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With Tax Scam Complete, GOP Caucus Unveils Insane Budget Blueprint to Attack Social Safety Net

Posted by on April 27, 2018 in Corruption, Government, Policies, Politics with 0 Comments
With Tax Scam Complete, GOP Caucus Unveils Insane Budget Blueprint to Attack Social Safety Net

The budget blueprint from the Republican Study Committee (RSC)—and titled A Framework of Unified Conservatism—says it “would take unprecedented steps to begin the deconstruction of the administrative state” and would cut $12.4 trillion over the next decade from federal spending. Among the plan’s numerous goals are the repeal of Obamacare and raising the eligibility age of Medicare and Social Security benefits to age 70.

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Greece’s Leader Slams IMF For Intimidating Tactics

Greece’s Leader Slams IMF For Intimidating Tactics

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras launched a scathing attack on the International Monetary Fund for rejecting Greek reform proposals ahead of talks in Brussels Wednesday, denting hopes of a final debt deal to prevent Athens from defaulting and leaving the euro. The leftist leader hit out at the “strange position” just minutes before going into an eleventh-hour meeting with key lenders including Christine Lagarde, the head of the IMF, and the European Union.

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The 10 Habits of the Truly Frugal

Posted by on March 2, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
The 10 Habits of the Truly Frugal

Daisy Luther  | Activist Post There’s a big movement towards frugality afoot these days. It probably has something to do with our declining economy, record unemployment levels, and the increasing price of food, but only the wisest families are paying attention to these things. The rest of the folks are blithely going on as they always […]

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Is Austerity a Natural Consequence Of Our Spiritual Evolution?

Posted by on February 10, 2015 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living with 2 Comments
Is Austerity a Natural Consequence Of Our Spiritual Evolution?

Austerity is simply the natural conclusion of decades of excessive consumption. Yes, the system is unfair, but not just to the majority of people, it’s outrageously exploitative of all sentient life too. It’s an imbalance that the universe cannot, and will not, sustain indefinitely – because as we know, everything is interconnected. Balance, harmony and equitability are always re-established eventually.

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Russell Brand on the Greek Revolution Against Corruption – Will We Follow?

Posted by on January 26, 2015 in Government with 0 Comments
Russell Brand on the Greek Revolution Against Corruption – Will We Follow?

Russell Brand provides analysis of Syriza’s victory in the Greek election and takes a look at what their anti-austerity measures might mean for Europe.

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How Long Can You Go Without Spending Money?

How Long Can You Go Without Spending Money?

Switch off your personal “want” button. When you don’t want or need the things that the “elite” and the big corporations are selling, then you are suddenly free of their restrictions. You are no longer a slave to the wages you must earn to pay for the things they tell you that you should have.

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