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14 Year Old Child Bride Facing Death Penalty for Murdering Husband -

Saturday, November 29, 2014

BREAKING: New Coal Disaster In West Virginia -

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

U.S. Hostage Freed by Colombia’s FARC Rebels (Video) -

Monday, October 28, 2013

Here’s Why The Zimmerman Verdict Matters -

Sunday, July 14, 2013

BREAKING! UK Government Spied On Allies At TWO G20 Summits (Video) -

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Swiss Support Tougher Asylum Legislation as Refugee Numbers Spike -

Monday, June 10, 2013

American Woman Killed in Syria Fighting for Terrorists, Syrian TV Claims (Video) -

Friday, May 31, 2013

CO2 in the Air Reached its Highest Level in Human History -

Friday, May 10, 2013

Terms of the New Abortion Bill Agreed by Irish Cabinet -

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Boston In Lockdown As Manhunt Intensifies -

Friday, April 19, 2013

2 Dead, Dozens Injured After Boston Marathon Bombing -

Monday, April 15, 2013

Fast Food Workers in New York Stage Surprise Strike -

Saturday, April 6, 2013

N. Korean Rhetoric Provokes Missile Shield Deployment -

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Eyewitness Accounts from Meiktila Massacre -

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Sudan to Free All Political Prisoners -

Monday, April 1, 2013

A New Free Press In Burma Juxtaposed With Genocide: The World Will Be Watching -

Friday, March 29, 2013

Pressure Builds to End Ethnic Violence in Myanmar -

Friday, March 29, 2013

Activists Demand Action As Further Genocide Looms -

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Cyprus Reaches Last-Minute Bailout Deal With EU -

Monday, March 25, 2013

Myanmar Muslims Brace for Possible Genocide -

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Pension End will Start the Revolution

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Reaction to my column on 401(k)s for elected officials has been absolutely incredible, and, in fact, the response was also intimidating.. It received 1,700 Facebook Likes. Of course, it’s the message that received these “Likes”, not the messenger, but now comes the hard work if we’re going to make this message become reality and not just a pipedream. I proposed in my column that the people in every state in this country need to have a binding referendum, asking if voters favor requiring all elected officials to have 401(k) defined contribution plans. The current setup for elected officials is to…

Give Elected Officials 401(k) Plans

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Lately, there has been a lot of talk by the elected officials in many States, on ending pensions for public employees such as teachers, firefighters and police. Some of them even enacted on these talks, to pass laws to end guaranteed pension plans and turn them into 401 (k) option. And I say, let’s do the same for them: It is time for all elected officials, from the $186,000-a-year congressman to the small-town mayor, to no longer have taxpayer-funded pensions, but rather take a portion of their salaries and put them in 401(k) plans. With the types of benefit plans…