Category Archives: debt

Education Dept. to overhaul student loan debt servicing

Education Dept. to overhaul student loan debt servicing, move to one company – UPI.com “U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos said the current system of a multitude of companies collecting the some $1.2 trillion in outstanding debt created a chaotic … Continue reading

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Venezuela: Hungry People Want Change –  general orders snipers to prepare for clash with protesters

Venezuelan Army Division General José Rafael Torrealba Pérez is heard, on a recording of the meeting obtained by El Nuevo Herald, issuing orders to prepare to use of snipers to quell widespread protests engulfing the Latin American nation. Source: Venezuela … Continue reading

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Socialist Failure: Venezuela Protests and Economic Crisis

Venezuela Protests and Economic Crisis: What Is Going On? – NBC News “Venezuela is in the grip of a major crisis. For the last month hundreds of thousands of protesters demonstrating against the government of President Nicolas Maduro have been … Continue reading

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Connecticut: Gov. Malloy says taxing the rich doesn’t work 

“HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–Connecticut’s state budget woes are compounding with collections from the state income tax collapsing, despite two high-end tax hikes in the past six years. $2.2 Billion deficit. Source: Income tax revenue collapses; Malloy says taxing the rich doesn’t … Continue reading

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Pyongyang directly criticizes China in rare move

North Korean state media criticized China directly Wednesday, saying its “reckless remarks” on the North’s nuclear program was testing its patience could trigger unspecified “grave” consequences. Source: North Korea threat: Pyongyang directly criticizes China in rare move | Fox News

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Palestinian Infighting: Abbas to Stop Funding Electricity to Hamas-run Gaza

Jerusalem (AP) — Israel says the Palestinian self-rule government in the West Bank informed it on Thursday that it will stop paying for the electricity Israel sells to the Gaza Strip as tensions between the territory’s Islamic militant Hamas rulers … Continue reading

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Pentagon Implements ‘Proof of Life’ System for Afghan ‘Ghost Soldiers’ to Save Taxpayers Millions

“…don’t exist or they have multiple identity cards and we’re paying their salaries.” Source: Pentagon Implements ‘Proof of Life’ System for Afghan ‘Ghost Soldiers’ to Save Taxpayers Millions I guess the Obama administration thought the honor system would work.

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