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Michael Bloomberg is a Dipshit

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted June 10, 2013

Michael Bloomberg is a dipshit. I know that may sound crass, unprofessional, even libelous... but after the mayor's arrogant comments this week regarding medical marijuana, it needs to be said...

Help! I'm Drownin'

Written by Adam English
Posted June 10, 2013

Image of the week...

Phone Record Privacy Violation

Posted June 7, 2013

The U.S. government has been receiving private phone records from Verizon for at least seven years. Who knows what else it's collecting?

Find a Tool Bank

Written by Adam English
Posted June 7, 2013

Find a Tool Bank Near You, Save Hundreds of Dollars Every Year

Medical Record Privacy Violations

Posted June 6, 2013

A number of states are actually selling private medical records... and though names are removed, investigations have proved discovering the person's identity is fairly simple.

10 Crazy Stats About U.S. Welfare

Posted June 6, 2013

10 Crazy Stats About U.S. Welfare

Plutocracy in America: Bowing Down to Corporate Masters

Posted June 6, 2013

Plutocrats: too big to jail, too big to tax, too big to stop. The growing gap between the haves and the have-nots is spiralling out of control.

Perils of U.S. Drone Program

Posted June 5, 2013

The U.S. drone program has the support of around 80% of Americans. But is it really a solution, or is it a spark for more problems?

The Cost of Waiting to Save for Retirement

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted June 5, 2013

The Cost of Waiting to Save for Retirement: Waiting even five years can have a significant impact on your savings. As you can see in this chart from BlackRock...

Retirement Capital vs. Risk Capital

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted June 5, 2013

Someone who's already established an emergency fund, set up individual retirement accounts, and funded a brokerage account will have different needs and goals than someone who has only a checking account and perhaps an employer-provided retirement plan like a 401(k) or SIMPLE IRA.

Federal Reserve Probes Bitcoin

Posted June 4, 2013

The U.S. Federal Reserve is going after Bitcoin by veiling it as a probe into all digital currency platforms...

British Officers For Hire

Written by Adam English
Posted June 4, 2013

Watch British General incriminate themselves.

Financial Swan Songs of Old Spies

Written by Adam English
Posted June 4, 2013

With the revolving door spinning faster than ever, two old spies are finding new and lucrative lies in the private sector.

U.S. Problem Banks

Posted June 3, 2013

A recent FDIC report revealed that the number of problem banks in the U.S. has only decreased by 30%. There are still 612 on the list...

Cannibal's Hymn

Written by Jimmy Mengel
Posted June 3, 2013

“If you're gonna dine with them cannibals, Sooner or later, darling, you're gonna get eaten...” So says Nick Cave in our Outsider Quote of the Week. See more...