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Good news on the national home building front

Building permits in December 2014 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of 1,032,000, down 1.9 percent from the revised November rate and up 1.0 percent from December 2013. 18 more words

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The perils of related-party transactions: Banco Espirito Santo's collapse

Banco Espirito Santo was considered one of the largest banks in Portugal, which consolidated not only the bank, but also insurance, funds, and other financial institutions. 1,089 more words


Technology and Kids, What Age is the Right Age?

When I was pregnant, one of the things I said was “zero screen time” for the Belly Monster.

Yeah, right.

Belly Monster, like lots of American kids, gets a fair amount of screen time. 228 more words


Bestseller about boy's journey to heaven pulled: 'I did not die'

NEW YORK — A best-selling account of a 6-year-old boy’s journey to heaven and back has been pulled after the boy retracted his story.

Spokesman Todd Starowitz of Tyndale House, a leading Christian publisher, confirmed Friday that Alex Malarkey’s… 365 more words


solitarypaganwitch reblogged this on Solitary Pagan Witch and commented:

And people wonder why I choose to not follow organized religion. I had to laugh, though, when Alex was quoted as saying, "The Bible is the only truth." Please! It's just another book written by a man, nothing more.

Quote of the Day

So, if you have read my previous post you will know about Jarrid Tansey and how the hardworking class of the world has come out to support him for his decorum under duress.   138 more words


Sometimes we just need to thank God for the Internet (Update)

So, this guy walks into a car dealership. (cue joke?)

These sicko’s decide they want to make a video on how they were going to make it look like this hard-working man stole from them.   336 more words

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In the News: Missouri, Insurance, and Eating Disorders

Recently, Rick Stream, a newly retired representative of the State House in Missouri, made headlines because of his proposed legislation to provide insurance coverage for those suffering from eating disorders.  1,312 more words

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