

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