Daily Archives: July 11, 2011

Russia announces two army brigades will be sent, including special forces soldiers, to the Arctic to protect its interests in the disputed, oil-rich zone

Russia has announced it will send two army brigades, including special forces soldiers, to the Arctic to protect its interests in the disputed, oil-rich zone. Russia, the U.S., Canada, Denmark and Norway have all made claims over parts of the Arctic … Continue reading

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Can the US continue to be an economic powerhouse and maintain the burdens of internal cultural decay, apparent structural weakness, and a continued reliance on finance?

A wise man once said, “This too shall pass”. Unemployment has not returned to Great Depression levels but at 9.1% of the workforce it is still at levels that will have nerves jangling in the White House. The last president … Continue reading

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Top US Housing Markets for Rental-Home Investors

Housing markets that have seen the biggest plunges on home values have topped a new ranking of the best markets for rental-property investors. Las Vegas, where home prices are down by more than 50% from their market peak, offers the … Continue reading

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EPA gives MILLIONS in handouts to China and other nations overseas

In a transaction that’s sure to anger Americans, the People’s Republic of China gets millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars to help with their so-called green projects. The outrageous part of the story is that the U.S. is indebted to China … Continue reading

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