Archive for July, 2010
After weeks of querulous debate the Senate voted last week to restore the long-term jobless aid program and extend unemployment benefits to millions of Americans who have been out of work for more than six months.
The Obama administration’s challenge to the Arizona immigration law in Federal court faces significant opposition from some politicians and immigration reform advocates.
Dear Bob, I have two auto deposits from Disability into the bank each month. Should I have that made to come to my home instead of the bank in case they closed up suddenly? It would be a balancing act to keep checks from bouncing, however, as I am nearly homebound and have a hard […]
Following months of contentious debate and partisan name-calling, President Obama signed into law last week a Democratic-backed financial reform bill, ushering in the most aggressive overhaul of Wall Street regulations since the Great Depression.
The Obama administration is still reeling from a report published last week in The Washington Post that appears to show the government’s failure to control and manage the intelligence community that expanded substantially since 9/11.
Beginning in 2011, when the tax cuts instituted under President George W. Bush expire, all sorts of tax increases will hit the American taxpayer—for those making more than $200,000 and for those making less. Read this article to learn how much taxes will increase and what it means…
What does healthcare have to do with gold sales? In the minds of the fascist crafters of the Obamacare law: apparently a lot. Tucked away in the 2,300 page bill, in section 9006, is a provision that expands the scope of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form 1099. Beginning Jan. 1, 2012, a Form 1099 will have to be filed to report to the IRS the purchase of all goods and services by small business and self-employed people that exceed $600 during a calendar year.
The Tea Party movement’s conflict with minorities appears to be deepening as the grassroots organization came under fire from a Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization for booking a speaker for an upcoming event whom it calls “extremist” and “anti-Islam.”
Results of a recent Australian study suggest that women who undergo gastric bypass surgery to treat morbid obesity are at a high risk of suffering vitamin deficiencies and may want to consider taking supplements if they wish to become pregnant.