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EITHER YOU’RE THE BUTCHER OR YOU’RE THE CATTLE
I know many people have no interest in watching the boob tube because 99% of the programming is either mindless drivel or government sanctioned propaganda. It’s the 1% that reflects the deeper them...
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Stop Making Cents
Benjamin Franklin famously wrote in his 1758 almanac "a penny saved is a penny got," although he is often credited with saying "a penny saved is a penny earned." As with many things in life, the or...
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It’s Nice Having Conversation
The weather is going to be changing soon. It’s going to get cold and I am happy. Not because I like cold weather but it a great small talk topic. I hate going places and not having a small talk top...
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Henry Giroux on the Rise of Neoliberalism
Henry Giroux discusses the increasingly negative impact of neoliberalism across the world, politically, socially, economically and in terms of education, and he offers some suggestions for what we ...
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Ebola and the Failure of the Administrative State
    Commentary This commentary originally appeared in  The Federalist  on October 17, 2014. When news broke two weeks ago that a Liberian man, Thomas Eric Duncan, had been diagnosed with Ebola in D...
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Business Protocol on Avoiding Ebola and Tackling Flu Season
Tyler – October 20, 2014 – As the Ebola scare continues to monopolize news coverage, many business owners are concerned and are examining if and what necessary precautions should be taken. Likewise...
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Journalist Risen: 'Mercenary Class' Now Permanent Fixture in National Security State
by ANDREA GERMANOS, Common Dreams
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Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist James Risen said Sunday that the secretive and multi-billion dollar war on terror has sparked an entire "mercenary class that feeds off unending war...
Baby boomers ruined America: Why blaming millennials is misguided — and annoying
by ALEXANDER S. BALKIN, Salon.com
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Readers of this post have no doubt seen articles admonishing millennials for their perceived apocalyptic effect on the workforce, society, family and everywhere in between. The seemingly endless li...
Analysis: Behind Voter ID, Federal Pre-Clearance
by ROSS RAMSEY, The Texas Tribune
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Analysis: Behind Voter ID, Federal Pre-Clearance by Ross Ramsey , The Texas Tribune Oct. 20, 2014 Strange things show up in the footnotes of federal court rulings. Consider this one in a ruling by ...
Weigh 2015 Medicare Part D, Advantage Plan Choices Carefully
by JASON ALDERMAN
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  If you're currently enrolled in Medicare, what you do or don't do over the next few weeks could determine whether you can secure the best, most affordable coverage next year. Here's why: Medicare...
Global Oil Surplus To Disappear Gradually Next Year
by DAVE SUMMERS, OILPRICE.com
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The oil markets are concerned that there is too much oil currently available on the market, and that, as a consequence, oil prices may continue to tumble. Saudi Arabia is  reportedly  telling Reute...
MyRA accounts fall short for savers
by GERALD E. SCORSE
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President Obama’s legacy will scarcely mention retirement savings accounts, but he did point the way to a promising option: a government-sponsored account, aimed at the millions of workers without ...
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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2014 file photo, actress Amanda Seyfried poses for photographs on the red carpet for the new movie "While We're Young" during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. Seyfried, along with Melanie Griffith, Uzo Aduba, Peter Dinklage, Nina Dobrev and Pablo Schreiber will be appearing next month in the 14th annual benefit "The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway," which asks over a dozen actors, six writers and six directors to come up with six original short plays over the course of a day. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Actors often complain about short rehearsal times, but some of entertainment's biggest names — including Melanie Griffith, Amanda Seyfried, Uzo Aduba, Peter Dinklage, Nina Dobrev and Pablo Schreiber — are about to have virtually none.


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FILE - This Sept. 11, 2012 file photo released by Starpix shows designer Oscar de la Renta, right, and model Karlie Kloss backstage before the presentation of the Oscar de la Renta Spring 2013 collection sponsored by Revlon at Fashion Week in New York. The designer, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82. (AP Photo/Starpix, Amanda Schwab, file)NEW YORK (AP) — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs.


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