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Why Google and Uber Are Playing Badly in Europe

thefiscaltimes.com — Things aren't looking too good across the pond lately for the innovators and entrepreneurs who populate Silicon Valley. As of this week, Google faces the very real prospect of having to break up its operations in Europe. That's the biggest news, but there's more.
Nov 24, 2014

Looks like Google could take a bullet for the sins of the NSA. All happening on Thanksgiving Day. shar.es/1Xd8C5

The State of the American Electorate in 9 Numbers

thefiscaltimes.com — The best thing about elections - if you are a numbers nerd like me - is the massive amount of raw data about the American public and what they think, as well as the how and why of it.
Nov 24, 2014

The State of the American Electorate in 9 Numbers via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1XdQpo via @sharethis

U.S. and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in Syria

latestnews.thefiscaltimes.com — REUTERS | November 22, 2014 at 7:53 pm | no comments ISTANBUL (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said he and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan he had discussed a transition of power in Syria away from President Bashar al-Assad during a four-hour meeting in Istanbul on Saturday.

Why Gruber-gate Is So Devastating to Democrats

thefiscaltimes.com — Conservatives continue to consume themselves with denunciations of MIT health care economist Jonathan Gruber. The recent unearthing of Gruber's comments citing " the stupidity of the American voter" as a reason to keep certain elements of the Affordable Care Act hidden and opaque have led to a hailstorm of criticism, and re-ignited the Republican bid to repeal the law.
Nov 21, 2014

Why Gruber-gate Is So Devastating to Democrats via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1X6aVs

Nov 21, 2014

RT @ddayen: Up @TheFiscalTimes: How I pegged J.Gruber 4 yrs ago, & how his tactic of selective disclosure made it into Obamacare http://t.c…

Nov 21, 2014

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An Uncommon Way to Slash College Costs

thefiscaltimes.com — Determining the value of a college degree requires some new math: currency conversion. The appeal of not just studying abroad, but getting a degree abroad, seems particularly attractive amid rising U.S. college costs. The average cost to attend a private four-year college in the U.S.
Nov 22, 2014

An Uncommon Way to Slash College Costs via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1XC2z8

Air Bag or Other Car Part Recalled? Here’s What to Do

thefiscaltimes.com — It's not your imagination: There really have been more auto recalls this year than ever before. The most recent recall in the news involves the air bags made by Japanese equipment supplier Takata.
Nov 21, 2014

Air Bag or Other Car Part Recalled? Here’s What to Do via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1X6uGq

7 Ways to Get the Best Black Friday Deals Without Going Crazy

thefiscaltimes.com — Kicking off your holiday shopping on Black Friday (or increasingly, in the days and weeks leading up to it) has become a tradition as revered by some Americans as having a turkey dinner on Thanksgiving Day. Six in 10 consumers, amounting to more than 140 million shoppers, are likely to shop this weekend, according to the National Retail Federation.
Nov 21, 2014

7 Ways to Get the Best Black Friday Deals Without Going Crazy via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1X6i54

Lennon’s Guitar May Go for $940K at Auction

Nov 21, 2014

Lennon’s Guitar May Go for $940K at Auction via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1X6zDi via @sharethis

Why Wall Street Breeds So Many Bad Apples

thefiscaltimes.com — If Wall Street bankers and their regulators are once again under fire, the heat got turned up on Friday. At a hearing of the Senate Banking Committee, senators grilled William Dudley, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, which has been criticized for being too close to the financial powerhouses under its jurisdiction.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @NELSONSDAVIS: A truly terrific read - Why Wall Street Breeds So Many Bad Apples via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1X4SxT via @sharethis

Obama May Have Tied the GOP’s Hands on Immigration

thefiscaltimes.com — President Obama's announcement last night that he would take executive action to shield some 5 million undocumented immigrants from immediate deportation provoked an angry reaction from Congressional Republicans, who had warned beforehand that such a move would make future cooperation on that, or any other issue, impossible.
Nov 21, 2014

Obama May Have Tied the GOP’s Hands on Immigration via @thefiscaltimes shar.es/1X6qFM

ISIS Leader Who Tortured and Killed Yazidis is Dead

thefiscaltimes.com — The terrorist behind the massacre of hundreds of Shiite prisoners who were executed by ISIS after the fall of Mosul in June is dead. The U.S.-led air campaign and the Iraqi government's war against ISIS have made further gains during the last few days.