• Economy

    Venezuela Cooks Up The Last Of It’s Seed Corn

    by  • 24 October, 2014 • Communism, Economy, Politics • 0 Comments

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    Desperation… CARACAS, Oct 23 (Reuters) – President Nicolas Maduro’s government said on Thursday it had taken over warehouses around Venezuela crammed with medical goods and food that “bourgeois criminals” were hoarding for speculation and contraband. The socialist government says businessmen and wealthy opponents are trying to sabotage the economy to bring Maduro down, while...

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    Obama’s Credit Card Rejected At NYC Eatery

    by  • 17 October, 2014 • Economy, Politics • 1 Comment


    What’s in your wallet?… Mr. Obama revealed Friday that his credit card was rejected when he went to pay for his meal at a New York restaurant during the U.N. General Assembly gathering earlier this month. “Turns out I guess I don’t use it enough,” so the payment wouldn’t go through, Mr. Obama explained....

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    DoD Scraps Afghan Cargo Planes For 6 cents A Pound

    by  • 10 October, 2014 • Economy, Military • 0 Comments


    WASHINGTON — Most of the C-27 transport aircraft given to the Afghanistan military as part of a failed $486 million Defense Department program were locally scrapped for just $32,000, federal auditors said Thursday. The U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, or SIGAR, sent letters to the Pentagon requesting all documents related to the...

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    Obama Slams The Rich, But Parties With Tycoon Rich Richman

    by  • 8 October, 2014 • Economy, Politics • 0 Comments

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    Irony alert… President Barack Obama chided the Republican Party for catering to the ‘interests of billionaires’ in an email to supporters on Tuesday, then attended a series of high-dollar fundraisers, including one at real estate mogul Rich Richman’s house. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee fundraiser at Richman’s house in Greenwich, Connecticut, cost as much...

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    Panhandler Driving New Car Gets Tongue Lashing

    by  • 7 October, 2014 • Crime, Economy • 0 Comments

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    Panhandler pro-tip: Never let the suckers see you getting into your new car… The family of a panhandling grandmother in Oklahoma City says they’re “appalled” at the Facebook video of her that has gone viral. The video shows the unnamed 78-year-old woman being confronted by a man who had given her money and then...

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    Deceptive Headline: Unemployment Drops to 5.9%

    by  • 3 October, 2014 • Economy, Politics • 0 Comments

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    Lipstick for the pig… The number of unemployed fell in September by 329,000 to 9.3 million. Most of them found jobs. But nearly 100,000 stopped looking for work. Their exodus lowered the percentage of Americans working or looking for work to 62.7 percent, the lowest proportion since February 1978. Doesn’t sound rosy? But as...

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    How Much Do Cable TV Subscribers Pay Per Channel?

    by  • 1 October, 2014 • Art, Economy, Tech • 0 Comments

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    Right now, cable companies provide a host of cable packages at different price points with pre-bundled channels. The issue is nobody’s watching the majority of these channels: A recent Nielsen study reported that on average U.S. homes receive nearly 190 channels but only watch 17.5; that means the average U.S. home utilizes less than...

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    Clorox Quits Venezuela Over Price Controls

    by  • 23 September, 2014 • Communism, Economy, Politics • 0 Comments


    Red stain in Latin America’s toilet won’t come clean… OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Clorox is shutting down all operations in Venezuela, citing restrictions by the government, supply disruptions and economic uncertainty. The announcement Monday by Clorox sent shares up $2.93 to $93.50 in premarket trading. The consumer products company said that for almost three...

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