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Homeland Security is building a $4 billion 170-acre complex

http://www.examiner.com

The US Department of Homeland Security, despite budget cuts and construction delays, is planning to add 17,000 employees into its consolidated headquarters in southeast Washington.

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Moody's: Greece Has Defaulted

http://digg.com

Moody's Investors Service considers Greece to have defaulted per its default definitions. The announcement comes despite Athens reaching a deal with private creditors for a bond exchange that will shave €107 billion from its €350 billion debt. The agency pointed out that even though 85.8% of the holders of Greek-law bonds had signed to the deal, the exercise of collective action clauses that Athens is applying to its bonds will force the remaining bondholders to participate.

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10 million could pay more Social Security tax

http://finance.yahoo.com

While current social security recipients get the good news of a 3.6% payout increase, some "high earning" tax payers will have to foot the bill for the increase since the government cannot spend money properly.

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Angry American's rant about government spending. NSFW

http://www.ebaumsworld.com

Lynn Woodman, an angry American guy blows up with a short rant about the government and how they can't even balance a check book. Surprisingly, his message is very libertarian and capitalistic. Hilarious and very NSFW. (LOTS OF LANGUAGE! of course, he's angry!)

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The EU is screwed. Dan Hannan explains why.

http://youtu.be

Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan shreds Keynesianism in 80 seconds.

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US Military Unable to Account for Over $9 BILLION Dollars

http://www.bbc.co.uk

A US federal watchdog has criticised the US military for failing to account properly for billions of dollars it received to help rebuild Iraq.

(They sure as hell won't just 'criticize' you or I if we did the same thing....

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