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Mar 3rd, 2009

Summary: According to some economists, a Depression doesn’t have to be Great, with bread lines, rampant unemployment, and a wipeout in the stock market. The economy can sink into a milder depression — the kind spelled with a lowercase “d” — and it may be happening now.

Sep 30th, 2008

Summary: On the 21st day after losing his 2008 primary challenge against U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District, Aubrey Immelman, in line with his focus on national security, reported on the deteriorating security situation in Afghanistan and U.S. military deaths and persistent violence in Iraq.