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James Quinn is a senior director of strategic planning for a major university. James has held financial positions with a retailer, homebuilder and university in his almost 30-year career. Those positions included treasurer, controller, and head of strategic planning. He is married with three ... more

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Millionaires Are Investing Like A Market Bubble Is Here
Remember Warren Buffet’s famous axiom: “Be fearful when others are greedy.”
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Hypothesis
The Great Reset is already well underway and many of their objectives have been met, wholly or in part, thanks to COVID-19.
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Fake Meat: Big Food's Attempt To Further Industrialize What We Eat
According to a new report, the levels of glyphosate detected in the Impossible Burger were 11.3 ppb, 11X higher than the Beyond Meat burger which tested at 1 ppb. Only 0.1 ppb of glyphosate has been shown to destroy gut bacteria.
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Walmart Self-Checkout Machine Wins Employee Of The Month Award Again (Satire)
Humor of the day - A self-checkout machine at a local Walmart store was selected to be honored as the employee of the month for the fifty-second month in a row, sources confirmed Thursday.
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The Custodial State
Technology is changing a key relationship in Western societies that seldom gets addressed.
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Tesla Posts Record Loss – And Stock Price Goes Up!
Elon Musk’s Tesla (TSLA) just posted its biggest loss to date – $430 million in three months – but Tesla stock prices climbed 10 percent after the announcement. What to make of this?
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Another Tesla Auto-Immolation
Pity the fool who buys a Tesla. It could be the last car he ever owns.
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Donald Trump On The Issues: Property Rights, Free Market And More
In politics, records count for more than campaign promises. Donald Trump,is working to shape a favorable public image of himself. It is essential that voters look beyond slogans and take a look at where the candidate stands on serious issues.
Ron Paul: Repeal, Don't Reform The IMF
Would you extend a multi-billion dollar loan to a borrower already struggling to pay back an existing multi-billion dollar loan? That is just what the International Monetary Fund (IMF) did last month when it extended a new loan to the government of Ukraine. And that's not where IMF's problems end...

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