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Bin laden Bounce

By at May 11, 2011 | 10:34 am | 1,182 Comments

Bin laden Bounce

President Barack Obama is on the receiving end of the Osama Bin Laden bounce. Obama’s approval rating has soared to 60 percent in the latest Associated Press-GFK Poll; making for a two-year high.

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Rock The Capital Minute

By at May 6, 2011 | 10:24 am | 0 Comment

Rock The Capital Minute

In this edition of Rock The Capital Minute; one of Osama Bin Laden’s wives is talking about life on the upper floor of that sprawling house in Abbottabad. In Japan, Prime Minister Kan is calling for the shutdown of the Hamaoka nuclear power plant. Kan is reportedly very concerned about another earthquake and the effect it will have on that plant. Recessions seem to only hit the poor, middle class, and the rich. The take home pay for CEO’s of large companies is higher now than it was just prior to the Great Recession.

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The U.S. Economy: A Diamond in the Rough

By at April 1, 2011 | 1:28 pm | 26 Comments

The U.S. Economy: A Diamond in the Rough

A bounce in a better direction for America’s economy; the Labor Department out with its latest numbers on employment say the private-sector created 216,000 jobs in March, beating most economists’ predictions.

That number was strong enough to send the national unemployment rate to 8.8 percent; it had been stuck at about… Read the rest

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