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Those Dirty Student Loans

Student borrowers shouldn’t have to pay  3.4 percent interest rates on government-issued student loans, when currently, federal funds pay 0.75 percent. Although credit card debt has wavered up and down for the past couple of years, student loan debt has … Continue reading

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Where’s the Economy?

For a period of 20 years government spending was static. Between 1900 and 1920, the market value was at 6.9 percent. Government spending rose to 20 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and during this time, the United States … Continue reading

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Senate Rejects Compromised Gun Proposal

Just four months after the deaths of 20 children and six adults in Newtown, Connecticut, the bill to extend background-checks to gun shows and internet sales failed to break the 60-vote filibuster. With  54 “yea” and 46 “nay,” results from … Continue reading

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Background Checks: What Does It All Mean?

A bipartisan agreement on proposed gun legislation has been reached by two U.S. senators—Sens Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. and Pat Toomey, R-Pa.—both of whom are gun owners, announced the expansion of background-checks to commercial settings. The plan expands to gun shows … Continue reading

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