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Abe Lincoln’s library faces so much debt that it’s considering selling his stuff — including his hat and gloves  | Go Fund Me to Help

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation, which supports Lincoln’s museum in Springfield, Ill., has found itself $9.7 million in debt on a loan it took out 11 years ago to purchase a collection of rare artifacts from a private collector. … Continue reading

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Hospitals scrap surgeries, Venezuelans forgo showers as taps run dry | Oil Rich and Broken

CARACAS (Reuters) – At one of Caracas’ biggest public hospitals, most bathrooms are closed. Patients fill jugs from a tiny tap on the ground floor that sometimes has a trickle of water. Operations are postponed or canceled. Water cuts are … Continue reading

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The Truth About Illinois Pensions In One Stunning Chart | Democrat Promises That Can’t Be Kept

In 1987, pension promises made to active workers and retirees in the state’s five state-run pension plans totaled just $18 billion. By 2016, they had ballooned to $208 billion. That’s a cumulative 1,067 percent increase. Contrast that to the state’s … Continue reading

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Feds Launch Review Of Teachers’ Grant Program That The Obama Administration Did Not Fix

  After two years of fighting (started before Trump), McCollum says she’d given up hope. And many teachers who reached out to NPR said the same…. It’s a financial nightmare for public school teachers around the country: Federal grants they … Continue reading

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‘Do you fear me?’: Venezuelan Socialist Maduro vows to gatecrash regional summit

Peru’s center-right government this week said Maduro would not be welcome at the Summit of the Americas in April, reinforcing his growing diplomatic isolation during a crackdown on dissent and a brutal economic crisis in Venezuela. “Do you fear me? … Continue reading

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Democrat Devolution: Dianne Feinstein Was For Boarder Security When It Helped Her

Back in 1993 and 1994, Feinstein’s former rival, Gov. Pete Wilson (R-Calif.), had placed a ballot question on the November ballot known as Proposition 187. The measure would have denied public social services to illegal aliens. The measure passed that … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico to privatize Broken state owned power company

Jan. 22 (UPI) — Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Monday the island will privatize the assets of its state owned power company. Rossello said the process of selling the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority will begin with legislation to … Continue reading

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