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US Debt “Frozen” From May 17 Through Labor Day

July 16, 2013

When I want to look at the national debt, I just go here.  As of this writing, the national debt is about $16.87 trillion and rising. However, if you ask the federal government, the number is $16,699,396,000,000.  What’s weird is that this number hasn’t changed since May 17 (or 56 days ago), even though by [...]

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Greece Still Kicking and Screaming

June 29, 2010

Greece had 2010s fifth general strike today as around 9000 workers walked off their jobs to protest the austerity measures which will pinch their pensions and alter their cozy labor laws.  Another 24-hour strike may happen tomorrow targeting the tourism industry.  The Greek youth simply don’t want to face reality and are being riled up [...]

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