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World's Population Tops 6.2 Billion: Census

The U.S. Census Bureau reports that the world's population topped 6.2 billion in 2002 -- a net increase of about 200,000 people a day. However, the rate of population increase continues to drop steadily, say analysts.

Finding Government Contracting Opportunities

Once you are trained, registered and certified as a government contractor, you can start looking for opportunities to do business with the federal government.

Virus Warning: Email From FBI Not Really From FBI

So you get an email from the FBI -- yes the Federal Bureau of Investigation -- that says the Bureau's Internet Fraud Complaint Center has been "monitoring" your internet use and found you have been visiting some "illegal" Web sites. Well, be warned! The email is not from the FBI and if you open the attached questionnaire, you'll get yourself a new computer virus.

Preventing Attacks by Homegrown Muslim Jihadists

Effective intelligence gathering and a lack of sympathy from the Muslim community have helped discouraged jihadist terror attacks in the U.S. since 9-11-01, but a spike in domestic terrorism during 2009 gives us cause to worry and take special care in dealing with "Jihadi Hearts, Jihadi Minds," according to a new report from the RAND Corporation.

Top 5 Tips for Getting Your Tax Refund Quickly

Find out the quickest way to get a tax refund. See IRS tips for getting a tax refund quickly. Read important information about correcting mistakes in your tax refund.

Can the President Raise the Debt Ceiling Without Congress?

Find out whether the president can raise the debt ceiling without Congress. Learn about the history of cooperation between presidents and Congress in raising the statutory limit on government borrowing. Read a history of the debt limit and presidents who have raised it. Discover what the constitution says about the controversial issue.

Towards a Real Taxpayer Bill of Rights

The US Taxpayer Advocate says the IRS targeting scandal emphasizes the need for a real Taxpayer Bill of Rights

Obamacare Navigators

How Obamacare navigators will help Americans meet their obligation to have health insurance.

The US Food Safety System

The government agencies responsible for the U.S. food safety system.

What is the Antideficiency Act?

Government Shutdowns are required by the Antideficiency Act. What does this law say?

Key Functions Continue During a Government Shutdown

Key government functions that continue during government shutdowns.

How to Get Copies or Transcripts of Your IRS Tax Returns

How to get copies or transcripts of your past IRS tax returns.

US Pork Could Become Tainted, Inspector General Finds

USDA Inspector General finds dangerously lax enforcement of sanitation and humane animal treatment regulations at US swine processing plants.

Study Says Dollar Coin Would Save Taxpayers Billions

Study says switching from paper dollar bills to dollar coins would save US taxpayers billions.

About the United States Attorneys

The 93 United States Attorneys are appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the president.

Health Care Reform, Abortion and the Truth

The truth about abortion and Obamacare

The Twelfth Amendment: On the Electoral College

The 12th Amendment addressed how the Electoral College elects the president.

About the U.S. Federal Court System

About the US federal court system and federal judges.

Truth About Cell Phones and the Do Not Call Registry

Do you really need to list your cell phone on the fedral Do Not Call registry?

Health Insurance for Uninsured Children: The SCHIP Program

The State Children's Health Insurance Program for uninsured children.

Gender Pay Gap Widening, Census Data Shows

The pay gap between men and women is growing, says the Census.

Wnat is Direct Democracy?

What is direct democracy?

The Congressional Committee System

About the congressional committee system

U.S. Constitution - Article II, Section 1

Article II, Section 1 of the US Constitution creating the executive branch.

Big Brother - Thinner Brother

Can government really outlaw obesity?

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