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  1. Make My DayA Bite of the Bad AppleRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2011 | American Reporter

    Conservatives heaped plenty of hosannas upon the memory of Ronald Reagan on the occasion of the centennial of his birth earlier this month. The list of reasons why Ronald Reagan was one of the worst presidents ever, at least until George W. Bush came along, is considerably long.

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  2. The WilliesWHAT I'M Thankful forRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2010 | American Reporter

    U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky is the only person sitting on President Obama's deficit reduction commission who is a progressive. Since Schakowsky is outnumbered on the commission by conservatives who have already made up their minds about cutting benefits for the working class and cutting taxes for the upper class, she has had a hard time getting her ideas heard.

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  3. On Native GroundPETTY Selfishness Mocks American IdealsRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2010 | American Reporter

    When they turned out my lights two weeks ago, I had a neighbor who loaned me $200, and I was able to pay him back from my Social Security check two days later. I'm grateful, indeed, to him.

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  4. First Person'I Will not Be Groped'Read the original story

    Nov 15, 2010 | American Reporter

    After seven hours in the Florida sun greeting voters for the Democrats, I left to get breakfast and ran out of gas as soon as I left the parking lot. Stuck in the median gap, I crossed myself and said a prayer for help; in about 30 seconds, Crystina Page stopped in her old blue van.

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  5. The WilliesCHINESE TAKE-OUTRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2010 | American Reporter

    I'll be 50 next year. I've been paying into Social Security since I was 12, when I picking cucumbers in my first summer job.

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  6. Reporting: Jon Stewart RallyJON Stewart Rallies Fun and ControversyRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2010 | American Reporter

    Not that I have anything bad to say about airline pilots. We trust them with our lives, and God bless them, everyone.

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  7. On Native GroundSWISS Build Tunnels; Americans Make ExcusesRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2010 | American Reporter

    With cuts in welfare payments and hikes in public housing rents - and 490,000 job cuts in the public sector - Britain's Conservative Party Prime Minister David Cameron hopes to slash a budget deficit that is just over half of that in the United States. But as he watches the reaction in France among workers rioting in the streets of Paris, Lyon, Nice and Marseilles, among other cities, over retirement age issues, he must wonder what is in store for London when the hammer comes down there.

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  8. The WilliesARE Jews the Chosen People?Read the original story

    Oct 2, 2010 | American Reporter

    The House Republicans' long-awaited "Pledge to America" came out last week, and it's hard to believe that they could cram so many faulty assumptions, misstatements, fuzzy math and just plain lies into one 21-page document. Despite the claim that the document was written in consultation with average Americans, House Minority Leader John Boehner apparently chose the more direct approach.

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  9. China Returns at 5 Times Hong Kong Easy Choice for InvestorsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    That's the verdict of investors and brokerages from JPMorgan Asset Management to UOB-Kay Hian Holdings Ltd. who watched the MSCI Hong Kong Index rise 2 percent last year as the Hang Seng China Enterprises Index jumped 11 percent. Monetary policy that favored Hong Kong since 2010 -- stimulus from the U.S. Federal Reserve and restraint from China's central bank -- is reversing course, dimming the outlook for everything from casinos to developers and retailers.

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  10. Somerset County tax counselors available starting Feb. 1 through April 15Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Somerset County Freeholder Brian D. Levine has announced that the county Office of Volunteer Services and AARP have again teamed up this year to provide free tax-counseling assistance to residents in preparing their federal and New Jersey income tax returns. "As a CPA, I know the importance of providing quality tax preparation service to our residents," said Freeholder Levine, human services liaison.

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  11. Average home here valued at a 150,000Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    This country has one of the highest homeownership rates in the eurozone, with the average value of a home 150,000. Mortgage debt was found to be 129,000 for the median household - this is the mid-point average.

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  12. Vancouver Public Schools fills board vacancyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The board of directors at Vancouver Public Schools has selected Nada Wheelock to fill the board seat vacated by Mari Greves' retirement. Wheelock, 45, was one of five candidates who interviewed for the position at Wednesday's special board meeting.

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  13. a 1.3m hotel penthouse suiteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    A sudden hush descended across the lobby of London's Savoy Hotel as the stretcher carrying an emaciated Richard Harris was hauled through to the waiting ambulance outside. With impeccable timing, the Limerick-born hellraiser sat bolt upright and wailed: "It was the food! Don't touch the food!" The actor spent his last two years living at the Savoy at the cost of 8,000 per week.

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  14. HOMEFINDER: It's a perfect time for a mortgage checkupRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The arrival of a new year is the perfect time to give your mortgage a checkup. That's the advice of Paul Macara, a mortgage broker with Beyer Mortgage Services.

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  15. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Business Wire

    The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information ... )--Boston Properties, Inc. , a real estate investment trust, reported results today for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014.

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  16. On Native GroundYOU Can't Negotiate with RealityRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | American Reporter

    More than two decades after the end of the Cold War, the United States remains the biggest spender on its military in the world - 41 percent of all global defense spending. At more than $710 billion a year, the United States spends five times more on defense than China and 10 times more than Russia.

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  17. Campaign 2012ADVICE for ObamaRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | American Reporter

    I saw the first 2012 presidential debate at the Lakewood Ranch Town Hall here, at a watch party organized by fellow Democrats. We watched and cheered the President and frequently laughed at Mitt Romney, particularly when his statements were given the lie by his videotaped "47%" remarks.

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  18. Adjustable Rate Mortgages: Understanding the TermsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Blown Mortgage Blog

    The interest rate on an adjustable rate mortgage that you are quoted when shopping for a mortgage can be enticing because it is often lower than the fixed rate that you could get on your mortgage. What many people do not realize is how much that interest rate will change over the life of the loan.

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  19. One Woman's WorldLIFE Can Become Too QuietRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | American Reporter

    The Wall Street Bull Market Express is leaving the station and you have two months, maybe three to run down the platform, take the leap, and latch on to the caboose. Deep into a third decade as an investment professional gives me the poetic license to call the start of the next big, generational bull market, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average at this writing is down 232 points and a number of important technical support indicators have been shattered on the downside.

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  20. Former soldier charged with stealing $250,000 in benefitsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | WLNS-TV Lansing

    A former Idaho National Guard soldier who is also an official in the Washington city of Snoqualmie has been indicted on charges that he lied his way to a Purple Heart and more than $250,000 in government benefits. Investigators wrote that in claims for benefits, Darryl Lee Wright said that because of an injury suffered in Iraq, he was unable to tie his shoes, prepare meals or pay attention to anything for more than five to 10 seconds.

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