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Ukraine's Security Service chief calls movement of the Russian aid convoy a "direct invasion"Ukraine's Security Service chief calls movement of the Russian aid convoy a "direct invasion"

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John Ransom John Ransom: Holder's Tantrum

He thinks hes entitled to speak about Ferguson because hes a black man with a black mans experience in America. He believes in legitimatizing black mistrust of America instead of removing mistrust between the races

Mike Shedlock Mike Shedlock: Spain Robs the Pension System to Pay its Bills

The "recovery" news in Spain keeps piling up. Via translation from El Economista, Government has already taken 37% of the total 'pensions piggy bank'. If extractions continue at the current rate, the fund would be exhausted in 4 years.

Political  Calculations Political Calculations: The Real Trends of Employment in this "Recovery"

Part time employment started off the recession at 24,758,000, but instead of decreasing as jobs disappeared from the U.S. economy, the number of Americans employed part time increased by 2,721,000 through December 2009.

Night Watch Night Watch: Ceasefire Over: Hamas Showers Israel with Rockets

The Gaza War resumed in earnest on the 20th. The Palestinians fired 150 rockets into Israel on 20 August. Israel sources say they fired 213 rockets since they broke the ceasefire.

Charles Payne Charles Payne: Poor Public Schools are Costing Us in Many Ways

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its report, Expenditures on Children by Families, and the cost of raising a child is now up to $245,000- not including the cost of college. The most expensive part of raising children is keeping a roof over their heads and food in their bellies...

Gayle Trotter Gayle Trotter: As the World Burns: Obama’s “Stupid Stuff” Foreign Policy and its Disastrous Effects

Obamas foreign policy has become noteworthy for a remarkable series of bad decisions, miscalculations, and fecklessness -- tragically ironic for an administration whose foreign policy mantra is dont do stupid stuff.

Ilya Shapiro Ilya Shapiro: Congress Gets Unlimited Power Because Slavery?

After engaging in a racially motivated street fight with a black man, Charles Cannon found himself facingas expectedassault charges and a sentencing enhancement to penalize him further under Texass hate crime law. You see, they had to make a federal case out of a fistfight to stop the return of slavery.

Daniel J. Mitchell Daniel J. Mitchell: Lower Tax Rates > Targeted Tax Credits

Some folks on the right in Washington, generally known as reformicons (short for reform conservatives), want the Republican Party to de-emphasize marginal tax rate reductions and instead focus on providing tax relief to parents.

Doug Fabian Doug Fabian: Why Russian Small Caps are a Contrarian Pick

Due to Russian President Vladimir Putins shenanigans and the ongoing Ukraine situation, many Western investors are fleeing Russia. However, contrarian investors view this as an excellent opportunity to enter the Russian market on the cheap.

Nicholas Vardy Nicholas Vardy: Are We on the Verge of a Market Crash?

Much like the Great Depression did to the Greatest Generation, the financial crisis of 2008 seared the souls of millions of investors.

John Ransom John Ransom: The New Black Male Can Be Conservative

Obama's election is inconceivable without first understanding the historic wrongs the country has foisted on a community that has never enjoyed the protection a family can give them.

Mike Shedlock Mike Shedlock: Election Jackpot Scratch and Sniff

Turnout in some Los Angeles elections is so low that LA Considers Giving Citizens Lottery Tickets if they Vote.

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Report: Cost to raise today's child tops $245,000
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