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21 Ways To End The Phrase ‘Americans Are So Broke…’

by Michael Snyder Did you know that 77 million Americans have unpaid debts that are “in collections” and that Congress is actually thinking about letting post offices offer payday loans?  We live in a country where almost everyone is drowning … Continue reading

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America The Divided: Everyone Knows We Have Problems But There Is Very Little Agreement On Solutions

America is divided. On purpose. This was easy to do to a people who believe in personal Liberty. While there is little agreement on solutions, that premise itself is a problem. We need the same spirit as existed in 1775 … Continue reading

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Why Is Obama Encouraging Illegal Immigration When We Can’t Take Care Of Millions Of Our Own Citizens?

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For years, the Obama administration has been making it abundantly clear that it is a friend of illegal immigrants.  Border security is a joke, the federal government refuses to go after “sanctuary cities” even though they are breaking federal law, … Continue reading

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ISIS Is Taking Over Iraq Using Captured American Weapons

ISIS is marching through city after city in Iraq, and they are doing it with American weapons.  Thanks to a series of stunning victories in recent months, ISIS has captured a vast array of U.S. military equipment including trucks, Humvees, … Continue reading

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Proof That Government Economic Numbers Are Being Highly Manipulated

By Michael Snyder How in the world does the government expect us to trust the economic numbers that they give us anymore?  For a long time, many have suspected that they were being manipulated, and as you will see below … Continue reading

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The United States Of Debt: Total Debt In America Hits A New Record High Of Nearly 60 Trillion Dollars

By Michael Snyder What would you say if I told you that Americans are nearly 60 TRILLION dollars in debt?  Well, it is true.  When you total up all forms of debt including government debt, business debt, mortgage debt and … Continue reading

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Australia Seizes 360M From Dormant Bank Accounts And All 50 U.S. States Are Doing This Too

by Michael Snyder Do you have a bank account that you don’t actively use or a safe deposit box that you have not checked on for a while?  If so, you might want to see if the government has grabbed … Continue reading

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15 Quotes From Our Founding Fathers About Economics, Capitalism And Banking

by Michael Snyder Why have we turned our backs on the principles that this nation was founded upon?  Many of those that founded this nation bled and died so that we could experience “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”.  … Continue reading

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Half The Country Makes Less Than $27,520 A Year And 15 Other Signs The Middle Class Is Dying

by Michael Snyder If you make more than $27,520 a year at your job, you are doing better than half the country is.  But you don’t have to take my word for it, you can check out the latest wage … Continue reading

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Has The Next Recession Already Begun For America’s Middle Class?

by Michael Snyder Has the next major economic downturn already started?  The way that you would answer that question would probably depend on where you live.  If you live in New York City, or the suburbs of Washington D.C., or … Continue reading

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Dust In The Wind: Dust Bowl Conditions Have Returned To Kansas, Oklahoma And North Texas

by Michael Snyder When American explorers first traveled through north Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas, they referred to it as “the Great American Desert” and they doubted that anyone would ever be able to farm it.  But as history has shown, … Continue reading

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The Size Of The Derivatives Bubble Hanging Over The Global Economy Hits A Record High

by Michael Snyder The global derivatives bubble is now 20 percent bigger than it was just before the last great financial crisis struck in 2008.  It is a financial bubble far larger than anything the world has ever seen, and … Continue reading

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27 Huge Red Flags For The U.S. Economy

by Michael Snyder If you believe that the U.S. economy is heading in the right direction, you really need to read this article.  As we look toward the second half of 2014, there are economic red flags all over the … Continue reading

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The Meat Crisis Is Here: Price Of Shrimp Up 61% – 7 Million Pigs Dead – Beef At All-Time High

By Michael Snyder As the price of meat continues to skyrocket, will it soon be considered a “luxury item” for most American families?  This week we learned that the price of meat in the United States rose at the fastest … Continue reading

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The Economics Of Marriage

by Michael Snyder The marriage rate in the United States has fallen to the lowest level ever recorded.  So why is this happening?  Well, the truth is that there are a lot of reasons why so many young people are … Continue reading

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