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I am intrigued by Herman Cain’s campaign. It continues to break virtually every rule in the book regarding successful Presidential quests; yet it continues to roll full steam ahead, despite the flagrant violations of political sense.
The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee predicts the economy will grow just 1.6 to 1.7 percent in 2011 and estimates growth to be between 2.5 and 2.9 percent in 2012. Both estimates are lower than expected growth numbers released by the Fed over the summer.
Assistant Attorney General Lanny Breuer became the first high-ranking official to address the fact that he knew U.S. agents were letting thousands of firearms fall into the possession of Mexican drug cartels.
In his new autobiography, former lobbyist Jack Abramoff discusses the connection between lobbyists and politicians and the industry that exists between the two groups.
A Republican Senator is calling on the President Barack Obama Administration to cancel the $12.8 million in bonuses that were initially approved for 10 executives at the mortgage giants that were seized by the government, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) released its “World of Work Report 2011” in which the organization predicts a growing global jobs recession and more social unrest. Of the 80 million jobs that the report says would need to be created in two years to bring global employment back to pre-crises levels, only half will become a reality.
The Administration of Barack Obama has added South Carolina to the list of States being sued by the Justice Department for immigration reform laws. Attorney General Eric Holder announced the decision to target the State in a Monday press release.
Many studies have demonstrated that being poor will make you miserable, but being rich does not make you happy. At some level, society has always understood this. The ancient Greeks talked about the elusive notion of what made a good life. They called it “eudaimonia.” It’s the philosophy that happiness comes from work that helps others, not worldly possessions.