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Effort To Recall Republican State Reps – The Nation’s John Nichols

Effort To Recall Republican State Reps – The Nation’s John Nichols

wisconsin democrats are moving full speed ahead with the effort to recall the g_o_p_ state senators who took away collective bargaining rights from state workers today several progressive groups launched a new ad campaign purging recalls and the stayed at a rally party says there are a half have half of the signatures that they need to force recall elections and that they’ve got a mother half left to finish the job so looks like they’re in good shape on…

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Can The U.S. Still Call Itself A Wealthy Nation?

Can The U.S. Still Call Itself A Wealthy Nation?

The United States has more than seventeen trillion dollars in debt and each year the government borrows more. They do this because it costs more money to run the country than the country currently earns in taxes…This is called a budget deficit. The US deficit for this year is more than 500 billion dollars. Yet, the US still regularly refers to itself as one of the most prosperous nations in the world. How is that possible? Well, National Debt isn’t…

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What Is The Deficit?

What Is The Deficit?

What is the deficit, and what is the debt? And why does it matter? The deficit is falling this year! Getting the deficit down Budget deficit Don’t deal with the deficit Running an enormous deficit Tackle the debt and the deficit left behind by the last Labour government You’re going to hear a lot in this election about the debt and the deficit. Even some politicians can’t get their heads around the big numbers involved. You haven’t got an equivalent…

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Understanding the National Debt and Budget Deficit

Understanding the National Debt and Budget Deficit

Good morning Hank, it’s Tuesday. So, one of the biggest issues in global politics these days is government debt and deficits, which is a particularly big deal in the United States because of the Presidential campaign and also because of the looming fiscal cliff. And Hank, as you’ll no doubt remember, I received a bronze medal in economics at the 1994 Alabama State Academic Decathlon, meaning that in 1994, I was the third best seventeen-year-old economist among all C students…

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O’Reilly – Obama Won’t Defend Liberals

O’Reilly – Obama Won’t Defend Liberals

this episode of the young texans brought to you by thrillers have said that their out of the president obama has been cleared up on what’s going on simply because is spoke about almost all msn something in passing on thursday last thursday uh… and uh… and says that he’s not touch up and i need your what stories your times what it was a setups whether white house was trying to run away from wisconsin in the senate we…

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Full Video-Obama Addresses Nation On Debt Ceiling Negotiations

Full Video-Obama Addresses Nation On Debt Ceiling Negotiations

Good evening. Tonight, I want to talk about the debate we’ve been having in Washington over the national debt — a debate that directly affects the lives of all Americans. For the last decade, we’ve spent more money than we take in. In the year 2000, the government had a budget surplus. But instead of using it to pay off our debt, the money was spent on trillions of dollars in new tax cuts, while two wars and an expensive…

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Financial Mathematics

Financial Mathematics

okay so my name's Tim Johnson and I do research into financial mathematics what that means in practice is I work on building tools that help people understand how to make good decisions when they don't know what's going to happen in the future one of the main areas that I work in is in economics an economics is very different from say physics or biology or chemistry because everything's changing all the time so for about 5,000 years mathematicians…

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Peter Schiff on Foreign Policy

Peter Schiff on Foreign Policy

good afternoon and welcome to freedom watch a daily dose of raw Liberty streaming online on foxnews.com I'm your host Judge Andrew Napolitano here defending freedom defending your natural rights and defending your right to have a government that stays within the confines of its constitution from California to Connecticut frustrated Americans are voicing their anger at town holes and tea parties like we've never seen before their anger is directed at lawmakers like for example senator christopher dodd of…

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Trump, Taiwan and US Foreign Policy

Trump, Taiwan and US Foreign Policy

hey guys welcome to Hippias history if you've been watching the news you've probably heard that Donald Trump took a phone call from the president of Taiwan and everybody's heads are popping off like daisies and I kind of want to explain why that might be so giddy up for the learning let's take a look at Donald Trump's phone call to Taiwan and why it's big deal I think I have to shorten that title so geography is really…

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