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January 26, 2015
Obama Post-SOTU: A Lame Duck or President Reborn?
What victories has Obama won?
January 21, 2015
10 States Most Dependent on the Federal Government
According to a WalletHub report, residents in red states are more likely to receive help from the federal government.
January 14, 2015
Here’s What You Need to Know About Obama’s North Korea Sanctions
President Barack Obama's first executive order of 2015 was used to impose sanctions on North Korea in response to the cyber attack on Sony.
January 12, 2015
The Black Hole of Government: Where Does Your Tax Money Go?
What are you really paying for when you cut a check to Uncle Sam?
January 12, 2015
Here’s Why Congress Isn’t Like the Rest of America
The biggest difference between Congressional makeup and the demographics of the U.S. is religion.
January 07, 2015
US Sees Huge Energy Opportunity in Europe
U.S. production has shown no signs of a significant slowdown, and the EIA predicts growth in 2015 of approximately 700,000 barrels per day.
January 05, 2015
3 Reasons U.S. Government Costs Will Grow in 2015
Annual budget deficits are making up a smaller and smaller share of the country’s economic output, but federal spending will likely jump in 2015.
December 30, 2014
3 Reasons Why You Should Save More Money
Americans are not known for their prudent saving habits.
December 29, 2014
Saudi Arabia Ready for $20, $30, $40 Oil
Brent crude and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) fell to start last week, and Saudi Arabia is prepared to go much lower in a bid to trim the fat.
December 24, 2014
Is Obama Underestimating ISIL?
When President Obama on Wednesday announced that the U.S. would increase its airstrikes targeting ISIL, he didn’t call the actions a declaration of war.
December 22, 2014
Review Finds Secret Service Lacking Leadership
After meeting with 50 employees and 120 representatives and leaders from other agencies, the panel returned with a review that found a lack of strong leadership in the U.S. Secret Service.
December 21, 2014
Can We Blame Burger King for Ditching the U.S.?
Burger King has officially become a Canadian company, despite the negative reactions from a great deal of the United States. But can we really blame the firm?
December 15, 2014
Who Is ISIL Exactly?
The U.S.'s involvement in dismantling the threat that is ISIL isn't a short-term commitment, according to Secretary of State John Kerry. Here's why it can't be.
December 14, 2014
What the CIA Torture Report Means for the U.S. Overseas
All the eyes of the world have also been on the U.S. as the information on our country’s use of torture has been released. Here's how it's affecting us abroad.
December 13, 2014
The Wealth Gap Between Races Is Getting Wider
As the world recovers from the Great Recession, it’s clear that not everyone is bouncing back at the same rate. We’ve previously covered how women are fairing better than men, but minorities, on the other hand, are hurting more than white Americans.
December 11, 2014
Top 10 States Benefitting the Most from Government Spending
The amount and composition of federal spending varies dramatically from state to state.
December 11, 2014
The 10 Most Corrupt Countries in the World
Corruption and economic turmoil often go hand-in-hand. Here are the countries that have it the worst.
December 10, 2014
Why US Shale May Fizzle Rather Than Boom
A new study in Nature finds that the estimates for shale gas production could be vastly overblown, and that production could peak within the next decade.
December 08, 2014
Here’s What the U.S. Millitary’s Sexual Assault Problem Looks Like
The military's sexual assault problem is not gone, but it may be decreasing according to numbers released by the Pentagon last week.
December 06, 2014
10 States Where Home Prices Are Still Surging
Home prices in the United States have increased on a year-over-year basis for 32 consecutive months.
November 30, 2014
7 CEOs Collecting Larger Paychecks Than Uncle Sam
Business is booming for Corporate America, but some of the largest companies in the country are spending more money on executive compensation than federal income taxes.
November 30, 2014
How Is America Changing?
The United States is rapidly changing as its citizens age and diversify. What kind of issues will the country face as its demographics shift?
November 26, 2014
How Much Would You Pay to Fix Broken U.S. Infrastructure?
The American Society of Civil Engineers estimates that the United States has an infrastructure funding gap of $201 billion per year.
November 20, 2014
4 Things Holding Back Obama’s Pivot To China
The main topics have predictably been trade, business, and the economy, but those are hardly the only things under discussion.
November 17, 2014
Renewable Energy Will Allow Communist Party of China to Hold On to Power
News about the U.S.-China climate change deal was met with an equal measure of praise and doubt.
November 12, 2014
Emission Cuts: Can China and the U.S. Work Together After All?
This week's environmental announcements have the Lorax cautiously smiling.
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