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  1. General Chat
    Government Cash Handouts Now Top Tax Revenues - FoxBusiness.com This can't be a good thing :(
  2. General Chat
    I'm curious about personal experience with the 95-96 shutdown. I'm hearing that essential employees who were working during the shutdown were actually paid. News articles said they were forced to work without pay and received backpay. I'm reading personal accounts that say people were paid...
  3. General Chat
    Yet another reason why the government of the United States should be involved in little more than national defense and eliminating the designated hitter rule: Today my mother recieved a packet of information in the mail inviting her to consider options in the Medicare Advantage Health Care...
  4. General Chat
    I know there are many different opinions on this cash for clunkers program, that is not the point of this post. Watch this video it should scare the you know what out of everyone. What the government will do to access info about each and everyone of us. Does this bother the heck out of...
  5. General Chat
    Just a heads up I saw that the government is gearing up for the 2010 census and they are hiring lots and lots of people to do the leg work. This could be helpful to those that are being hit with lay-offs. I don't know how to link but the site is something like 2010census.gov. Might be worth...
  6. Frugal Living
    http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/Publications/FoodPlans/2008/CostofFoodSep08.pdf I know many of us have seen this. But add up the "thrifty" and the "luxury" plan for your famil and post it. For us: Thrifty: $718.00 per month Luxury: $1400.20 per month :thud:
  7. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    http://money.cnn.com/2008/11/11/news/economy/loan_modification/index.htm This seems like a really good way to restructure loan repayment options and to keep people from opting foreclosure quicker than they would before. Thoughts?
  8. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    Ayn Rand would be rolling in her grave! http://www.nypost.com/seven/10302008/news/regionalnews/gov_holds_his_rand_out_in__plea_to_dc_135999.htm As someone who has studied Ms. Rand's works, both fictional and philosophical, extensively, I know with absolute certainty that Ayn Rand would hold...
  9. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    I am curious. From what source do you believe Government morally and rightly attain their power and authority? Or in other words - in what way SHOULD they attain their power and authority - as opposed to how they may have done so in the past? Oops - posted too soon. I believe Governments...
  10. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080801/tc_nm/usa_security_laptops_dc;_ylt=AoAmuQsB1TAsyhY7l4AoXt9k24cA I'm curious as to what everyone thinks about this.
  11. News you can use
    Government to notify businesses that are high-risk terroist targets he federal government will tell 7,000 businesses next week that they are considered high risk-terrorist targets because they ...
  12. News you can use
    Government jobs offer good pay, benefits Security and better than expected pay make public service a promising career.
  13. News you can use
    http://www.naturalnews.com/022955.html NaturalNews) On April 2, 2008 CNN spent the day bringing awareness to the problem of autism. Larry King's segment, which included Jenny McCarthy along with a panel of guests, was particularly enlightening. My hat is off to Jenny, a celebrity mother who is...
  14. News you can use
    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23378093 Please read this whole story under the 'link' above. I was once declared 'dead' in 1999. I had moved from my hometown, across country, and opened a new bank account with my dh. I was instantly refused due to the fact that "I was dead!" Seems this new...
  15. News you can use
    Oil prices sink after the government says inventories rose Oil prices fell Thursday after a government report showed that the nation's crude oil supplies rose more than expected last week. ... </img>
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    Oil prices fall after the government says inventories rose Oil prices fell Thursday after a government report showed that the nation's crude oil supplies rose more than expected last ... </img>
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    Government investigates engine fires in Chevy Tahoes The government is investigating reports of engine fires in General Motors' full-size sport-utility vehicles. </img>
  18. General Chat
    Have you heard this? I read in the paper today, that every adult could possibly be receiving $300-800 each to stimulate the economy. Has anyone heard when this could be happening and what determines the amount you will receive? TIA
  19. Just Tips
    Someone posted it yesterday and I can't find it about how the government is giving those who need it a $40 coupon to use for the HD TV conversion Box. Help please. Thanks
  20. General Chat
    In 2009, you must have digital televisions are they will not work. You can also purchase a converter box instead of buying a new tv. The government is trying to help with the expense by giving away 2 coupons per household. To request a coupon, consumers can apply online at...
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