Posts tagged "US Government"

Campaign Funds Boost Politician Lifestyles

Campaign Funds Boost Politician Lifestyles
The Chicago Tribune Watchdog says the Federal Election Commission has determined that campaign funds boost politician lifestyles. Well Chicago Political Commentary says no shit Sherlock! You would think that the FEC would actually do something about rather than allow the legal use of campaign funds for personal expenditures. You know, there is just something fundamentally... Read more »

Term Limits: How About One 6 Year Presidential Term?

Term Limits: How About One 6 Year Presidential Term?
The 2012 Presidential Election cycle is in full swing, however, there are many people who believe that the current campaign began the day after President Barack Obama assumed office. To be fair, though, this is not about President Obama because this sort of thing has been going on for as long as I can remember.... Read more »

Benjamin Franklin Portraits Popular: U.S. Treasury Prints More $100 Bills Than Dollar Bills

Benjamin Franklin Portraits Popular: U.S. Treasury Prints More $100 Bills Than Dollar Bills
Last year the U.S. Treasury printed more $100 Bills than Dollars for the first time in history. There are now more than seven billion portraits of Benjamin Franklin in circulation. Talk about being popular! Evidently, $100 Bills are hoarded like gold in unstable areas because the Federal Reserve estimates that two-thirds are held by foreigners.... Read more »
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