Brandon Fallon
Brandon Fallon
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No Matter Who's to Blame For the Government Shutdown, Millennials Lose

Congress is too busy pointing fingers to figure out a long-term solution to our ballooning debt. If they don't get their act together soon, millennials will be the ones who suffer.

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National Coming Out Day 2013: 5 Companies We Should Celebrate For 'Coming Out'

While the National Coming Out Day is Oct. 11, companies are taking part in promoting LGBT issues.
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FEMA: More Budget Cuts Could Be Its Own Disaster

Even with a government agency that deals with natural disasters and other emergencies being partially shutdown, FEMA remains pivotal in such relief functions.
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Why Does This Guy Not Get Paid a Single Dollar?

The financial worth of student athletes to their respective schools is massive. Yet they don't make a cent off of the millions they bring in.
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The Simple Reason Why Iran Won't Get Involved in Syria

Russia is preparing to re-arm Iran while Putin works out a plan with the U.S. over Syrian chemical weapons. If Iran gets directly involved in Syria, these Russian arms shipments are in doubt.
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4 American Cities That Should Have Hosted the 2020 Summer Olympics

With Tokyo hosting the 2020 Olympics, the United States has 2024 to look forward to putting up a contending city.

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Social Security Reform Proposals Will Be Key to the Debt Ceiling Debate

Social Security's trust fund will run dry by 2033 unless something is done as soon as possible. Otherwise, the solutions will be steeper.
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Why the UN Should Actually Take Over the World

In a possible distant future, the United Nations becomes the governing world body for all nations. Can this prove to be a peaceful utopia or a totalitarian nightmare?
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Will Mexico's New Energy Plan Make It the Next Kuwait?

Mexico's new energy plan could spark an oil boom. But in a country known for corruption, it's going to be a battle.
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Mosler Plan: This Brilliant Plan Forces Mega-Donors to Give Money to Candidates They Hate

Economist Warren Mosler introduces a new way to remove special interest money in politics, leaving the politicians more beholden to the public. Is it a viable option?
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Obama Is Moving Ahead On Climate — With Or Without Congress' Help

With stiff opposition, Obama is still trying to prove climate change is a real problem.

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Millennials Have Less Credit-Card Debt Than Ever. Here's Why That Could Be a Bad Thing

Even though millennials are leaving their credit cards home, they need to watch out for many debt pitfalls.

How 3 World Dictators Also Spy On Their People

The U.S. may not be the only surveillance state in the world, there are differences between the purposes and outcomes of the PRISM program and how these other countries gather intelligence.
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U.S. National Debt: The Deficit Is Down, and It's Time For Long-Term Debt Reduction

The long-term debt is still a problem, despite short-term deficits declining.
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Obama Nominees: Many Oversight Positions Are Unstaffed

The inspector general acts as a watchdog over government agencies, ensuring transparency and checks and balances. Unfortunately, many of these positions are vacant due to GOP-caused gridlock.
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Fracking 2013: Obama's Draft Regulations Contains Loopholes

Obama's new fracking guidelines attempts to make both sides happy, but with loopholes for businesses and disclosures for environmentalists, neither side agrees.

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5 Ways Blind Partisanship Has Ruined Obama's Potential

Partisanship between Republicans and the president has negatively impacted Obama’s performance in these five pivotal areas.
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Rand Paul Keynote: 5 Things He Gets Right (and Wrong) About Foreign Policy

Here are five points that Sen. Paul has focused on, for better or worse, in foreign policy.
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China News: Are Chinese Banks Becoming Too Big to Fail?

Majority state-owned Chinese banks have seen greater than expected returns in Q1. But this comes at a time when China is deregulating interest rates and loan defaults are increasing.
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What is Earth Day? Corporate America Helps Push Environmental Action

Greenwashing, a form of PR when a company advertises their eco-friendly products, is a huge benefit. These environmental activities tend to last all year long.