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Debt ceiling absurdity: How the US Fed is running a ponzi scheme

Oct 17, 2013

Debt ceiling absurdity: How the US Fed is running a ponzi scheme

This is a perfect Ponzi scheme where the government is paying off old debt by issuing new debt. #Interest rates #Ponzi scheme #Bonds #United States Senate #US Debt Ceiling #US shutdown
US Senate backs Immigration Bill, House still a hurdle

May 23, 2013

US Senate backs Immigration Bill, House still a hurdle

Supporters of US immigration reform are hoping that the smooth and drama-free passage of their legislation through a Senate committee - a departure from almost everything that has happened in Congress over the past four years - will boost the likelihood of the bill winning full Senate approval. #NewsTracker #House of Representatives #United States Senate #US Immigration
US senate passes a Diwali resolution

Oct 25, 2011

US senate passes a Diwali resolution

Recognising the religious and historical significance of Diwali, the US Senate has passed a resolution greeting Hindus, Sikhs and Jains in the US and across the globe on the festival. #United States #Diwali #United States Senate

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US senate passes a Diwali resolution

Aug 22, 2014

Letter: Walgreen met with official intimidation

Unlike other industrialized nations, the United States taxes domestic corporations on profits made overseas, even though they are already taxed by the foreign country ["Keep the companies in this country," Opinion, Aug. 14]. In addition, U.S. compani... #Barack Obama #Dick Durbin
US senate passes a Diwali resolution

Aug 21, 2014

James Foley's death isn't changing views in Congress

For all its horror, the beheading of an American journalist in Syria appears unlikely to change lawmakers' minds about military intervention against Islamic State extremists. It's equally unclear whether the Obama administration will be asking them t... #Syria #Iraq #Baghdad #Massachusetts #Arizona #Middle East #Barack Obama #John McCain #Al-Qaeda #U.S. Congress #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party
US senate passes a Diwali resolution

Aug 15, 2014

Letter: Wrong prescription for family leave

I was heartened to read that writer Kristina Rasmussen of the Illinois Policy Institute shares my interest in giving women more control of their lives. But her response to my proposed Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act -- a plan to give all worki... #Syria #Iraq #Baghdad #Massachusetts #Arizona #Middle East #Barack Obama #John McCain #Al-Qaeda #U.S. Congress #U.S. Democratic Party #U.S. Republican Party