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Social Security: If It’s Still Around, Wait

Social Security Act The Social Security Act was signed into law on Aug. 14, 1935, by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Social Security calculates benefits on the average of the 35 best earning years. Low or zero earning years will reduce the benefit. Half of all people begin social security at...

Natraj Bhushan

KTB Political Roundtable: Natraj Bhushan

    Courtesy of Decide NYC:   About the Candidate Natraj Bhushan is a lifelong resident of Brighton Beach. He has previously worked as an attorney and co-founded Green Clearinghouse, Inc. a non-profit corporation aimed at improving access to green technologies for underserved communities. Bhushan has emphasized his previous experience...

True Detective: My Obsession With This Season

At first glance, HBO’s new hour-long crime drama shows promise primarily for the unlikely pairing of Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey as two antithetical Louisiana detectives.  What emerges is a densely layered and intriguing drama surrounding the investigation of a possible serial murderer and its effect on the investigators lives...

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What Did The Tired, Poor, And Huddled Masses Do?

  Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shores. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me. I lift my lamp beside the golden door. The Problem 11.7 million undocumented immigrants currently reside in the country. There is a current...

Mixed Reviews

Mixed Reviews: This Is What Mixed Reviews Will Do

  Mixed Reviews finds our old friends Justin and Bunny taking us through the arts and entertainment.     Courtesy of Inside Pulse:   Mixed Reviews: Escape Plan If there ever was a great idea in 1997, Escape Plan would be it. What wouldn’t be more badass than Arnold Schwarzenegger...

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The Breeze: Halloween Can Blow Your Mind

  Halloween is upon us, and Kwaisi, Bunny, Justin, Rich, and Nicole talk Real Housewives’ love tips, Dr. Ben Carson, and Nazis.     Courtesy of EOnline:   Melissa Gorga’s book, Love Italian Style, has caused a fair bit of controversy. The Real Housewives of New Jersey star makes the...

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The Breeze: What He Did To Become An Internet Sensation

  On this episode, we’re talking how to become an internet sensation overnight, the assassination attempt on George W. Bush that nobody has heard of, and Drake’s new album.     Courtesy of Wikihow:   Fan Clubs Maybe it could be something like Harry Potter, or Twilight. The choice, is...

Here Are The Facts On Unemployment Benefits

What Are They? Payments made by the government and other authorized bodies to unemployed people. The benefits themselves are very modest, averaging just $300 a week. However, only about 40% of the long term unemployed collect benefits.   How Long Do They Last? State unemployment benefits are 26 weeks. Extensions have passed Congress 11...