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A Visualization of the United States Debt – WOW!

A Visualization of the United States Debt – WOW!

This is the best visualization of the United States debt I have ever seen. It gives a truly realistic comparison to things we have knowledge about to really see how much of a mess the United States is truly in. It was created by http://www.wtfnoway.com/ . We at Truly Right View thought it was important to spread this information and visualization to more of the masses. Click on the image to see a much bigger … Read entire article »

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Premiums Doubled Once Obamacare Took Full Effect, Report Says

Obamacare introduced new regulations into the health care marketplace that contributed to premiums doubling after the legislation took full effect in 2014, according to a report the Department of Health and Human Services released Tuesday evening. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month HHS compared premiums in the exchange marketplaces in 2013, one year before Obamacare regulations took full effect, to premiums in the exchange marketplace in 2017. The report found that average monthly premiums increased from $224 in 2013 to $476 in 2017. That constitutes a 105 percent increase in only 4 years. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); “With data that shows average premiums doubling nationwide and Americans paying nearly $3,000 more for health insurance per year, this report is a sobering reminder of why reforming our health care system remains a top … Read entire article »

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Trump’s Budget Moves Higher Education in the Right Direction

President Donald Trump released his budget proposal on Tuesday, which includes some dramatic changes to higher education funding. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month While there is still room for improvement, the president’s proposals would be a significant first step in reducing the federal government’s role in higher education and giving much-needed relief to the U.S. taxpayer. Elimination of Public Service Loan Forgiveness (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The president’s budget proposal eliminates the costly Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which offers special student loan forgiveness to graduates for performing certain public service jobs. This will be welcome news to taxpayers, who have been picking up the tab for federal employees who, under this policy, have their loans forgiven after just 10 years of payments. Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + Entertainment … Read entire article »

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The Education Budget Has a Lot to Love and a Little to Critique

The Trump administration’s full budget for education for fiscal year 2018 would make some long-overdue cuts at the Department of Education. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The proposal targets reductions in spending totaling $9 billion—a 13 percent cut in the agency’s current $68 billion annual budget. That type of reduction signals a serious commitment to reducing federal intervention in education—a necessary condition to make space for a restoration of state and local control. Program Eliminations and Spending Reductions (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The budget proposal includes actual reductions in spending and program count. As Andrew Ujifusa at Education Week reported, it would be the largest single-year percentage cut in the department’s discretionary budget since President Ronald Reagan’s 1983 budget proposal. In recognition that many federal education programs are better supported—and appropriately supported—by … Read entire article »

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Why the Free Market Is Diversity’s Best Friend

Millions of people love Apple computers and wouldn’t be caught using a PC. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month By contrast, there are many millions of PC users who feel the same way about Apple computers. Many men like double-breasted suits, but I wouldn’t be caught dead in one. Some people swear by Cadillac cars, but my favorite is Mercedes-Benz. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Despite these strongly held preferences, there’s no conflict. We never see Apple computer lovers picketing firms that serve PC lovers. Mercedes-Benz lovers don’t battle Cadillac lovers. In free markets, people with strong differences in preferences get along and often are good friends. The reason is simple. If you like double-breasted suits and I like single-breasted suits, we get what we want. Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + … Read entire article »

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America’s Social Fabric Is Eroding. Government Must Avoid Feeding the Problem.

Our nation, today, faces very real economic challenges. Economic growth during the recovery has been meager and uneven. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The U.S. economy has become less dynamic and innovative in recent decades. We miss the strong productivity growth America enjoyed in the mid-20th century and the unusually large wage gains it brought. However, in historical and comparative perspective, most Americans enjoy unprecedented material living standards. Our economic problems often take the form of unsatisfactory rates of improvement—we are growing richer less quickly than we did when we were poorer. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Nevertheless, many Americans—poor, middle class, and wealthy—feel that something is amiss. It is a feeling that cannot be reduced to economic anxiety. Rather, there is a sense that our social fabric is fraying. And these concerns … Read entire article »

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Is the Pope An Ally or Enemy of the U.S.?

President Trump and his family met with Pope Francis in the Vatican earlier this week, and while the meeting was met with mixed emotions, voters still generally believe the United States has a friend in the pope. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 49% of Likely U.S. Voters think Pope Francis is an ally of the United States. Just six percent (6%) think he is an enemy of the United States, while 35% think he is somewhere in between. Another 10% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.) (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it’s in the news, it’s in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The survey of 1,000 Likely … Read entire article »

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Most Say ISIS Must Be Totally Destroyed To Stop Terror

The radical Islamic State group (ISIS) has proudly taken credit for the slaughter of innocents earlier this week at a concert in Manchester, England, and voters here strongly agree with President Trump that ISIS needs to be totally wiped out. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 87% of Likely U.S. Voters consider ISIS a serious threat to the United States, with 61% who say it’s a Very Serious one. Just 10% describe the radical terror group as a not very or Not At All Serious threat to this country. (To see survey question wording, click here.) (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it’s in the news, it’s in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || … Read entire article »

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Unfriended: Mark Zuckerberg’s pitch for ‘universal basic income’

Unfriended: Mark Zuckerberg’s pitch for ‘universal basic income’

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Example #4,503 why billionaires with visions of making the world their social experimentation Petri dish are disconcerting: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg called on the need to consider universal basic income for Americans during his Harvard Commencement Speech. Zuckerberg’s comments reflect those of other Silicon Valley bigwigs, including Sam Altman, the president of venture capital firm Y Combinator. “Every generation expands its definition of equality. Now it’s time for … Read entire article »

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CBS News post-Obama safety alert: Improving economy is unsafe at any speed

CBS News post-Obama safety alert: Improving economy is unsafe at any speed

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month CBS News had a report Thursday morning basically saying that larger vehicles are safer when it comes to crash survivability than smaller cars, which is nothing new. However, this is the angle that was taken: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Well look at that, the Hope & Change™ economy was like an extra airbag on your life expectancy! Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + … Read entire article »

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John Kerry tells grads to end terrorism by offering them ‘good governance’ and jobs

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month During his commencement address yesterday at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, John Kerry urged grads to focus on one of the major enemies of humanity — no, not air conditioning, the other one. Kerry revisited one of the Obama administration’s more laughable assumptions, which was that terrorism exists because of governments unresponsive to their citizens needs and a lack of jobs: The former secretary of state praised Mr. Trump’s speech in Saudi Arabia Sunday that called on Muslim nations around to globe to “drive out” Islamic extremists, but argued that education and jobs are the big-picture answer to combating terrorism. “What we need is not a martial plan for the 20th century, what we need is a new plan for … Read entire article »

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9 Key Takeaways From Trump’s First Budget

Two months after unveiling his “skinny budget,” President Donald Trump officially submitted his completed budget to Congress. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The proposal sends a strong message to Washington that the president intends to jump-start the country’s lagging economy and reign in the size and scope of the federal government. If implemented by Congress, the plan could spark economic growth not seen in more than a decade and put the country back on a sustainable fiscal path. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Here are nine key aspects of the plan. 1. Balances within 10 years. Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + Entertainment Bundle Balancing the budget within 10 years is a benchmark that congressional Republicans have and should continue to strive for. None of the budgets submitted by the Obama … Read entire article »

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GOP Lawmakers Warn Trump That Obama Health Bureaucrat Could Hamper Pro-Life Agenda

Forty-one members of Congress sent a letter Monday to President Donald Trump asking him to replace the head of the National Institutes of Health, citing the current director’s support of embryonic stem cell research. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month The lawmakers, all Republicans, said the priorities of Dr. Francis Collins, appointed as NIH director in 2009 by President Barack Obama, do not align with Trump’s. “While we deeply respect Dr. Collins’ Christian faith and commitment to public service, the stances that Dr. Collins has taken in the past, regarding embryonic stem cell research and human cloning, are not life-affirming and directly conflict with the pro-life direction of your new presidency,” Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., and his 40 colleagues wrote in the letter. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Today I sent … Read entire article »

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Ayatollah so! Bernie Sanders’ wife sees Iran leading the world in this area

Ayatollah so! Bernie Sanders’ wife sees Iran leading the world in this area

**Written by Doug Powers Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Ever since the gleam in the eye of American progressives/socialists — Venezuela — started going disastrously wrong, it was perhaps inevitable that they would find other inspiration to peddle. Bernie Sanders’ wife Jane might have found one: (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Iran as a beacon for voting rights? Great idea: Get Select TV + Free HD TV Antenna + Entertainment Bundle Neither Sanders nor Nichols mentioned that the … Read entire article »

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House IT Aides Fear Suspects in Hill Breach Are Blackmailing Members With Their Own Data

Congressional technology aides are baffled that data-theft allegations against four former House IT workers—who were banned from the congressional network—have largely been ignored, and they fear the integrity of sensitive high-level information. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Imran Awan and three relatives were colleagues until police banned them from computer networks at the House of Representatives after suspicion the brothers accessed congressional computers without permission. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Five Capitol Hill technology aides told The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group that members of Congress have displayed an inexplicable and intense loyalty toward the suspects who police say victimized them. The baffled aides wonder if the suspects are blackmailing representatives based on the contents of their emails and files, to which they had full access. “I don’t know what they have, but they have … Read entire article »

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Here’s What’s in Trump’s ‘Taxpayers First’ Federal Budget

The Trump administration will respect taxpayers, balance the budget, return the country to 3 percent economic growth, and push a parental leave requirement in its fiscal plan to be released Tuesday, said Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Mulvaney called it a “taxpayers first budget.” “This budget was written through the eyes of the people paying for the budget, not through the eyes of who is getting paid,” Mulvaney told reporters Monday during an off-camera briefing at the White House. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Mulavney elaborated that budget writers went line-by-line through the budget to see what programs had a success rate and what programs didn’t. The White House released a general outline of the plan Monday, before the full plan is released on Tuesday. … Read entire article »

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Trump Signals a Reset Between Israel and US

It’s time to patch up America’s second “special relationship” after eight years of frayed feelings between the United States and Israel. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month That’s the message President Donald Trump is sending in his early-presidency trip to Israel and unprecedented visit to the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Trump said of his Monday visit to the Western Wall, a first for sitting American presidents, that the visit was potentially a path to a “deeper” friendship with Israel. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Conflicts over policy and philosophy strained the relations between former President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu and led to distrust between the two countries. Pres. Trump makes first visit by sitting U.S. commander in chief to the Western Wall, an important Jewish holy site https://t.co/sOwLJ2XsZk pic.twitter.com/nCKYKlGcII — CBS … Read entire article »

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Veterans Claim They Were Duped Into Lobbying for Saudis

With all the worry about Russian influence over U.S. elections it’s easy to overlook the many foreign interests working to impact U.S. policy every day–through paid lobbying. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month American lobbyists have made billions working for foreign entities. Who’s paying whom for what is subject to federal disclosure laws. But the system may not always work as intended. In the latest episode of “Full Measure” we investigated a case in point: some U.S. military vets who claim they were duped into lobbying for the wrong side. >>> Find out when and where you can watch “Full Measure” (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This twisted tale of Washington, D.C., lobbying begins in an unlikely place. With a rock band from Utah. That’s Tim Cord singing … his brother on lead guitar … … Read entire article »

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Here’s How Many of the Top 100 Colleges Are Having Conservative Commencement Speakers

Diversity of thought continues to be decidedly unpopular at America’s top institutions of higher education. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month According to a new survey from Young America’s Foundation, top colleges invited 45 liberal commencement speakers this year … and a measly four conservatives. (Not all of the universities, which were drawn from U.S. News and World Report’s list, had announced a commencement speaker. Others had multiple speakers or speakers without clear ideological viewpoints.) The four conservatives are Vice President Mike Pence, who spoke Sunday at the University of Notre Dame; Israeli Ambassador Ron Dermer; sports commentator Ernie Johnson; and Mayor G. T. Bynum of Tulsa, Oklahoma. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The liberals include former Vice President Joe Biden; Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.; Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg (who recently donated $1 … Read entire article »

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Bill Protecting Faith-Based Adoption Agencies in Texas on Way to Governor’s Desk

The Texas Senate early Monday passed a bill to allow faith-based adoption and foster care providers to operate based on their religious beliefs. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month By a final vote of 21-10, state senators agreed with their counterparts in the Texas House of Representatives that society should continue to make room for adoption and foster care services associated with a religious tradition, whether Christian or Muslim.   Only one Democrat joined the Senate’s 20 Republicans in voting for the bill. The remaining 10 voted against it. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In an interview Monday with The Daily Signal, state Rep. James Frank, a Republican who co-wrote the legislation, predicted that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott would sign it. “I am obviously very excited about it passing the Senate, and I fully … Read entire article »

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How Fast US Public Debt Will Grow If We Don’t Change Course

How Fast US Public Debt Will Grow If We Don’t Change Course

A fiscal storm has been brewing over America for years, and things are only getting worse. Kill Your Cable Bill! Just $2 a month Publicly held debt—the debt the U.S. is borrowing from credit markets (as opposed to debt owed to federal trust funds like Social Security)—is at its highest level as a percentage of gross domestic product since World War II. To address the problem, Congress and the president must work together to enact a responsible, pro-growth … Read entire article »

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