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Zero-Care: The war on the poor, sponsored by ObamaCare?

SMYRNA, GA:  The Kaiser Family Foundation tool reveals the shocking fact that you can be too poor to receive a subsidy tax credit, but certainly not too poor to pay double the costs of a private plan provided by employers. … Continue reading

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The Retail Detail: Get your financial market crash helmets out!

The markets are halted this weekend.  The halt is scheduled to end on Sunday, June 17th, 2012.  Could this lead to another “bank holiday?”  You be the judge. Here’s where I got the charts from: http://fxtrade.oanda.com/why/spreads/recent – select only the … Continue reading

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The Retail Detail: Coffee House Laptop Slugs

A product of the Great Recession is the Laptop Slug.  THey come in many flavors, but the most annoying can be the ex-dot-com era “Dee-ZYN-er” – as they used to correct me with some sort of twisted pride – on … Continue reading

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