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Nerobama - Fiddling While America Burns

Historical fable says that the Roman Emperor Nero played a fiddle while the city of Rome burned. In AD 64, a fire erupted in the southern end of the Circus Maximus section of Rome and burned for five .
(January 19, 2009)
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The Presidential Oath of Office - When is an Oath Not an Oath?

The Presidential Oath of Office was soundly misquoted Tuesday as Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John G. Roberts pronounced ..
(January 21, 2009)
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Liberty Or Utilitarianism - Mutually Exclusive Ethical Systems

I read an essay by the late Murray Rothbard recently, taken from his book "Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature. " In the essay, he focuses on the reasons that people choose to be Libertarians, ..
(January 12, 2009)
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World Oil Prices - Who Really Sets World Oil Prices?

I watched the CBS News show “60 Minutes" Sunday night, and saw the piece on world oil prices done by Steve Croft. I realize that their format doesn't allow for a detailed, in-depth ..
(January 13, 2009)
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Owner's Manuals - The First Few Pages Tell the Funniest Stories

Owner's manuals tell the stories of just how stupid people can be. In the first few pages of any owner's manual, you will find warnings of ways to NOT use the product you've bought. I am an ..
(January 15, 2009)
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Buy Some Gold and Silver Coins

There is one truth about currency issued by nations throughout history: Every currency not based upon precious metals has failed. When I use the term “failed, " I mean that the value of the ..
(December 18, 2008)
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Christmas Thefts - Are You Protecting Yourself From Christmas ..

Holidays are happy times. . . for criminals. Your property is far more vulnerable to theft than you realize during the holiday season. Let me show you some ways you can get ripped off, and how you ..
(December 08, 2008)
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Vehicle Theft - Five Tips to Protect Yourself From Vehicle ..

Vehicle theft is the number one property crime in the United States, and it costs consumers more than eight billion dollars a year. Much of that cost is borne by insurance companies, and they pass ..
(December 08, 2008)
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Auto Company Bailouts - Part I - Should Congress Agree to Auto .

Part One: Labor The Big Three automakers have humiliated themselves by sending their head guys to Washington to beg Congress for financial assistance. And, in their viewpoints, bankruptcy would be a ..
(December 15, 2008)
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Auto Company Bailouts - Part II - Should Congress Agree to ..

Part II: Zombie Economics Credit goes to Butler Shaffer for inventing this new term. Zombie Economics is the government's current practice of trying to restore life to dying corporate forms. Look at .
(December 15, 2008)
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Auto Company Bailouts III - Should Congress Agree to Auto ..

Part III: Destroying the National Currency I could write thousands of pages about monetary policy in the Federal government over the last 200 years, but that would put you to sleep. I could write ..
(December 15, 2008)
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Cash Value Life Insurance - Why Cash Value Life Insurance is ..

Cash value life insurance is the most widely sold life insurance product in the world today. It is also the insurance product that is WORST for your Finances. These products are also known as: ..
(December 08, 2008)
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Car Insurance Claim Scams - How Rear-End Collisions Can Be Car .

Car insurance claim scams happen in cities and rural areas. They happen both day and night. They happen in sunshine and rain, at rush hour and on quiet roads. You need to know that there are people ..
(December 08, 2008)
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Top Ten Tips on How to File Your Ice Storm Insurance Claim

A massive ice storm hit New England on the December 12, 2008 weekend, leaving millions of homes and businesses without electrical power. Thousands of homes and vehicles were damaged as ice-laden ..
(December 15, 2008)
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Car Insurance - Five Things to Do to When Shopping For Car ..

Shopping for car insurance can be confusing, frustrating and expensive. But you can save hundreds of dollars annually if you'll use the strategies listed below. Remember, folks. I'm an insurance ..
(November 14, 2008)
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Car Insurance - Five Things to Avoid When Buying Car Insurance

Buying car insurance can be frustrating, time consuming and confusing. But you can save yourself some time, frustration and confusion if you will avoid these five things when shopping for car ..
(November 17, 2008)
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The Preferred Body Shop Trap and How to Escape It

Promoting preferred body shops is standard procedure for many insurance companies. If you are insured by one of the insurance companies that has preferred body shops, you are already the prime target .
(November 24, 2008)
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Deer-Vehicle Collisions - Top Seven Ways to Avoid Hitting a ..

Fatalities from vehicle crashes with deer and other animals have more than doubled over the last 15 years, according to a new study by an auto insurance-funded highway safety group. The National ..
(November 07, 2008)
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EIFS - How Synthetic Stucco Can Cause Huge Damage to Homes ..

IF you have EIFS on the exterior of your home, you likely have significant water damage all over your home and may not know anything about it. The acronym “EIFS" stands for “Exterior ..
(November 05, 2008)
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Electronics Insurance - Are Your Electronics and Computers ..

There is a lot of misinformation today about consumer electronics and how it is treated by insurance companies. Most people I talk to think that if they have homeowners or renters insurance, their ..
(November 07, 2008)
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Daytime Running Lights - Why Should Your Car Have Daytime ..

"I never saw that car. It came out of nowhere!" Have your ever said those words after an accident? Have you ever said that after a near miss of a collision with another vehicle? I know how you feel, ..
(November 07, 2008)
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What is a CLUE Report and Why Should You Care?

What's a CLUE Report, and why should you care? If you're buying or selling a property, you will care a lot. You've searched for far too long, and you've finally found a house that you want to buy. ..
(September 06, 2008)
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Unfair Claims Practices - Has Your Insurance Company Or ..

Unfair Claims Practices Insurance companies refused to settle thousands of claims after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and showed America just what Unfair Claims Practices can look like. But Unfair ..
(August 16, 2008)
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9 of the Top Ten List of Insurance Claim Secrets REVEALED! ..

Insurance claim recorded statements. They usually go just fine, but sometimes the insurance adjuster uses tricks and gimmicks to get you to say things you shouldn't say. So keep a claims diary. This .
(June 14, 2008)
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6 of the Top Ten List From Insurance Claim Secrets REVEALED! ..

One of the many things that policyholders don't think about when they have a claim is the IRS tax treatment of the settlement money. I'm not a tax accountant, or any kind of accountant, so I'm not ..
(June 14, 2008)
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