New Mexico has moved up into a tie at number 36 on CNBC’s annual ranking of the best (and worst) states in which to do business. While its educational level and “business friendliness” remain among the worst in the nation, New Mexico saw big improvements in the ranking of its overall economic vitality and its [...]
While a healthy number of fiscal hawks on the Republican side voted against the debt ceiling deal, it’s the reaction from Democrats that has been the most, uh, what’s the word? Incendiary? Irate? Or just sanctimonious?
A congressman from Pennsylvania called Tea Party supporters terrorists during a closed-door meeting with Vice President Biden. The online journal [...]
As the debate intensifies between Democrats and Republicans on Capitol Hill over the debt ceiling, plenty of arguments are being made about what would happen if the two sides don’t reach an agreement by August 2nd.
President Obama even told CBS News on Tuesday (July 12), “I cannot guarantee that [Social Security] checks go out [...]
A story from CNBC:
Government payouts—including Social Security, Medicare and unemployment insurance—make up more than a third of total wages and salaries of the U.S. population, a record figure that will only increase if action isn’t taken before the majority of Baby Boomers enter retirement…
“The U.S. economy has become alarmingly dependent on government stimulus,” said Madeline [...]
Let’s talk hemp.
But first, let’s dispense with all the Cheech and Chong jokes and I promise this post will not include any lame puns about pot or weed or getting the munchies, etc.
Let’s get the facts out first:
Hemp is not the same thing as marijuana. It is a fiber that is produced by the cannibas [...]