• Economy

    Obama Mulls Taxing Bank Accounts

    by  • 16 April, 2015 • Economy, Politics • 1 Comment

    Obama tickled pink

    Nacho money… Last November in Brisbane, Australia, President Obama agreed with G-20 global economic leaders that you no longer own your bank accounts. The United States now regards your bank account as an asset that, in effect, belongs to your bank and can be seized by the government to pay bank debts and obligations....

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    India Freezes Greenpeace Bank Accounts

    by  • 10 April, 2015 • Crime, Economy, Politics, Tech • 3 Comments

    take my money

    Luddites… The Indian government has frozen seven bank accounts belonging to Greenpeace’s India arm and suspended the environmental group’s foreign-funding license for allegedly violating rules governing overseas currency transfers. A dossier prepared by the Union Home Ministry on March 4 claimed that Greenpeace’s foreign contribution was used “to influence and lobby” for the formation...

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    15 Ships Still Trapped In Frozen Lake Superior

    by  • 8 April, 2015 • Economy, Tech • 3 Comments

    Al Gore miffed

    Global warming… U.S. Coast Guard officials, saying the “proverbial drain is clogged,” are hoping to plow through unseasonable Lake Superior ice Wednesday that has tied up 15 ships and halted travel. It’s rare to see this much ice at Whitefish Bay — on eastern Lake Superior between Michigan and Ontario — in a shipping...

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    March Jobs Numbers Disappoint, Unexpectedly

    by  • 3 April, 2015 • Economy, Politics • 3 Comments

    Obama huh

    Magic math… (Newser) – The US economy added just 126,000 jobs in March—not even close to the 248,000 economists had expected, the Wall Street Journal reports. The unemployment rate remained unchanged, at 5.5%. At the Journal, Paul Vigna calls the jobs number a “surprise,” noting that’s the slimmest gain since December 2013. In more...

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