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This is something that’s been on my mind for many years. I’m not the isolationist type at all; far from it. With that said, I do believe that our country has enough inherent problems that need some extra dollars that could provide serious assistance to its own citizens without giving so much away to other […]

In 2011, Congress enacted a law in the event that a plan could not be agreed upon to reduce the US deficit. In such an instance, automatic spending cuts across the board would take effect. This is known as the Sequester. These automatic budget cuts are one of the US government’s ways of reducing the […]

By now every American has heard about the “fiscal cliff“, which basically means that if Congress & the President don’t agree on a financial budget before the end of the year that a slew of tax breaks that came in under President Bush goes away and everyone’s taxes will immediately go up, as well as […]

Well, this is interesting. The United States election day is tomorrow, although many states have had early voting (I’d never heard of that before) so some votes have already been cast. It seems that even with the great divide in positions between Democrats and Republicans, liberals and conservatives, when all is said and done people […]

While many people think that the Post Office is run by the US Government, the truth is that they only receive a no-compete clause for the delivery of letters. While they receive special treatment and several competitive licenses from Washington DC, they function as a non-profit jobs creation program and only make enough to fund […]

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