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Feds Confiscating Your Gold? They’ve Done It Before

In 1933, FDR took away peoples gold. Could it happen again?

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Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Sentenced to 14 Years in Federal Prison

Rod Blagojevich, the former Democratic governor of Illinois, was sentenced Wednesday to 14 years in federal prison for political corruption that includes an attempt to sell the US Senate seat once held by President Barack Obama.

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Postal Service Cuts Means Next-Day Mail May Be a Thing of the Past

Proposed cuts to services from the US Postal Service will save the cash-strapped organization some much-needed funds, but the public may not like the outcome.

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Oil Prices, Gas Prices, Diesel Prices: No, It’s Not All Relative

I try, I really, really try, to follow the markets and read as much as I can.  I try so very hard to understand what the so-called experts are saying.  I have to conclude that, in the grand scheme of things, this is just that-a scheme!  Demand is in

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Obama Uncle: He’s Here Illegally, But With A Social Security Card?

I thought this had to be a joke at first.  Or a misprint.  But it's apparently true.  Our president's uncle, Obama Onyango, arrested on suspicion of DUI after nearly hitting a cop car in Framingham, MA, has a valid, honest-to-goodness  social security number and has held this documentation for at least 19 years

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No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

Every year, we get the same paperwork from the school system prodding us to sign up for free and reduced meals.  Nowadays, we don't qualify.  Even back when my daughter was just entering school and we could qualify, we didn't take it

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(Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)
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Strict Rules For Congress? Why Not!

I originally published this article back in February.  Given the state of affairs in Washington and a recent poll that shows that 46% of us think all congressmen are corrupt, I thought it would be appropriate to revisit the ideas set forth

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(Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)
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America Spying On America Or Necessary Vigilance?

The Department of Homeland Security launched a program called "If you see something, say something" a while back.  The idea being, if you see something that looks suspicious, call the cops, the sheriff, somebody, anybody, and report what you've seen

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