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Bill Gates investments are not just in Microsoft

Cascade Investment LLC is a private investment and holding company. The company describes itself as a diversified investment company. Its investments include more than half the Bill Gates fortune: Auto Nation Berkshire Hathaway Canadian National Railway Carpetright Dante Giovanni Corporation Coca Cola Femsa SAB de CV – 20% stake Cox Communications FEMSA (Mexican brewer) Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts – 42.5 percent ICOS Newport News Shipbuilding Otter Tail Power Company […]

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Paris is burning! Deficit Commission looks for matches.

Paris is burning and a Democrat on President Obama’s deficit commission predicted recently that the bipartisan panel would come up with recommendations to “shore up” (destroy) Social Security. “The stars are aligned,’’ said Alice Rivlin, a former budget director under President Clinton and now a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. “I do expect that some long-run changes in Social Security, both on the benefit side and on the revenue […]

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MSNBC finally found France

In a news report early this morning, MSNBC noticed that some 3.5 million residents of France were demonstrating in the streets against raising the retirement age from 60 to 62. In the U.S. the current age is 66 with a law change leading to 67. There was no mention of the strike affecting the supplies of airline fuel, a huge number of schools closed, or how supplies of goods and […]

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Our soldiers died for a Theocracy in Iraq?

The Associated Press reports today that tens of thousands of Americans died or were wounded to create a theocracy in Iraq. The news was downplayed by big media, but the following is the report: An agreement signed by Iraq’s two main Shiite blocs seeking to govern the country gives the final decision on all their political disputes to top Shiite clerics, according to a copy obtained by The Associated Press […]

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Your Retirement, Obama, the IMF, Greece and the New Democrat Coalition

Fareed Rafiq Zakaria is one of the top 25 most influential journalists, according to Forbes magazine, and as editor at Newsweek and host of a Sunday CNN talk-show, it’s difficult to argue that selection. Another of the top journalists is Charlie Rose of PBS fame. And you can add Mort Zuckerman, owner of U.S. News and World Report, who is also a frequent guest on MSNBC. The three have some […]

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Iraq elections look like phoney, corrupt exercise

Preparations for elections in Iraq next month have been thrown into disarray by a row over a court ruling allowing hundreds of candidates to stand, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). The candidates were banned because they are affiliated with Saddam Hussein’s Baath party which ruled the country before the invasion in 2003. The Iraqi government has condemned the court’s decision and is set to hold an emergency debate […]

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An evil twerp – Ross Douthat wants to steal your Social Security and Medicare

“To this list, I would add tax reform and entitlement reform. The former should broaden the tax base while cutting taxes on work, child rearing and investment. The latter should means-test both Social Security and Medicare, reducing both programs’ spending on well-off retirees rather than questing fruitlessly for their privatization.” That’s the word from 30-year-old Ross Douthat, who was hired by the NY Times to be an opinion columnist representing […]

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