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The United States of… Israel?

From yesterday, the Democrats have updated their political platform in the midst of their Convention in Charlotte this week: (CNN) – Democrats voted to update their party’s platform Wednesday evening at their convention to include a reference to Jerusalem being the capital of Israel, as well as the insertion of the word “God,” neither of …

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Remembering American Independence: An Economic Guide

Happy Independence Day To All Americans! Happy 4th of July, America. Remember what the holiday means as you celebrate it today. And be inspired to make a difference. Let’s remember what this day originally stood for–Not what we have become Freedom alongside an apathy and ignorance of the world around us will only lead our country back to chaos, …

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Coca-Cola Returns To Burma–American Hypocrisy?

After over 60 years of U.S. economic sanctions against the Burmese military junta, the U.S.-based international soft drink behemoth, Coca-Cola, has announced its plans to resume business in the democratizing capitalizing nation. Personal concerns about the nutritional value of Coke’s products notwithstanding, I’ve got no problem seeing an economic agreement take place between Burmese capitalists and …

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Who Would You Pick For U.S. President If Voting Were Today?

Related articles Romney Senior Staff: Why That Obama Is a Liar, and We Plan To Start Calling Him Such ( Political group’s U.S. tax break assailed by Columbus pastors ( Poll Results: Romney Picks Up More Supporters After SCOTUS Ruling ( A.M. Links: Obama Committed to Letting Bush Tax Cuts Expire, Boehner Limits Romney Enthusiasm …

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One Percenter Watch: Facebook’s Saverin

Facebook‘s co-founder Eduardo Saverin doesn’t have the immediate name recognition as his former partner Marc Zuckerberg. However Saverin caused a stir this week by having renounced his U.S. citizenship in favor of Singaporean statehood. He did this before Facebook’s stock IPO hit the American market on Friday to avoid having to pay the U.S. tens of …

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