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Your Money: Unfair Debit Card Surcharges

Your Money: Unfair Debit Card Surcharges

Some consumers are unaware that the laws changed this year (January 27, 2013), which changed the rules by which merchants can pass on transaction fees for credit cards. You may have noticed in the past signage at the cash register that informs you that they charge a fee for using credit/charge cards.?What you may not […]

Felony Pot Conviction? No Food For You. It’s The Law.

Felony Pot Conviction? No Food For You. It’s The Law.

I wrote the original article addressing this issue in 2012. This is an update on that story and the failed legislation that could bring food to families with drug convictions. Many people who received felony convictions for marijuana possession have a lifetime ineligibility for food stamps and other federal aid. We believe this needs to […]

White Man March Planned For St. Patrick’s Day

White Man March Planned For St. Patrick’s Day

You’ve probably noticed the recent war on white people by now. They’ve had it rough, haven’t they? That’s what Kyle Hunt believes, a 30-year-old bigot living in small town Massachusetts, near Cape Cod. Hunt is co-host of Renegade Broadcasting — a racist online radio station whose listeners are concerned with the “destruction of the white […]

Top Four Fallacies of 2013

Top Four Fallacies of 2013

    Once upon a time, political finger-pointing was left to floor debates and campaign rallies. Conservative-minded media and citizens have joined the game in recent years, though, and dominantly in favor of claims that are completely incorrect. And 2013 was, of course, no different, with most of the blatant lies and falsehoods sharing the […]

Trans Pacific Partnership: Corporate Handout Disguised As A Trade Deal

Trans Pacific Partnership: Corporate Handout Disguised As A Trade Deal

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)?is a corporate handout disguised as a trade deal. It gives multi-national corporations unprecedented rights and is being negotiated in secret.   There is no doubt about it. The Trans Pacific Partnership [TPP] is one of the largest trade deals in human history. The key elements of this legislation is that […]

Gallup Figures Over Time Indicate Steady Tea Party Decline

Gallup Figures Over Time Indicate Steady Tea Party Decline

Poll interpretation can mislead, but if you measure this one any of several ways, and you trust Gallup, the Tea Party is in a decline. Even before the debt debacle, in September 2013 polling, a total of 22% of voters supported them, while 27% outright opposed them. Even many Republicans chose to NOT list themselves […]

10 Facts That Show America Is Becoming More Liberal (VIDEO)

10 Facts That Show America Is Becoming More Liberal (VIDEO)

A?subtle shift has been steadily occurring in our country. Judging from the panic of high-profile Republicans, and from that of my own Republican friends, it does appear the conservative right is *very* concerned about losing its foothold. But are we really becoming more liberal as a nation? Research suggests that we are. An informal survey […]

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