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Thanksgiving Leftovers: Waste Not, Want Not

thefiscaltimes.com — The turkey's been carved, eaten and enjoyed - but there are still scraps to be enjoyed and ways to stretch the family dollar far beyond the actual day of our Thanksgiving celebrations. Turkey sandwich, anyone? Or for those non-bread eaters, how about a fabulous cobb salad with chopped turkey?
Nov 27, 2014

Thanksgiving Leftovers: Waste Not, Want Not via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1XKdXJ

Drones Post Fresh Threat to Commercial Flight Safety

thefiscaltimes.com — Pilots around the United States have reported a surge in near-collisions and other dangerous encounters with small drones in the past six months at a time when the Federal Aviation Administration is gradually opening the nation's skies to remotely controlled aircraft, according to FAA records.
Nov 27, 2014

Drones Post Fresh Threat to Commercial Flight Safety via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1XiMT6

Executive Order - Rob piece

thefiscaltimes.com — The approximately 5 million undocumented immigrants who are eligible for deferred deportation and work permits under the president's recent executive action could also become eligible for Medicare and Social Security, the White House told a Washington Post reporter on Tuesday. To people familiar with immigration law, this is basically a truism.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @TheFiscalTimes: Executive Order Makes Immigrants Eligible for Medicare, Social Security trib.al/L0UYGTD

Romney Tops the List of 2016 GOP Presidential Hopefuls

thefiscaltimes.com — Despite his repeated insistence he will not run a third time for president, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney sits atop a massive field of GOP presidential aspirants in a new national survey by Quinnipiac University released on Wednesday.
Nov 26, 2014

Romney Tops the List of 2016 GOP Presidential Hopefuls via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1XyWMf

Holy Toledo! Smaller Housing Markets Take Center Stage

thefiscaltimes.com — As home prices reach new highs in hot markets such as California, investors are zeroing in on smaller metro areas such as Toledo, Ohio - the city with the greatest home price appreciation in the nation.
Nov 26, 2014

Holy Toledo! Smaller Housing Markets Take Center Stage via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1XkThJ via @sharethis

New Way to Profit from Last Year’s Government Shutdown?

thefiscaltimes.com — Most federal employees are focusing their shutdown consciousness on what lies ahead. The current continuing resolution will expire Dec. 11, and Congress has yet to lay out a plan to avoid a lapse in appropriations. Related: Has the GOP's Debt Ceiling Fever Really Broken? Some feds, however, are still looking back.
Nov 26, 2014

New Way to Profit from Last Year’s Government Shutdown? via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1XkQhH

Here’s How Much It Costs for a Turkey Dinner This Year

thefiscaltimes.com — Here's one reason to be thankful this year: the cost of your holiday feast. Despite a small increase in prices, the average cost of a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 people remains less than $50 this year, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.
Nov 26, 2014

Here's how much it costs for a Turkey Dinner this year. bit.ly/1vlLrY6

Why American Entrepreneurship Has Been Dying for Decades

thefiscaltimes.com — Startup nation continues to be mired in stagnation. American entrepreneurship has been on a decades-long decline, one that's belied by the rise of new household names like Google, Facebook and even Uber. Starting a new business has supposedly never been easier, yet more businesses are dying than are being created and new businesses keep shrinking as a share of all companies.
Nov 26, 2014

"How is it that the American economy now has more businesses closing each year than new ones opening doors?" shar.es/1Xyb8R

Congress Gears Up to Fight Obama on Tax Breaks

thefiscaltimes.com — After Republicans won control of the new Congress that will be seated in January, it quickly became clear that the next two years would be marked by conflict between GOP lawmakers and a Democratic president. But not many people expected a full-scale showdown to start taking shape before Thanksgiving.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @rrgarver: Well, that didn’t take long. First major post-election action by Congress — tax extenders — gets veto threat. thefiscaltimes.com/2014/11/26/Con…

Exclusive: U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned - sources

thefiscaltimes.com — KABUL (Reuters) - The United States is preparing to increase the number of troops it keeps in Afghanistan in 2015 to fill a gap left in the NATO mission by other contributing nations, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the situation.

Congressional Oversight Doesn’t Have to Be a Benghazi-Style Joke

thefiscaltimes.com — Late last Friday, the House Intelligence Committee's report on Benghazi, the seventh such investigation, cleared the White House of wrongdoing and shot down virtually every conspiracy theory associated with the attack on the U.S. consulate. Despite this, an eighth investigation from a House select committee remains active.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @ddayen: Levin's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations developed into almost an outside white-collar law enforcement office m.thefiscaltimes.com/home/columns-2…

Nov 25, 2014

RT @ddayen: Levin's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations developed into almost an outside white-collar law enforcement office m.thefiscaltimes.com/home/columns-2…

Nov 25, 2014

RT @ddayen: Levin's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations developed into almost an outside white-collar law enforcement office m.thefiscaltimes.com/home/columns-2…

Your Best Black Friday Deals on Electronics

thefiscaltimes.com — Black Friday Week has come at last! The ads are in, and we're ready to present our definitive guide to the best Black Friday deals. Here you'll find all of our ad analyses in one convenient place. Read on to see all our final picks in laptops, tablets and electronics.
Nov 27, 2014

Your Best Black Friday Deals on Electronics via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1XKDnl

The Real Reason Hagel Resigned As Defense Secretary

thefiscaltimes.com — In the end, Chuck Hagel's tenure as Secretary of Defense was a success. After Robert Gates and Leon Panetta, the Obama Administration chose Hagel to bring the Pentagon back into the fold. No more leaks; no more celebrity generals; no more pushback on troops in Afghanistan or weapons to Syria.
Nov 25, 2014

The Real Reason Hagel Resigned As Defense Secretary via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1XwUPl

Nov 25, 2014

RT @AndrewLPeek: Goodbye, Mr. Hagel. It's not really your fault - you did fine. @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1Xwicj

Chuck Schumer’s Plan for Democratic Dominance

thefiscaltimes.com — Just as the Republican Party conducted its much-discussed "post-mortem" in the wake of its electoral defeats in 2012, the Democrats are doing the same following their drubbing in this month's midterms. On Tuesday Chuck Schumer, the senior senator from New York, explained how Democrats "blew the opportunity" to gain the public's trust not once, but twice during President Obama's presidency.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @rrgarver: Chuck Schumer’s Plan for Democratic Dominance via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1XwUgX

Google Already Knows What Holiday Gifts You’re Getting

thefiscaltimes.com — Wonder what you are getting for Christmas? Google might have an idea. The tech giant has broken down some of the top searched gifts and it looks like Apple's iPads and Microsoft's Xbox will be big hits this year. Google Trends shows the top trending devices, toys and apparel.
Nov 25, 2014

Google Already Knows What Holiday Gifts You’re Getting via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1XwE3S

Top Toys for Girls and Boys This Holiday Season

thefiscaltimes.com — There's drama and chaos in the valley of the dolls: Anna and Elsa from Disney's blockbuster hit of the year, Frozen, have ousted Barbie as the top toy for little girls this holiday season.
Nov 25, 2014

Top Toys for Girls and Boys This Holiday Season via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1Xwkl4

The ‘Invisible’ Job That Pays Six Figures

thefiscaltimes.com — As Americans overloaded with student debt question the value of a college degree, training for one high-paying profession begging for employees costs relatively little. "There is going to be a demand, and a need, for at least 5,500 new positions over the next three to five coming years," said Sarah Nageotte, president of the National Court Reporters Association.
Nov 25, 2014

The ‘Invisible’ Job That Pays Six Figures via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1XwcvY

The Most Popular U.S. Colleges for Foreign Students

thefiscaltimes.com — U.S. universities are educating more international students than ever - more than 886,000 of them as of the 2013-14 academic year, according to the Open Doors 2014 report released last week by the Institute of International Education. That represents an increase of 8.1 percent over the previous year, and a 72 percent jump since 2000.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @colemarine: The Most Popular U.S. Colleges for Foreign Students via @thefiscaltimes thefiscaltimes.com/2014/11/24/Mos…