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In 1935, as part of the New Deal, Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act, which provided economic support to the people of America. Title II-Federal Old-Age Benefits, which is what we now think of as Social Security, provided assistance to a worker after retirement at age 65. Throughout their working life, people were to pay taxes that contributed...
So I’m a measly 4-6 for my playoffs picks this year. If you’re starting to think I’m not qualified to make these picks, I understand. Hopefully this week I can change your mind. Green Bay Packers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers Matchup It all comes down to this. The Packers and Steelers meet at the Death Star (Cowboy Stadium) this Sunday for Super Bowl...
Few televised events captivate the national attention quite like the president’s State of the Union address. On the third Tuesday in January, year after year, it draws American families together in front of a television screen to hear a summation of the past year and a look ahead to the next year in government from the chief executive himself....
Sorry for the mess up last week. There was a mix-up and my Seahawks–Bears and Jets-Patriots picks weren’t in the article. Unfortunately I picked the Seahawks and Patriots to win, so I went 1-3 on last weekend’s playoff picks and I’m 3-5 for the entire postseason. Packers @ Bears Matchup The Packers and Bears are the oldest rivals in the NFL. They...
“The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try and take it.” Thomas Jefferson perfectly encapsulates the truly American notion of bearing arms, saluting the indomitable spirit of the people and their will to defend what is rightfully theirs: guns. Our forefathers, most notably Thomas Jefferson, scoffed at the idea of depriving the...

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