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Will Central Banks Derail The Shale Boom?

The U.S. Federal Reserve has already increased interest rates several times, most recently in June, with promises to do much more. Rate hikes pose a problem for the oil industry, which has used debt to underpin a drilling boom across the U.S. shale patch. Higher rates could raise the cost of drilling.

Ron Paul: Republican Healthcare Plan Fails The "Jimmy Kimmel Test"

Unfortunately, a Congress that so quickly abandons its promise to repeal and replace Obamacare will not restore free-market healthcare - or otherwise reduce the welfare-warfare state - unless forced to do so by an economic crisis or demands from a critical mass of pro-liberty Americans.