Hospital hit by Ebola losing patients, money
Two-thirds of the beds sit empty at Texas Health Presbyterian.
by Chris Isidore and Cristina Alesci

How Much Will Obamacare Cost? Bet on 'More Than Expected'
Government to hide numbers as long as possible.
by Jason Keisling & Nick Gillespie
Why Nations (and organizations) Fail: Self-Serving Elites
A nation is poor precisely because it has been ruled by a narrow elite.
by Charles Hugh Smith

Massachusetts unemployment rises despite job gains
The economy is a house of cards.
by Jim Kinney
Over 48 million Americans live in poverty
High cost of living outweighs the government benefits poor people receive.
by Patrick Gillespie

Platinum Falls Below Gold for First Time Since April 2013
Platinum is mostly used for automotive catalytic converters, with industry accounting for more than 50 percent of usage.
by Nicholas Larkin
Obamacare likely to cost $300 billion more than thought – Congressional Budget Office
CBO hasn’t officially investigated the cost of Obamacare since the summer of 2012.
by RT

Rand Paul Urges Poor Americans To Give Up On Dems
Paul: “The constituencies that voted for [President Obama] aren’t doing very well…”
by Rachel Stoltzfoos
Wall Street’s worst day of the year
Dow Jones industrial average plunged 334 points.
by Associated Press

Martin Armstrong Warns "A Mad Max Event Is Possible"
We have a great convergence coming.
by Zero Hedge
Email alias of former Fed chair Bernanke comes out in AIG trial
Bernanke took the stand to defend U.S. government’s bailout of AIG.
by Reuters

NSA spying damages US economy, may end up ‘breaking the Internet’
NSA surveillance could cost the US up to $180 billion in global technology sales by 2016.
by RT
China angered after FBI head says Chinese hacking costs billions
Charges over hacking and internet spying have increased tension between the two countries.
by Reuters

Wal-Mart's insurance move reveals Obamacare truth
Company announced on Tuesday it was cutting health benefits for 30,000 employees who work fewer than 30 hours a week.
by Anthony Zurcher
18 Sobering Facts About The Unprecedented Student Loan Debt Crisis In The United States
The student loan debt bubble in America is spiraling out of control, and it is financially crippling an entire generation of young Americans.
by Michael Snyder