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Mexicans Tell Lady Liberty: “No thanks!”

Mexicans Tell Lady Liberty: “No thanks!” George Will once wrote that the best measure of a country is whether the door swings in or swings out. He was crystallizing the

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Now Co-Workers Can Be Annoying From Home

Now Co-Workers Can Be Annoying From Home Gone are the days when you could avoid co-workers by closing your office door or pretending to be on the phone. Now, using

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Pensions That Kill

Safeway Stores owes more in unfunded pension liabilities than the entire company is worth. The city of Providence, Rhode Island will most likely follow Central Falls, Rhode Island into bankruptcy

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Where’s MY Tax Break?

$45.4 billion. That’s a big number. It’s also the amount of tax savings that General Motors… excuse me, the NEW General Motors… brought with it into the new decade. What

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The Country That Will Outgrow Every Other

This Country Will Outgrow Every Other for the Next 25 Years “Scotty, we need more power!” “Dang it Captain, I’m giving it all she’s got!” This infamous exchange on the

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The ONLY Way to Profit From Recent Bank Earnings Results

Bank of America recently reported earnings of $0.28/share, or $4.8 billion. That’s good news, right? Except, this number is net of all of those pesky one-time adjustments… I mean, they

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Don’t Let the Economy Kill Your Business

You can always pick them out of a crowd… In almost every speech I give, I can point out the business owners without ever talking to them. They’re typically very

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Why Oil Will Never Hit $200 a Barrel

Why Oil Will Never Hit $200 a Barrel Oil is going to $200 per barrel. Or is it $300? I forget. Then again, I don’t agree, because I know something

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Obama’s secret wish

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Obama Wishes He Was Chinese By Rodney Johnson, Editor, Survive & Prosper Obama can only wish he was Chinese. Or at least, that he was presiding

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Jobs… What Jobs?

On Friday, April 6, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the economy had created 120,000 jobs in the month of March. This was more than 80,000 less than what