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Edward Snowden and Mark Zuckerberg are Cousins

I’ve posted this information before, but here is an excellent summary of some of the ulterior motives behind Facebook and Edward Snowden’s “revelations”.

Mark Zuckerberg was hired by the CIA through his cousin Edward Snowden, to create a CIA database like Myspace and Google + in over 190 countries. 400 more words

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Domestic violence deaths are down, but one group says 'we have to do better'

The number of Minnesotans who died as a result of domestic violence dropped last year compared to 2013.

The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women’s annual… 297 more words

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Dayton signs tax bill that will help thousands of Minnesotans

Gov. Mark Dayton signed legislation Saturday that’s expected to provide tax relief for more than 200,000 Minnesotans.

The tax conformity bill, which had broad bipartisan support, passed early enough that it’s not expected to disrupt taxpayers when it comes to filing their taxes. 120 more words

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Federal Judge: Can’t Arrest Illegals for Identity Theft If They’re Looking for a Job

Can you believe this? Actually endorsing identity theft? How would you feel if somebody was out there, trying to get a job with your name, bank info, and work history? 414 more words

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ESM would become an effective vehicle for risk sharing.

The latest research of the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) suggests that unless increases in labor productivity compensate for an aging workforce, the next 50 years will see a nearly 40 percent drop in GDP growth rates and a roughly 20 percent drop in the growth rate of per capita income around the world. 2,956 more words

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Blood pressure...

The president will deliver the State of the Union address tomorrow night. Thanks to the 24-hour news cycle, we mostly know the broad strokes of what’s going to be in it – I’m sure it’s not nearly as suspenseful as waiting for a president to send his hand written evaluation up the Hill once a year, but asking the cable news channels to adhere to an endearing 18th century standard of practice is surely too much to ask. 152 more words

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Minnesota mom will be Michelle Obama's special guest at State of the Union speech

A St. Anthony wife and mother will be seated with the First Lady as Pres. Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address on Tuesday. 297 more words

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