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Justin Velez-Hagan

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Justin Vélez-Hagan is Senior Contributing Writer and Commentator for Politic365.com. He is also the National Executive Director of The National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce, an international developer of senior living facilities, and is a reservist in the U.S. Air Force. He can be reached at Justin@Politic365.com.

Latino Vets Hit the Hardest, Often the Easiest Prey

 “Hang in there baby!  You’re almost done.”  That was the best I could offer in my panicked, generally unintelligible speech of encouragement during my...

2013: The Apocalypse of the Financial Markets

With multi-month highs, and in some cases multi-year highs, hitting stock markets around the world, it’s hard to believe that some of the Earth’s...

Happy New Year! (Now Enjoy Your New Taxes)

As most of us are thrilled to be receiving our new free healthcare plans (wait, do you have free healthcare yet?), few of us...

Commies Prove Capitalist Pigs Wrong…by Doubling the Private Sector?

If you’re an entrepreneur, grandiloquent anti-Capitalism speeches by unkempt Occupiers and other avowed socialists, who’ve all benefited from the success of the American economic...

If Legislators Don’t Push Us Off the Cliff, Will Our Credit...

If you haven’t already shifted your portfolio from riskier equities to commodities, you might be behind the curve.  However, there is a new commodity...

Tax Dividends to Get the Rich? Dumbest Thing I Ever Heard

Listen to politicians’ advice on how to fix the economy (first of all, why are you still doing this?) and you will hear two...

Goldilocks and the Three Economic Outlooks

Depending on whom you ask, our economy is either on the right track or about to fall into a black hole. CNBC, WSJ, Bloomberg, IBD,...

Biden Admits He Wants to Increase Taxes on Poor

Two debates down.  Two more examples of how clueless politicians can be on basic economics. It’s understandably tough to debate economic policy in two-minute blurbs...

Afghanistan Not Ready: 37 U.S. Troops Killed by Afghan Forces in...

After spending a few months here in Afghanistan, I’ve learned a few truths about this war:  As much as others may try to deny...

Will Paul Ryan Push America off a Cliff?

He may enjoy pushing old ladies off of cliffs, but few can argue that Paul Ryan is one of the hardest working proponents for economic...