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By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 29th, 2016
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The History of Stock Trading: Where It All Began

Although the concept of trading debts and government securities can be traced as far back as 12th century France, the fact of the matter is that the stock markets as we now know them are relatively modern. Whether More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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California’s Barbara Lee on President Obama’s SOTU address, talks gun violence, racism, education

Congresswoman Barbara Lee released this statement following President Obama’s State of the Union address: This evening, the American people and the world had an opportunity to hear directly from our President More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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Legendary singing and dancing child star Shirley Temple dies at age 85

Shirley Temple, the enchanting singing and dancing child star with the beautiful corkscrew red curls who also helped America escape from the emotions of the Great Depression, died Monday night. She was 85.  A statement More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
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Marvin Horne, California raisin farmer faces $650K in fines for Great Depression era law

A California raisin farmer is facing at least $650,000 in fines for defying a Depression-era law that requires him to set aside some of his crop and turn it over to the U.S. government without being compensated. Public More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
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The Federal Deficit is a Symtom, Not the Disease

Member of Congress are infamous for attacking symptoms of a problem instead of going straight to the heart of the disease, and the current “discussion” on the massive federal deficits are yet another More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 26th, 2012
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Greece PM Antonis Samaras says country is in a ‘Great Depression’

Image/CIA Greece’s recession is very deep, in fact Prime Minister Antonis Samaras told former U.S. President Bill Clinton  earlier this week that Greece is in a “Great Depression”, reminiscent of More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, November 7th, 2010
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David Broder perpetuates the fallacy that war is good for the economy

Last Sunday’s Washington Post had veteran journalist David Broder suggesting that President Obama starting a war with Iran could be the trigger to bring us out of our economic doldrums. He of course uses FDR and More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, September 17th, 2010
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US poverty rate highest since 1994

The U.S. poverty rate rose to 14.3 percent in 2009 from 13.2 percent the year before, bringing the percentage of the population living in poverty to the highest level since 1994, as the economic downturn took its More...


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