Why the rich stay rich: they don’t invest like the rest

Getting and staying rich… When many of us have a little cash to invest, we might buy a mutual fund or a stock — if we don’t blow it...

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Here’s how we take back the Internet

Appearing by telepresence robot, Edward Snowden speaks at TED2014 about surveillance and Internet freedom. The right to data privacy, he suggests, is not a partisan issue, but requires a...

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Japan’s levitating maglev train reaches 500km/h (311mph)

15 November 2014 Last updated at 13:23 GMT Train fans have experienced the speed of super-fast maglev trains, during test runs for members of the public in central Japan....

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Sorry, Mr. President, The Internet Isn’t a 19th Century Railroad

By Kuper Jones This week, President Obama came out in support of far-reaching new regulations that would grant unprecedented new government control over the internet, threatening the largely free...

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Repeal the Death Tax

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. Family-owned farms and businesses are most vulnerable to the death tax....

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Microsoft’s Headband Helps the Blind to ‘See’

Nov. 14 (Bloomberg) — Until now the visually impaired have had to rely on a cane or a guide dog to get around. Now Microsoft’s hoping to change that...

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LAAFP, The Billionair Series: Bill Gates #1 Billionair $87.2B

Overview The world’s richest man is co-founder and technology adviser of Microsoft, the world’s biggest software maker. His 4 percent stake of the Redmond, Washington-based company represents about a...

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American Land Grabs: The Antiquated Antiquities Act

By Justin Sykes The Obama Administration is considering two massive land grabs – one in Utah and another in the Pacific Islands –  that could prove economically disastrous...

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Washington Gets A Raise; But Americans Don’t

By Eric Peterson Times are tough in America’s slowly recovering economy. The percentage of American’s working is still at its lowest levels since the Disco-days of the Carter administration....

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Australia Shows Climate Taxation Doesn’t Work

By Mallory Carr Australia’s recent carbon tax experiment has laid bare for the world to see the dirty truth behind climate taxation: it hurts individuals and families across the...

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Political Spending, Union Boss Salaries Skyrocket Even as Membership Declines

By Akash Chougule Two recently released reports have once again confirmed in vivid detail what many people have known for a long time:  That the big organized labor movement...

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With Export-Import Bank, the More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

By Eric Peterson Fresh off from its nine month reauthorization thanks to free riding on the must pass resolution to continue funding the federal government, the Export -Import Bank...

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With the amount of money the federal government needlessly wasted last year, we could have gone to the moon and back--and still had cash to spare. Senator Coburn's annual "Wastebook" of the federal government's most egregious examples of wasteful spending should be a call to action for taxpayers.
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Need to Know: Net Neutrality Net neutrality claims to protect consumers, but it imposes costs by limiting the freedom of ISPs and Internet subscribers to figure out the best way to shape Internet traffic through voluntary transactions. This would allow Washington bureaucrats to use their regulations in place of common sense and competition.
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