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Sen. John Boehner Now Says He’ll ‘Pursue’ Raising Taxes.

November 9, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner offered Wednesday to pursue a deal with a newly-re-elected President Barack Obama that would raise taxes “under the right conditions” to help reduce the nation’s staggering debt and put its finances in order. The Ohio Republican said raising revenues would be accomplished through economic growth, lower tax […]

Yes Weed Votes In 2 States Challenge U.S. Drug War.

November 9, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) DENVER — First came marijuana as medicine. Now comes legal pot for the people. Those who have argued for decades that legalizing and taxing weed would be better than a costly, failed U.S. drug war have their chance to prove it, as Colorado and Washington became the first states to allow pot for […]

Usain Bolt Ready for Three-Peat At 2016 Olympic Games.

October 11, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Usain Bolt will aim for a three-peat of Olympic sprint titles in the 100 and 200 meters at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, rather than trying out a new event. After Bolt became the first man to successfully defend both sprint titles at the London Olympics, he was coy about his prospects […]

Dems Lead Republicans In Voter Registration Efforts In The Swing States.

October 11, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) A robust registration push by President Barack Obama‘s re-election campaign has resulted in more Democrats than Republicans on the voter rolls in most battleground states, including Florida and Nevada, according to data from state election boards. But Republicans have had their own registration success, narrowing the Democratic voter advantage since 2008 in many […]

Rich Dad, Poor Dad, Yes Robert Kiyosaki is bankrupt.

October 11, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) When you make millions giving financial advice to other people, the last thing anyone expects is for you to go bankrupt. Robert Kiyosaki, author of the best-selling book, “Rich Dad, Poor Dad,” has filed for bankruptcy. Robert Kiyosaki made the move after being wiped out by a $24 million dollar lawsuit that he […]

War on Drugs is a War on Black People.

October 11, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Sir Richard Branson has spoken up and out against the War on Drugs in the United States. Branson recently noted that the policies are racist and represent a “war on black people.” The billionaire made the remarks during an interview with the Metro newspaper. “The fundamental difference [in drug policy] in America is […]

Yes A Voter’s Guide for the Election.

October 3, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) With the upcoming presidential election only a month away, I thought I would share some thoughts on how to interpret a lot of the things going on with this election. I have received many calls from people asking about all the polls that show President Obama leading Mitt Romney. I am not a […]

Justice Dept: Blame ‘Fast and Furious’ on George W. Bush.

August 2, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The Justice Department said Tuesday that Republican lawmakers are engaging in distortions by asserting that Operation Fast and Furious arose from a strategy created by the Obama administration. In a report following an 18-month probe of the flawed gun-smuggling investigation, Rep. Darrell Issa of California and Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa said that […]

Jermaine Jackson Family Fued – Let’s end it.

August 2, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Jermaine Jackson called Wednesday for an end to the public feud that has embroiled his family for more than a week, saying issues over the care of his mother and with late brother Michael’s estate should be handled privately. Jackson wrote in a statement first released to The Associated Press that he regrets […]

Present Barack Obama, Signed Steel Beam Added To WTC.

August 2, 2012 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) A steel beam signed by President Barack Obama was lifted in to place Thursday at the top of the 104-story One World Trade Center. A crane atop the building raised the beam from the ground after dozens of people, including construction workers and police officers, added their own signatures near those of the […]

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