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    August Is When The Real Economic Pain Begins

    "The US economy right now is like a jumbo jet that's in a steady glide after both its engines flamed out. In about six weeks, it will likely crash into the side of a mountain."

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    The date... June 15! The time... News O'Clock!

    Atlanta’s police chief resigned after an officer shot and killed a Black man who was found sleeping in a Wendy’s parking lot.

    Nickelodeon may or may not have declared SpongeBob SquarePants an LGBTQ icon?!

    The Youths are on TikTok are absolutely roasting know what, fair. But we decided try to beat them at their own game. (Yes, autotune is involved.)

    And if you thought things were already bad, wait till you hear what writer and editor Tom Gara has to say about the looming economic crash that’s waiting for us in a matter of weeks.

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