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State Dept closes Mexican consulate, warns Americans in Yucatan area

The State Department abruptly closed the US consulate in the popular tourist destination of Playa del Carmen late Wednesday evening and ordered  US government employees to stay out of the area. They warn other Americans either in the region or … Continue reading

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Higher Fees for Americans Adopting Foreign Children

From The Santa Fe New Mexican: NEW YORK — The U.S. government has raised fees and made a series of regulatory changes recently for American families adopting children overseas, fueling resentment toward the State Department among agencies who fear further… … Continue reading

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Report – Majority of Americans Believe Govt Does Bad Job Fighting Corruption

“The US faces a wide range of domestic challenges related to the abuse of entrusted power for private gain, which is Transparency International’s definition of corruption. Key issues include the influence of wealthy individuals over government; “pay to play” politics and … Continue reading

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Over 25% of Americans Have No Debt Pay Off Plan

Are you currently in debt with no debt pay off plan? If you answered yes, you aren’t alone. In a recent report by LendingTree, more than a quarter of American have no definitive plan to repay their debt. This is … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] Hillary Clinton Is "Most Admired" Woman by Americans

The Gallup summaries are here (9% say they admire her most, above any other woman), and here (36% favorable rating, 61% unfavorable). The first summary mentions the limitations of the survey: The 9% who name Clinton is the lowest percentage … Continue reading

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