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By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 7th, 2013
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China to US: don’t default on Treasury Bonds, it’s important for the global economy

The US government shutdown rolls on and Monday the Chinese authorities spoke out, saying the “clock is ticking,” referring to the October 17 deadline to increase the nation’s debt limit or risk default. donkeyhotey More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
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Ron Paul points out the ‘shenanigans’ of Congress and the ‘fiscal cliff’ vote

Libertarian Party Chair, Geoffrey J. Neale asked in an Open Letter Tuesday: On New Year’s Day, what did Big Government politicians actually vote for? They voted to rip you off an average of $800 a year MORE More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 4th, 2013
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Florida Congressman issues statement on voting against John Boehner as Speaker

Congressman John Boehner has retained his post as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, but several conservative Republicans  showed disappointment in his  leadership as Speaker and voted against him. To More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 4th, 2013
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Details of fiscal cliff deal reveal special loopholes for Hollywood, banks, insurance companies and race track owners

Now that President Obama signed of on the “Fiscal Cliff” tax deal, many of the details are surfacing. Friday analysis revealed more than 50 tax breaks tied to lobbyists, special interests or big businesses. Photo/donkeyhotey More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
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New analysis shows 77% of households will pay more taxes after fiscal cliff deal

The fiscal cliff bill’s impact would be far-reaching for American taxpayers, and particularly painful for very high-income households, according to a new analysis. photo 401(K) 2012 via Flickr About 77% of American More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 3rd, 2013
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Grover Norquist tells Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC ‘No Republican voted for tax increase’

Anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist on MSNBC Wednesday insisted that Republicans who supported the fiscal cliff deal did not vote to increase taxes on the wealthiest Americans. “No Republican voted for a tax More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
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Fiscal cliff deal includes added tax deductions for Hollywood film productions

Hollywood studios enjoyed their best year ever at domestic box offices in 2012, but lawmakers in Washington gave movie and TV investors need a sweet tax deduction to keep the cameras rolling in the U.S. photo Jon More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013
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Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, two different views on the ‘fiscal cliff vote’ from Kentucky

Photo/Congressional Pictoral Directory: 110th Congress The Bluegrass State of Kentucky saw their two Senators leave the fiscal cliff vote with different points of view on the subject, and hence, different votes More...



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