How to Get a Government Job In New Trump Adminstration

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The Trump Administration Is Now Hiring Are you a skilled and educated worker who dreams of working a government job in finance, national security, or foreign service? President Elect Donald Trump and his transition team are looking for you. Experience and loyalty to the republican party may be your ticket to working in the soon to be drained swamp known as...

Your Guide to Getting a Job in Politics

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Pursuing a career in politics requires a great deal of knowledge and determination. While there are many who might have what it takes to succeed in the political job market, it can often be difficult to figure out where to start. If you are interested in politics, you'll want to consider taking some of the actions listed below. There...

An Overview of What Donaldcare Could Entail

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Democrats, Republicans, and political independents are all anxious to see what the future holds for the health care system in the United States. Newly elected President Donald Trump has already stated that there will be tweaks, if not an outright repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Trump believes that elected representatives should get rid of the individual mandate because...

What Investments are the Best Options for Your First IRA?

If you have just opened your first IRA, then congratulations! You have just taken an important step toward securing your financial future. An IRA (which stands for "individual retirement account") is merely a vehicle that facilitates retirement savings with favorable tax treatment. If you are doing a self-directed IRA, then you most likely still need to select the individual...

How an Interest Rate Hike Could Affect Small Businesses

Ever since the depths of the Great Recession and the collapse of the housing market, the Federal Reserve has kept interest rates at close to zero. Those artificially low interest rates were designed to spark a wave of hiring, encourage investments and give home buyers greater confidence and lower mortgage payments.   For the most part, the actions of the Federal...

Fantastic Fiction, or Foretelling the Future – 5 Orwellian Predictions That Have Come True

In 1949 George Orwell's troubling portrayal of a dystopian future for society was published. From the moment 1984 landed on bookstore shelves in the mid-20th century, his vivid depiction of a strange and unusual time perplexed and enthralled millions of avid readers. As our society evolved, many of Orwell's fantastic prognostications began to raise eyebrows. Here are five rather intriguing...

How Will The Republicans Replace Obamacare?

There are relatively few laws that passed during President Obama's administration that were as controversial as the Affordable Care Act. The Act, widely called ObamaCare, was a compromise that made few people happy. It was a step to close to universal healthcare for Republicans, yet a bill that was too far away from single-payer health care for Democrats. During...

The Quick List of Prisoners’ Rights

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According to the US Bureau of Justice, over 2 million adults are currently detained in the country’s prisons. And the more people we have incarcerated, the higher we see statistics of inmate abuse and prison neglect. Criminals do not give up all of their rights when they become imprisoned — they actually have several rights to protect them from...

Why You Need A One Year Food Storage Supply

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Why Storing a Year's Supply of Food May be a Good Idea The current political situation in the United States has shaken some people to the core. Hillary Clinton supporters who were certain she would win the election are doing everything they can to disrupt the Trump administration and cause chaos. The media is engulfed in fear-mongering and desperate to sell the...

Post-Korean War Tension Between The United States And North Korea

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North Korea Displays Its Big Guns Recently, the government of North Korea heightened tensions in Asia significantly by expanding its missile production efforts. The Chairman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee, Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina, indicated in public the regime headed by Kim Jong Un has actually ramped up testing "about twenty-fold" since the young North Korean leader...

What is Trump’s Tax Reform Plan?

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Trump's tax reform plan is touted as the biggest attempt at reform since Reagan was in office. While critics denounce Trump's plan, saying that it will increase national debt and only benefit the rich, Trump's plan actually has something for everyone. Trump's plan promises to kill the estate tax, also known as the "death tax." Trump feels that inheritance money...

5 Reasons the Federal Minimum Wage Needs to Increase

For several years, Americans have debated whether or not Congress should vote to increase the federal minimum wage. Effective July 24, 2009, it rose to $7.25 per hour. Consider five important reasons to increase the minimum hourly wage for employees in the United States now: 1. Minimum Wage Has Not Kept Pace With The Cost of Living Index Unfortunately, the federal...

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New business owners often have trouble attracting the right kinds of employees. Rather than marketing themselves to the best of the best,...