Category Archives: Government Waste

JAY COST: POLITICAL CORRUPTION IS WHY OUR TAX CODE IS A MESS

Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from Jay Cost’s new book “A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American Political Corruption,” which is available now at Amazon.com. With a new, all-Republican Congress now seated for the first time … Continue reading

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Federal Contract Employees Strike for Higher Wages

Government & Politics: Federal Contract Employees Strike for Higher Wages Carole VanSickle Ellis | August 4, 2014 | Are federal employee strikes really part of a larger plan to manipulate the president and gain ground for unions in all sectors? … Continue reading

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Big Democrat City Poverty by Arnold Ahlert

Big Dem Cities, Big Dem Poverty by Arnold Ahlert On Sunday’s ABC This Week telecast, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich squared off with former Clinton Labor secretary Robert Reich, who tried to blame the increase in poverty over the last five years on the GOP. “Here’s the baloney,” … Continue reading

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Detroit: A Metaphor for America, By Dr. Jim Eckman

Detroit: A Metaphor for America Aug 17th, 2013 | By Dr. Jim Eckman | Category: Featured Issues, Politics & Current Events Detroit is the largest American city ever to file for bankruptcy.  The Economist summarizes the details:  Its long-term debt is estimated to be $18.2 billion … Continue reading

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“The Pulpit Is Responsible For It” by Chuck Baldwin

“The Pulpit Is Responsible For It” By Chuck Baldwin The famed 19th Century revivalist and major contributor to America’s “Second Great Awakening,” Charles Finney, said the following: “If there is a decay of conscience, the pulpit is responsible for it. If … Continue reading

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Illinois, Rivers of Debt

By thy rivers of debt gently flowing, Illinois, Illinois.                                                                O’er thy prairies of corruption growing, Illinois, Illinois.                                                   (source: http://www.lyricsondemand.com/miscellaneouslyrics/statesongslyrics/illinoisstatesonglyrics.html) The Debt Bomb That Taxpayers Won’t See Coming by STEVEN MALANGA Earlier this month, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged Illinois … Continue reading

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“Overpaid and Underworked” Federal Employees… by Jason Richwine

“Overpaid and Underworked” Federal Employees? It’s Not Just a “Perception” Jason Richwine March 1, 2013 at 2:38 pm The Washington Post has a sympathetic article today on federal workers who consider themselves unfair victims of the sequester. Unfortunately, the article … Continue reading

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