Tag Archives : welfare


What’s Missing in the Current Immigration ‘Crisis’ Debate

Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul What’s Missing in the Current Immigration ‘Crisis’ Debate   Over the past several weeks we have seen a significant increase in illegal immigration, as thousands of unaccompanied minors pour across what seems an invisible southern border into the United States. The mass immigration has, as to be expected, put an […]

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Spending and Morality

Source: http://www.lewrockwell.com By Walter E. Williams July 8, 2014 Spending and Morality   During last year’s budget negotiation meetings, President Barack Obama told House Speaker John Boehner, “We don’t have a spending problem.” When Boehner responded with “But, Mr. President, we have a very serious spending problem,” Obama replied, “I’m getting tired of hearing you […]


18 Stats That Prove That Government Dependence Has Reached Epidemic Levels

  Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder 18 Stats That Prove That Government Dependence Has Reached Epidemic Levels   Did you know that the number of Americans getting benefits from the federal government each month exceeds the number of full-time workers in the private sector by more than 60 million?  In other words, the number of […]

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Another Phony Budget Debate

  Source: http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org By Ron Paul   Another Phony Budget Debate   Anyone watching last week’s debate over the Republican budget resolution would have experienced déjà vu, as the debate bore a depressing similarity to those of previous years. Once again, the Republicans claimed their budget would cut spending in a responsible manner, while Democratic […]


A First Look at a New Report on Crony Capitalism – Trillions in Corporate Welfare

  Source: http://libertyblitzkrieg.com By Michael Krieger A First Look at a New Report on Crony Capitalism – Trillions in Corporate Welfare   One of the primary topics on this website since it was launched has been the extremely destructive and explosive rise of crony capitalism throughout the USA. It is crony capitalism, as opposed to […]

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Warfare, Welfare, and Wonder Woman — How Congress Spends Your Money

  Source: http://the-free-foundation.org By Ron Paul Warfare, Welfare, and Wonder Woman — How Congress Spends Your Money   Supporters of warfare, welfare, and Wonder Woman cheered last week as Congress passed a one trillion dollar “omnibus” appropriation bill. This legislation funds the operations of government for the remainder of the fiscal year. Wonder Woman fans […]


Welfare, Minimum Wages, and Unemployment

  Source: https://mises.org By Greg Morin Welfare, Minimum Wages, and Unemployment   Of the various flavors of government interventionism in our lives, the minimum wage is perhaps the most welcomed. It appeals not only to our innate sense of “fairness” but also to our self-interest. Its allure may erroneously lead us to the conclusion that […]

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Wow – The Holiday Shopping Season Is Off To A Horrible Start

  Source: http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com By Michael Snyder Wow – The Holiday Shopping Season Is Off To A Horrible Start   According to the National Retail Federation, Americans spent an average of 4 percent less over the four day Thanksgiving weekend than they did last year.  Overall, that means that approximately $1.7 billion less was spent at […]


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Obamacare Is Going To Be The Biggest Expansion Of The Welfare State In U.S. History

  Source: http://endoftheamericandream.com By Michael Snyder Obamacare Is Going To Be The Biggest Expansion Of The Welfare State In U.S. History   Can the U.S. government afford to pay for the health care of 38 million more people?  As you will see below, Obamacare is going to be the biggest expansion of the welfare state […]