The Federal Reserve has been pumping $85 billion a month into the stock market miracle. The president has raised over $40 million dollars from high income donors during this 4-year celebration. Is there a “special relationship” between the stock market surge and President Obama’s fundraising and/or future income objectives?
Dr. Joyce Starr founded Rights Radio in 2008 out of deep concern for our economic and security rights - justifiably, as it turned out. The author of 17 books. she publishes the works of aspiring writers through the Starr Publishing imprint. Joyce is a sought-after book doctor, author coach and public speaker.
The handbag cost roughly thirty dollars two years ago. Now it was time to replace it. The department store was having a ONE DAY sale. With hundreds of purses on the horizon, my favorite bag was featured on a table by itself in two different colors. Sticker Shock. The store had marked it up by 300 percent.
College students today are spending more on their education than ever before. Here’s a visual look at the numbers. Guest post and image by graphic artist Maxine Wells. Tuition has risen 500% since 1985 and continues to rise each year, making it increasingly difficult to afford college. While a large percentage of full-time students take […]
There is little pleasure in discovering that you spent far more than you can afford. To mitigate the pain, or avoid it altogether, here are five tips that can help you reduce your holiday budget.
With NSA director Gen Keith Alexander calling for restrictions on the media, initial reporting on the October 26 Stop Watching Us rally suggested that the rally was a failure. The Guardian report on October 27 provides a more accurate picture. Are the majority of Americans are disinterested, or just plain worried about being caught in […]
Lon Snowden, the father of whistleblower Edward Snowden, wrote an open letter to his son, in collaboration with attorney Bruce Fein. The letter was submitted to the Associated Press and reprinted in the Guardian on July 2, 2013. As regards your reduction to de facto statelessness occasioned by the Executive Branch to penalize your alleged […]
Curating a Common Sense Approach to Firearm Safety: The Potentially Curable American Disease. The words come spilling forth. Here’s what we have learned in a few short days following the Sandy Hook slaughter of innocents. 1) There will soon be more firearms in America than citizens – 300 million weapons at last count. 2) The […]
Disaster Non-Relief. Destroying the Spirit of America. When hope and possibility vanish. … it is worth recalling that America, alone among nations, is an idea; and that idea dies when hope and possibility disappear. – Roger Cohen No Heat Till Christmas? Fema says, “Call 911.” http://nyti.ms/Z1g583 We are all one storm away from Rockaway, Staten Island […]