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Addicted to Stress
Addicted to Stress We live in a society that makes any choice besides pushing through the pain very difficult. By  Jill Richardson Not long now until freedom — or temporary freedom, anyway. I’m jus...
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Household Debt Is a National Crisis
Household Debt Is a National Crisis It’s time to stop blaming borrowers and instead hold predatory lenders accountable. By  LeeAnn Hall Years after Toni Potter’s husband passed away from pancreatic...
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Condiment Swap for World Health Day
Spring has sprung and beachwear season is right around the corner (eek!) making now the perfect time to make a few adjustments to your diet and lifestyle. We all know that we should avoid fats, sug...
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Deciphering the Mideast Chaos
Few Americans seem to comprehend what is unfolding in the Middle East – with the latest conflict involving Saudi airstrikes against the Houthi rebels who now control Yemen’s capital of Sanaa. In th...
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Guilty of Being Poor
Guilty of Being Poor When a community issues arrest warrants for more offenses than it has residents, something's deeply wrong. By  Karen Dolan Here’s something you might not know about Ferguson, M...
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Lexington & Concord (1775)
Lexington & Concord (1775) After reviewing eyewitness accounts of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the Massachusetts Provincial Congress summarized events in an address to the citizens of Grea...
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A Glimpse Into the GOP's Backward Bubble
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If there’s one takeaway from Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s “religious freedom restoration” debacle, it’s that Republicans ignore today’s cultural environment at their peril. Conservatives can continue ...
Texas Better Off Under CFPB Proposal to End Payday Debt Trap
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Texas still needs unified ordinance that offers strong consumer protections     AUSTIN — The Texas Fair Lending Alliance (TFLA) is fighting to end abusive lending. The Consumer Financial Protection...
America Is No Longer a Republic or a Democracy
by BILL BONNER
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
House of the Rising Stock Market Last week was bad for the dollar, but good for US stocks. On Friday, the greenback capped its worst five days of trading in four years. The Dow rose another 168 poi...
Video: Why internet arguments are useless
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The View from Writers Roost
by WILLIS WEBB
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Old ‘family’ chair kept to remind me of sacrifices There is a simple wooden, ladderback chair that sits fairly unobtrusively in our home that most people probably look at as some sort of odd decora...
Keep Licking the Icing and You'll Never Eat the Cake
by PHILIP A. FARRUGGIO
Mar 30, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Americans love to be diverted. Perhaps it's our being bombarded since childhood with massive advertising, to the effect of subtle brainwashing. Then factor in the learned desire for the need to gos...
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