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10 Reactions To The Government Shutdown

The United States government has been partially shut down last Monday, when the Republican-controlled House refused to fund the government over their objections to the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare.  Hundreds of thousands of federal workers have been sent out … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Obama Administration Will Not Mint A Trillion Dollar Coin

As the nation braces for another round of debt ceiling negotiations, one of the proposed ideas for avoiding the debt ceiling debacle involves minting a trillion dollar platinum coin and depositing it with the United States Treasury.  However, the White … Continue reading

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10 Other Provisions In The Fiscal Cliff Deal

As you may have learned from the news, the Obama Administration and Congressional Republicans have reached a deal to avert the so-called fiscal cliff.  The deal raised some taxes, cut some spending, and had not addressed the debt ceiling that … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Negotiations To Raise the Debt Ceiling Are Taking So Long

Earlier this year, White House had asked Congress to raise the US debt ceiling.  While almost everyone agrees that raising the debt ceiling is necessary, the talks on the increase to the US debt ceiling have continued for weeks so … Continue reading

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