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What the Partial Federal Government Shutdown Is All About

Wednesday October 2nd, 2013   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 2:11pm PDT   •   4 Comments

On Tuesday, October 1, 2013, the U.S. federal government furloughed some 815,293 of its civilian employees from the executive branch of the government, or 18.5% of its estimated total of 4.4 million employees, which accounts for all military service members and postal service employees, along with all legislative and judicial branch employees. The reason…
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SEC Surge Serves No Purpose

Wednesday October 2nd, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 10:07am PDT   •   0 Comments

The federal Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proclaims that its mission “is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.” All Americans have an interest “in a growing economy that produces jobs, improves our standard of living, and protects the value of our savings.” This means that “all of…
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