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By Guest Author On Monday, February 8th, 2016
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The extremely wastefulness of vacation resorts and how it’s being addressed

Upon embarking on a vacation, the last thing on a lot of people’s mind is the environment and the effect that their vacationing has on it. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the idea of just enjoying yourself. You More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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Nursing Home Abuse Needs to be a Priority for the Federal Government

The quality of care in nursing homes deserves to be better. If you look around and listen to the news stories and lawsuits about elder abuse in this country, it’s clear that the federal government needs to step More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 3rd, 2015
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Smart Ways to Reduce Energy Consumption in the Workplace

There are numerous costs associated with running a business and as any savvy manager or director knows, the best way to improve the bottom line is to cut expenditure. Small businesses need to be very efficient at More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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New Study: plastic water bottle ban led to more waste, increased sugary drink users

A new study sheds light on the effects of the bottled water ban at the University of Vermont, revealing an unexpected series of results. Students may have complied with the ban on plastic bottles, but picked up More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
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Baltimore proves that more money is not the solution

While the leaders in Washington cry out for more spending on education, infrastructure and crime prevention, a quick look back at the Stimulus Bill reveals almost $2 billion went to Baltimore, which is now a quagmire. The More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
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Elijah Cummings says federal workers come to ‘feed their souls’

While fighting to get Federal employees raises, one rep made the role of the federal worker sound awfully “altruistic.” Rep. Elijah Cummings (D–Md.) says, “so many people come to government knowing More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 24th, 2013
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IRS issues $46 million refund to thousands of ‘unauthorized workers’ at Atlanta address

the Internal Revenue Service sent a total of $46,378,040 in refunds to “unauthorized” workers at one address in Atlanta, Ga., according to a report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. Brought More...

By Robert On Friday, March 22nd, 2013
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Sens. Rand Paul and Mark Begich introduce legislation to encourage federal agencies to return unused funds

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) and Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) introduced a bipartisan bill Thursday  that encourages federal agencies to return unused funds to the taxpayer through bonus incentives. The legislation is called  “Bonuses More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
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President Obama promotes Alan Krueger, author of ‘Cash for Clunkers’

The President’s tired allegiance to the intellectual elites continued on Monday as he promoted Alan B. Krueger to head the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA). And yes, as the titled announced, Cash for Clunkers More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, June 25th, 2010
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Tom Woods speaks out: America, you should be taking notes!

How much longer do we intend to be suckers? When Nancy Pelosi was asked where in the Constitution she found the authority for a federal health-care mandate, she replied, incredulously, “Are you serious? Are you More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 14th, 2009
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Stimulus Wasteful Spending: Ants, Puppet Shows and Bobber the Safety Dog

Remember the first 1,000 page bill that no one in Washington read? The one that Congress didn’t even author as it was later revealed that Apollo Alliance drew up. Here’s a little nugget to make your More...


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