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Countdown until Inauguration of Donald Trump

Donald Trump - 45th President of the United States of America Barack Obama - outgoing 44th President The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017, on the West Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. The inauguration will mark the commencement of the four-year term of Donald Trump as President and of Mike Pence as Vice President. The presidential oath of office will be administered to Trump by Chief Justice John Roberts and the vice presidential oath of office will be administered to Pence by Associate Justice Clarence Thomas. The inauguration is being planned…
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St Paddy’s Day Traditions

Saint Patrick's Day or St Paddy's Day - NOT Patty's! Every year on March 17th it seems the whole world is Irish. Everyone wears green (or else they may get pinched), they drink green beer (a Chicago tradition) and eat corned Beef & Cabbage. Wearing of Green and/or Orange The fact is the original color for St Patrick's Day was blue. However, as fate would have it, this has become green. Ireland is known as the Emerald Isle, there is Green in the flag and after all the clover/shamrock is green. Many often wear Orange as well as, or in addition to, the traditional green. Orange symbolizes the Protestants and…
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Bitcoin Investment

Questions about the value of bitcoins as an investment will likely differ depending on who you ask. Those with a vision of a fully-distributed future in which the lack of a centralized overseer becomes key to an asset’s value will tell you that, yes, bitcoins are poised to become only more valuable in the future. Others who put more value in the traditional trust afforded by banks and government institutions would likely steer you away from bitcoins as an investment, but there are people still seeing bitcoin as a good investment, and they use this and other strategies to earn more of this, such as the free bitcoin faucet, click…
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