€urosclerosis: What the Greek banks want, and what it would mean in the United States Just another proposal to take people's money

The Greek economic crisis hasn’t been talked about as much as it had been, but it still exists. From Greek Reporter: Greek Banks Propose Tax on Cash Withdrawals to Curb Tax Evasion By Philip Chrysopoulos | November 28, 2016 Greek banks have proposed taxation of cash withdrawals so that Greeks make more electronic transactions as …

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How Donald Trump can help the American working class

From The Wall Street Journal: Small Businesses Lament There Are Too Few Mexicans in U.S., Not Too Many As the labor market tightens and the population of undocumented immigrants shrinks, employers in low-skill industries such as hospitality, construction and agriculture scramble to fill jobs By Miriam Jordan and Santiago Pérez | Updated Nov. 28, 2016 …

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The Wall Street Journal and a poor story on immigration

It was the last line that caught my eye: Grinning, (Yves Nzosaba) said he was about to purchase a Ford Mustang, the iconic American car. Ms. Caplice scrunched up her face. “That’s not good in the snow!” she said. Don’t I know it! My darling bride (of 37 years, 5 months and 28 days) used …

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Our Second Amendment rights seem safe for the next four years

From CNNMoney: Why gun stocks are plunging since Trump won Gun stocks have plunged since the election of Donald Trump by Aaron Smith | November 11, 2016: 12:34 PM ET What happened? Trump was endorsed by the National Rifle Association and was the clear favorite of white, rural, gun-loving America. But the stock prices for …

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“The Capitalists will sell us the rope with which we will hang them.”

A tweet from Heather Long: The other big, important news today: Iran and French company Total sign $2 billion gas deal https://t.co/V6QXBVddBU — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) November 8, 2016 And the story: Iran is back: Total signs $2 billion gas deal by Mark Thompson and Zahraa Alkhalisi | November 8, 2016: 6:53 AM ET Foreign …

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The left are shocked, shocked! that the Affordable Care Act isn’t working the way they thought it would It's not like nobody told them what would happen

Unbelievable! CBS Anchors Bewildered by Obamacare 25 Percent Premium Hikes: ‘What Happened?’ By: David Rutz | October 25, 2016 10:57 am The anchors of CBS This Morning expressed bewilderment on Tuesday at the sharp premium hikes in Obamacare insurance plans, with one asking for an understanding for “why this is happening.” When Obamacare open enrollment …

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Brexit: Not all doom and gloom The sun is shining and the birds are singing and Britain is open for business!

From the Daily Mail: Britain is the most business-friendly major economy, World Bank rules as its annual index casts fresh doubt on doom-laden Brexit warnings UK comes top of G7 group of industrialised countries in annual index on ease of doing business Britain is one place ahead of the US and significantly higher than any …

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AT&T CEO pledges journalistic independence for CNN Meaning: CNN will still be a partisan voice for the Democrats

From CNNMoney: AT&T CEO pledges journalistic independence for CNN by Brian Stelter | @brianstelter | October 23, 2016: 5:43 PM ET AT&T has never owned a news division before. Now, assuming its $85 billion deal to acquire Time Warner passes regulatory muster, it will take control of CNN, one of the world’s biggest news organizations. …

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Economics 101: You can’t add millions of people who could not afford health insurance to the insurance rolls and not increase costs dramatically We told you that this would happen

Somehow, I am not at all surprised. Pennsylvania approves sharp increases for Obamacare plans By Wes Venteicher | Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, 3:21 p.m. The Pennsylvania Insurance Department on Monday approved monthly premium increases of up to 55 percent for health insurance plans sold on the Affordable Care Act’s online marketplace in the state. Calling …

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