Monthly Archives: June, 2011

Lawmaker Wants Veterans Cemetery Investigated Over Anti-Christian Rules

A Texas lawmaker is demanding and investigation into what he calls anti-religious” and “anti-Christian” decision by the Department of Veterans Affairs to allegedly prohibit veterans from mentioning “God” or “Jesus” during funerals at the Houston National Cemetery.  “The federal government should not have a policy of being anti-religious especially at a religious ceremony – a …

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George Soros Allies With the Muslim Brotherhood

So much for those who think George Soros is such a wonderful man for all he does with his billions.  Sure but did any of you ever stop and think those are just covers, for his real agenda?  There are new reports out there, and no, not this time from Fox News, that says  George …

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Unemployment benefit applications stuck above 400K

Those Americans still seeking unemployment benefits is still unchanged from last week.  This is proof that no new jobs have been created. Unemployment benefit applications ticked down 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 428,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.  For 12 straight weeks, applications have topped 400,000, even though they fell to 375,000 in February.

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UK births contribute to biggest growth in years

The population in the UK increased time in almost half a century, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics.  In the middle of 2010, the estimated resident population was 62,262,000, an increase of 470,000 (0.8%) on the previous year.

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How estate taxes hurt small businesses

In the United States, the estate tax revenue system has been in play since 1916, and has soared as high as 77%.  And over the years, it’s become a complicated issue for many small, family-owned businesses.   Because, when someone dies, what he or she leaves behind is subject to significant taxation, even if it’s primarily …

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Campbell Soup Co Cutting Jobs

Campbell Soup Co will soon be cutting about 800 jobs as part of a series of cost cuts, which include exiting the Russian market, automating operations at a factory in Australia and closing one in the United States.  The company’s stock rose 0.8% in after-hours trading following the announcement on Tuesday.  The world’s largest soup …

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Obama challenges GOP to Raise Taxes on Wealthy

On Wednesday President Barack Obama insisted that limiting selected tax breaks for oil companies and the super-wealthy must be part of any deficit reduction plan.  “That’s not radical,” he said at a White House news conference. He was quick to add that a bipartisan agreement is possible to cut deficits, raise the government’s debt limit …

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CA lifeguards get pay cuts

On Tuesday the Newport Beach City Council voted 6-1 for a new contract that would lower pension benefits for fulltime lifeguards who have come under fire for their hefty compensation packages during tough economic times.  Last month there was a public outcry after budget negotiations revealed most earned more than $100,000 a year in total …

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New Designer Drug: Krokodil (crocodile) – A Morphine Derivative

There’s a new designer drug out there, called “Krokodil”, which is a derivative of morphine,  that can turn an addict’s skin greenish, scaly and cause it to rot away, which has the DEA on alert.  “We’re looking at it overseas, but we have not seen it yet in the U.S.,” DEA spokesman Rusty Payne told …

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Obama pushes for $600 billion in new taxes

Long before the debt talks started on Monday, Obama through the situation into a tailspin when he proposed a $600 billion tax hike.  Just as Democrats and Republicans seemed to be inching toward an agreement that would stave off the prospect of a default on the nation’s debts, Obama introduced a measure that is sure …

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