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U.S. economy + budget plans = impossible

andrea @ May 12, 2009 # 4 Comments

Forty-six cents for every dollar borrowed? Forty-six cents?! What a fantastic idea. It’s one of the best in American history. Thanks to President Obama’s economic stimulus bill and the Wall Street bailout we can look forward to the federal deficit increasing to about $2 trillion (yes, TRILLION). This year, the government plans to borrow 46 […]

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“Made in China”? Send it back

Brittany @ May 8, 2009 # 3 Comments

Back in 2007, it was a massive recall of toys, dog food and toothpaste that had millions of products taken off the shelves. All of these products shared a stamp that nine out of 10 American household items do: “Made in China.” Today, a new concern has made its way from the East. Is it […]

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Tent City, California

Brittany @ May 5, 2009 # 4 Comments

The story of “Tent City,” Sacramento a supposed growing encampment of at least 200 people, down and out as a result of the current recession/depression, has recently flooded the news. Photos of this place are not unlike those taken during the Great Depression, which feature hundreds of rotted shacks with a migrant homeless population walking […]

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Desperate for jobs

andrea @ May 4, 2009 # 2 Comments

It’s not surprise that our economy is not at its best. It’s also no surprise that because of it, many people have changed their careers. Maybe you’re even thinking about doing it. Many people throughout the country are desperate for jobs and are going back to school to pursue something else. This isn’t surprising. What […]

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