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Social Security loophole is about to close

Social Security benefits claim form loophole

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group A loophole that allows citizens to get extra money out of Social Security is set to close soon. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 was passed by Congress without much of a debate, leaving many Americans with little time to prepare. (Not that Congress normally acts …

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Social Security is not as secure as you think

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group For just the third time in 40 years, Social Security benefits will not be increased next year. Around 60 million retirees, disabled workers, spouses and children receive Social Security benefits. With the average monthly payment being $1,224. What could possibly be the rationale to …

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Social Security will fail by next decade: Harvard Study

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The Social Security Administration projects that its trust funds will be depleted by 2033-not an optimistic forecast. But it may be even bleaker than that. New studies from Harvard and Dartmouth researchers find that the SSA’s actuarial forecasts have been consistently overstating the financial health of the program’s trust funds since 2000. …

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More than 100 million Americans are on welfare

There are more Americans dependent on the federal government than ever before in U.S. history. According to the Survey of Income and Program Participation conducted by the U.S. Census, well over 100 million Americans are enrolled in at least one welfare program run by the federal government.  Many are enrolled in more …

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Birther tries to remove Obama from Kansas voting ballot

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Birther Orly Taitz has been granted a court hearing to keep President Obama off the Kansas state ballot due to suspicion surrounding his US citizenship. Taitz, who works as a California dentist and a lawyer, claims that Obama’s birth certificate is fraudulent and that the president is using a fake …

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Will Americans Today Ever Be Able to Retire?

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We are living in very uncertain times.  Global tensions are mounting to new heights, and politicians on both the right and the left are polarizing. The future of Social Security and Medicare is uncertain. Even so, many Americans are unaware of the deeper crisis brewing quietly throughout the country—one which …

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Ignoring reality is going to wipe out the human race

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To inform people is hard slugging. Everything is lined up against the public being informed, or the policymakers for that matter. News is contaminated by its service to special interests and hidden agendas. Many scientists or their employers are dependent on federal money. Even psychologists and anthropologists were roped into …

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Former Federal Reserve Chairman: global economy is headed for disaster

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group In a recent interview with Fox Business, Alan Greenspan pulled no punches on the state of the economy. The former Federal Reserve Chairman believes that the United States and Europe are set to face some serious economic problems, saying that we have “a global problem of a shortage …

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Unsustainable

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When it comes to explaining the problems with our economy, one of the hardest things to do is to get people to understand that we are living in an economic fantasy world that is completely and totally unsustainable.  As a nation we consume far more than we produce, we spend …

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Globalist funded think tank says poverty will save planet

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The Center for Economic Policy and Research, described as a liberal think tank, has produced a study claiming less work will save the planet from global warming. Economist David Rosnick, who produced the analysis, says the world should adopt a “more European” work schedule as a way to reduce carbon emissions. …

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US national debt is now over $20 trillion

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The United States has now officially accumulated a $20 trillion debt. The ceiling was broken after the White House allowed the Treasury to borrow more money. As of Tuesday, the American national debt stood at $20.16 trillion, according to the US Debt Clock website. This is almost $62,000 per person …

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Obama lie #847: ‘There is no debt crisis’

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The United States is roughly $17 trillion in debt, but President Barack Obama says there’s no reason to worry. Speaking with ABC News correspondent George Stephanopoulos this week, Pres. Obama downplayed concerns of an impending financial catastrophe, claiming quite to the contrary that the country is on track to turning …

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Catalonia’s parliament backs move to split from Spain by 2017

Catalonia independence from Spain

Catalonia’s regional parliament has backed a declaration on Monday to start a formal secession process from Spain. The region plans to establish autonomous rule by 2017. The declaration on secession, which launches a so-called roadmap towards independence, was backed by a majority in the regional parliament. The motion was passed by …

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DHS classifies new ammo purchases following controversy

Federal agency blacks out amount of bullets being bought. The Department of Homeland Security has redacted information relating to the quantity of bullets it is buying following a controversy concerning the agency’s purchase of over a billion rounds of ammo, which many fear is a sign the federal government is …

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DHS purchases 200 million more rounds of ammunition

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Additional purchase includes bullets designated for snipers. Following controversy over its purchase of around 1.2 billion bullets in the last six months alone, the Department of Homeland Security has put out a new solicitation for over 200 million more rounds of ammunition, some of which are designated to be used …

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Anti-Austerity Anger: Greeks take to streets

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Thousands have taken to the streets throughout Greece to protest the drastic budget cuts proposed by the government. Minor scuffles with riot police took place in Thessaloniki after some youths set rubbish on fire and burned an EU flag. In Athens some 2,000 pensioners marched through the city to protest …

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America’s debt vizualized

We kicked butt in the Olympics and landed on Mars. It’s been a pretty good month of the United States but with the elections coming up around the corner our economy has become a major battle between Romney and Obama. The fact is our great country owes a lot of …

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